August 7, 2019

Call for local child actors for Yale Rep’s A RAISIN IN THE SUN

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Yale Repertory Theatre seeks a local (AEA or non-AEA) child actor to play TRAVIS for its 2019-2020 season production of A RAISIN IN THE SUN by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Carl Cofield. Travis is the youngest member of the Younger family; he’s an African-American ten-year-old boy, living in Chicago in the 1950s.

Auditions will be held on Monday, September 9, 2019 in New Haven by appointment only. Children will be asked to prepare a short side for the audition.

Experience in production, drama classes, drama summer camp, or similar performing experience is preferred.

Dates of the production:

First Rehearsal: February 3, 2020

Technical Rehearsals: March 6-18

Previews: March 13-18

Opening Night: March 19

Closing Night: April 4

Rehearsals are held in New Haven Monday-Saturday after 2:00 PM. Rehearsals can accommodate school schedules but will require flexibility from families to miss school on some key dates in the production calendar. Compensation is included for children if cast.

Please contact to make an appointment, or for any questions about the auditions, production commitment, and/or rehearsal process.

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