Casting Call for Stage Play
Looking to fill a few roles for the play “Family Ties”. Auditions are being held via video submissions. Rehearsals will be on Saturdays in the Ypsilanti area and the next scheduled performance date is March 10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Abandoned by his father and mother, Darnel struggles to find happiness through the evil pleasures of the world. In the midst of Darnel’s pursuit he takes his protective, good doing cousin (Darius) and caring aunt (Sherry) along for the ride. After uncovering the root to his failures there’s light under the tunnel. This play is a journey of hardships, forgiveness, redemption, and of course family.
- Young Darius: Male / 15-17 yrs. / African American. Young Darius is the younger version of one of the lead characters. He is a normal fun loving youth that seems very content with his life.
- Nikki: Female / 9-12 yrs. African American. Nikki is a girl with a bad attitude who uncovers the truth about Darnel’s parents. (scene download)
- Lisa: Female / 31-40 yrs. / African American. Lisa is the mother of Darnel and younger sister of Sherry. Lisa is an alcoholic, solemn, and selfish. She is overcome with hurt because her husband (Charles) leaves her for another woman. Very dramatic role. (scene download)
Each character will be paid a small amount for the show.
How to Apply:
If you are interested in applying, please email your resume, contact information and audition video to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: The deadline for video submissions is Friday, December 7th. Please download the scenes for the female characters above. For the role of Young Darius a simple introduction video would be fine.