BLACK NO MORE - The New Group Auditions

Posted: July 8, 2019

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BLACK NO MORE - NYC EPA

New Group, The

AUDITION DATE
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:00-2:00 pm

CONTRACT
Off Broadway $581.40 weekly minimum (Level 4 Developmental)

SEEKING
[HELEN GIVENS] Female, 20’s-30’s, Caucasian. Strong pop alto. The beautiful daughter of Reverend Givens (the leader of a Southern white supremacist group) and our protagonist’s love interest.

[AGAMEMNON BEARD] Male, 30’s, African American. Skilled rapper. Leader of the resistance movement in Harlem.

[MADAME SISSERETTA] Female, 30’s, African American. Soulful R&B vocalist. Owner of a hair straightening salon, but her business is collapsing due to Dr. Crookman’s Black No More invention.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a short pop/R&B song or rap. A piano accompanist will be provided, please bring sheet music. Bring a photo/resume stapled together.

LOCATION
Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL
Based on the satiric novel Black No More by George S. Schuyler
Book: John Ridley
Music & Lyrics: The Roots
Producer: The New Group
Director: Scott Elliott
Choreographer: Bill T. Jones
Music Supervisor: Daryl Waters
Casting: Telsey + Company / Rebecca Scholl, CSA (expected to attend)

OTHER DATES
Dates: August 26 – September 29, 2019

OTHER
The SM/ASM positions have been filled.
EPA Procedures are in effect for audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

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