Audition for Gill Sotu’s Spoken Word Opera Ordinary Magic

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Ordinary Magic – A Spoken Word Opera by award-winning poet/playwright Gill Sotu. Directed by Ise Lyfe (HBO Def Poetry, Huffington Post, New York Times)

An ambitious drummer at a famous Vanguard soul lounge is forced to choose between saving her family, helping her community, or following her dreams amongst protests and powerful men with their own agendas.

Types of Actors Needed
Male and female Non-Union, San Diego Local

Monday, October 24, 2016 and Wednesday, October 25, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. (By appointment)

Jacobs Center For Neighborhood Innovation, 404 Euclid Ave. San Diego, CA, 92114

By appointment only. Please contact Gill Sotu at Please prepare a one to two minute contemporary monologue.

Roles to be filled:

  • Ronnie Thomas, mid 20’s, lead singer of Soul Bizarre, the house band at the Vanguard Lounge – (Open Ethnicity; must be able to sing.)
  • Reverend Charles Logan, 40’s, ex-biker turned televangelist, head of the Ciity Council – (Caucasian)
  • Sugar Davis (early/mid 30s) Quincy’s wife, runs the bar and the books at the Vanguard – (Open Ethnicity; must be able to sing)

December 5 to 16, 2016 and January 2, 2017 through February 2, 2017; Monday through Thursday from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM, and Sunday afternoons TBA.

Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM – Joan Kroc Theatre, La Mesa.

$300 total

For more information or to book audition – contact Gill Sotu at