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"Osia", a new play by Jijo Quayson
Directed by Brad Fraser

"Osia" is the story of a Ghanaian family struggling to cope with their desire for a better life. In the midst of this, Harmosia, the youngest member of the family, lives in two worlds- reality and fantasy- as she struggles to understand the truth of her life.

Rehearsals will begin part-time (20 hours/week) the week of June 27 and increase to full-time the week of July 18th. Performance dates will be between August 1-15.

We are looking for three black actors (union or non-union) for the following roles:

  • Harmosia: 12 year old girl. She frequents an imaginary world with a princess who plays in a magical river.
  • Mama: Middle aged woman. Mother to Harmosia and works as house-help for a wealthy family.
  • Kwefi: Middle aged man. Store owner and Harmosia's uncle's good friend and business partner.

Auditions: Monday, April 25th 2-7pm
Callbacks: Tuesday, April 26th

Please e-mail producer Rebecca Ballarin ( to book an audition slot. Please make the subject line of your email "Osia Audition", and indicate in your email which character you would like to audition for. Slots will be ten minutes in length, and you will be sent a side from the piece to prepare.

Posted by: Kukua Productions

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