December 1, 2018
APPOINTMENTS - In The Heights - Singers
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Seeking:Usnavi De La Vega (Lead): Male, 18-35, owner of De La Vega Bodega. Youthful, awkward, sincere Dominican owner of a convenience store. Urban, articulate, funny, harbors a crush on the local salon beauty. Not a “cool stud.” Narrator. Must sing, rap very well, and dance. Kevin Rosario (Supporting): Male, 35-55, the Puerto Rican-born father to Nina. Owns and runs a taxi dispatch with his wife, Camila. Traditional, hard-working Latin father, over-protective, loving, but also has a temper. Strong singer, strong actor. Camila Rosario (Supporting): Female, 35-55, mother to Nina & the smart, caring “business” half of the Rosarios. She takes care of the bills and business, but usually holds her tongue in the presence of her husband. Dynamic Puerto Rican woman, with a powerful voice and presence that gets unleashed when she’s had “enough." Strong singer, strong actress. Vanessa (Lead): Female, 18-30, a sexy, hardened, stylist at the local salon. Has a troubled home life, wishes to get out and into something better. Tired of all the whistles and catcalls, looking for a true love. Ethnic, but definitely American. Strong belt singer, strong dancer. Sonny (Supporting): Male, 18-30, young, smart-alecky, wise and dry cousin to Usnavi. Tough and smart Dominican, has big plans for himself and his neighborhood. Great comedy chops. Sings upper range, raps very well, dances. Abuela Claudia (Lead): Female, 45-60, raised Usnavi, though not his blood grandmother. Sweet, caring, and supportive Cuban matriarch of the neighborhood. Takes care of all the young people, and regularly plays the lottery. A wise character with strength, passion, and a long memory. A powerful actress, singer and storyteller. Strong singer, strong actress. Carla (Supporting): 18-30, bubbly, funny, side-kick to Daniela. Very sweet and religious. Supportive friend to the salon trio. Strong singer and dancer, good at comedy. Graffiti Pete (Supporting): Male, 18-30, young, urban, slick graffiti artist of the neighborhood. Slightly shady, but with a good heart. He doesn’t see his “art” as a bad thing, wants to make a difference while making a living. Need an excellent hip-hop or break dancer. Very strong dancer, raps well.
In The Heights - Open - Dancers
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Seeking:Ensemble (Chorus / Ensemble): Males & Females, 18-35, seeking diverse and well-rounded people of the community. All shapes and sizes. As important as any of the principals, these people have stories of their own. Looking to see more than just great singers and dancers. Bring your strength, your vulnerability, your history, your sass, your humor and your love and pride from your ancestors. Challenging part singing and modern dance moves. Very strong singer/readers, hip-hop and latin moves/Acro tricks.