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Sketch Com-Ageddon – A sketch comedy tournament of apocalyptic proportions

Submissions

November 18-22, 2014- Comedy Bar

Comments: 1

Open: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Close: Monday, November 3, 2014

Troupes register by emailing Aaron Hagey-Mackay, Producer at aaron@torontosketchfest.com. Please include your troupe name, where you’re from, one line about yourself, and a primary contact.

Troupes will be entered into the Competition on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Once the slots have been filled, troupes will be placed on a waiting list in order of submission.

Troupes may be placed in any of the six Preliminary Round shows – troupes must note at time of  submission any scheduling issues within the Preliminary Rounds.  It may not be possible to switch into a different timeslot once the schedule has been established.

TROUPE

A troupe is defined as a group of two or more members who perform scripted comedy.  Improv acts or solo performances will not be accepted.

SUBMISSION FEE

$10.00 payable on the day of your performance prior to performing.  All proceeds from these fees go towards the Grand Prize awarded to the Sketch Com-Ageddon Champion.

SET LENGTH

Preliminary Rounds:  Troupes are advised to prepare one sketch not to exceed 5 minutes for Preliminary Rounds.
Semi-Final:  Troupes are advised to prepare a set (one or more sketches) with a set time no longer than 10 minutes for the Semi-Finals.
Final: Troupes are advised to prepare a set (one or more sketches) with a set time no longer than 15 minutes for the Finals.

TECH

Standard tech will be provided (backstage microphone, lights, music, chairs).  Troupes are strongly advised to stage sketches and sets with conservative technical requirements.  Tech times will be provided.  Troupes are to come prepared with music on CD and a tech sheet with cue lines and track listings clearly noted.

VIDEO

Videos will not be accepted.

1 Comment(add yours)

  1. It was great to see all of the troupes come out this year! Where was Elephant Empire though?

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