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Choir Boy

Open Auditions for Wilmington Drama League’s 2018 production of Oscar-winner Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “CHOIR BOY.” Show runs February 16th to 18th. Directed by Mikal K. Odom.

Seeking the following talent:

· 5 Black (i.e. of African descent or POC) male actor/singers, ages 16-25, to play high school students. Must be able to sing and harmonize A capella. Looking for a variety of voice types and tones: tenor, baritone, bass, etc. Dance/movement experience or training a plus, but not mandatory. NOTE: One of these roles, the lead, is gay.

· 1 Black male actor with a ‘father figure’ quality, late 30’s and up, to play school headmaster. Must be able to sing A capella as well.

· 1 White male actor, 50’s and up, to play a school professor.

Open auditions will take place on Monday, December 4th and Monday, December 11th, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, at:

Wilmington Drama League — 10 W Lea Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19802

Be prepared to sing a song A capella that best shows your voice and personality. A 1-2 minute monologue is encouraged, but not required. 

Callbacks, if invited, will be on the evening of Wednesday, December 13th.

Send an e-mail to, if you have questions.

November 30 and December 5 with callbacks December 7.

Joint auditions for One-Acts and Doll’s House

Auditions for the Ruby M. Stanley One-Act Festival and A Doll’s House will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30 and Tuesday, Dec. 5.  Callbacks will be Thursday, Dec. 7. Performers will be able to audition for both productions.

The festival needs actors of all types and ethnicities, late teen to adult. There will be four to six short plays, each with different directors and subject matter. Cold readings are from the individual scripts. Performances are March 2 and 3. The winning play, as voted by the audience, will move on to compete at state and regional levels.

For A Doll’s House, director Cat Glen seeks performers of all ages, genders and ethnicities for Henrik Ibsen’s classic, which presents a groundbreaking female character in the 19th century’s male-dominated society.

Parts include: Nora Helmer, female, 18-45; Torvald Helmer, male, 25-55; Mrs. Linde, female, 18-45; Krogstad, male, 25-60; Dr. Rank, male, 20-50; Nurse, female, any age; Ivar, male/female, 4-12; Bobby, male/female, 4-12; Emmy, female, 4-12; Maid, female, any age; and Porter, male, any age, including children. Performances are March 22-25.