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Viva El Paso Auditions
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2021
Viva! El Paso is Back; Auditions are April 10, 2021
EL PASO, TEXAS – Viva! El Paso is back. Auditions for Viva! El Paso will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the historic Hotel Paso Del Norte in downtown El Paso.
All who audition will be required to sing, dance, and cold read.
Actors will cold-read from the script. Additionally, a short, prepared monologue is encouraged.
Singers should prepare a song and bring music (sheet music, flash drive, or cellphone recording are acceptable). Accompaniment will be provided.
Dancers should wear comfortable clothing and shoes for movement. Choreography will be taught at the auditions.
Social distancing will be followed. Masks are required.
Those auditioning will need to bring a photo ID, Social Security card, portrait-style headshot, and a resume of past performance and/or production work, including school information and work history.
Those attending also should bring bottled water and a snack (or lunch) for the tryouts.
Performers must be 16 years of age or older.
There is no fee to audition.
Auditions are open to performers living in the El Paso region.
Performers selected for the show will be paid a stipend. Call 915-276-5681 for more information.
Canceled last year due to the pandemic, Viva! El Paso is an El Paso tradition going into its 43rd year. Viva! El Paso celebrates more than 400 years of local history, with music, dance and dialogue. Performances will be at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, July 2 - August 7 in McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Ticket information will be announced soon. Viva! El Paso is a presentation of El Paso International & Cultural Arts (EPIC Arts), the El Paso Community Foundation, and El Paso Live.
The city owned McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre is managed by the El Paso Live division of Destination El Paso. Please visit our website, www.ElPasoLive.com for the most up-to-date information on all public events happening in the Plaza Theatre, the Abraham Chavez Theatre, the Philanthropy Theatre, the El Paso Convention Center, McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre and Arts Festival Plaza.