AMERICAN MARIACHI - Goodman Theatre Auditions

Posted: June 8, 2019

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American Mariachi - Submissions Sought

Goodman Theatre


APPOINTMENTS
Please submit by emailing your picture/resume to goodmanselfsubmissions@gmail.com. Please include "American Mariachi Submission" in the subject line of the email submission.

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep Minimum - $1,033/wk

SEEKING
We are seeking picture and resume submissions for the AMERICAN MARIACHI production and roles.

INSTRUCTIONS
Please submit by emailing your picture/resume to goodmanselfsubmissions@gmail.com. Please include "American Mariachi Submission" in the subject line of the email submission.
Deadline: Wed, Jun 19, 2019

SUBMIT TO
goodmanselfsubmissions@gmail.com

PERSONNEL
AMERICAN MARIACHI
Written byJosé Cruz González
Directed by Henry Godinez
Musical Director: Cynthia Flores
Artistic Director Goodman Theatre: Robert Falls
Managing Producer/Director of Casting Goodman Theatre: Adam Belcuore
Casting Associate Goodman Theatre: Rachael Jimenez
Casting Assistant Goodman Theatre: Emma Gruhl
Associate Artistic Director Dallas Theater Center: Joel Ferrell
Dallas Theater Center Producer: Sarahbeth Grossman
Casting Associate Dallas Theater Center: Caroline Hamilton

OTHER DATES
Dallas Theater Center Commitment Dates:
Dates are subject to change
First Rehearsal 2/10/2020
First Tech 3/7/2020
First Preview 3/14/2020
Opening 3/20/2020
Closing 4/5/2020
No Possible Extension

Goodman Theatre Commitment Dates:
Dates are subject to change
First Rehearsal: 4/14/2020
First Tech: 4/21/2020
First Preview: 4/25/2020
Opening: 5/4/2020
Closing: 5/31/2020
No Possible Extension

OTHER
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

BREAKDOWN
[LUCHA MORALES] Early to mid 20's. U.S born Mexican-American. Bilingual. Daughter of AMALIA and FEDERICO MORALES. Struggles with her father’s expectations. Dreams of one day becoming a nurse. She is the primary caregiver for her mother. She loves to sing (soprano)and learns to play the violin. Her best friend is her cousin BOLI.
[HORTENSIA PÉREZ] Early to mid 20's, Mexican American. Prefers to be called “BOLI.” Works as a hotel maid and later at a cannery. LUCHA’s cousin. Hungry to learn about the world. She is fiercely loyal and protective of her family and friends. She loves to sing (alto) and learns to play the guitar.
[AMALIA MORALES] Late 40s to early 50s. Mexican American. Bilingual. Mother of LUCHA, married to FEDERICO. She is battling early onset dementia and is mostly lost in the past except for a few moments of lucidity. She sees and speaks to her deceased aunt, TÍA CARMEN. She used to the play violin and she sings beautifully (any vocal range). Also plays DOÑA LOLA; an elderly eccentric lady who loves her hair styled in the salon.
[GABBY OROZCO] Mid 20's, Mexican American. A Born Again Christian. She lacks confidence, style, and experience in the world. Her Spanish isn’t so good either. Works as a baker at El Águila Panadería. She sings (any vocal range) and plays the electric bass at her church. Learns to play the guitarrón. She actively searches for guidance and companionship.
[SOYLA REYNA] Mid 40's, Colombian. Born in Colombia. Immigrated to the U.S. as a young woman. Bilingual. Owner of Salón Superior de Soyla. She is always well put together. Savvy about the world, opinionated, self-sufficient, sexually confident, and supportive of the young women. She sings (any vocal range) beautifully and learns to play the vihuela.
[MINO AVILA] 40 to 60 years old, Mexican. Compadre of FEDERICO, but they haven’t spoken in years. Bilingual. A mariachi (any vocal range), he is very wise, a music historian. LUCHA’s godfather. A softspoken and humble man with a broken heart. He repairs music instruments in his garage. Plays guitar or vihuela.


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

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