We believe that the African American community has rich stories that deserve to be told. We believe the voices telling the stories deserve to be heard. And we believe that together we can transport our stories from our communities to platforms that showcase them as the art we've always known them to be.
Auditions will be held in the classroom at the Visitor's Center. Please come prepared with a one-minute monologue. If you are unable to attend the audition or would like more information, contact us at MOJOAApac@gmail.com.
MOJOAA Performing Arts Company is seeking 3-10 minute plays and monologues written by men of color on the theme of "reclamation" to be performed on August 12, 2017 at Mordecai Historic Park. Mordecai Historic Park was once one of the largest plantations in Eastern North Carolina and the chosen production will be staged on the front steps of the original “big house”. Pieces should be original, previously unpublished works with 5 characters or less and minimal technical needs. You must have the rights and permissions for any unoriginal material in your piece.
COMPENSATION: Compensation is $50 and publishing.
SUBMIT: To submit, please send an email to MOJOAApac@gmail.com with your name and phone number in the body of the email and attach your piece. All submissions are due by May 31, 2017 at 11:59pm EST. You will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours and notified about the acceptance of your piece by June 15, 2017.
Email questions to MOJOAApac@gmail.com.
August 12, 2017; The performance begins at 6:00PM (Free Performance)
MORDECAI HISTORIC PARK 1 Mimosa St, Raleigh, NC 27604 was one of the largest plantations in Eastern North Carolina and the production will be staged on the front steps of the original big house. Bring your lawn chair and come to hear a staged reading of works by Men of Color.
Connecting the youth to the past: one narrative, one interview and one interactive experience at a time.
The 2015 and 2016 sold out interactive experience is back this season! Escape to Freedom will take audience members through a simulated slave run. Actors will guide and thwart audiences as they try to escape antebellum slave life.
September 15, 16, 22 & 23, 2017. The interactive performance begins at 6:00PM, 7:30PM & 9:00PM ($15.00 per ticket)
MORDECAI HISTORIC PARK 1 Mimosa St, Raleigh, NC 27604
Tickets can be purchased by calling (919) 996-4364
(Wear comfortable shoes)