Casting – GOTA’s fall productions

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GOTALogo2Award winning and nominee performing and visual arts group GOTA (Group of the Arts), is seeking male and female actors for their upcoming Fall productions, scheduled for October and November 2015. Both productions are in Spanish and will participate in two festivals in the NYC area. Actors must be fluent in spanish, available for evening rehearsals and for performances. They must also be comfortable working with an ensemble made up by actors of various levels of experience.

We are a group of volunteers who get together to create art. We don’t do it for fame or fortune. We do it because we love being on stage and enjoy the creative process that takes us there. There is NO PAY involved with these projects. However, we have managed to received a fair amount of exposure and coverage from the press in the past. We offer a laid back, relaxed and friendly atmosphere, the opportunity to showcase your talent.

We are looking to cast the following roles.

“Por Mi Madre Que Es Verdad”, a comedy that tells the story of Franklin Peralta; a good hearted man, who was granted various wishes by Jesus; due to his honesty and kindness towards others. The play takes place within a Talk Show setting, with special guests, experts and reenactments of the events. The main topic of the talk show is the devastating effects caused by Peralta by wishing to keep Death on hold.

Characters:

Jesus: Cool, calm and collected. Sees the positive in everything.

The Devil: Sneaky, sarcastic and manipulative. Actor must move well and use body to intimidate. He is mad at Peralta because not souls are going down to hell since Death is on hold. A Jim Carrey character actor type.

Studio Floor Manager: Upbeat, friendly and outgoing male or female actor. Key role as it has a lot of interaction with the live audience and he/she is responsible for a smooth transition in between scenes. The FM will make sure the audience maintains a high energy, excited and clapping during “commercial breaks” He/she is also the assistant to the Talk Show host.

Homeless: They depend on the lead character for food and clothes. Each have a disability and/or disease that Jesus cures as part of his miracles on earth. They all have a bigger than life personalities.

There are also other roles available for which everyone will be considered for.


“Fuego en Granada”. This play is an homage to Federico Garcia Lorca and explores his thoughts and visions up to the moment of his death. The story is told from Lorca’s point of view and includes some of his poetry and scenes from a few of his plays.

Characters:

Federico Garcia Lorca: (20’s – 30’s) A handsome dreamer. Troubled, a rebel towards society and its conservative morals. Open to express and discover himself emotionally and sexually. Must be comfortable with reciting poetry and dancing.

Women: Women to portray various featured roles and chorus during the play. Must move well and be able to learn short choreography if needed.

Men: Men to portray various featured roles and chorus during the play. Must move well and be able to learn short choreography if needed.

If interested in any of the roles available, please send us an email at casting@gotanyc.com include a recen headshot and resume. We will get back to those who we want to invite for a reading/audition.

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