Pay Rate: Cat 4 Equity; non-equity $350w
Audition Date and Time: Monday Nov 28th 11am-5pm/Tuesday Nov 29th 11am-5pm
Audition Location: Black Ensemble Theater 4450 N Clark St
Contact Person Name: Black Ensemble Casting

The Black Ensemble Theater will hold auditions for it’s upcoming 2023 Season of “Rejuvenation”

Auditions will be held at The Black Ensemble Theater 4450 N Clark St

Nov. 28th 11am-5pm/Nov 29th 11am-5pm

Please email H/R to: blackensemblecasting@blackensemble.org for a timeslot

No Phone Calls Please

Material to Prepare:

Please prepare 2 soul songs of your choice. To be performed Accapella

Time Commitment:

"Reasons" A Tribute to Earth Wind and Fire (Written and Directed By Daryl Brooks)
First Rehearsal: January 24th 2023
Tech Feb. 21st
Previews: Feb 25,26, March 3rd,4th
Opens: March 5th
Close: April 30th

"The Real Housewives of Motown" (Written and directed by Michelle Renee Bester)
First Rehearsal: April 18th
Tech: May 16th
Previews: May 20,21,26,27
Open: May 28th
Close: July 23rd

"Chaka Khan" (Written and Directed bb Rueben Echoles)
First Rehearsal July 18th
Tech: August 15th
Previews: Aug. 19th,20,25,26
Open: Aug. 27th
Close: Oct 15th

"The Other Cinderella" Written and Directed by Jackie Taylor
First Rehearsal Oct 10th
Tech: Nov 7th
Previews: Nov. 11th,12,17,18
Open: Nov. 19th
Close: Jan 14th 2024

Character Type/Restrictions:

"Reasons" A Tribute to Earth, Wind, and Fire

Maurice White AA Male-25-40

Verdine White AA Male -25-40

Phillip Bailey AA Male-25-40

Ensemble Women-All inclusive

Ensemble Men-All Inclusive


"The Real Housewives of Motown"

Betty-AA Female 25-35

Mary-AA Female 25-35

Patricia-AA Female 25-35

Lorraine-AA Female 25-35

Teresa-All Inclusive

Judy-All Inclusive


Ensemble Women-All Inclusive

Ensemble Men-All Inclusive


"Chaka Khan"

Chaka Khan-AA Female 20-45

Taka-AA Female 20-40

Chaka's Mother-AA Female 45-60

Chaka's Father-AA Male 45-60

Ensemble Men-All Inclusive

Ensemble Women-All Inclusive


"The Other Cinderella"

Cinderella-AA Female-18-30

The Prince-AA Male 18-30

The Queen-AA Female 45-60

The King-Aa Male 45-60

The Page-AA M/F 18-30

Stepmomma-AA Female 45-60

Stepsisters-AA Female 18-30

To apply for this job email your details to dbrooks@blackensmble.org