Chi Ife Productions in collaboration with Sunni Williams invites you to audition for A Song for Adaeze - two-week intensive workshop and performance. A Song for Adaeze is an Afro-Futurism Musical Production rooted in folklore from West Africa and the Diaspora with an eclectic Sci-fi twist and an amazing palate of thought-provoking musical numbers. We are seeking actors, singers, and dancers (triple threats) 18 to 50 years of age who are of Latin, African, Caribbean, and Black American ethnicity to participate in a two-week intensive workshop. This unique opportunity will provide participants with professional training, mentorship, industry insight and the chance to audition for an exciting production. This integrated workshop will culminate in the selection of attendees picked to perform featured segments from A Song for Adaeze for the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival, the Beltline After Dark, and a live recorded presentation sponsored by Fulton County Arts Council.
Attendees must be prepared to perform a song, a 1-2minute monologue, and choreography. Be prepared for cold readings. Please submit headshot and resume.
Production dates: October 2nd, October 18th, and October 20th or 27th
Week 1 - September 16 to 22, 2019.
Week 2 - September 23rd to 30th 2019.
Additional Rehearsal Dates - October 15th to 17th 2019
Adaeze - An eccentric and first daughter of the King. 18 of Black/African descent
Zahur - Self-involved young man and loved interest of Adaeze. 18 of Black/African descent
Zauditu (Dee) - Bold and outspoken cousin to Adaeze and Eldest daughter in her family. 18 of Black/African descent
Oriaku (Oree) Sister to Zauditu. 18 of Black/African descent
Osiris - Adaeze’s younger brother, but the first male son. 18 of Black/African descent
The Oracle - Griot and spiritual advisor. Male age 35 to 50 Black/African descent
Obaafemi (Femi) - Female elder and teacher of the girls. Female age 35 to 50 Black/African descent.
Kibibi - Best friend to Adaeze. -18 of Caribbean descent
Chipo – Friend of Osiris 18 of Afro Latin descent
Iffy - Friends of Osiris - 18 of African descent
Omu women - Spiritual women and vocal trio
Click here to sign up to audition and submit your headshot and resume.