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Published:June 6th, 2008 11:51 EST
CASOE Begins Rebuilding This Summer

CASOE Begins Rebuilding This Summer

By Garrett Godwin

DETROIT, MI: The performing arts company CASOE is asking all old, new, and no-school skaters to "come out and have fun" with them at the Rollercade Skating Rink on Friday, June 13 from 7-10pm.

The address is 2130 South Schafer -- located on the corner of Schafer and Ford Street in southwest Detroit. Tickets costs $6, and will be sold at the door only.

The next day, on Saturday, June 14, CASOE is having auditions for their next production, "A Dream That Never Sleeps". Written by president-founder, the play centers around the Robinsons, a family with its own share of trials and tribulations. For instance, bitter Patricia, the mother, is addicted to alcohol and prescription drugs.

It is seeking teenagers and adults between the ages of 18-26 that can sing, dance, act, and/or perform these roles:

Franklin Roberson, the father
Patricia Roberson, the mother
Immanuel "Mann Gee" Roberson, the oldest son
Shonna Roberson, the only daughter and middle child
Emery Kyle Roberson, the youngest
Calvin Jones
Ms. Meriwether, performing arts teacher
Shadow Voices - Light and Dark Voices that represents the inner conflicts within Patricia Roberson
Dancers - performing arts students

The CASOE (Creative Arts Spirit Of Excellence) Group, Inc. is a budding performing arts company that is also a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of creative abilities and leadership skills of individuals through artistic intentions. They provide opportunities for individual achievements as well as promoting spiritual and community growth. CASOE`s purpose is to create hope, transform communities, and reach for excellence.

Their mission is to help others find their purpose, which will ultimately lead them closer to God and their fellow brethren. To know that one`s creative gifts will take him or her to one`s destiny is to know that everyone is connected to one another. The CASOE Group embraces artistic initiatives which celebrate the power of the human spirit. In this celebration, they lift their hearts and minds to the Holy Spirit, giving their lives to God.

Auditons will be held from 1-4pm at God Land Unity Church. The address is 22450 Schoolcraft -- located on I-96 Service Drive on Outer Drive.

If interested in being a member or want to make contributions, contact Janice Smith at 313-971-5231 or email her at For more information, contact artistic director Jesse White at 313-457-7007, or go online at