EWAV Works have teamed up with Hackney Empire Ltd to promote the East by South East Comedy Search are you between ages 16 - 25 years or know any young persons between this age group. The East by South East Comedy Search is looking for up-coming talented Writers, Comedians, Artists, Filmmakers or young people between this age group who would like an oppportunity to showcase their abilities to the world.
Check information below and log onto http://www.eastbysoutheast.co.uk/submissions/ to enter!!! Deadline 15th June.
Are you entertaining, creative and funny? Are you 16 to 25? Got a funny idea to share? We want to hear from you!
East By South East, the new five borough comedy festival brought to you by Hackney Empire, is searching for new talent. Anything from stand up, sketches, dance, circus, photos, graffiti art, film, short stories or poetry - anything funny and entertaining you can think of. To enter, you must live, work or study in one of the Five Host Boroughs for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Greenwich, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest.
You could be in with the chance to be part of a masterclass with top artists and industry professionals, perform live at Hackney Empire, get published in a book, exhibited in a gallery or shown on a big screen as part of Play the Empire.
Stand-up, sketch, music, dance or even circus - if it's entertaining, we want to see it. Register by Monday June 15 and we'll contact you with an audition date and time. Auditions will be held between June 30 and July 5 in each of the five boroughs and you could perform live in the Play the Empire variety show, Hackney Empire, Wednesday July 15, 2009. Masterclasses will be held with former Hackney Empire directors and founders of New Act of the Year, Roland and Claire Muldoon.
Dubplate Drama is looking for anything from short stories or scenes, a poem, or a few jokes - make it funny and five pages max. Register and send in your work by post or online and you could be published in the Play The Empire book, Wednesday July 15, 2009.
Funny photos, cartoons or even graffiti art! Show us your sense of humour or your unique take on life in the five boroughs. Register and send in your work by post or online and you could be part of the Play the Empire xxhibition, opening at the Hackney Empire on Wednesday July 15, 2009. Masterclasses will be held by Millie Law and the Hackney Arts Club.
Send in your short film, animation or mobile upload and you could be part of a masterclass with the producers of Dubplate Drama. Maximum length three minutes. Register by post or online and either send in your DVD, upload your video to the website or include a link to your film. You could then be screened around the five boroughs in July 2009.
The East by South East Comedy Festival is produced by Hackney Empire Limited and runs throughout June and July. It showcases artists and comedians that have connections with the Five Host Boroughs for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and this year features Stephen K Amos, Jo Brand, Stewart Lee, Simon Amstell and Kat B. For more information on the festival and the Talent Search visit http://www.eastbysoutheast.co.uk/.