The Young Playwrights Festival (YPF) celebrates the 33rd year of inspiring Chicago students to explore their histories, research their communities and mine their personal journeys to write dynamic one-act plays for the stage. YPF is the only event of its kind in Chicago and is the second largest in the country.
The winning playwrights’ productions are work-shopped and professional produced with full casts and production teams.
Material to Prepare:
Please send your headshot and resume to Casting@pegasustheatrechicago.org for consideration.
In the subject please use the following format:
FIRST NAME LAST NAME - YPF Audition
In the body of the email, please let us know your availability for September 30th from 5pm-9pm.
Auditions: September 30th 5pm-9pm
Callbacks: October 7 & 8 6pm - 10pm
Rehearsals: November 11 - December 17
Tech: Dec 18-20 & Jan 6 & 7
Performances: January 7 - 25; School Matinees: Tue-Friday 10am (as scheduled); Public Preview Performances: Thursday & Friday at 7:30, Saturday at 3pm
Please note unless otherwise indicated, all roles are open ethnicity.
PUBLIC IN PRIVATE by Angelina Davila
Synopsis: A girl wants to go to an art college, but instead of focusing and putting all of her energy toward getting in she has to deal with her brothers pregnancy scare and lack of support from her mother.
LUCIE OCHOA, femme, 18
LONNIE OCHOA, masc, 14
MOM, femme, 36
ANNIE, femme, 15
COBALT by Reba Brennan
Synopsis: Vee, a shy 18-year old, seeks solace with an old friend after a fight with her mother. She experiences freedom for the first time, but she also sees the cost of freedom without a stable family through the adventures of stolen waffles and birthday parties.
TESS, femme, 30-ish
VEE, femme, 18
DECLAN, African-American, masc, 19
CAMDEN, POC, Masc, 20
FELIX, Masc, 16
CLAUSE 42 by Henry Williams
George dies and is wrongly sent to the afterlife of a weird cult-like religion and is faced with the prospect of being judged by their ridiculous rules.
GUARD 1: Femme
GUARD 2: Masc
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