Ragtime Audition Notice!
Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts, in conjunction with Phoenix Entertainment, is searching for a young male actor to portray the role of “Young Coalhouse” in the National Tour of Ragtime at the Norton Center on Tuesday, January 26, 2016.
Young Coalhouse is a young African American boy, ideally around 4 years old and 3’6” tall and 40 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 and wardrobe fittings on Tuesday, January 26. Young actor will need a chaperone over 18 years of age to accompany him at all times.
WHAT TO SUBMIT:
Young actor must submit a full length front and full length side photo, in addition to a headshot (if available), as well as an audition card. Click here to download the audition card.
WHAT TO PREPARE:
While no actor reel is necessary, applicants may submit a video of prior performance or monologue reading of their choice.
HOW TO SUBMIT:
All applicants must email entries to Norton Center by December 14, 2015. Submission must include a full length front and full length side photo, in addition to headshot (if available), and well as a fully completed audition card. Click here to download the audition card.
Please note that the selected young actor will not be paid, however, free tickets for his family to attend the performance will be provided. An actor will be selected by Phoenix Entertainment on or around December 31, 2015.