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Open Casting Call for the Stage Play “Choices” (Ford Heights, IL)

Project: Stage Play “Choices”
Location: Ford Heights, IL
Open Casting Call Details:

We are looking for african american actors/actresses from the ages of (20-45years old) to audition for a stage play that deals with gang violence. If you are interested please contact Sharell Holmes at (219)413-1609 for more details. Be prepared to do a one minute monologue and cold read from the script. Please bring your resume and headshot with you to audition. Here is the character breakdown of each character in the play:

Derrick (age 17 years old)- the main character of play, african american, 5’10 to 6’0 feet, young looking and with an athletic build has a bald head. No facial hair. Speaks aggresively. Should be able to rap.

Jasmine (age 19 years old)- the girlfriend of Derrick. She is an african american female that is studying to be a nurse (she will wear scrubs in most scenes). She is shapely that is between 5’3 to 5’8 with long hair.

Murray (age 45 years old)- he is the father of Derrick and Destiny. He is slender build and about 6’0 feet or taller. He has gray on the sides of his hair. He has a mustache that is trim nicely. He wears mostly dress shoes and dress pants.

Bud (age 25 years old)- He is the heel of the play. He speaks with a southern accent. He is about 5’10 to
6’2. He is can be bald headed or have braids. He dresses like a preppy or businessman. He speaks with his hands and carries a chewed up plastic straw.

Tyrone (age 18 years old)-the best friend of Derrick. He is has a fade with waves. He wears a lot of polo shirts and nice fitting jeans. He can sing. He is about 5’6 to 5’8.

Giovanni or “Gio” (age 17 years old)-He is a light skinned ladies man. He sings alto in the group. He has muscular build and goatee.

Tremaine (age 16 years old)- He is heavy set. He must have hair only on head. He is 5’7 to 5’10 and also sings.

Michael (age 23 years old) – He is about 6’0 feet or taller. He dresses to be seen (ie fur coats and big necklaces). He can have any hair style the actor wants.

Zeaky, Timbo, Wash, Justin, Chris (age 16 to 20 years old)- They all look like extras from a rap video.

SATURDAY, JULY 16th, 2011
GOD CAN MINISTRIES, UCC
1100 GREENWOOD
FORD HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS 60411
BEGINNING AT 2PM.

BE PREPARED TO PERFORM A ONE MINUTE MONOLOGUE OF YOUR CHOICE DISPLAYING YOUR ACTING RANGE. ALSO BE PREPARED TO DO A COLD READ FROM THE SCRIPT. PLEASE BRING YOUR HEADSHOT AND RESUME WITH YOU.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT SHARELL HOLMES @ 219-413-1609

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Audition Date: call to verify date
Project: Casting for the Stage Play “Choices”
Location: Ford Heights, IL
Contact: For More Information Please Contact Sharell Holmes @ 219-413-1609

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