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Shiyr Shorts - Auditions

Submissions should be sent to:

We are seeking versatile actors for Shiyr Shorts, an annual short play festival. The show is comprised of original comedies - this year's theme being "Bedlam." The inaugural event, Shiyr Terror, was great success in 2017. 

SEEKING:  2-3 actors to join the existing company

ROLES: Each actor will play multiple roles.  Male or Female; 20-50; All Ethnicities; Looking for versatile character actors with comedic chops and an ability to transition between roles quickly in a non-traditional, interactive environment.

PAID/UNPAID: Small Stipend Provided

UNION: Union or Non-Union

AUDITION: June 23rd, 11am-12pm; Prepare one short comedic monologue.

TO SUBMIT: Email with Headshot & Resume. 

Shiyr Shorts 2018 will be comprised of 5 short plays that have been selected through a submission process. Over the summer, actors will be required to attend 2-3 private readings during which the actors / director / writers will play and allow the scripts to evolve. Rehearsals will commence late August followed by 6+ live performances in October 2018. 

Shiyr's objective is to bring people in, treat them to high-level work, typically comedic, in a relaxed and wonderful environment then send them out feeling better than they came!