2 African-American male roles
Seeking 2 non-union actors for the following roles in Rollins’ College Theater production. The production is a one-act play and will be performed virtually. Rehearsals will be evenings and Sundays beginning Sept. 20th through October 8th. Performances will be broadcast October 9th through 17th. Please see show description and character information below.
OHIO STATE MURDERS by Adrienne Kennedy
Directed by Hilary Cooperman
Story An author speaks at her alma mater, providing a glimpse into her experience as a black student at a predominantly white institution in the 1950s. What results is a chilling account of racism in academia and in the U.S.
Seeking actors to play the following roles:
DAVID ALEXANDER (male, mid- 20s): An African-American student at Yale Law. Former Ohio State student and athlete. Warm, kind, caring, smart. From a supportive and encouraging family of lawyers and civil rights activists. The kind of guy everyone looks up to and respects. Marries Suzanne (the main character)
VAL (male, 18-19): An African-American student at Ohio State. Conventional, safe. Cares what others think, but means well.