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The "Black Nativity" Show Seeks Performers

Dallas, TX, United StatesID: 196918Exp: 10/3/2022
Category:Singing
Description:

Searching for talent for the "Black Nativity" show. See the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. About the project: Black Nativity retells the Nativity story set to jubilant gospel music, dramatic dance, black vernacular, and Biblical narrative. Traditional Christmas carols are sung in gospel style, with a few songs created specifically for the show. Originally written by Langston Hughes, the show was first performed off-Broadway in 1961, and was one of the first plays written by an African- American to be staged there. Since 1970, Black Nativity has been performed annually in Boston where it has been reimagined and profoundly stamped by National Center of Afro-American Artists (NCAAA) Artistic Director Elma Lewis, Music Director John Andrew Ross, and Choreographer George Howard. In the spirit of their innovations, the show feels new every year. Rate: Stipend, comp tickets, and/or other perks. Additional info: - Callback Dates: Oct. 9 & 10, 2022 - Rehearsal Dates: Nov. 8-30, 2022 - Performance Dates: Dec. 1-18, 2022 - Requirements: One-minute contemporary monologue. 32-bar cut or 1-minute song of any genre. Headshot. Resume. Please see the attachment for more details. For being considered, please apply.

6 roles

OmidanBoth genders18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

Female Identifying. The Maiden – Dance & Movement Experience Preferred.

IyaBoth genders18-40 y.o.All ethnicities

The Mother (Female Identifying) Singing role, Movement Experience Preferred.

Agba ObinrinBoth genders50-65 y.o.All ethnicities

The Crone (Female Identifying) Singing role.

OdoBoth genders18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

The Youth (Male Identifying) Dance & Movement Experience Preferred.

JagunjagunMale18-40 y.o.All ethnicities

The Warrior (Male Identifying) Singing role, Movement Experience Preferred.

OlogbonBoth genders50-65 y.o.All ethnicities

The Sage (Male Identifying) Singing role.