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'Viva! El Paso' auditions set for Saturday

April 22, 2022
'Viva! El Paso' auditions set for Saturday

Tryouts for the 44th season of El Paso’s popular summer attraction Viva! El Paso are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at the Hotel Paso del Norte in downtown El Paso.

Those auditioning will be required to sing, dance, and cold read.

Actors will cold read from the script. 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.

You’ll need to bring a photo ID, Social Security card, portrait-style headshot, and resume of past performance or production work, including school information and work history.

Those attending should also bring bottled water and a snack (or lunch) for the tryouts.

Performers must be 16 or older. There is no fee to audition.

Viva! El Paso, directed by Cody Ritchey, will run at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, July 1 through August 6 in the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Ticket information will be announced soon.

It is produced by El Paso International and Cultural Arts (EPIC Arts) in association with the El Paso Community Foundation and El Paso Live.

Auditions are open to performers living in the El Paso region.

Performers will be paid a stipend.

Call 915-276-5681 for more information.