Casting Call: 2 Male Actors for 'Death in the Family' (10/28-30)

Hello! In Full Color is casting for "Death in the Family," an in-person play coming to Dixon Place, NYC, from Oct. 28 to 30. (Rehearsal period begins ASAP, most sessions are expected to be weekday evenings or weekend days). This is a non-union, paid gig.




We are seeking 2 male-identified/presenting actors. All will be double/triple cast to play the following roles:


CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

Actors' will play an age range of preteen to late 20s, 30s


JONAH/JEREMIAH/MAN - 12, Micah’s little brother, an outsider / 18, Tabitha's younger brother / a stranger who isn't one at all

MICAH/ISAAC - 20s, a bit downcast, but ambitious / A 30 something man who is guilty


BIPOC, LGBTQ/queer and Disabled folx are encouraged to apply. Please note the play includes some graphic content and physical violence. A fight coordinator will be engaged to work with all actors.


HOW TO SUBMIT


1. Download audition cuts here:

2. Record a self-tape. Actors can read for -either- Jonah OR Micah. Please do not submit tapes for more than one character. We recommend working with a reader off-camera.

3. Submit your tape here.

4. Selected actors will be contacted for a Zoom call back with our director.


ABOUT THE PLAY


"Death in the Family" by Kendra Augustin is a dark collection of five short plays that show families dealing with loss and trauma, peppered with moments of absolute whimsy. Director Benjamin Abraham. Executive Producer Summer Dawn. Co-Presented by Dixon Place and In Full Color.


Current draft schedule (limited changes can be made based on actor availability):

https://docs.google.com/file/d/1_xAJD6ke518O5iE5JH4SpMT0O-kcpL3Y/edit?filetype=msexcel


Rehearsals and performances will be held in-person, indoors. We are adhering to all NYC and federal COVID-19 precautions. All participants including cast, crew and audience members must be fully vaccinated.


ABOUT IN FULL COLOR


In Full Color is an award-winning organization that empowers women of color and other BIPOC of marginalized genders through education and the arts. We lead a storytelling revolution called Authentic Representation in theater, visual art, comedy, music, dance and other media. We empower BIPOC to be their best selves. We also educate, entertain and engage audiences of all colors and genders about diversity, equity, inclusion and justice.


We were previously known as Thinking In Full Color. IFC is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. For more information, visit http://www.InFullColor.org


QUESTIONS?

Please reach out to Summer Dawn at summer@infullcolor.org