Auditions

Auditions for the 2021 Austin Latinx New Play Festival
Thank you for your interest in auditioning for the Austin Latinx New Play Festival (May 13th-15th, 2021). Auditions for the festival are March 26th-28th. We are casting for 4 new plays. Please read our call below very carefully and we hope to see you audition!

Audition Dates and Times:

March 26th – 7 pm – 9 pm;  March 27th/28th – 1 pm – 4 pm

Location:

Zoom (link will be provided at least one hour prior to the beginning of auditions for each day)

Important Notes:

We are casting for 4 new plays (will be announced VERY SOON). Auditions will be virtual. Signing up here means you understand that there will be ALNPF directors and other production members sitting live prepared to meet you at this audition via Zoom. If you cannot make your audition time once signed up, please contact our ALNPF Festival Manager Alex Sepulveda at (210) 636-4833.

You will present one 2-minute monologue of your choice. There are roles that require singing, if you note that you are a singer on your audition form, you may be asked to sing something short without accompaniment.

Roles:

Machine Learning:

  • Jorge – 22-28, raised in the US
  • Younger Jorge – 7-11, born in Colombia, moved to the US at 10
  • Gabriel – 40s-60s, born and raised in Colombia, moved to the US at 45
  • Arnold – a machine, born in Jorge’s mind
  • Anita – 40s, born and raised in India, moved to the US at 18

This Bitch: Esta Sangre Quiero:
+ indicates bilingual role

  • +Diana – 20s, Latina/x F or feminine person
  • +Teodoro – 20s, Non-white M or masculine person
  • +Armando – 20s, M or masculine person
  • +Madeinusa – 20s, Latina/x, F or feminine person
  • Dorotea – 20s F or feminine person
  • Tristan – 20s, Black, M or masculine person
  • Fabio – 20s, Black, M or masculine person
  • +Coco Wawa – mid20s-30s, F, or feminine person
  • Sheila Wawa – 40s-50s, F
  • +Olmo/Riqui Tiquismiquis – 20s-30s, Latino/x, M or masculine person
  • +Alma – 20s, Latina/x, F or feminine person

Have to Believe We Are Magic:

  • Gloria – 19, Latinx
  • Carmen – mature age mid-40 to +, Latinx
  • Gabby – 20 something, Latinx
  • Kirk – 20 something, mixed/Latinx/BIPOC
  • Esther – 20, Latinx/Non-white
  • Mimi – 19ish, Latinx/BIPOC/Non-white

Los Pochos:

  • Alice – 15, American Born, Mexican American, dark complexion
  • Aurelia – 55, born and raised in Mexico, dark complexion
  • Jimmy – 18, American born, dark complexion
  • Pancho – 60 born and raised in Mexico, dark complexion
  • Elena – 30, white, middle class Mexican
  • Joe – 35 American born

Important Dates:

Please keep these important dates in mind (these dates and times are pretty much set; your show date will be determined based on what show you are cast in):

  • April 12th 7 pm – 10 pm – Initial Reading of Play
  • May 2nd 2 pm – 3:30 pm – ALNPF Kickoff
  • May 3rd – May 12th 7 pm – 10 pm – Rehearsals and Tech Dates
  • May 13th – “Machine Learning” by Francisco Mendoza – 7pm
  • May 14th – “This Bitch: Esta Sangre Quiero” by Adrienne Dawes – 7pm
  • May 15th – “Have to Believe We Are Magic” by Sara Guerrero – 2pm ; “Los Pochos” by Herbert Siguenza -7pm

To Audition Please Complete These Two Steps:

Step 1: Sign up for an audition slot here.

Step 2: Fill out this audition form.

If you have any questions please contact us:

Festival Manager: alexandria_sepulveda@rocketmail.com

Teatro Vivo: teatrovivoaustin@gmail.com

thank you.

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