Auditions will be held on October 6th and 7th from 11am-3pm at El Teatro Campesino’s Playhouse at 705 Fourth St. in San Juan Bautista. Auditions are open, but appointments are available during these times, and possibly other times by arrangement. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (831)623-2444.
Those auditioning should come prepared with a song (preferably in Spanish) and a monologue.
The production is seeking the following roles, all Spanish-speaking:
-Pueblo (Native Community)-Ensemble/chorus composed of men, women, and children. Must be able to read and sing in Spanish.
-La Virgen-Principal role. Female, confident singer.
-Fraile (Friar)-Supporting role. Male. One of three friars. May be required to sing.
Rehearsals begin October 22nd. The show will be presented in the Old Mission San Juan Bautista, running from November 23rd through December 16th, 2012.
El Teatro Campesino’s production of “La Virgen del Tepeyac” brings to life the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe and her miraculous appearances to Juan Diego, featuring live music, traditional song, and Aztec dances.