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Raging Asian Women (RAW) Taiko Drummers - Toronto Recruitment!

February 14th, 2008     by Thea Lim     Comments

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO… (requirements) -are East & Southeast Asian identified & Woman identified -have social justice seeking and anti-oppressive analyses and values -can commit to 3-hour weekly practices on Sunday evenings (6-9pm), and approximately 10 shows per year

**** All ages & sizes welcome ****

THESE WOULD BE ASSETS… (optional) -Good physical stamina and fitness -Drumming or musical experience -Performance experience -Experience in being part of a collective

WHAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN DURING THE AUDITION? -you’ll be given some background info on RAW & North-American Taiko tradition -we will do some warm-up & drumming drills together -we will provide some basic instruction -you will be part of some creative exercises and a short performance -we will do a short interview with you

AUDITION LOCATION & TIME: Sunday, March 2, 6-9pm Cabbagetown Community Arts Centre 454 Parliament St. Toronto

WHAT IS THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS? -> one 3-hour audition (March 2) -> for call-backs only: two more audition sessions (March 9 and 16 - both days!) -> for apprentices only: a one year apprenticeship (every Sunday, 6-9pm)

TO REGISTER, please send your name and contact info to: Karen B K Chan 416.568.2426

FOR FURTHER INFO on RAW, check out our website at

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