Seeking actors for theater “Stop The Funeral” – Paid NYC


location: New York, NY

Category: Theater

Stop the Funeral

Stop the Funeral, LLC is casting “Stop the Funeral,” an equity production inspired by the riveting book by Dr. Donald Hilliard, Jr. STF revolves around Dante Jackson, an All-American high school linebacker who has been personally affected by the growing pandemic of violence in his community. In the spirit of a social activist, he rises up to confront his generation’s seeming fascination w/ death. Will Dante succeed or become another statistic? Dr. Donald Hilliard, Jr., exec producer; Kenneth Hamilton, supervising producer; Fernandel Almonor, playwright; Othell J. Miller, director. Performances run November 16-17, 2012 at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway, NJ.

Granville Jackson: 40-45, African-American, impulsive, headstrong, desperate for material success, a dreamer

Sonya Jackson: 36-40, African-American, beautiful, earthy, straightforward, must be able to sing

Dante Jackson: 18-20, African-American, handsome, athletic, muscular, mature, purpose-driven

Lucious Harris: 40-55, African-American, charismatic, articulate, shrewd, cunning

Jamal: 18-20, African-American or Hispanic, hip-hop type, worldly-wise, undisciplined.

Keyonna: 18-20, African-American, beautiful, charismatic, witty.

Auditions will be held by appt. only on Thursday, Sept. 9th from 5:30pm-9pm at Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave., 16th floor, New York, NY 10018. Please send headshot and resume to in order to be scheduled for an audition.

Job type: Paid

Casting Location: New York, NY

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