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Production: 'Loving Obama'

Obama (Lead)

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Casting a workshop production, "Loving Obama," which explores Barack Obama's past, the father who was never there for him, and his contemporary identity as an iconic African-Americ...more

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Male, ages 20-35, African Descent, African American

Role Description

Obama: (Lead) feels the continuing loss of his father who was never there for him, also feels a large black hole growing hourly that must be filled in order for him to become himself, the play is a journey of self-discovery inspired by "Dreams from My Father" but in no way a translation, Obama meets three men of influence, all fatherless sons who also feel the desperation of incompletion, each tries to influence the young Obama according to his own character and way of movement, in time he meets a man whom he listens to, who is complete with his own father and pushes the future president to find closure in his quest by loving himself as a fatherless son; actors with dance experience who reside in the NYC area are preferred.


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