Dusty is a play about love, forgiveness, friends and a coming of age story. Our protagonist, Dusty, is dropped off at an orphanage at the young age of 6. There he meets the love of his life, Ashley. A cruel woman named Ms. Fletcher who punishes the kids in severe ways runs the orphanage. Over the course of the story we see our main character jump from 6 years old, to 12 years old to 14 years old and 24 years old.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Lisa - Young||Female||African American||8-10||10-year-old African American girl Lisa is the youngest kid we meet at the orphanage and she's the heart of the group. She's adorable and wise for her age.|
|Yoan - Young||Male||African American||12-15||12 to 15 years old, Black/African American male. Yoan is the newest kid at the orphanage and is having the most difficult time to adjust. He's a sweet good hearted kid.|
|Ashley - Teenager||Female||African American||12-15||12 to 15 years old, Black/African American female. Ashley is the co-lead and the heart of the story. She's wise beyond her years and is full of compassion for a young age. Looking for a talented & dedicated young actress.|
|Ms. Fletcher||Female||African American||45-60||45 to 60 years old, Black/African American female. Ms. Fletcher is the antagonist of the story. She runs an orphanage and punishes the main characters in severe ways. While the rest of the kids are scared of her and consider her a monster, we find out that she's human and there's a reason for her monstrosity.|
|Mr. Henson||Male||African American||40-55||45 to 55 years old, Black/African American male. Mr. Henson adopts the main character Dusty and becomes his father. He's light-hearted but strict. We soon find out he lost his own son a few years ago to gang violence|