AUDITION OPPORTUNITIES

You must be FULLY vaccinated and wear a mask to audition.
Proper COVID-19 protocols will be in place per CDC and Virginia guidelines. A certified COVID Compliance Officer will be onsite for auditions. 
Please bring proof of vaccination on arrival (CDC card, copy of card, or digital record). We will not keep a record of your card.


A New Play by Dominique Morisseau

A new play* by Dominique Morisseau, directed by David Vaughn Straughn
*Due to restrictions in our royalties license, the name of this play cannot yet be advertised. The title will be announced to the public on November 15!
AUDITIONS:
Sunday, October 24 – 7pm-9pm
Monday, October 25 – 7pm-9pm
CALLBACKS:
Monday, November 1 – 7pm-9pm (Change from previous notice)
REHEARSALS begin November 7
PERFORMANCES January 14-30, 2022
Please email volunteer@livearts.org if you have any questions or you are interested in auditioning.
CASTING BREAKDOWN:
Character 1 – (mid- to late 30s) Black woman.
Character 2 – (late teens) Black man. Character 1’s son.
Character 3 – (late teens) Black or Latina woman.
Character 4 – (mid- to late 30s) Black man. Character 2’s father.
Character 5 – (50s) White woman.
Character 6 – (early to mid-30s) Black man.
Picture of Playwright Dominique Morisseau. Photo by John D. and Catherine T.

Photo by John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT
Dominique Morisseau is the award-winning author of Skeleton Crew, Paradise Blue, Detroit ’67, Pipeline, Sunset Baby, Blood at the Root, and Follow Me to Nellie’s, and the Tony-nominated book writer on the new Broadway musical Ain’t Too Proud–The Life and Times of the Temptations.

Photo by Eze Amos.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
David Vaughn Straughn makes his Live Arts directorial debut with this production. David has been acting in the Virginia area since the age of 10. Along with years of performing and teaching improvisational theater with the Bent Theatre, David has worked extensively with the Charlottesville Players Guild (CPG) to bring BIPOC theater to the forefront of the community. David appeared on the Live Arts stage in THE ROYALE (2019) and his recent directing credits with CPG include August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson, and his first original piece, Tanesha.