Oprah’s “Queen Sugar” Casting Call for Drummers (Pay is $200/Day)

Queen Sugar Cast
LOS ANGELES - AUG 29: Ava DuVernay, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Oprah Winfrey, Kofi Siriboe, Rutina Wesley at the Premiere of "Queen Sugar" at the Warner Brothers Studios on August 29, 2016 in Burbank, CA - Image (Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)

Oprah Winfrey‘s Queen Sugar is now casting drummers in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on May 24th and June 4th in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • *REAL*Drummers–BONGO/AFRICAN STYLE–African American Men or Women 18+

About Queen Sugar:

Queen Sugar is a drama TV series, created, directed and executive produced by Ava DuVernay alongside Oprah Winfrey. The series is based on novel with same name by Natalie Baszile. Queen Sugar follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon (playing by Rutina Wesley), the formidable journalist and activist from New Orleans, and Charley Bordelon (Dawn-Lyen Gardner), a modern woman, who, with her teenage daughter Micah, leaves her upscale apartment in Los Angeles and moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father – an 800-acre sugarcane farm.

To audition for a role in Queen Sugar, check out the casting call breakdown below.

How to apply:


*REAL*Drummers–BONGO/AFRICAN STYLE–African American Men or Women 18+

This will shoot between 5/24 and 6/4 in the NOLA area. Dates and exact location are TBD. Rate: 200/12


Email: [email protected]
Subject: DRUMMER
Include: Name, Contact #, City of Residency, Experience playing drums/bongos.

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Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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