Ghetto Youth Theatre seeks young actors - North London
All regions, United Kingdom
Looking for young actors for a gritty and powerful production dealing with urban crime and gang life
A vibrant, gritty and provocative drama from Edmonton's own 'Ghetto Youth Theatre', Shanktown2 is the story of Shane, a young woman torn between her gang loyalties, and a desire for the freedom of the wider world. Her crew, 'The Forgotten Soldier's', and their old rivals, 'The Shanktown Goon's', have called an uneasy truce, but a malicious outside influence is conspiring to bring them both down...
We are looking for young actors willing to give up a Thursday or Friday night once a week until the production on the 16th and 17th of Febuary 2010. This is a great opportunity to get involved with a vibrant and active youth group based in a leading North London theatre.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Payment details: no pay
All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Pri is the leader of the Shanktown Goons. He has found himself disillusioned with the gang life and is looking for ways to bridge the gaps between the local crews. Pri is a good guy at heart but he understands that he has to present a strong front to keep his reputation intact, and he is not afraid of confrontation when neccesary.
Males, aged 15 to 22 from United Kingdom
Geo is an up and coming rapper. A confident young man full of positivity, he has escaped the traps of gang life and wants to help others do the same thing. Extremely talented, there is an immediate mutual attraction between him and Shane.
Males, aged 16 to 24 from United Kingdom
The Chorus is a sinister, malicious group of boys on bikes who ride around Shanktown intimidating and scaring the locals. They represent the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the Furies of Ancient Greece, North, East, South, West, a primal force of nature resulting from the violence and fear found in Shanktown.
Any gender, aged 12 to 18 from United Kingdom