Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Call for new Tanghalang Pilipino actors

The only professional full-time acting company in the country is in need of new members, apprentices and scholars.

Tanghalang Pilipino will conduct auditions for its Actors’ Company March 10-11, 1-5 p.m., at the CCP Bulwagang Amado Hernandez, Upper Basement, Tanghalang Pambansa, CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.

Auditionees must be at least 18 years old and have completed a two-year diploma or certificate course or earned a four-year college degree. Submit resumé with two photos (a 2”x2” head shot and a 3”x5” full-body shot) and be prepared to perform a three-minute monologue in Filipino from a published foreign or local play, any song in Filipino, and a short movement piece. A compact disc player will be provided for those who may need it.

Those who pass the auditions will be required to participate in an intermediate acting workshop during the Tanghalang Pilipino Summer Theater Adventure April 10-May 6.

Thereafter, as many as 20 participants will be offered to be part of the Actors Company from June 2007 to March 2008. During the year, they will attend regular classes in acting, stage movement, voice and script analysis. They will also be given the opportunity to participate in Tanghalang Pilipino’s 21st Theater Season productions at the Cultural Center of the Philippines and other performances outside the CCP.

Among those who have been members of the Actors Company are Fernando Josef, Nonie Buencamino, Connie Chua, Shamaine Centenera Buencamino, Allan Bautista, Irma Adlawan, John Arcilla, RJ Leyran, Olga Natividad, Allan Paule, Ony de Leon, Gary Lim, George de Jesus III, Roeder Camanag, Tess Jamias, Joey Paras, Nazer Salcedo, Marj Lorico and Herbie Go.

Call Tanghalang Pilipino at 8323661/8321125 locals 1620 or 1621, or e-mail




Thanks for putting this information out.

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