Calling all Funny Asian Americans

August 5, 2008

Photos and resumes should be sent to AFTRA, 5757
Wilshire Blvd., 9th floor, Los Angeles, Calif. 90036 - Att: Jasmine
Vargas.  The deadline for submissions is Aug. 15.  Please note:  the
showcase is focused on African American, Latino, Asian American, Native
American and Pacific Islander actors, and performers with disabilities,
who should possess extensive sketch comedy experience.  Each audition
will require a one-minute original sketch comedy monologue.

The showcase is one of the programs led by the CBS Diversity Institute which "is designed to identify and develop diversity within the writing, directing and talent communities."


Sylvie Kim

contributing editor & blogger

Sylvie Kim is a contributing editor at Hyphen. She previously served as Hyphen's blog coeditor with erin Khue Ninh, film editor, and blog columnist.

She writes about gender, race, class and privilege in pop culture and media (fun fun fun!) at and at SF Weekly's The Exhibitionist blog. Her work has also appeared on Racialicious and Salon.