– The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will hold auditions for Lorraine Hansberry’s powerful drama “A Raisin in the Sun” on Nov. 22 and 23 at the
. The show will be directed by Terry Dodd. Equity auditions will be held on Monday, Nov. 22 from
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Open auditions will be held on Monday, Nov. 22 from
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
and Tuesday, Nov. 23 from
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Auditions are by appointment only and can be scheduled by calling 720-898-7200.
Experienced performers, ages 8 and older, are needed with strong acting abilities. The cast for this show is predominantly African-American. Roles to be cast are as follows: one African-American boy age 8-12, two African-American females ages 20-40, one African-American female age 45+, six African-American males ages 20-40, and one Caucasian male age 30-50. Complete character descriptions can be found online at www.arvadacenter.org/auditions. This is an equity production, although non-equity actors may audition.
Actors should prepare a one minute contemporary dramatic monologue. A headshot and resume are required. Equity members should bring AEA cards to the audition.
Rehearsals for “A Raisin in the Sun” begin on
Monday, January 10, 2005
. The show opens February 1 and runs through
March 6, 2005
. The show schedule is Tuesday through Saturday evenings with matinees on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, for a total of eight shows per week.
for the Arts and Humanities is the metro area’s eighth largest cultural attraction, devoted to all aspects of the arts. Located two and a half miles north of Interstate 70 on
is a short 20-minute drive from downtown
is generously supported by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).