Seven Actresses Sought for 'eLLe'
Seven actresses aged 20s-60s of various backgrounds are needed for Face Off Theatre Company and Queer Theatre Kalamazoo's upcoming production of Shawntai Brown's eLLe (scroll down for synopsis). Auditions planned 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 at the Black Arts & Cultural Center located in the Epic Center, 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, in downtown Kalamazoo.
Here's the character breakdown:
The lives of queer Kalamazoo women intertwine when Izabel and Naya, sworn enemies competing for Lane's attention, begin working at the same grocery store. Their competition turns outward when their friends start carting their issues of loneliness through the aisles. Devon and Mia are searching for intimate connections while Carrie and lane are determined to remain solitary.
Are you a woman aged 20 to 60? Face Off Theatre Company wants you to audition! There's two dates: 2-4 p,m. Sunday, Sept. 22 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 at the Black Arts & Cultural Center in downtown Kalamazoo. We're seeking a multiracial cast of 7 actresses for our November production of eLLe by Detroit-based Black playwright/Western Michigan University grad Shawntai Brown, being staged in collaboration with Queer Theatre Kalamazoo.
The play follows the lives and intersections of queer women navigating self-love, community, career and identity. (Click here for character breakdown and synopsis).
NEEDED: Seven (7) actresses: 3 African American (20s, 30s, 30s-40s); 1 Mexican/European American (30s-40s); plus 3 women of any race (20-30s, 30s, 50-60s).
WHERE: Auditions will be held both days at the Black Arts & Cultural Center, 2nd floor, Epic Center, located at 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall in downtown Kalamazoo.
PROCESS: Appointments are not required. Nor must you prepare a selection. A script will be supplied at the audition, which should last 20 minutes each. If you prefer, bring a monologue if you have one.
INFO: Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
REHEARSALS: They begin Sept. 29.
SHOWTIME: The play will be staged Nov. 14-17, 2019.
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