'Dance of the Holy Ghosts' NY Appt.
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Kwame Kwei-Armah, dir.-artistic dir.; Marc Gardley, playwright; Stephanie Klapper Casting, casting.
Casting "Dance of the Holy Ghosts." Synopsis: "Oscar Clifton is a blues man living through his memories of the past, until his estranged grandson Marcus pays a visit. Together, they confront a history of loves, regrets, and missed opportunities. This acclaimed play by Marcus Gardley is a poetic family drama set in the key of blues—a memory-scape skipping seamlessly across the decades."
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearsals begin Sept. 10; runs Oct. 16-Nov. 17 in Baltimore, MD.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Pays $805 min./wk. Equity LORT Non-Rep Contract.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Oscar Clifton (Lead):
Male, 50-59, African American
Marcus G's grandfather, a cantankerous blues man with a guitar on his fingers and wisdom in his wit, worn down by both a broken heart and a...
Marcus G. (Supporting):
Male, 20-29, African American
intellectual and poet who has spent most of his life stewing in the anger he has for the men who abandoned him (his father and maternal gran...
Viola Eaton (Supporting):
Female, 50-59, African American
Marcus’s grandmother, lives up to her name, has a solid frame with a well-carved waist but is not easily played. Spirited and strong-willed,...
Female, 30-39, African American
Marcus’s mother, though soft of voice, has a sharp tongue and a fierce wit. Wears her hair natural and small glasses that dance on her nose ...
Father Michael (Supporting):
Male, 30-39, All Ethnicities
under 5'7, Marcus’ 3rd grade teacher. Driest jherri curl in the world, but a wild exuberance and ferocity. Dresses in a priest habit and Ree...
Tanisha Taylor (Supporting):
Males & Females, 13-19, African American
Marcus’ classmate and love interest, fun and playful, and a bit of a tease.
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
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