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2015-2016 Auditions and Casting

The Ensemble Theatre is preparing auditions for its upcoming season. We will begin taking appointments: May 1, 2015. To schedule an audition time please email: Kedrick Brown, Artistic Assistant

GENERAL AUDITIONS

          Saturday, June 27, 2015
Adults and Youth
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Adults Only
1:30pm - 6:30 pm

Adults and Youth
(African American Males & Femalse ages 9-13 who are not currently enrolled in our Young Performers Program)

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 age 17-35.
Dominican/ Hispanic Females age 17-40.

***Must be strong singers 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.

2015-2016 Shows:
Plantanos Y Collard Greens
A Soulful Christmas
(Musical)
Fences
(Black History Month Show)
Detroit '67
Plenty of Time
Satachel Paige and the Kansas City Swing
(Musical)

GENERAL AUDITIONS

          Saturday, June 27, 2015
Adults and Youth
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Adults Only
1:30pm - 6:30 pm

Adults and Youth
(African American Males & Femalse ages 9-13 who are not currently enrolled in our Young Performers Program)

CALLBACKS

TBD

(These callbacks will be held only for those who receive a callback from the general auditions on June 27, 2015 and those who performed in any of The Ensemble Theatre mainstage productions during the 2006-2015 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

 

2015-2016 Casting

Platanos Y Collard Greens
By David Lamb
Directed by Rachel Hemphill Dickson

CAST:
FREEMAN WOODSON Atseko Factor
ANGELITA DE CIMMARONNES
Nina Garcia
OK Brandon Morgan
NILSA Callina Situka
SAMANA Cheryl Boyd
MALADY Tai Spikes
POPS Jeffery Brown
JULIA Epig Dominguez
SET Andraes Hunt

UNDERSTUDIES:
NILSA/MALADY Kimbra Ransom
JULIA/SAMANA Lisa Castillo
FREEMAN/OK Andraes Hunt

Stepp Stewart's A Soulful Christmas
By Stepp Stewart
Musical Direction by Carlton Leake
Directed & Choreographed by Patdro Harris

CAST:
Great-Grand Mother Roenia Thompson
Great-Grand Father Andre’ Neal
Destiny Jayla McDonald
Julius Trenton Sutton
Female Ensemble  Constance Washington
Female Ensemble  Tye Lockett
Female Ensemble  Jamie Burnett
Female Ensemble  Enjolee Williams
Female Ensemble  An’Gelle Sylvester
Female Ensemble  JoAnne Davis-Jones
Male Ensemble Delsondro Sims II
Male Ensemble Daron Gilmore
Male Ensemble Ron Johnson 
Male Ensemble Kelvin Burrus
Male Ensemble Andrew Carson
 
UNDERSTUDIES:

Destiny Tabitha Clay
Julius Sam Harvey
Female Ensemble  Sara Gray
Male Ensemble Jhory Buskey
Female Ensemble  Caitlin Kennerson
Male Ensemble Aaron Phillips

Fences
By August Wilson
Directed by Eileen J. Morris

CAST:
TROY MAXSON
Alex Morris
ROSE MAXSON Detria Ward
JIM BONO James West
LYONS Kendrick "KayB"  Brown
GABRIEL Jason E. Carmichael
CORY Gabriel Monroe
RAYNELL Jannah Bryant
RAYNELL Nia Johnson
   
UNDERSTUDIES:  
TROY MAXSON Jeffery Brown
LYONS/CORY Kendrin Birdwell
ROSE MAXSON An’Tick Von Morphxing


 

Detroit '67
By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Eileen J. Morris

CAST:
CHELLE Cynthia Brown Garcia
LANK Kendrick "KayB" Brown
BUNNY LaKeisha Randle
SLY Joe Palmore
CAROLINE Josephine Gannor
   
UNDERSTUDIES:  
BUNNY Tisha Dorn
SLY/LANK All Freeman
CAROLINE Whitney Zangarine

Plenty of Time
By John Shevin Voster
Directed by Eileen J. Morris

CAST:
CHRISTINA
Rachel Hemphill Dickson
COREY Henry Edwards Jr
   
UNDERSTUDIES:  
CHRISTINA Thomasina Jacinth
COREY Jason E. Carmichael

Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing
By Trey Ellis & Ricardo Khan
Directed Y Choreographed by Patdro Harris
Musical Direction with Original Songs by Carlton Leake

CAST:
SATCHEL PAIGE TBD
BUCK O’NEIL TBD
BOB FELLER Dave Harris
ART YOUNG Kendrick W. Lattimore
FRANKY PALMIERI Geovanny Acosta
MRS. HOPKINS An’Tick Von Morphxing
MOIRA HOPKINS Estee Burks
JAZZMAN Anthony Boggess-Glover
   
UNDERSTUDIES:  
MOIRA HOPKINS Thomasina Jacinth
BUCK O’NEIL-TBD Reynoil White
BOB FELLER Zachary Leonard
ART YOUNG Kelvin Burrus