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AUDITIONS for Spring 2022: Olvidados: A Mexican American Corrido

by Elisa Gonzales

Lyrics by Elisa Gonzales 
Music and Additional Lyrics by Moises Vázquez
Directed by Sara Guerrero

Auditions: January 31 and February 1 from 6 – 10 pm in BCA 413
Callbacks: February 2 from 6 – 10 pm in BCA 413

Rehearsals Begin: Mid-February 2022 – Schedule TBD
Peformance Schedule: April 7 @ 7:30 pm, April 8 @ 7:30 pm, April 9 @ 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Roles Available:
Las Corridistas Ensemble #1
Las Corridistas Ensemble #2
Las Corridistas Ensemble #3
Las Corridistas Ensemble #4

Each role above is part of an ensemble of four women who play various manifestations of La Corridista, as well as other characters who appear throughout the story - musicians, cannery workers, children, Repatriados, Paula’s sisters, newsies, radio broadcasters, etc. 
We are specifically seeking Latina actors with some command of Spanish language and we will consider women of color as well.
Prepare a one minute contemporary monologue of your choice, as well as 1-2 minutes of a song of your choice, to be sung acapella.  
In January, as auditions approach, we will have a Sign Up Genius for performers to register for an audition time. Please look for this link in future issues of the Lobyist and on this website.
For callbacks, sides will be provided, and you will be asked to sing a selected song from the play.
Visit SignUp Genius to schedule your Olvidados audition.

Read the script in PDF format.