Looking for Actors for Theatre show!


PRODUCTION COMPANY

Indigo Arts

PRODUCER(S)

Gabriella Klein

DIRECTOR(S)

Gabriella Klein

UNION STATUS

Non-Union

PROJECT TYPE

Theatre / Live Performance

STUDENT PRODUCTION

No

COMPENSATION DETAILS

There will be a $50 payment and a dinner party afterward.

AUDITION DATE(S)

Tuesday September 12th

AUDITION LOCATION

TBA

SHOOT / PERF. DATE(S)

October 28th

SHOOT / PERF. LOCATION(S)

Presentation House Theatre

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Monday, September 11, 2017

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Please call or email me at 7783190479 or cubangabi@gmail.com

PROJECT SYNOPSIS

This is a READING not a fully staged production. The play takes place in Havana in 1994 during the Special Period and has a cast of 7 including 6 of whom are preferably Spanish speaking and of colour. Lots of good monologues and the ability to sing is not a requirement but helps.

Gilda Russel
AGE

mid 40’s to mid 50’s…

GENDER

Female

DESCRIPTION

She is going to Cuba for the first time. She has just gone through a divorce and is a staunch socialist and hopes to find her niche in what she considers a mecca for her ideals. Smart but not worldly and vulnerable.

Leidy Salazar
AGE

Mid 30’s to mid 50’s…

GENDER

Female

DESCRIPTION

Black Cuban woman who speaks very good English. She is intelligent and deeply involved with Santeria, the Afro Cuban religion. She befriends Gilda but has secrets of her own.

Fuego Salazar
AGE

30’s to 40’s…

GENDER

Male

DESCRIPTION

Cuban man who speaks English and is educated as a pharmacist but is trying desperately to escape to the United States by any means necessary.

Yemanja
AGE

flexible between 20s to 50s

GENDER

Female

DESCRIPTION

The Afro Cuban goddess of the sea and the mother of all the people. She is strong, smart and the leader of the chorus of gods and goddesses.

Ochun
AGE

flexible

GENDER

Female

DESCRIPTION

The Goddess of love, gold and flirtation in the pantheon of Afro Cuban santos. She is one of the chorus and is very flirtatious.

ADDITIONAL CHARACTERS

Elegua is the trickster and can be played by a male or female.
Shango is the god of male sexuality and power. Strong male reader.
Narrator.