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CHOIR BOY - Various Producers Auditions

Posted: November 15, 2019

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CHOIR BOY - NYC Appointments

Various Producers

APPOINTMENTS

NYC Appointment Only AUDITIONS: December 9-12 Callbacks: December 14

CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep The Space Theater, LORT D contract (Denver) The Allen Theatre, LORT C-2 (Seattle) Payment above LORT B minimum ($969/week min)

SEEKING

Submissions from AEA actor/singers only for various roles in this production of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (Denver, CO) and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre (Seattle WA). See breakdown.

INSTRUCTIONS

For consideration, Email (preferred method) or mail picture and resume ASAP. Be sure to include your AEA status in your submission info.

SUBMIT TO

hbasscasting@gmail.com
Harriet Bass CastingRE: Choir Boy
112 W 34th Street Floor 17
New York, NY 10120

PERSONNEL

Playwright: Tarell Alvin McCraney
Director: Jamil Jude
Music Director: Mark Meadows
Choreographer: Paige Hernandez
NYC Casting: Harriet Bass Casting
Casting Director: Harriet Bass
Casting Associate: Gama Valle
Also in attendance: Chris Coleman- DCPA Artistic Director, Grady Soapes, CSA- DCPA Director of Casting, Margaret Layne- ACT Director of Casting

OTHER DATES

Denver Center Production Dates
1st Reh: 3/10/2020
1st Preview: 4/10/2020
Open: 4/17/2020
Close: 5/10/2020

ACT Production Dates
1st Reh (tech): 6/2/20
1st Performance: 6/5/20
Open: 6/11/20
Close: 6/28/20
**Actors must be available for both productions

OTHER

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 submit.

BREAKDOWN

Please note that this production will contain nudity and will require written consent from the actor in the offer/contracting process. For nudity requirements please call 303.446.4841
While vocal type will not be assigned to an individual character in the audition process, the ensemble of male characters will include a lead, a tenor 1, tenor 2, a baritone, and a bass. Their ranges should be:
Tenor 1. C3 - C5
Tenor 2. C3 - G4
Baritone. A2 - E4
Bass. D2 - D4
HEADMASTER MARROW
– male, late 30s/early 40s, African American, singer. Rigid, willingly confined by imposed standards. His driving action is to uphold the rules. His compelling feeling is pressured. He is the youngest and latest headmaster for the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys. He is paternal uncle to Bobby Marrow.

PHARUS JONATHAN YOUNG
– male, 18+ to play late teens, African American, an effeminate young man, good singer. Tenor. Effusive. His brilliance is darkened by outside forces. His major driving action is to pursue his potential. His major compelling feeling is blockaded. He is a junior at the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys and the lead of the school’s famous choir. He is roommates with AJ James.
MR. PENDLETON
– male, mid 60s to 70’s, Caucasian. Thoughtful. Conduit for change. His major driving action is to encourage empathy. His major compelling feeling is committed. He is a professor at the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys. Does not need to sing.
BOBBY MARROW
– male, 18+ to play mid to late teens, a young African American man, singer. Combative. Disgruntled descendent of Drew disciples. His major driving action is to defy directions. His major compelling feeling is disagreeable. Bobby is a junior at the Charles R. Drew Prep School and a member of the school’s choir. His is also nephew to Headmaster Marrow.
ANTHONY JUSTINE “AJ” JAMES
– male, 18+ to play late teens, an athletic young African American man, singer. He is a supportive friend and confidante. Caring. His major driving action is to create space. His major compelling feeling is compassion. He is a senior at the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys. He is a member of the school’s choir and the school’s baseball team. He is roommates with Pharus Young.

DAVID HEARD
– male, 18+ to play late teens, a young African American man, singer. Suppressed. He is an aspiring pastor repressing reality. His major driving action is to deny his desires. His major compelling feeling is isolated. He is a senior at the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys. He is a member of the school’s choir.



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 submit.

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