Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy is Hiring Actors!
Seeking versatile, experienced non-union adult actors for professional In-School Touring Production of “Freedom Riders” by Tom Quinn.
Daytime availability for School Performances is a mandatory.
2 Males / 2 Females Playing 18 roles (1 Male and 1 Female African American)
Ages 18 and up
Rehearsals in Huntsville: November 2018 – January 2019
Performances throughout North Alabama: January – May 2019
“Freedom Riders” description:
Freedom Riders is set in 1961 as two young women from Harvard try to decide if they should join the Freedom Rides of the 1960s. As you travel along you will meet Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Bobby Kennedy, Theodore Roosevelt, W.E.B. Dubois and many others who fought both for and against our nation’s struggle for Civil Rights. Experience sit-ins and lunch counters and the dark days of Jim Crow. Learn the history as four performers bring this struggle alive though the words of historical figures, song, and recreations. The struggle for Freedom is the struggle of all.
Please submit a video audition (one minute contemporary monologue), resume and current headshot to EducationDirector@FantasyPlayhouse.com
In the subject line please list: Freedom Riders Audition
Deadline to submit materials: Nov. 1, 2018
“Freedom Riders” is sponsored in part by a grant from The Daniel Foundation