Casting for the play Tribes at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Non-union, paid stipend.
Casting all roles!

Billy: Looking for a deaf or hard of hearing (HOH) actor that can play between ages 18-25, who is fluent in ASL and spoken English. This character, Billy, is very unique in that he will have to communicate by two different methods, ASL and spoken English with other characters onstage.

Sylvia: Looking for a hearing or hard of hearing (HOH) actress who can sign ASL fluently and who can play between ages 18-25.

Beth: Billy’s mother. 50’s-60’s
Ruth: Billy’s sister. 20’s
Daniel: Billy’s brother, late 20’s
Christopher: Billy’s father. 50’s-60’s

Selected cold reading sides from the script will be provided at the audition.
Auditions are Sept. 13 & 14th from 7-9pm. To arrange audition or if you have questions, please contact Lorrie Lee at, call 301-694-4744, or if you are arranging an audition after Sept. 11th at 3pm, please email

Rehearsals begin the first week of January and production dates are Feb. 11-March 6. There are 16 performances, running Thursday thru Sundays.