Film: Feature Films

Production: 'Blackbird'

Young Noni (Supporting)

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Production Details

Casting a young singer for "Blackbird," a feature film.

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Female, ages 9-12, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race

Role Description

Young Noni: (Supporting) 10 years old, mixed-race (slightly overweight a plus but not mandatory), curly hair, the daughter of a Caucasian mother and a black father, Noni is first seen as her grimly determined mother takes her to sing in a singing competition. Noni blows everyone away with her rendition of Nina Simone's "Blackbird," and she's pretty happy when she gets the runner up prize. She's horrified when her angry mother makes her throw the second place trophy away...1 speech & 4 lines, 3 scenes (1); Must be an incredible singer, able to deliver a jaw dropping rendition of Nina Simone's "Blackbird."


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