Face Off Unlimited (faceoffunlimited.com), the creators/producers of BATSU! is holding auditions for paid positions.
BATSU! (batsulive.com) is an improvised, live Japanese-style game show in which performers complete a series of challenges, all the while doing their best to make the audience laugh. Whenever they fail however, they receive a penalty or punishment! The show is currently wrapping up its 4th year in Chicago, and its 9th year in New York, where it originated.
We are searching for performers of all ethnicities, genders, and identities. Performers identifying as Asian or Asian American are particularly encouraged to apply.
The breakdown of the various roles is as follows:
HOST/CO-HOST: Actors with strong stage presence and presentation skills. Japanese speaking is ideal but not required. Must be comfortable with administering punishments. Familiarity with short form improv is a plus.
COMEDY WARRIOR: Actors with strong stage presence and improv training. Short form improv experience and musical ability are pluses. Must be willing to take painful/humiliating punishments and make them look fun.
CHARACTERS: Actors with strong stage presence and acting training.
TECH: Basic understanding of sound mixing required.