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SHE, a Choreoplay CASTING NOTICE

SHE by playwright and choreographer Jinah Parker is a new and provocative choreoplay that uses dance, drama, music, and film to interweave stories of sexual violence against women and girls, Sandra Bland, and healing. Joining the themes of The Vagina Monologues and For Colored Girls…. in the 21st century, SHE is also inspired by current and historical events, as well as research, interviews, and Parker’s own family story. SHE employs a diverse ensemble of actors and dancers utilizing monologue/dialogue and various forms of classic and modern movements to bring these stories of empowerment to OFF-BROADWAY. Visit www.jinahparker.com for more information.

Production Companies: Brooklyn Jersey Boy Inc. and The Jinah Parker Project

Creator, Playwright, Choreographer: Jinah Parker
Director: Tamilla Woodard
Producer: Kevin Powell

1st rehearsal: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
1st preview: Saturday, March 31, 2018
Opening: Friday, April 6, 2018
Closing: Saturday, May 19, 2018

Venue: The Gym at Judson Church
Contract: Off-Broadway, tier —-/ $677.00 p/w

SEEKING: UNION PERFORMERS
Auditions by Appointment January 15, 2018, 2pm-5pm.
Callbacks: Tuesday January 16, 2018, 4pm-6pm.
Location: 520 8th Ave, 3rd Floor. Studio C, NEW YORK CITY
Please bring headshot and resume. Sides will be provided.

TO SUBMIT:
EMAIL headshot and resume to: jinah@jinahparker.com
In your cover letter please note what time you are available to audition. All actors must be comfortable with movement. You will be emailed sides and appointment time.


ROLES:


We are seeking strong actors who are comfortable with movement AND can play the following age ranges. The roles below ARE NOT the dance ensemble.

MA (Female, 30-50, a Black woman.) To play a grandmother in her 60’s. Strong, wise woman, and a comfort to those around her. She is a survivor of childhood sexual violence.

THE WOMAN: (Female, 25-40, All Ethnicities) to play a woman in her 30’s who is coming to terms with the various forms of abuse she experienced during her college years, including her boyfriend giving her multiple STDs.

THE GIRL: (Female, 18-25, All Ethnicities) to play an intellectually curious 16-year-old struggling with self-esteem. Naive and sheltered by her cautious mother, she is gang raped and brutalized by a group of male peers during a party that she snuck out to attend.

THE MOTHER: (Female, 25-45, All Ethnicities) to play a divorced mom of a 5-year-old daughter. She’s angry because she has dealt with so much in life, including a very ugly divorce. She just wants a sense of peace. In a violent confrontation with her ex-husband, he chokes and rapes her.

• Location: Brooklyn

• Post ID: 152759717 newyork
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