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AN OCTOROON by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery

  • AN OCTOROON by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
  • ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Non-Union; Other Union
  • Seattle, WA
  • Project Begins: Mar 20, 2018
  • Project Ends: May 13, 2018

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  • Contact Person: Production Manager - Jay O'Leary
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Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's genre-defying play is set on a cotton and sugar plantation in 1859, and explores the light side and the dark side of race in America with brilliant humor, subversive wit and breathtaking spectacle.


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Character Breakdown / Project Needs
Zoe: the Octoroon (a person who is 1/8 black). Zoe is played by an actress who is 1/8 black, or a white actress who can pass for an octoroon, or a mixed-race actress. (Age 20-35) *Ability to sing in a classically trained style is required*

Playwright: played by a white actor or an actor who can pass for white. (Age 30-60) *Ability to move and carry a tune is a plus*

Audition/Interview Dates:
Monday 10/16 from 1:00pm -- 8:00pm

Audition Requirements:
Sides will be provided upon confirmation of appointment.

Monetary compensation:
minimum wage

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