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Auditions for A Song for Adaeze

Chi Ife Productions

Date and time: September 14th, 10am to 3:00pm 
Location: Auditions are held at New Freedom Studio ArtsXchange
2148 Newnan Street East Point, GA 30344 - Room 111

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. 

Audition requirements:

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
Workshop Dates:

Week 1 - September 16 to 22, 2019. 

Week 2 -  September 23rd to 30th 2019. 

Additional Rehearsal Dates - October 15th to 17th 2019 

Character Descriptions:

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. 

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