RAGTIME is based on E.L. Doctorow’s award winning 1975 novel selling 4.5 million copies. It takes us on a journey of an upper-class wife, a driven Jewish immigrant and a fearless young Harlem musician - set in turn-of-the-century New York - all three are united by their desire and belief in a brighter tomorrow soundtracked by “ragged” melodies of the Progressive Era.
For RAGTIME’s run in Dallas, Dallas Summer Musicals in conjunction with Phoenix Entertainment, Broadway World DFW and WFAA Chanel 8 are in search for (a) young male actor(s) to portray the role of “Young Coalhouse” as an initiative to elevate the arts. See below for more info…..
REQUIREMENTS: Young Coalhouse is a young African American boy, ideally around 5 or 6 years old, between 3’-6” – 4’-0” tall, and 40 to 50 pounds. Young Coalhouse should have an “innocent” and “pure” quality about him. In role, Young Coalhouse will be picked up by an adult cast member, sit on a cast member’s lap and pretend to play piano. Young Coalhouse will also skip in a circle holding hands with other young actors. Young actor must be able to attend rehearsal, wardrobe fittings and sound check on Tuesday, May 24. Young actor will need a chaperone over 18 years of age to accompany him at all times. Must be non-union actor. This is a volunteer position only, young actor will not be compensated.
Finalist(s) will not only have the opportunity to be a part of the cast of a touring Broadway production as they step on the Music Hall stage known to many stars, but they will also receive complimentary tickets for family members to attend opening night and the performances in which the finalist is scheduled to appear.
WHAT TO SUBMIT: Young actor must submit a full length front and full length side photo, in addition to a headshot, as well as an audition card details.
WHAT TO PREPARE: Please submit your photo, headshot, and audition card details through the link below. Deadline for submissions will be Friday, May 13. Finalist will be notified on Monday, May 16.
Submit Your Audition: http://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/8EenZ7DPc7CcqXV
Photo Credit: Scott Suchman