To Be Young, Gifted, and Black Auditions
Theatre will be holding auditions on Monday, August 31 and Tuesday,
September 1 for its Fall production of To Be Young, Gifted, and Black:
A Portrait of Lorraine Hansberry in Her Own Words, adapted by Robert Nemiroff. Fill out the form
below to schedule an audition.
- We are seeking a diverse cast including 2-3 African American women, 1-2 African American men, as well as multiple roles for actors of other ethnicities. Actors auditioning will be reading scenes from the play. Auditions are open to ages 16 and up.
- Rehearsals begin Tuesday, September 8. To Be Young, Gifted, and Black performance dates
are October 30, 31, and November 5, 6, 7, and 8. Regular rehearsals are Monday through Thursday evenings, from
About the Play
- Fast-paced, powerful, touching, and funny - To Be Young, Gifted, and Black recreates the life of acclaimed American writer Lorraine Hansberry by weaving together her letters, diaries, poems, and plays, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Raisin in the Sun.
Dates and Times
|Monday, August 31
||Tuesday, September 1
Wednesday, September 2
Location: Building H | view campus map
Parking: Lots H and J
Registration: Please fill out audition form
Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).