Young Women in New York: Audition This Saturday for a Free Entertainment Boot Camp - Black Enterprise

Young Women in New York: Audition This Saturday for a Free Entertainment Boot Camp

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The Women In Entertainment Empowerment Network  (WEEN) Summer Academy is holding auditions for women ages 18-26, in New York City, on Saturday, March 23.

From the event’s site:

The WEEN Academy is a FREE 4-week crash course in the entertainment business for young women 18 – 26 years of age. You must audition before a celebrity panel of judges; think The Apprentice meets I Want to Work for Diddy. It’s a very competitive process, and up to 30 women will be selected. The auditions will take place on Saturday, March 23, 2019, and you must arrive at 9 a.m. SHARP for guaranteed admission.


Arrive with a clear photo, resume, registration/application confirmation, state ID, writing sample, and dressed in professional attire. Candidates that arrive after 9A.M. or have incomplete packets will forfeit consideration in the WEEN academy.


The event will be recorded so you will be asked to sign a release form upon arrival.




Be prepared to answer candid, reality-based questions related to the entertainment industry by our executive panel of judges. Absolutely no pictures or autographs allowed. Dress warm and please arrive early to guarantee admission.




1—One page resume

At the bottom of the resume, please add one personal AND one business reference (name, email address, contact #) (recommendation letters are NOT needed. References will only be contacted if you are in the final rounds to enter the academy).


2—Two 8×10 clear color pictures of yourself. (paper copies are acceptable). Please staple one of your pictures on the back of your resume.


3—A printed copy of one writing sample (500 word max/typed, double spaced) describing a personal dilemma that you have faced/are facing and the steps you took to overcome it.


4–a state issued photo ID to check-in


5- A printed copy of your registration



WEEN judges are looking for the following: Young women who have critical thinking skills, creativity & exceptional knowledge about the entertainment industry. DO YOUR RESEARCH!


Click here to register and find out more information