Auditions



Mr. Rickey Calls A Meeting (Play)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Theatre Black Box

Seeking: 

  • Clancy Hope - elder - A retired bellhop at Hotel Roosevelt Midtown Manhattan, New York
  • Clancy Hope - younger - A bellhop at Hotel Roosevelt Midtown Manhattan, New York
  • Branch Rickey - The President and General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers and an advocate of breaking the "color line" in professional sports

The House That Will Not Stand (Play)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Theatre Conference Room

 

Only casting for: Agnes, 19 yrs. old, the oldest daughter

 

Take The Soul Train To Christmas (Musical)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Theatre Main Stage


Actors in MAIN STAGE (Looking for extremely articulate and focused young African - American actors between the ages of/can play the ages of 12 through 14)

Dancers in BLACK BOX (Looking for versatile, strong, trained African American dancers with experience in Jazz, African, & Musical Theatre dance styles. Dancer should be over 16.)

Opening: December 17th, 2016

Blueprints to Freedom (Play)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Theatre Black Box

Seeking: 

  • Davis Platt Jr.: White, male, 40; Boyish face, Rustin’s lover. 

Crowns (Musical)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Theatre Black Box

Opening: March 10th, 2017 

Seeking:

  • Mabel is a minister's wife who confesses to owning about 200 hats. Mabel believes in setting an example of dress and behavior for younger girls and exercises her influence with a sharp and sassy tell-it-like-it-is attitude. 
  • Wanda is the most ladylike woman of the group. Her hat stories are full of propriety and decorum as well as fond recollections. The choice of the appropriate hat is very important to Wanda. She is, for example, turned off by too many baubles on a hat - especially sequins in church. 
  • Mother Shaw is Yolanda's grandmother and the matriarch in this world. She remembers the days before the civil rights movement and reminisces about hat stores with signs proclaiming "Whites Only." She is a leader in her community and recognized for her fiesty nature and her power to "usher in the Spirit." 

MUSICIANS

  • Pianist
  • Percussionist

Gem of The Ocean (Play)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Theatre Conference Room

Please submit your email via the Auditions Form on this page

Opening: April 28th, 2017

Seeking: 

  • Citizen Barlow - A young man from Alabama who comes to the house to be cleansed by Ester. He is enlisted to help construct a wall, and eventually journeys to The City of Bones
  • Eli Aunt Ester's caregiver, he protects the inhabitants and is constructing a wall. He was Solly's comrade in his efforts on the Underground Railroad and for The Union Army.
  • Rutherford Selig - A peddler and friend of Ester's who frequently visits the house. He sells pots, pans and other crockery.

Aida (Musical)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Tech Center, 2499 Chelsea Ave.

Opening: June 9th, 2017 

Seeking:

  • Amnesia - A beautiful and materialistic Egyptian Princess who is the betrothed of Captain Radames. Daughter of the Pharaoh. Gender: Female Age: 18 to 25
  • Radames - An Egyptian Captain and the son of Zoser. A strong, handsome, adventurous soldier who falls in love with Aida. Gender: Male / Age: 20 to 28 
  • Aida - A beautiful, brave Nubian Princess who is loyal to her people but is torn between her heritage and love for an Egyptian Captain. Daughter of King Amonasro. Gender: Female / Age: 18 to 25
  • Mereb - A young Nubian slave and servant to Radames. He is faithful to his Nubian heritage and befriends Aida upon her arrival to Egypt. Gender: Male / Age: 16 to 21
  • Zoser -The manipulative and evil Chief Minister hungry for power. He attempts to poison the Pharaoh and is father to Radames. Gender: Male / Age: 45 to 55
  • Pharaoh - The Leader of Egypt and father to Amneris. An older, distinguished gentleman. Gender: Male / Age: 55 to 65
  • Nehebka - A Nubian slave who is friendly with Aida. She creates a robe for the Nubian Princess. / Gender: Female / Age: 20 to 35
  • Amonasro - An honorable and peaceful man who is imprisoned by Egypt. The King of Nubia and father to Aida. Gender: Male Age: 45 to 55
  • Ensemble - Ministers, Soldiers, Egyptian Men, Palace Women, Nubians, Guards, Dancers

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