AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT: VIVA BROADWAY - WATERBURY! A Latine Musical Theater Review
Description: Pa’lante Theater Company (A program of the Afro Caribbean Cultural Center of Greater Waterbury) announces ensemble auditions for its inaugural season slate of shows – the first show is a full length play and world premiere of CALLING PUERTO RICO by Juan Ramirez Jr., second is a Musical Theater Review celebrating Latinx Contributions to Theater titled “Viva Teatro Waterbury! (Long Live Theater in Waterbury).
Director: Nelson Rafael Roman
CALLING PUERTO RICO
VIVA BROADWAY WATERBURY - - featuring AMERICAN MADE
Venue: Auditions, and rehearsals will be held at Afro Caribbean Cultural Center @ Heart & Sole Dance Studios (130 Scott Road, Waterbury, CT 06705).
Performances are presented and will be staged at 7 Angels Theater (1 Plank Road, Historic Hamilton Park Pavilion, Waterbury, CT 06705)
Payment: All actors will receive a stipend for the production of VIVA BROADWAY WATERBURY.
Casting: 6 Actors
Pa’lante Theater Company is committed to producing theatre that reflects the reality of our vibrant and diverse community; casting is open to all without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age or veteran status.
CASTING / CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:
VIVA BROADWAY - WATERBURY
FEMALE SINGER – 20s+ BLACK/AFRO LATINA (SOPRANO)
FEMALE SINGER – 20s+ BLACK/AFRO LATINA / LATINA (MEZZO)
FEMALE SINGER/ACTRESS – BLACK/LATINA, 20s+ (ALTO)
MALE SINGER – 20s+ – Black/Latino (TENOR)
MALE SINGER – 20s+ – Black/Latino (BARATONE)
MALE SINGER - 20s+ - Black/Latino (BASS)
Auditions will take place on
Friday April 7th 6 pm - 9 pm and Saturday April 8th from 3 pm - 6 pm
((Call Backs will be the following week on Friday April 14th at 6 pm)
We will see actors every 20 minutes.
To sign up for an audition time, click here.
All Actors must bring current Headshot with Acting Resume (Note Headshot and Resume will not be returned).
For Viva Broadway Waterbury
In-person auditions; 1 musical piece that will be played with Bluetooth accompaniment, no pianist or accompanist will be provided/available. Song must be from a Black/Latinx Musical Theater production (Broadway or off-Broadway) email song to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Managing auditions: Stage Manager Zelest Caraballo
In the room: Director Nelson Rafael Roman, Stage Manager Zelest Caraballo, Angelica Huertas, Alana Ferazzi
Callbacks: by invitation on Friday April 14th starting at 6 pm; call backs will have females will have to sing one ballad showcasing Afro-Latine Musical Theater.
Rehearsals: Begin the first week of June Rehearsals will be Saturday Morning - Sunday Afternoon and Monday evening until tech week at the Afro Caribbean Cultural Center
TECH WEEK is Saturday-Thursday, Dates TBA (September 2023), 6-10 p.m at 7 Angels Theater
Thursday – Sunday – September 2023 - Viva Broadway Waterbury
All performances are at 7:00 p.m. except Sundays which are at 3 pm.
Questions: email Rafael Feliciano Roman email@example.com