Casting “Freedom Summer” in Durham, NC

Actors needed for March 16, 2016 production of “Freedom Summer” which is being staged at The Duke School in Durham, NC.
Available Roles
“Wendy” — college student (Caucasian 18 – 25 yrs)
“Cynthia” — college student (African American 18 – 25yrs)
“Rita” — civil rights activist (Caucasian 22 — 30 years)
“Dorie” — civil rights activist (African American 22 — 30 years)
“Kristoff” — newspaper reporter (Caucasian 25 – 45 years)
“Fanny” – civil rights activist (African American 30 – 50 years)

Stipend: $80

FREEDOM SUMMER In 1964, nearly 1,000 college students joined the Mississippi Summer Project to help African Americans secure their voting rights. Freedom Summer explores the tensions within the project and the challenges faced by the staff and volunteers as they adjusted to life in Mississippi during the long, hot summer of 1964.This 70 minute performance features freedom songs, speeches, testimonies, and character-driven drama, all happening around the audience.