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ALOHA ATTIRE - Kuma Kahua Theatre Non Equity Auditions

Posted: September 10, 2020
Audition Location: Online Zoom Auditions,

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Kumu Kahua Theatre Holds Audition Workshop and Auditions for Aloha Attire by Lee Cataluna 

 

WHAT:?Audition Workshop for Aloha Attire by Lee Cataluna 
WHERE:?Zoom Meeting? 
WHEN:?6:00 pm Sunday, September 13, 2020? 
INFO:?808-536-4222, kumukahua.org and officemanager@kumukahua.org

 

WHAT:?Auditions for Aloha Attire by Lee Cataluna 
WHERE:?Zoom Meeting? 
WHEN:?2:00 pm Saturday, September 19, 2020 & 6:00 pm Sunday, September 20, 2020? 
INFO:?808-536-4222, kumukahua.org and officemanager@kumukahua.org? 

Open auditions will be held to cast the World Premiere of Lee Cataluna’s?Aloha Attire.? The show will be directed by R. Kevin Garcia Doyle and runs November 5 – November 22, 2020.?Both the auditions and performances for this production will be held on Zoom. 

Lee Cataluna takes advantage of the unique platform of “live, digital theatre” with this tribute to 1980s Hawai‘i, framed by the clothes we wore.  
 

Your invitation to the 80s includes the vaguely defined dresscode: ?"aloha attire"  

What does that even mean? In this play, written specifically for online production, we will examine classic aloha attire pieces like the shorty-mu‘u, dressy slippers, gold-dipped maile leaf pendants, and the 17 ways to wrap a pareu. Let your fashion consultant take you through stories of what we wore, what it meant, and why it was so awesome. 

 

Director R. Kevin Garcia Doyle is looking for actors to fill the following roles: 
 

Destinee “Des”– early 20s, the narrator, present day 

 

Ala – girl, Kini’s friend, we see her as a 4th grader and then middle-schooler 

 

Kini – sister of Kaipo and Theresa, we see her as a 4th grader and then middle-schooler 

 

Kaipo – middle child between Kini and Theresa, high school, quick-witted, self-assured 

 

Alika – high school junior, nice guy but kind of thick  

 

Kawika – high school junior, Alika’s half-brother, slightly a jerk 

 

Theresa – high school junior 

 

Grandma –not a very old grandma. She’s probably late 50s and athletic. 

 

Billy – Grandma’s son, 20s, gum-chewing, thinks-he’s-cool, creepy 

Also Voice of Priest 

 

 

All actors should be familiar with the story. A digital copy of the script can be found?here.?? 
 

Audition Information: 

 

If you would like to audition, fill out this audition sheet and contact r.kevin.doyle@gmail.com to receive the audition Zoom meeting link.  

 
NOW AVAILABLE:? Electronic scripts for all 50th season Kumu Kahua productions.?Auditions will consist of readings from the script. 

For further information, call the Kumu Kahua Theatre office at 536-4222, or email officemanager@kumukahua.org

Kumu Kahua productions are supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020, McInerny Foundation?(Bank of Hawaii, Trustee);?The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawai`i, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser, ABC Stores, the Gloria Kosasa Gainsley Fund, PoiPlanet, Hawai`i Public Radio, The Kim Coco Fund for Justice of the Iwamoto Family Foundation, Edric Sakamoto, John Mazur and other foundations, businesses, and loyal patrons. 

 
 

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