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2014-2015 Auditions and Casting

The Ensemble Theatre is preparing auditions for its upcoming season. We will begin taking appointments: May 1, 2014. To schedule an audition time please email:
Kedrick Brown, Artistic Assistant

GENERAL AUDITIONS

          Friday, June 27, 2014
African American Youth
(Male & Female ages 9-13)
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Saturday, June 28, 2014
Adults
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CALLBACKS

TBD

WHAT TO PREPARE FOR AUDITIONS:
1 1/2 minute monologue/ Song (Only if you are a singer)
Copy of recent headshot or photo
Bio and/or Resume

Who:
Men, Women and Children of all ages and cultural background
Special casting needs: Caucasion male 35-55. Must be strong sigers and dancers for the holiday show

To schedule an audition time please email:
Kedrick Brown, Artistic Assistant

  • Please email the DATE and TIME you would like to audition along with a CONTACT PHONE NUMBER
  • Audition times will be scheduled in five minute intervals. 
    Auditions are scheduled strictly on a first come first served basis.  If the time you select is already taken, you will placed in the next available spot. 
  • In your email please place "Audition" with your "First and Last Name" in the subject line. 
  • Any emails received without a specified date and time will be placed in any remaining openings we may have.

2014-2015 Shows:
Women in the Pit
A Soulful Christmas (Musical)
Fly
What I Learnedin Paris
Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking
Trav'lin - The New 1930s Harlem Musical

GENERAL AUDITIONS

          Friday, June 27, 2014
African American Youth
(Male & Female ages 9-13)
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Saturday, June 28, 2014
Adults
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CALLBACKS

TBD

(These callbacks will be held only for those who receive a callback from the general auditions on TBD and those who performed in any of The Ensemble Theatre mainstage production during the 2006-2014 seasons)

 

 

Tour Education Auditions (Children's Theatre)

When:
TBA

Where:
The Ensemble Theatre
3535 Main Street

What to Prepare
• 2 minute monologue
• Recent headshot or photo
• Bio and/or a list of performance experience
• If auditioning for a musical, bring sheet music of a song that shows voice and range in 8 bars marked for the accompanist

Who
Men, women and children of all cultural backgrounds and ages are encouraged to attend.

We hold annual auditions for the mainstage season.

Special auditions are held periodically throughout the year for touring education and additional projects.

To schedule an audition time please email:
Kedrick Brown, Artistic Assistant

 

2014-2015 Casting

Women in the Pit
By Joyce Sylvester
Directed by Eileen J. Morris
PG/ Drama/ Regional Prmiere

Cast:
ELDER BLOCK – Wayne DeHart                                                                                                  
DEACON BOND- Byron Jaquet                                                    
DEACON REED- Jason Carmichael                                      
PATRICIA- JoAnne Davis Jones                                    
REV. E.R GEORGE - Lisa Thomas-Morrison                                          
MIRA- Rachel Hemphill Dickson                                                        
ELDER MASON- Clarence Whitmore

Understudies:

Soulful Christmas
By Stepp Stewart
Directed/Choreographed by Patdro Harris
Musical Direction by Carlton Leake
G Musical/ Regional Premiere

Cast:
GREAT GRAND-MOTHER- Asia Craft 
GREAT GRAND FATHER- Andre’ Neal
(A) JULIUS- Trenton Sutton
(A) DESTINY- Jannah Bryant
(B) JULIUS- Myles Davis
(B) DESTINY- Ayanna  Johnson
WOMEN ENSEMBLE - Constance Washington    
WOMEN ENSEMBLE- Roenia Thompson
WOMEN ENSEMBLE - Jamie Burnett
WOMEN ENSEMBLE - LaKeisha Randle
WOMEN ENSEMBLE - Kendra Bradford
MALE ENSEMBLE - Delsondro Sims II
MALE ENSEMBLE - Daron Gilmore
MALE ENSEMBLE- Silas LaToison
MALE ENSEMBLE- Kendrick “KayB” Brown

Understudies:

Fly
By Trey Ellis & Ricardo Khan
Directed by Allie Woods
PG Drama/ Regional Premiere

Cast
OSCAR- Jason Carmichael
CHET SIMPKINS - Kendrick “KayB” Brown
J.ALLEN – Nkem Richard Nwankwe
BOMBER REYNOLDS - Brendon Lara
W.W. - Joe Palmore
TAP GRIOT- Kedrick Brown
BOMBER CO-PILOT SHAW - Taelon Stonecipher
CAPT. O’HURLEY - Rhett Martinez

Understudies:

 

What I Learned in Paris
By Pearl Cleage
Directed by Eileen J. Morris

Cast:
EVE MADISON- Detria Ward
JP MADISON- Mirron Willis
JOHN NELSON- Kendrick “KayB” Brown
LENA JEFFERSON- TBD
ANN MADISON- Yunina Payne

Understudy:

Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking
By Gus Edwards
Directed by Eileen J. Morris

Cast:
ABE - Wayne DeHart
HENRY- TBD

Understudies:

TRAV'LIN
By Gary Holmes & Allan Shaprio
Directed/Choreographed by Patdro Harris & Musical Direction by Carlton Leake

Cast:
BILLIE - Asia Craft
ARCHIE - Andre’ Neal
ROZ - Aisha Ussery
GEORGE - Anthony Boggess-Glover
ELLA - Angelle Sylvester
NELSON - Brandon Delagraentiss

Understudies: