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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

 

2013-2014 Casting

Immediate Family
By Paul Oakley Stovall
Directed by Eileen J. Morris
Cast
EVY-Rachel Hemphill Dickson
TONY- Kendrick “KayB” Brown
NINA- Florence Garvey
JESSE-Adrian Porter
RONNIE- An’tick Von Morphxing
KRISTIAN- Steve Bullitt

Understudies
Terri Renee White
Larry White

Djembe and the Forest of Christmas Forgotten

Book, Original Music, and Lyrics by Carlton Leake

Musical Direction by Carlton Leake & Directed/Choreographed by Patdro Harris

Cast
NIA- Christina Alfred
NIKA- Lauren Bogany
CHIOMAH- Roenia Thompson
BINAH- Taylor Nelson
AGA- Timothy Eric
KALISHA- Detria Ward
DANSO- Ron Johnson 
T-BAUM- Anthony Boggess-Glover

Chorus
April Wheat
An’Gelle Sylvester
Crystal Sharadin
Larry Cooper
Sara Gray
Silvanus LaToison
Tranice Desiree Shelton

Understudies

April Wheat
An'Gelle Sylvester
Isaac Joseph
Kalana Kreitz
Syndnee Jane

The Meeting
Directed by Shirley Whitmore
Jeff Stetson
Cast
MALCOLM X- Mirron Willis
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. - Jason Carmichael
RASHAD- Derrick Brent II

 

By The Way, Meet Vera Stark
By Lynn Nottage
Directed by Eileen J. Morris
Cast
VERA STARK – Michelle Elaine
GLORIA MITCHELL- Elizabeth Black
LEROY BARKSDALE-Broderick “BrodJ” Jones
LOTTIE/CARMEN LEVY- GREEN- Tisha Dorn
ANNA MAE/AFUA ASSATA EJOBO- Kimberly Hicks
SLASVICK / BRAD- Kevin Daugherty
MAXILLIAN VON OSTER/ PETER RHYS-DAVIES- Roy Hamlin

Understudy
Cynthia Ellis

The Old Settler
By John Henry Redwood
Directed by Eileen J. Morris
Cast
ELIZABETH (BESS) BORNY- Detria Ward
QUILLY MCGRATH- Bebe Wilson
HUSBAND WITHERSPOON- Roc Living
LOU BESSIE PRESTON- Candice D’ Meza

Understudies
Samantha West
Asteko Factor

I Wish You Love
By Dominic Taylor
Directed by Lou Bellamy
Cast
NAT COLE- Dennis Spears
OLIVER MOORE- Broderick “BrodJ” Jones
JEFFREY PRINCE- Derrick Brent II
BILL HENRY/ANCHOR- Ron Jones

Understudies
Werner Richmond
Roy Hamlin