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Casting Call for No Number Home

Written by Tencha Avila
Directed by Vaughn Irving
Performed at the Santa Fe Playhouse

Audition Dates (by appointment):
Saturday, March 2 • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, March 3 • 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Callbacks (by invitation only):
Wednesday, March 6 • 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Audition Location:

The Playhouse Workshops
3218 Calle Marie, Unit B
(in the building with Graphic Sky)

In Attendance: 

Director: Vaughn Irving
Playwright: Tencha Avila

Production Dates:

Development • One read-through per month followed by discussion starting March 30th. (Other dates TBD)
Rehearsal • October 28 - December 11
Performances • December 12 - December 22
Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
(possibility of added performances on Saturday afternoons or Sunday evenings)

Note:
No Number Home is a brand new play by local playwright, Tencha Avila. We are looking for actors who will also participate in the development process of this new script. In addition to the normal rehearsal and performance schedule, we will be having monthly read-throughs to aid with the new play development process.

Pay:
$200 stipend

Auditions by appointment. To secure an audition slot please send an email to artisticdirector@santafeplayhouse.org with your preferred time and date. Auditioners will be asked to present short sides from the script. More information will be sent after you schedule an appointment. Actors without an appointment will be seen as time permits.

Play Synopsis:
No Number Home is about the fear and turmoil that engulfs a small colony of seven Mexican immigrant families — farm workers and their American children — when one of their own goes AWOL from the Army during WWII.
The year is 1944. The place: A colony cluster on the plain in Southeastern Colorado.
Marcos and Carmen are determined to protect their family while hopefully helping their neighbors when the MPs come looking for AWOL Jesús Rodriguez. However, they are fearful of getting caught up in the trouble and possibly deported to Mexico.

Character Breakdown:
CARMEN ÁLVAREZ – (Late 20’s-Early 30s) Female; Down to earth, practical and resourceful wife/mother.
MARCOS ÁLVAREZ – (30s-40s) Male; Carmen’s husband. Dreamer, poetic and playful father/husband.
ADELITA ÁLVAREZ – (Age 8) Female; Carmen and Marcos’ daughter. Precocious, outgoing, curious.
MARCELO RODRÍGUEZ – (50s) Male; Tough and arrogant. Father of Jesús and Joaquin
JESÚS RODRÍGUEZ – (Age 18) Male; The AWOL soldier, eighteen years old. Timid and insecure.
JOAQUÍN RODRÍGUEZ – (19-21) Male; Older brother of Jesús. Kind, shy with a speaking impairment.
MP ONE – (30-40), Male, White; A muscular man, tough and militaristic.
MP TWO – (20-30) Male; Attentive assistant to MP One.
FATHER LA FORE – (50s-70s) Male; An older man of French Canadian descent. Impressionable and playful
DOÑA OFELIA’S VOICE – Offstage voice of a coarse old lady.


Casting Call for Romeo and Juliet

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Patrick Briggs
Performed outdoors at the Ojos y Manos Amphitheater
In the Santa Fe Botanical Gardens

Audition Dates (by appointment):

Saturday, March 9 • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunday, March 10 • 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Callbacks (by invitation only):
Sunday, March 10 • 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Audition Location:

Santa Fe Prep Theater
1101 Camino de la Cruz Blanca
Santa Fe, NM 87505

In Attendance: 

Director: Patrick Briggs

Assistant Director: Kelly Kiernan
Dramaturg: John Andrews

Production Dates:

Rehearsal • May 1 – 31

Performances • June 1 – 9

Every evening with two shows on Sunday, June 9 

(Dark Monday, June 3)

Pay: $500

Auditions by appointment. To secure an audition slot, please send an email to patrick@santafeclassictheater.org with your preferred time and date. Auditioners will be asked to present a Shakespeare monologue, two minutes or less. More info will be sent after you schedule an appointment. Actors without an appointment will be seen as time permits.

Play Synopsis:

Set in Verona against the backdrop of a long feud between the Montague and Capulet families. This feud causes tragic results for the main characters in the play, Romeo and Juliet. The events contrast hatred and revenge with love and a secret marriage, forcing the young star-crossed lovers to grow up quickly and die tragically in despair.

Character Breakdown (some roles will be double cast):
Romeo – (late teens to early 20s) Son to Montague
Juliet – (late teens to early 20s) Daughter to Capulet
Chorus – (any age) An enigma
Escalus – (late 20s to 60s) Prince of Verona
Paris – (20 to 40) Kinsman to the prince, courting Juliet
Montague – (40 to 60) Father to Romeo
Capulet – (40 to 60) Father to Juliet
Mercutio – (20 – 30) Kinsman to the prince and friend to Romeo
Benvolio – (late teens to mid 20s) Nephew to Montague and friend to Romeo
Tybalt – (20s to 30s) Nephew to Lady Capulet
Friar Lawrence – (30s to 60s) A Franciscan, friend to Romeo
Sampson – (20s) Servant to Capulet
Gregory – (20s) Servant to Capulet
Peter – (20s) Servant to Juliet’s nurse
Abram – (20s) Servant to Montague
Balthasar – (20s) Servant to Romeo
An Apothecary – (any age)
Lady Capulet – (30s to 50s) Juliet’s Mother
Nurse – (30s to 50s)