Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Additional San Antonio Auditions for The Black Nativity, Renaissance Guild, October 4 and 11

Renaissance Guild San Antonio
BLACK NATIVITY AUDITIONS EXTENDED! Remaining Audition Dates: Thursdays, October 4 and 11, 6.30PM No appointment needed! Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in. Location: Little Carver Civic Center, 226 N. Hackberry, SATX 78202 (click for map)
Black Nativity Langston Hughes Renaissance Guild San AntonioThe Carver Community Cultural Center & the renaissance guild announce auditions for their annual production of the hit Gospel Song Play by Langston Hughes; director: Danielle King. A soulful retelling of the Christmas story with a predominately black cast, with narrative, pantomime, gospel songs and folk spirituals, a unique creation of the prolific poet and playwright Langston Hughes. Four Performances: Dec 14-16, 2012 ~ Friday: 8pm, Saturday: 3pm and8pm, Sunday: 4pm

We are looking for actors, singers, church musicians, & church praise dancers of all ages, 10-99! There will be speaking & non-speaking roles. Beginner or seasoned actors of all colors, sizes, and ages are welcome! All actors & singers must be able to perform basic dance movement. All positions are volunteer - Non-Equity.

Actor roles needed:
Joseph, African American male (age 20-30)
Mary, African American female (age 18-25 )
Narrator, (3) African American male (age 45-65 )
Narrator (3) African American female (age 45-65 )
Male, Any Ethnicity (age 25–45 ) Female, Any Ethnicity (age 25–45 )
Shepherds (4), Any Ethnicity, male (1 age 8-60 )
Wise Men (3), Any Ethnicity, male (age 30-60 )
Minister, Male, Any Ethnicity (age 35–65 )
Townspeople/Church Members, Any Ethnicity (age 10-99 )
Actors: prepare a 1 minute dramatic monologue and be prepared for cold readings from the script

Singers: all registers and gospel styles needed.Singers: come prepared with 32 bars of a memorized gospel/Christian song of your choice, a cappella or with a CD TRACK (PLEASE NO iPODs, CDs ONLY!)

Praise Dancers: come prepared with 32 bars of choreographed dance routine in costume. Can be individual or group of dancers.

Walk-in auditions-Appointments available if requested. Please email or call (210) 656-0349 for an audition time. Spaces are limited! Audition results: posted via website and on our voicemail box on Monday, Oct 15, 6 pm (subject to change)

Rehearsals dates: Oct 23 – Dec 13 -- Rehearsal days: Mon – Friday, an occasional Saturday if needed. Rehearsal times: 6.30 -9pm, based on cast schedule. Rehearsal location: TBA

Contact: For more information visit, or call (210) 656-0349

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