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New Ideas Festival Looking for Asian Women Actors for Play in Week 1


Play title: Oracle Jane
Rehearsals: February and early March
Performances: March 7 to 11, 2018

Synopsis:
A Chinese-Canadian data scientist returns home in Beijing, after a disturbing episode which showcased the destructive power of Oracle Jane - the machine learning tool she had created. Although with noble intentions, Oracle Jane unearths secrets and unleashes calamity on Ying’s family and friends.

Characters:
--(YOUNG) YING: A Chinese woman in her late 20s/early 30s. A Canadian-trained mathematician specialized in data science and machine learning. She is the daughter of a Chinese political activist who had been shot to death during the Tiananmen Square massacre. She was sent overseas at the age of 14 by her mother immediately after her father’s death. She is a newly naturalized Canadian
--MAMA/OLD YING: A Chinese woman in her late 50s/early 60s. She is Ying’s mother and lives in Beijing alone after her husband’s death in 1989.

If you are interested and available, please email newideasfestival@gmail.com, with your CV and headshot.

Posted by: Alumnae Theatre

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