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2017-2018 Season Auditions and Casting

The Ensemble Theatre is preparing auditions for its upcoming season. We will begin taking appointments: May 1, 2017. To schedule an audition time please email: Kedrick Brown, Artistic Assistant

  1. Please email the DATE and TIME you would like to audition along with a CONTACT PHONE NUMBER
  2. Place in  SUBJECT LINE "Audition" , "First and Last Name" and “Youth” if you are a child auditioning. 
  3. If you have performed in a Mainstage show during years 2006-2017 you will need to attend callback ONLY. Those dates will be sent to you separately.

GENERAL AUDITION DATES

Youth Auditions

 Saturday, June 24, 2017 10am - Noon

(Females ONLY needed Age 7-12 yrs old who are not currently in our Young Performers Program.


Adult General Auditions

Sunday, June 25, 2017 6pm - 10pm

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 backgrounds

Special casting needs:
***Must Be Strong Singer and Dancer for Musicals***

***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.

2017-2018 Shows:
Sassy Mamas
Soulful Sounds of Christmas
Fetch Clay Make Man
Eighth Day of the Week
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Sista's the Musical

CALLBACKS

TBD

(These callbacks will be held only for those who receive a callback from the general auditions on June , 2016 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

2017-2018 Casting

Sassy Mamas:
by Celeste Bedford Walker

Directed by Eileen J. Morris

Detria Ward (WILHEMINA SORENSON)
Alice M. Gatling (JO BILLIE MASSEY)
Michele Harrell (MARY WOOTEN)
Kedrick Brown (LADONT’E)
Roc Living (COLBY)
TBD (WES WASHINGTON)

Female Understudy:
Tisha Dorn
Male Understudy:
DeMontrez Spears

Soulful Sounds of Christmas:
By Greg Williams Jr.
Directed and Choreographed by Patdro Harris
Musical Direction by Chika Kaba Ma'atunde

Regina Hearne (ELLA MAE)
Troi Aryana Coleman (MATTIE)
Andre Neal (GILBERT)
Bridgjette Taylor-Jackson (TINA)
Anthony Boggess-Glover (DJ RUDOLPH)
Jayla McDonald (JOY)
Kyle Anthony Mosley (ENSEMBLE YOUTH)
Kai Tregre (ENSEMBLE YOUTH)
Tabitha Clay (ENSEMBLE YOUTH)
Elijah E. Goston (ENSEMBLE YOUTH)
An’gelle Sylvester (ENSEMBLE FEMALE)
Daria Savannah (ENSEMBLE FEMALE)
Brandi Milton Gilmore (ENSEMBLE FEMALE)
Tarnisha Hartsfield (ENSEMBLE FEMALE)
Eboni Williams (ENSEMBLE FEMALE)
Shon Sims (ENSEMBLE MALE)
Silvanus Latoison (ENSEMBLE MALE)
Daniel West (ENSEMBLE MALE)

Children Understudies:
Salima Muhammad

Fetch Clay, Make Man:
By Will Power
Directed by Mirron Willis

Derrick Brent II (MUHAMMAD ALI)
Jason E. Carmichael (STEPIN’ FETCHIT)
Renee’ Rivon (SONJI CLAY)
Henry Edwards Jr. (RASHID)
Trevor Cone (WILLIAM FOX)

Female Understudy:
Danielle King-SONJA
Male Understudy:
James West

 

 


 

Eighth Day of the Week:
By Prester Pickett
Directed by Eileen J. Morris

Rachel Hemphill Dickson (BENEATHA)
Brittney Walker-Merritte (DORTHIA)
Shane Warren Jones (BENJAMIN)
Shirley Marks Whitmore (MA DEAR)
Tanner Ellis (BILLIE)
TBD  (JULIUS)

Female Understudy:
Caprice Carter
Male Understudy:
DeMontrez Spears

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom:
By August Wilson
Directed by Eileen J. Morris

Roenia Thompson (MA RAINEY)
Callina Situka (DUSSIE MAE)
Anthony August (SYLVESTER)
Timothy Eric (LEVEE)
Wilbert Williams (CUTLER)
Wayne DeHart (TOLEDO)
Byron Jacquet (SLOW DRAG)
Kevin Daugherty (IRVIN)
John Stevens (STURDYVANT)
TBD (POLICEMAN)

Female Understudies:
Caitlin Kennerson
Male Understudies:
Kelvin Hamilton
James West

Sistas: The Musical
By Dorothy Marcic
Directed and Choreographed by Patdro Harris
Musical Direction by Chika Kaba Ma'atunde

Regina Hearne (DR. SIMONE)
Delali Potakey (ROBERTA)
Ebonie Williams (GLORIA)
Sharayah Reed (TAMIKA)
TBD (HEATHER)

Female Understudies:
Vawn Gretta Stearnes
Daria Savannah