Voice of African American boy or girl

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Voice of African American boy or girl 
Established documentary studio is casting for the voice of an enslaved black child around 6-8 years old. The role can be for a girl or boy. He or she is the son/daughter of a couple who are enslaved on a Virginia plantation. The family lives in a small slave cabin next to the main mansion.

>> This is for a short audio program (60-90 seconds) that will play in a reconstructed slave quarters at a historic site as part of an exhibit about slavery and its legacy.

>> We are looking for voice talent with some acting experience as this needs to part of a believable scene in which a father helps his son or daughter learn to read. The role of the child has 10 lines.

>> If interested, please provide a sample of the lines for the “Child” role below.

>> In this imagined scene, a father is teaching his young son or daughter to read using the Bible (unlike many people who were enslaved, this couple were literate). It is nighttime and their voices are on the low side so they are not heard by others outside the slave cabin. 
2017-04-08 15:21:52 GMT
2017-04-18 11:00:00 (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) 
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Voice123 SmartCast is seeking 10 auditions and/or proposals for this project (approx.) Invitations sent by SmartCast have resulted in 5 audition(s) and/or proposal(s) so far.

Project Parameters

The Voice Actor should be located in:
Fixed - USD 150
English - USA and Canada
• Audio files must be delivered via email
There are no special pre-, post-, or production requirements for this project.
Not defined
This is a non-union project
African American

Script Details

>>Please read the "Child" lines. A father reads a line from the Bible: “I am the Lord your God....”
>> CHILD: (hesitatingly and sounding out the words): “I am the Lord…your God.”
>> Father: “…which brought you forth…”
>> CHILD: “…which brought you forth.”
>> Father: Good, go on, you try.
>> CHILD (slowly): “…out of…the land of…Eg—Eg?” (pauses)
>> Father: (chuckling slightly). “Egypt.”
>> CHILD: “Egypt.”
>> Father: That’s it. Keep going. 
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