THE LAST DANCER STANDING
RUNNING JULY 22 – SEPTEMBER 3, 2017
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY RUEBEN ECHOLES
Sebastian Graves – Male, African American. Well built. Late 50’s-early 60’s. Producer of reality dance competition “The Last Dancer Standing” Owner of Graves Cable Network. Charming , strong, and arrogant boss. What he says goes. Also a judge on the panel. He’s the Simon Cowell of the group.
Justin Paul – Male, African American. Well known R & B superstar (Usher/Chris brown esque) who dances well. One of the three Judges on the panel. He is head over heels for the host Radiant Michaels.
Launa Marie Hamilton – Female, African American. Broadway Diva with an outstanding career as an actress, singer and Dancer. She’s also a choreographer and a champion of the dancer. The Paula Abdul/Debbie Allen type. She is a judge on the panel. Very out spoken and a no nonsense type of gal.
Radiant Michaels – Female, African American. Actress and Singer who is the host of “The Last Dancer Standing” show. Full of personality. She is being pursued by Justin-Paul but she is not feeling him.
Raymond Murdock – Male, African American. Show contestant. Street performer. Must have some tap, tumbling and hip hop experience. Hyper masculine and homophobic. He has a very hard exterior but throughout the story we find out he is a great guy, he is the childhood friend of Justin Paul.
Nikita Harris – Male, any ethnicity. Show contestant who is openly gay and slightly flamboyant in his personal life, yet very kind. Must be a strong modern and hip hop dancer.
Judith Mitchell – Female, any ethnicity. Phenomenal plus-sized dancer. Must have lots of personality and strong modern and hip-hop ability.
Evette Michaels – Female, African American. Radiant’s mother who is a silver fox. She is confident in her mid sixties , funny and wise. She doesn’t take life too seriously.
Ensemble Dancers/Singers- Male/Female. Any ethnicity. 16+
Non-cisgender artists strongly encouraged to audition.