CHOIR BOY, Wilmington Drama League, 12/04/2017

Show: CHOIR BOY
Theater: WILMINGTON DRAMA LEAGUE
Theater Website: http://www.wilmingtondramaleague.org
Theater Phone: (302) 764-3396

Start date of auditions: 12/04/2017


Open Auditions for Wilmington Drama League’s 2018 production of Oscar-winner Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “CHOIR BOY.” Show runs February 16th to 18th. Directed by Mikal K. Odom.

Set at an elite prep school for African-American youth, “CHOIR BOY” centers around five members of the school’s celebrated choir. The choir’s gifted, and effeminate, new leader, Pharus, is ready to take on the new school year with ambitious ideas. However, his fellow choir members have differing views on both him and his ideas. Will Pharus conform to expectations or stay true to himself and gain the respect he deserves?

Seeking the following talent:
• 5 Black (i.e. of African descent or POC) male actor/singers, ages 16-25, to play high school students. Must be able to sing and harmonize A capella. Looking for a variety of voice types and tones: tenor, baritone, bass, etc. Dance/movement experience or training a plus, but not mandatory. NOTE: One of these roles, the lead, is gay.
• 1 Black male actor with a ‘father figure’ quality, late 30’s and up, to play school headmaster. Must be able to sing A capella as well.
• 1 White male actor, 50’s and up, to play a school professor.
Open auditions will take place on Monday, December 4th and Monday, December 11th, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, at:

Wilmington Drama League
10 W Lea Blvd
Wilmington, DE 19802

Be prepared to sing a song A capella that best shows your voice and personality. The preparation of a 1-2 minute monologue is encouraged, but not required. Callbacks, if invited, will be on the evening of 12/13. All roles are non-paid.

Send an e-mail to WDLChoirBoy@gmail.com, if you have questions.

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Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She has performed, directed and produced theatre throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Ms. Bradford is founder and Managing Artistic Director of Bare Stage Theatre. Leading STAGE Magazine has become a consuming passion - one which combines her many artistic skills, theatrical contacts, web development and digital marketing abilities. She is thrilled to be carrying on the vision that was begun by Holley Webster over 30 years ago, and leading STAGE to new levels of success.

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