Auditions for Renaissance Guild's 'Best of' Program of One-Act Plays

Apr. 01 (2014)

We are looking for actors ages 9-99; beginners or seasoned, of all colors, sizes, and ages, all are welcome! No preparation needed - be ready for cold readings from the scripts and a brief interview. 

We have experienced some great scenes that have been performed during the ActOne Series in the last 12 years. So we felt it was time to bring the "Best Of" some of our favorite scenes back for another viewing with new directors and actors!

This first "Best Of" ActOne Series will feature the works of Deon Van Rooyen, Darrell Pittman and Kay Poiro.

Some scripts may contain mature language and themes and will not be censored

Audition results: posted via our website & voicemail on Saturday, April 12, 2014, 8 pm.

Performances Friday and Saturday, May 9 & 10, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the Little Carver Civic Center

Each show will be rehearsed twice a week for 90 min at a location TBA

Rehearsal dates: April 14 - May 8, 2014, M & W or TU & TH (no Fridays)
Rehearsal times:6 pm-7.30 pm or 7.30 pm-9 pm, based on cast needs

For more information email actoneseries@therenaissanc> or call (210) 560.0481 

AOS Co-Manager: Andrew Jacobi Jeter

The Pusherman*

Written by Kay Poiro. Directed By Evonne Nathaniel 

Getting cookies from a Happy Scout can be a "sweet and sticky" situation.

Young Girl - Age 9-teens - 2 Woman - Age 25-40+


Written by Kay Poiro. Directed by Raymond Baird

A boy's active imagination in the 1950's turns towards a dinner guest, and he embarrasses his family with his wild accusations.

Young Boy - Age 10+; Teen Girl- Age 15-19; Female - Age 35-50; 3 Males - Age 35-50; Female - Age 35-50 (optional)

Mother Knows Best

Written by Deon Von Reyoon;  Directed by Michelle George Burnette; Rated: PG13
A mother will always give her opinion, whether we want it or not, but does she always know what is best?

Female - Age 25-30; 2 Females - Age 40- 60; Male - Age 25-30

The Session*

Written by Deon Von Reyoon; Directed by Cedric Smith

You can never truly know what will unfold during a session with a therapist, maybe the doctor learns more than he should. 

2 Males - Age 20-50

Grandma's Amulet

Written by Darrell Pittman; Directed by DeAnna Brown

Grandma's love will do anything to protect her naïve grandson from this cruel world.

3 Males - Age 15-25; Female - Age 15-25 (optional); Female - Age 55+; Male - Age 55+; Male - Age 30+

A Body of Lies

Written by Darrell Pittman; Directed by Tori Foutz

What happens to the lies we create? And where will those lies take us?

Male - Age 30-40; Male - Age 20-35; Male - 15-20, any race but African American; Female - Age 15-20, plays roll of blind person; 2 Females - Age 20+

Audition Date: Thursday April 10, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm - Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign-in.

REVISED audition location:Ella Austin Community Center, 1023 N Pine St, San Antonio, TX 78202