Actors needed for “Prelude to a Dream” Civil Rights Performances – DC

08/06/2013

Actors needed for “Prelude to a Dream” Civil Rights Mass Meeting Performances (8/25 & 8/27)

Where: Washington, D.C.
This casting notice was posted on auditionsfree.com

Type: Theater

Two performances to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.
SEEKING TO CAST:
2 African American Males (40 – 60 years old)
1 African American Female (18 – 30 years old)
1 African American Male (18 – 30 years old)
4 White Male (25 – 50 years old)
2 African American Females (40 – 70 years old)
1 White Female (25 – 40 years old)

PERFORMANCES:
August 25th (Enon Baptist Church in Baltimore – Transportation provided)
August 27th Metropolitan A.M.E. Church in Washington, D.C.)

REHEARSALS:
August 20, 21, 23, 25, 26 (All rehearsals at Metropolitan A.M.E. in Washington, D.C.)

Prelude to a Dream is a dramatization of the tension and uncertainty during the final preparations for the march and the stories of ordinary Americans who planned to attend the march.

THE MARCH: A Civil Rights Opera is a new American opera project exploring the personal and political circumstances surrounding the 1963 March on Washington.

While the opera is developed, creator and librettist Alan Marshall has been producing theatrical based “mass meetings” which dramatize various episodes of civil rights movement during the long, hot summer of 1963. These performances include freedom songs (solos & audience participation), speeches, testimonies & character driven drama, all happening around the audience. Prelude to a Dream is the fourth installment of these mass meetings.

Payment: Paid

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City or Location of call: Washington, D.C.
Please submit to: casting@civilrightsopera.com

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