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Visión Latino announces auditions for their World Premiere of REVOLT Written by Nelson Diaz-Marcano and Directed by Artistic Director Xavier Custodio.
About Revolt: Once he was a young boy getting lost in the cane fields. Soon after he was a teenager wanting to protect his family. Then he became an adult fighting for his identity. Now, Don Quique has grown old and there's only one path for him; revenge! This is the story of Puerto Rico as told by a woman trying to explain its history the only way it survived, by telling the history of its people.
Don Quique: Latino male, 60s. An old ex-con with in a path of revenge emanating from his tragic history.
Jose Enrique: Latino male. 20's. Young and inspired yet naive and impulsive, Jose's younger self is full of idealism.
The Narrator: Latino female. 20's. Jose's grandniece who is telling his story to her child in order for her to understand her roots.
Jonatan: Male. 20's. Jose's best friend in his formative years, he constantly struggles with his identity and acts rashly. *
Don Jony: Male. 60's. Jose's best friend who betrayed him during the Puerto Rican revolt and got Jose in prison for 47 years. *
Victoria: Latina Female. 20's or early 30's. Jose's older sister. A patriot and a strong influence on his actions.
Vicky: Latina Female. 20's or early 30's. Jose's grandniece. She provides him with a home when he gets out of prison.
Jorge: Latino Male. 40's. Old activist turned neighborhood gangster.
Michael: Caucasian Male. 20's. Gabby's boyfriend and want to be thug. *
Helen: Caucasian Female. 20's, 30's. Jonatan's prejudiced American mother. *
Gabby: Caucasian Female. 20's. Vicky's best friend and Michael's girlfriend. *
Tito: Latino male. 20's or early 30's. Victoria's husband and patriot. He provides insights to both Jose and Jonatan about the revolution that is brewing. *
Characters with * will be double casted.
Rehearsals begin February 20th, Tech begin April 9th, Performances begin April 14th-May 6th (Thur.-Sun.) at Chicago Dramatists.
Material To Prepare:
Prepare a 90 second contemporary monologue for the audition. Sides will be provided for callbacks.
Please submit by email with subject titled Revolt with Headshot/Resume & Date/ Time for consideration.