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VIVA! El Paso Tryouts March 9 at Abraham Chavez Theatre

Auditions for singers, actors and dancers, and interviews for technical crew for the 2019 production of Viva! El Paso will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Check-in is at 8 a.m.

Those auditioning for performing roles need to bring a photo ID, Social Security card, photo ID, a portrait-style headshot, and a resume of past peformance/production work, including school information and work history. All performers must be 16 years of age or older; children auditioning for Viva Kids (ages 10 to 15) must attend the auditions.

Performer requirements are:
• Actors — Prepare a 90-second monologue of their choice.
• Singers — Prepare a song and bring music (sheet music, flash drive, cellphone). Accompaniment will be provided.
• Dancers — Wear comfortable or dance clothes and shoes; choreography will be taught at the audition.

There is no fee to audition. Those attending the tryout should bring bottled water and a snack or lunch.

Auditions are open to performers living in the El Paso area. Performers and technical support crew will be paid a stipend. Call 637-4029 for more information.

The 42nd season of Viva! El Paso, directed by Keith W. Townsend, will be at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays June 14-July 27 iin the picturesque McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Ticket information will be announced soon. Viva! El Paso is a presentation of the El Paso Community Foundation, El Paso Live and the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department.