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STREET THEATRE COMPANY is excited to announce auditions for its upcoming production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning Broadway hit In the Heights. Director Cathy Street is looking for 18 men and women ages 16+ with strong musical theater skills.

January 2 -- 10am-3pm with possible callbacks the evening of January 5.

Auditions will be held at Bailey Middle School, 2000 Greenwood Ave, Nashville, TN 37206. Please bring your headshot and resume and prepare a 16-bar cut in the appropriate show style. Bring sheet music in appropriate key (an accompanist will be provided-no CD’s please).

Please be prepared to provide weekend and evening availability from January 1 – March 20. Performances are Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday evenings March 4-20.

All ethnicities are encouraged. Many roles are Spanish speakers. All roles are paid positions. No AEA. Auditions are by appointment only. Please email auditions@streettheatrecompany.org with any questions and to schedule an appointment.

Character descriptions:

Women: 
PRINCIPALS:
Nina Rosario – daughter of Kevin & Camila Rosario, freshman at Stanford; very bright, sweet; feels that she has let everyone down because she’s dropping out of college; high belter
Vanessa – Usnavi’s love interest; works at salon, wants to get out of the barrio; worldly and urban; strong dancer, high belter
Camila Rosario – Nina’s mom, co-owner of Rosario’s Car and Limousine; determined to keep the family together; stands up to Kevin, straight talker; Spanish speaking a plus; strong singer/belter
Abuela Claudia – raised Usnavi and Sonny; grand-matriarch of the entire community; wins the lottery; Spanish speaking a plus; belter 


FEATURED:  
Daniela – Salon owner; brash; Spanish speaking a plus; singer belter
Carla – hairdresser works at salon; side kick to Daniela; ditzy; Spanish speaking a plus


Men: 
PRINCIPALS:
Usnavi – owner of  De la Vega’s Bodega; has a thing for Vanessa; rapper/singer, high baritone/tenor
Benny –  works at Rosario’s Car and Limousine; has thing for Nina; tenor, singer/rapper
Kevin Rosario – Nina’s dad; co‐owner of Rosario’s Car and Limousine; dreaming through Nina; baritone; Spanish speaking a plus 


FEATURED:
Sonny – Usnavi’s younger cousin; aggressive, charming; rapper/singer, tenor
Piragua Guy – tenor with extensive singing; cameo role; Spanish speaking a plus
Graffiti Pete – local graffiti artist; hip hop dancer, rapper/singer; Spanish speaking a plus


Plus a colorful ensemble who are heavily involved throughout the show. Lots of singing and dancing.

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