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Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

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Company

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
Nate Jacobs, founder-artistic dir.

Production Description

Casting the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's 2014-25 season. Season includes "Little Shop of Horrors" (runs Oct. 15-Nov. 16); "Knock Me a Kiss" (runs Jan. 7-Feb. 8, 2015); "Jazz Hot Mamas" (runs Feb. 25-Mar. 29, 2015); and "Spunk" (runs Apr. 15-May 17, 2015).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season rehearses and performs in Sarasota, FL.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays $518/wk. Equity SPT Contract.

Auditions

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Full Character Breakdown

"Little Shop of Horrors"
Alan Menken, composer
Howard Ashman, writer

Seeking:

Seymour
Audrey
Mr. Mushnik
Orin
The Plant (Audrey Two)
Voice of the Plant
Crystal, Ronnette, and Chiffon-Three black female street urchins
Black Nativity

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"Knock Me a Kiss"
By Charles Smith

Seeking:

Yolande Du Bois-26 year old daughter of W.E.B. Du Bois

Jimmy Lunceford-28 year old big band leader.

Nina Du Bois-Mid 60's, wife of W.E.B Du Bois

William Edward Burghardt (W.E.B.) Du Bois-Mid 60's

Countee Cullen-25 year old boy-poet genius and protégé of W.E.B Du Bois

Lenora-Friend and confidant of Yolande

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"Jazz Hot Mamas"
World Premier by Nate Jacobs

Seeking:

Mama 1
Mama 2
Mama 3
Mama 4

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"Spunk"
songs by George C. Wolfe; music by Chic Streetman; Adapted for the stage from three short stories by Zora Neale Hurston

Seeking:

Blue Speak Woman
Guitar Man
The Folk-an acting ensemble of three men and a woman (4 total)