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Ruby Bridges: A Civil Rights Journey
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, Katie Lappier

  • Ruby Bridges: A Civil Rights Journey
  • Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, Katie Lappier
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Non-Union; Other Union
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Project Begins: Dec 10, 2018
  • Project Ends: Feb 15, 2019
  • Project Website


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  • Contact Person: Katie Lappier
  • Primary Phone: 253/573-2518
  • Email
  • Website
  • Mailing Address:

    901 BROADWAY
    STE 700
    Tacoma, WA 98402


    Prefered method of submission: Arrive for audition

    Audition Location:
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Broadway Center’s Studio 1 (enter at the big blue doors)
    901 Broadway
    Tacoma, WA 98402

    Auditionees are asked to arrive 15 minutes early to the audition and plan to

Seeking Actors/Performers ages 18 or older for a four-person ensemble to perform Ruby Bridges. This new play explores what Ruby Bridges’ first days would have been like as the only student in the classroom because the white families would not let their children attend class with her. Follow Ruby’s journey as she develops a special bond with her teacher Mrs. Henry and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s grows in intensity from the experience of Ruby, to Rosa Parks, and lunch counter sit-ins. This production tours to K-12 schools, museums and community centers in the South Sound and potentially state-wide. The primary audience is students, teachers and families. The production is 35 minutes long, with a scripted 10-minute audience reflection led by the actors following each performance.

Desired skills include: Acting, vocal training; ability to work well with children

 

Other details:
For audition:
Please bring a head shot and resume and come prepared with a 1-minute monologue as well as a verse and/or chorus from a song of your choosing to be sung a capella. Actors may also be asked to read from the script during auditions.

 

Character Breakdown / Project Needs
Ruby Bridges - adult actor who can play an elementary aged student, African American, female

Chuck - 20 -50 yrs old, US Federal Marshal and a few utility roles, any race, male

"Player 3" - 20 -50 yrs old, plays a variety of small characters throughout the story, any race

Audition/Interview Dates:
Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Callbacks or second audition/interview?
TBA

Audition Requirements:
Auditionees are asked to arrive 15 minutes early to the audition and plan to stay for the full two hours. Auditionees may be released early as necessary.

Please bring a head shot and resume and come prepared with a 1-minute monologue as well as a verse and/or chorus from a song of your choosing to be sung a capella. Actors may also be asked to read from the script during auditions.

Monetary compensation:
Performers will receive a stipend of $4,200 for the project.

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