THE CUBANS - Miami New Drama Auditions

Posted: June 21, 2019

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THE CUBANS - Miami FL EPA

Miami New Drama

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Jul 15, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
lunch break tbd

CONTRACT
SPT Tier 7; $530/week AEA min

SEEKING
Equity actors for various roles. See breakdown.

PREPARATION
Please prepare two contrasting one-minute
monologues. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Colony Theatre
1040 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139-2502
Check in at Box Office to be directed to the audition room

PERSONNEL
Attending EPA:
Artistic Director: Michel Hausmann
Director of New Work: Erik Rodriguez
Writer: Michael Leon,
Director: Victoria Collado

OTHER DATES
Rehearsal Date(s): 1/2/20
Preview Date(s): 1/23-1/24/20
Opening Date(s): 1/25/20
Closing Date(s): 2/16/20
*subject to change

OTHER
If unable attend, video auditions will be
accepted. Send the required prepared materials
to erik@miaminewdrama.org
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
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 attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN
Martica
(Cuban, 50’s): Martica has spent her whole life looking after the needs of her family. Her love is endless and bountiful but it comes with a condition; she expects the same from others. She is strong-willed, devoted, and blunt.

Christy
(Cuban, Late 20’s): As a first generation American, she struggles to find her place in both the country and her family. Although she is independent and determined, she constantly seeks validation from her family. She is misunderstood, vivacious, and sensitive.
Jesus
(Chinese-Cuban, 60s): Jesus is the equalizer between the strong personalities of both his wife and daughter. Although he has a personal history of hardship, he does not hold his scars as an armor but rather they keep him vulnerable to the ones he loves. He is exuberant, selfless, and firm.

Ramoncito
(Cuban, Early 30’s): Ramoncito is sweet and fragile. He is currently coming to terms with his sexuality and fears abandonment if he were to expose his true self. Whenever you’re with him, he makes you feel like the most important person in the room.

Ana
(Cuban, 50’s): Ana is loud, unpredictable, and pretty self involved. She leads the life of a twenty year old and disregards any social norms. As the middle sister, there is always a great deal of jealousy and need to prove herself in front of Martica. Underneath all the exterior, Ana means well and cares deeply about her family.

Eric/Anthony
(Caucasian, 30’s): Eric, A wholesome, handsome, All-American dude. This world feels foreign to him but he is excited by the “exoticness” of it all. Awkward, soft-spoken, and earnest. Anthony, Ramoncito’s kind and supportive first boyfriend. Comes from an Italian background and connects to the dynamics of a Cuban family. Tactful, affable, and forthright.

Pepe
(Cuban, 40’s): Pepe exudes male masculinity. He has an old fashioned mentality and doesn’t beat around the bush. He was born in Cuba but moved to Miami during his teens. Although by this point he is more American than Cuban, he still carries himself like he just got off the boat.

Vero
(Cuban, 40’s): Smart, affectionate, and passive aggressive. Vero struggles with speaking her mind. Her passions and feelings have always taken a backseat to her husband’s needs.

Manolito
(Afro-Cuban, 60s): A lifelong friend of the family, Manolito is suffering from early Alzheimers. He is coming to terms with the disillusion of "The American Dream." Manolito also has a strong, rabid personality and is unwavering with his opinions.
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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 audition.

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