Casting and Job Opportunities

Auditions for specific productions are held as needed throughout the year.  Sign up for our email list to know when the casting calls are released.  Actors who wish to submit their resume and headshot are welcome to email info@beacontheatreproductions.org.

September 19, 2022

Part Time

November staged reading

Beacon Theatre Productions is excited to produce a staged reading of “When the Truth Comes Out,” written and directed by Terri Lyons, a play about a fictional encounter of the leaders of the Civil Rights movement.


Please note: If you are unavailable for this particular opportunity, but are interested in future workshops/productions with Beacon Theatre Productions, please mention that in the audition form and submit your photo and resume for us to have on file.


Beacon Theatre Productions is seeking non-union Black women/non-binary actors, with Covid vaccination.  All ages are welcome to apply.


Stipend $100

Rehearsal Dates:

Tuesday, Nov. 1st, 5:30 - 7:30 Zoom

Wednesday, Nov 2nd, 5:30 - 7:30 Zoom

Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 5:30 - 8:30pm at Second Baptist Church of Germantown


Performance Dates:

Friday, Nov. 4th, 6 - 9:30pm (7pm performance in Germantown)

Saturday, Nov. 5th, 12 - 3:30pm at Central Parkway Library (1pm performance)

Primary audition day: Saturday, Oct. 8th from 4-8:30pm at Second Baptist Church of Germantown (6459 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia Pa 19119)


Audition form: 

https://forms.gle/WChUE7bTvyfGxXLh6


CHARACTER LIST

  • DAISY BATES - Black woman. Stately but not soft spoken. She says what she means, and she means what she says.

  • JO ANN ROBINSON - Black woman. Petit. Distinct southern accent. Direct and to the point.

  • PAULI MURRAY - Black non-binary person. Direct, feisty. Unapologetically honest. Impatient at times

  • ELLA BAKER - Black woman. Preachy but profound and at times a little loud. Matronly in style.

  • FANNIE LOU HAMER - Black woman. Empathetic heart and robust spirit. Enjoys a good laugh.

  • BARBARA JORDAN - Black woman. Conservative dress. Over emphasizes speech.

  • SHIRLEY CHISHOLM - Black woman. Loves a good time. Stresses her point of view. Laughs out loud.

  • PATRICIA HARRIS - Black woman. Smiles, but rarely laughs. Serious nature.

  • CONSTANCE BAKER MOTLEY - Black woman. Reserved and low key. Laughs quietly.


How to Apply:

All actors regardless of experience level or any other factor are encouraged to apply.  Participants would need the technology to rehearse on Zoom and to travel to the Second Baptist Church of Germantown and Central Parkway Library in Philadelphia for rehearsals and performances.


To audition, please complete this audition form:

https://forms.gle/WChUE7bTvyfGxXLh6


If unable to complete the audition form that requires a google account, you may also send the following information to

info@beacontheatreproductions.org


Subject line: TRUTH AUDITION

Actors please email:

  1. A headshot or a current photo of you.

  2. A resume (or a paragraph describing your acting experience/interest)

  3. If you can, share a link of a video of you performing/reading a monologue

  4. Any conflicts with rehearsal and performance schedule

  5. Your availability to attend a short audition on Saturday, Oct. 8th during the hours of 4-8:30pm at Second Baptist Church of Germantown (6459 Germantown Ave)

Volunteering

Volunteer ushers, box officer workers, envelope stuffers, and street marketers help us save on cost. As a thank you, you will receive complementary tickets to upcoming productions for your time.

Contact us for volunteer opportunities: info@beacontheatreproductions.org