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New York, NY Casting Calls: Casting Call for docudrama “Neither Chick Nor Child”

Casting call for “Neither Chick Nor Child,” a docudrama based on the lives of nine women of the Harlem Renaissance.
The film is a period piece that takes place in 1926.

CASTING:

Zora Neal Hurston: African-American, dark-skinned, funny;

Nella Larsen: biracial, mysterious, beautiful;

Lois Maillou Jones: African-American, small, brown-skinned;

Helene Johnson: African-American/biracial, slender, elegant, shy;

Dorothy West: African-American, short, dark-skinned, shy;

Edna Thomas: African-American, very light-skinned, very dramatic;

Lady Olivia Wyndham: Caucasian, English, aristocratic;

Ethel Waters: African-American, dark, slender;

Gwendolyn Bennet: African-American, brown skin, pleasant;

Fredi Washington: African-American, very, very light skin, dancer;

Langston Hughes: African-American, brown-skinned;

Wallace Thurman: African-American, dark, gay, elegant;

Carl Van Vechten: Caucasian, plays the piano, blond;

Alfred Knopf: older, Caucasian, dark;

George and Ira Gershwin: Caucasian, brothers;

Lloyd Thomas: African-American, light-skinned, intellectual;

Countee Cullen: African-American, brown-skinned, elegant.

NOTE: SEEKING CAUCASIAN AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN ACTORS WHO CAN DANCE FOR THE ABOVE ROLES; ALL ROLES ARE AGES 20S-30S.

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Shooting Date: November 13
Audition Instructions: By Appointment Only
Compensation: Pays $100, plus CD copy and travel provided
Submission Instructions: Submit Headshot / Resume

AUDITION DATE: TBD

PROJECT: NEITHER CHICK NOR CHILD

CASTING CALL CATEGORY: PAID ROLES CASTING CALLS

LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY

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