We are now casting for the Musical Stageplay BIRTH OF SOUL.
In person auditions held as follows:
Saturday Oct 5 & Sunday Oct 6, 2019
11 am - 4 pm
LovEvents Banquet Hall
1803 Broadway St.
Anderson, IN 46012
Show running NOVEMBER 29, 30th and Dec 1, 2019
Please review Character Breakdowns below to see if there is a part that suits you prior to submitting. All sides provided at the day of auditions for a cold read. All auditioners will need to either read from the script, perform a monologue and sing 16 bars of a soulful song. Accompanist will NOT be provided, so performances can be to mp3 or accapella. In person auditions preferred. Appointments preferred.
IMPORTANT: AUDITIONERS NEED TO COMPLETE BOTH THE APPOINTMENT REQUEST AND A TALENT PROFILE TO BE CONSIDERED, THIS ALLOWS US TO GET YOUR APPOINTMENT SCHEDULED TO BE SEEN AND TO AHVE YOUR HEADSHOT, BIO, ETC ON FILE FOR REFERENCE BY OUR CASTING DIRECTOR.
Taped Auditions: We will be accepting taped submissions through Oct 8, 2019. To submit, ALL taped submissions must be accompanied by a Talent Application. Please email taped submissions via WE TRANSFER to:
Birth of Soul is a musical stage play saluting Soul music from its origins through the Motown era up to modern day. The show originally debuted at The Madam Walker Theater in 2009 and was staged again by Joyce Licorish & The Cupboard Presents, in 2013. This will be the 10 year anniversary of the show.
Ms. Witsum – Age 50+ Open Race, Quirky, Spunky Over-The-Top principal/substitute fill-in. She has a love interest in the Janitor of the school and narrates most of the story through a series of class lessons.
Ms. Strickland – Age 40+ Open Race, Uptight, no-nonsense school teacher
Janitor – Mr. Crisp -Age 60+ African American Male lovestruck janitor who takes an interest in mentoring the kids and telling stories of his past as a do-wop singer and military veteran.
Ms. White – Age 40+ Caucasian School Administrative Assistant- disorganized, disgruntled and always on the search for Mr. Right, she is the queen of blue eyed soul.
Female Vocal Lead 1- Soprano
Female Lead 2-Alto
Female Lead 3-Alto
Male Lead 1- Tenor
Male Lead 2 - Bass
Male Lead 3 – Baritone
High School ClassMate/Chorus 1- Allen – Nerd -
High School ClassMate/Chorus 2-Travasha - Cheerleader
High School ClassMate/Chorus 3-Alicia - Preppy Girl/ Know-it All Race Unimportant
High School ClassMate/Chorus 4-Paul - Wannabe Rapper- Caucasian
High School ClassMate/Chorus 5 - Juan- Rapper- African American
Lil Ray- Young Ray Charles – African American age 10-14
Lil Miki- Youngster who visits the school with her mother, sings solo Race unimportant Age 8-12