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CHOIR BOY Audition Deadline is August 14

CHOIR BOY  Audition Deadline is August 14

CHOIR BOY Audition Deadline is Saturday, August 14, 2021

Proud Mary Theatre Company is holding auditions for the play “CHOIR BOY” by Tarell Alvin McCraney.  The show will be directed by Clark E. Nesbitt, Independent Artist; Director/Actor/Producer.

For fifty years, Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys is a highly respected institution dedicated to helping its’ students grow into “strong, ethical black men.” But what happens when Pharus does not fit the mold for a typical “Drew man?” Pharus is different from his peers, and his effeminate nature constantly sets him apart. Though he may be the leader and most talented member of Drew’s renowned gospel choir, he struggles to gain their acceptance and respect. “Choir Boy”, written by the Academy Award-winning writer of Moonlight, Tarell Alvin McCraney, is a moving story of sexuality, race, hope, gospel music, and a young gay man finding his voice.

McCraney also wrote the screenplays the 2019 film “High Flying Bird” and the highly acclaimed television series “David Makes Man.”

SHOW DATES in Spartanburg/Greenville December 2-11, 2021.
Rehearsals in Spartanburg and Greenville

SEEKING ACTORS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18 – 30 and/or THE ABILITY TO PLAY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

The Following Roles are Still Available:
Robert “Bobby” Marrow – Supporting, spoken, Tenor
Junior “Jr” Davis – Supporting, Spoken, Baritone
David Heard – Supporting, Spoken, Tenor, Baritone, Bass
Ensemble – Tenor, Baritone, Bass
 
HOW TO AUDTION

Please submit your head shot, resume and video auditions to audition@proudmarytheatre.com

1) please submit a video (URL ONLY) with a sample of you singing one verse of a song from your parents childhood {the 80’s}; no spiritual or gospel.  Think slow jam, quiet storm – grown and sexy.
2) In addition, a brief contemporary monologue.  

Entire submission should not exceed two (2) minutes;   In addition to the performance, please include a

For everyone’s safety, proof of Covid-19 vaccination or Negative Covid test will be required throughout the rehearsal & performance calendar.

The deadline for submissions is August 14th. We will hold callbacks in person on a date shortly after.

We look forward to seeing your submissions. 

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