NOW CASTING

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We are now casting readings for the following projects:
 
 
TISCH ALUMNI STAGED READINGS
 
We are excited to announce that we will also be hosting intimate invited readings throughout the year of pilot scripts by mid-level and high-level Tisch alumni TV Writers and featuring emerging, mid-level, and established Tisch alumni Actors. This is another way for us to elevate under-heard voices in television and grow our community.
 
Our first reading will be of The Quiet Storm by Theo Travers (Power, Sleepy Hollow, House of Lies). See breakdowns for this reading HERE
 
 
2019 OTHER SHOWCASE
 
Submit now to be considered for the February 2019 showcase.  OTHER is an interdisciplinary showcase of NYU, Tisch School of the Arts alumni with a focus on diverse artists whose voices are underrepresented in the television industry. The event features theatrically staged excerpts from six new scripts by emerging television writers and 90-second pilot presentations by six emerging filmmakers. These projects are mentored by established alumni Showrunners and performed by alumni actors. Auditions will be held in mid-December by invitation only. See Showcased scripts and their breakdowns BELOW.  
 

showcased scripts

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ALIEN ALLIES
Writer: Emily Harper
Showrunner: Alon Aranya
35 years after the confirmation of alien life, mysterious bronze cubes begin appearing all over a small town. Local forensic science technician, HANNAH, is in charge of studying their materials, but when she starts to hear and see things coming from the cubes others cannot, she’s unsure if it’s just her previously diagnosed schizophrenia, or something of danger to the planet.
 
ALIEN ALLIES BREAKDOWNS
BAD ASIAN
Writer: Kristina Woo
Showrunner: Gemma Baker
Alex is a master of navigating the stereotypes of being a Chinese-American woman, but while in Hong Kong pursuing a big promotion, her M.O. is upended when she realizes her skills in bucking and fulfilling gendered and racial expectations mean nothing where she’s just another face in the crowd.
BAD ASIAN BREAKDOWNS
Double Back
Writer: Danielle DiPaolo
Showrunner: Jessica Goldberg
A prideful former gymnast returns to coach at her old gym as her Olympic record-- and sobriety-- hang in the balance.
DOUBLE BACK BREAKDOWNS
Late Expectations
Writer: Thaïs Francis
Showrunner: Bridget Bedard
After discovering that she’s in love with a girl, a devout Christian teen must decide whether she’ll come clean to her boyfriend and homophobic mother or continue with the lies.
LATE EXPECTATIONS BREAKDOWNS
No One Lives Here
Writer: Justin Bonilla
Showrunner: Glen Mazzara
In 1980s Williamsburg, Brooklyn—considered the most dangerous neighborhood in America at the time—fifteen-year-old aspiring writer Genesis Torres rumbles with coming-of-age, her closeted brother’s stabbing, and his girlfriend’s disappearance.
NO ONE LIVES HERE BREAKDOWNS
The Haight
Writer: Kimba Henderson
Showrunner: Nick Wootton
Amid the turbulence of 1968 America, the multicultural denizens of Reve, a hip San Francisco café, enjoy a unique and peaceful balance. But, when a local drug dealer, AcidSpade, is murdered, the investigation uncovers secrets and betrayals that rock this close-knit community of artists and activists to its core.
THE HAIGHT BREAKDOWNS
 

The Quiet Storm​

 
by Theo Travers
November 28th @ 8pm
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It's 1981. Cathy Woods, a single, black mother who has always dreamed of working in radio, buys a fledgling AM station. This comedic drama explores how she overcomes great odds to build a media empire and give her community a voice. Inspired by the true story of WOL-AM in Washington, D.C.
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