Winter/Spring 2020

HIT Lab Workshop

Led by Jessica O’Hara-Baker

HIT is delighted to announce an opportunity for the artistic community. Open call for actors, directors, writers, designers, producers and other theatre makers, for HIT Lab and training opportunities in the winter and spring of 2020.

Opportunities include:

  • Attending a Performing New Text Workshop
  • Attending a Moment to Moment Workshop for Directors and Performers
  • Joining the HIT Lab Ensemble

The HIT Lab Ensemble will focus on collaboration, devising and joining HIT Lab comprises an eventual production opportunity.


About the director of the HIT Lab workshop:

Jessica O’Hara-Baker is a New York and Copenhagen-based theatre and filmmaker who works as a director and performer in both mediums. She has a particular penchant for new works in development, and has worked on new pieces at Second Stage, EST, The Lark, Signature, Playwrights Horizon Downtown, Drama League, Primary Stages, LAByrinth, Cherry Lane, and Prospect Theater, among others.

Recent theatre directing credits: Barrymore nominated production of Anna Moench’s Birds of North America, Timothy Huang’s American Morning, Jan Rosenberg’s Gusher! and Joanna Gurin’s Sickgirls. Up next she’ll be directing a production of Ying Ying Li’s Dance Moms at The Tank.

Recent performing credits: Anna Ziegler’s The Wanderers (The Lark); Ming Peiffer’s Usual Girls (EST’s Bloodworks); Callan Stout’s you do not look (Columbia MFA Showcase/Signature); and the title role in Jessica Bashline’s Wickedest Woman (Strange Sun/WP Theater).

Jessica co-founded the filmmaking collective Burn it Down, now in its third season. Recent film directing credits: Mouna R’Miki’s award winning short The Green Lotto, and the web series What Am I Doing Here? Jessica is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and a member of Actor’s Equity.


To qualify for the workshop you need to attend the open call audition on  Sunday 15th December 2019.

To attend the open call audition please email to the following information:

  • A brief paragraph about why you’re interested in either HIT Lab’s training workshops or ensemble based work.
  • Your headshot and CV.
  • Actors, please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue.
  • All theatre makers, be prepared to collaborate on a brief project during the open call.

Venue for open call audition:  

KFTS Copenhagen Film & Theatre School
Hørsholmsgade 20, Opgang C,
2200 København N

Audition date: Sunday the 15th December 2019

Audition time: 14:00-18:00 hrs.

(Exact date & venue of the actual workshop in 2020 to be announced.)


This workshop is being supported by KFTS Copenhagen Film & Theatre School. Thank you KFTS.

Københavns Film & Teaterskole


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