Laurence Schwartz, adjunct lecturer.
Casting a staged reading of "A Final Degree," which explores the interracial tensions between faculty and students at an urban community college.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
One rehearsal will be held in mid-May; reading performs May 19 at The Producers Club in NYC.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Malcolm Tash (Lead):
Male, 30-35, Caucasian
faculty member, intense, highly intellectual and verbal.
Ben Rodriguez (Supporting):
Male, 25-30, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race
Malcolm's protege, an aspiring writer.
Elijah Jeffers (Supporting):
Male, 28-32, Caucasian
faculty member, bubbly personality, well-liked, but possess a dark side underneath.
Toni Gilchrest (Supporting):
Female, 27-30, African Descent, African American
energetic, curious about the world, highly verbal, can be manipulative when she wants to be.
Bjorn Niles (Supporting):
Male, 18-20, Caucasian
a guy from "the other side of the tracks," tough, a menacing presence, possesses a natural intelligence.
Clover Witherspoon (Supporting):
Female, 28-30, African Descent, African American
vocal, buoyant, friendly, a security guard, somewhat overweight.
Kenny Duff (Lead):
Male, 18-22, African Descent, African American
"from the hood," has a natural feel for people, can be naive at times but that is what can be so charming about him, sly sense of humor.
Boris Andreyev (Supporting):
Male, 18-23, Caucasian
Russian, possesses a strong accent that he is determined to reduce, energetic, serious, and naturally funny.
Chairman Alvin Wax (Supporting):
Male, 18-64, Caucasian
a mature and wise academic, laid-back and self-confident, at a point in his life where he knows his strengths and limitations.
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
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