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Destination: Interfusion x 3

RevReadingsDESTINATION: INTERFUSION x 3
Presented by Arts Collective & the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo)
March 29, 30, 31, 2019
Studio Theatre

Make "DESTINATION: INTERFUSION x3" your destination all weekend long! 

This weekend-must destination will celebrate three various inspiring takes on artistic storytelling in wonderful and extraordinary ways! Each event will include the fantastic talents of students, staff, faculty, and community guest artists performing acoustic music, song, improv, poetry, spoken word, and much, much more! -- all within a fabulous cabaret setting, including free snacks at every table and beer & wine for sale. Enjoy the "Line-Up" below... 

[NEWS: Open Mic Performer Sign-Up Info & Open Audition Info for the Cabaret = POSTED BELOW!]

DESTINATION: INTERFUSION x 3 SCHEDULE:
  • Friday at 8:00 p.m.: OPEN MIC
    Arts Collective 1st Open Mic in 10 years… and you’re invited to experience the talented array of folks [ages 16 and up] who will take the stage to perform original poetry, prose, acoustic music, songs... who knows? It's an Open Mic! Including AC’s special guest House Band, “Shroom Pickers”!
    Open Mic Performer SIGN-UP Details Here!
     
  • Saturday at 8:00 p.m.: IMPROV MASH-UP
    An evening stacked with the area’s best improv acts including “Dad Joke”, "Old City", stand-up comic Jimmy Meritt, members from AC’s “What Improv Group?!” (W.I.G.), audience participation, and so much more!
     
  • Sunday at 2:00 p.m.: THE WONDER of BROADWAY – A CABARET:
    An elegant cabaret featuring magical selections from Broadway’s most passionate and wonderfully moving musicals past and present!
    Directed by S.G. Kramer & Janelle Broderick
    Musical Direction by Mayumi B. Griffie
    Movement Choreography by Sarah Luckadoo
    Cabaret OPEN AUDITIONS: FEBRUARY 15 & 16 - Details Here!
Tickets Options
General Admission: $15
Staff, Seniors (60+), Military, Groups: $12
Students with ID: $10
Parental Guidance Note: No one under 14 years of age admitted.
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Group Discount for 6 or More!

Discount: Attend all 3 for $30.00
Parental Guidance Note: No one under 14 years of age admitted.

See All 3 for $30

Performance Details = COMING SOON!

FridaySaturdaySunday

Friday, 3/29, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, 3/30, 8:00 p.m. 

Sunday, 3/31, 2:00 p.m.

OPEN MIC: PERFORMER SIGN-UP INFO

---Open Mic Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
---2 Performer Sign-Up Options Below!
---AC encourages performers [ages 16 and up] to bring their creative voices to the stage! AC welcomes all performers with all levels of experience!
---Performance Time Limit: Up to 5 minutes.

OPEN MIC MATERIAL:
---Original works encouraged - from poetry, spoken word… to acoustic music, songs, improv, and more!
---This Open Mic is "acoustic" only. 

---Planning Material: This Open Mic is about offering artists an opportunity to express wonderful, fresh, original view points. To clarify, AC encourages interested performers to take the “high road” regarding potentially emotionally, politically charged topics creatively, sensitively, intellectually... with integrity. Sure; challenge the audience - AC loves that... but, please do so respectfully.
---Note: Excessive profanity or aggressively charged messages/ physicality will immediately end your set per AC's discretion. 

2 PERFORMER SIGN-UP OPTIONS:

Option #1 - Encouraged! Sign-Up In Advance [by March 15]
---Via Email Only: artscollective@howardcc.edu 
---Subject Line: Open Mic Sign-Up Request [Your Name]
Include the following info:
---Name and phone number.
---Genre: [Acts may include poetry, spoken word, acoustic music, etc.]
---Names of participants. 
---Items, if any, you're bringing (such as Instruments, props, etc.).
---AC will confirm Open Mic requests within 48 hours. 
---AC to confirm performer order/ line-up the night of the Open Mic and not before. 

Option #2: Sign-Up the Night Of
---Arrive between 6:30pm – 7:30pm to Sign-Up in the Studio Theatre Lobby.


MORE DETAILS:
---Performer Orientation - 7:45pm the Night Of: AC Management will conduct a mandatory orientation, which will also include Line-Up info per Act I & Act II. This orientation will take place backstage (AC's staff will instruct performers where to go when you sign-in). All artists who have signed-up for a performance slot must be present for this brief orientation. 
---All Open Mic Performance Spots: Per the discretion of Arts Collective's Management.  
---Support & Items Provided by Arts Collective:
a. 2 Sound Engineers and an excellent PA system. (Again, please remember, this is an acoustic-only event.)
b. 3 microphones
c. 1 electric piano on stage for performers to use gently (AC will not provide an a
ccompanist for this Open Mic)
d. 3 tall “bar” stools
e. 3 music stands
f. 3 tables in the Lobby for guest performer promo items and merchandise (details below)!
g. Need an amp, extension cords, etc.? Please bring your own as AC is not able to provide.  
h. All pre-recorded performance devises/ playback (such as "karaoke" anything, etc.) is not an option. 
i. Promo Materials: Feel free to bring your promo materials, merchandise, however, you must provide people to "man" such items.
j. Tickets: Folks interested in signing up to perform must purchase a ticket from the Box Office ($10). Advance ticket reservation/s = highly encouraged!
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OPEN AUDITIONS for “THE WONDER of BROADWAY – A CABARET”

AUDITION DATES, TIMES & LOCATION: Ages 16 and up!
---Friday, February 15, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
---Saturday, February 16, 5:00pm - 8:00pm 
---Location: In HCC's Horowitz Center's HVPA 155


AUDITION DETAILS:
---Audition Song Selections: 32 Bars from any Broadway Musical of your choice (any era).
[Duets are welcome, but all performers must be present]
*** 1 Ballad and/or 1 Up-Tempo Song
*** Bringing Sheet Music is required (provide a copy for AC to keep).
*** Singing a’ capella or with a recording is not an option.
*** A pianist will accompany all auditionees.
*** Rehearsals: 2 to 3 rehearsals required.

AC’s AUDITION FILLABLE FORM includes ALL DETAILS:
Includes Audition Appointment Options and Info, Audition Criteria, Performer Availability Grid, Form Submission Deadline, & More!

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AC'S AUDITION FORM!
*** Audition Appointment Options
*** How to request an Audition Appointment via email
*** Performer Availability Grid & More
*** DEADLINE TO SUBMIT AUDITION FORMS: FEB. 11
*** Arts Collective will send confirmation within 48 hours.
*** Drop-Ins [folks without an appointment] are welcome, however, you may need to wait. Remember: providing sheet music is required.
*** Download today per the link above!

COMMITMENT & REHEARSALS:
*** Casting is based on your audition and availability provided on AC's Audition Form.
*** Rehearsals: Approximately 2 to 3 rehearsals are required beginning in March.
*** “Dress Rehearsal” will be confirmed after casting.
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CREATIVES: THE WONDER of BROADWAY – A CABARET
Directed by S.G. Kramer & Janelle Broderick
Musical Direction by Mayumi B. Griffie
Movement & Choreography by Sarah Luckadoo
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DIRECTIONS & PARKING:
-Driving Directions: HCC, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044
-Building Map, Studio Theatre
-Parking: West Garage is recommended. 

About HCC’s Arts Collective
Howard Community College's critically acclaimed Arts Collective engages performers, creatives, and audiences with innovative events that ignite our collective imaginations. For over two decades, Arts Collective has served as a creative cauldron, providing expert guidance and training to new and experienced artists in bringing vibrant life to diverse works on the stage; from the newly devised to the classics and all in between.  Arts Collective’s positive, collaborative, educational environment is open to everyone. Join us in creating new heights of learning and possibility. Ignite your imagination! 

About Arts Collective's Partnerships:
The Howard County Poetry and Literature Society, known as HoCoPoLitSo
(www.hocopolitso.org), is a community not-for-profit literary arts organization committed to cultivating appreciation for high-quality contemporary poetry and literature and celebrating culturally diverse literary heritages. As an HCC community-partner-in-residence, HoCoPoLitSo looks forward to supporting the emergence of new voices when the page meets the stage.

View AC’s 24th Season Here! 

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