Colored Girls Auditions This Weekend. Friday by appointment and Saturday by appointment. It is not too late.
Casting Announcement for Ntozake Shange’s play, For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf.
Auditions are Sat, March 2, 2019 from 9-1pm. Please email the director schedule an appointment. Please include your window of time you can be scheduled to audition. The stage manager will email you confirmation of your time.
Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center (3rd floor) follow the signs to the audition location.
2410 Wickham Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607
This groundbreaking "choreopoem" is a spellbinding collection of vivid prose and free verse narratives about and performed by Black women. Capturing the brutal, tender, and dramatic lives of contemporary Black women, FOR COLORED GIRLS... offers a transformative, riveting evening of provocative dance, music, and poetry.
Casting for the following roles:
1. SEVEN dynamic and diverse women of color with depth and range-novices and veterans. Performers with spoken word, movement, and/or singing abilities highly encouraged to audition.
For speaking roles, prepare a memorized dramatic monologue or poem (approximately 1 minute) AND 16 bars of an a cappella song excerpt of your choice (approximately 30 seconds - 1 minute). Note: it is not necessary to be a singer, but performers should be able to carry a tune. You will be asked to read excerpts from the show.
At callbacks (approximately a week after initial auditions) a dance will be taught, so come ready to move.
Bring current photo/headshot /performance resume