Auditions are closed for this play.

Transported

Jan 28th-Feb 20th 2022
A WORLD PREMIERE Drama
by: Lisa Balderston

Directed by: Gil Savage
Produced by:Lynn Wolsey

Audition Notes:
COVID-19 Policy:
Anyone auditioning for this show, or accompanying someone auditioning, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, and be prepared to show Proof of Vaccine and Photo I.D. For up-to-date policy information visit our website at www.powpac.org.

Audition Info:
PowPAC welcomes and encourages actors of all ethnicities, gender identities, and abilities to submit for these roles
• PowPAC Theater is located at 13250 Poway Road, Poway, CA 92064 (Upstairs) – Elevator access in rear of building.
• Auditions Monday, November 29 and Tuesday, November 30, 2021. 7:00-9:30 p.m. (arrive early for paperwork and schedule comparison)
• Callbacks will be by invitation Wednesday, December 1, if required.
• First read-through will be on Monday, December 6, 2021
• Auditions will consist of readings from the script. If you would like to get the sides in advance please email gilsavage@yahoo.com and put SIDES in the subject line.
• No accents required.
• Please bring a resume of theatrical experience and a head shot.
• Appointments not necessary.
• For additional information and questions, please contact the Director at gilsavage@yahoo.com (Subject: Transported Auditions).
• Watch for updated information on our Auditions webpage at www.powpac.org and on our Facebook page.

Compensation & Union Contract Details
• No Pay – Volunteer Organization

Rehearsals and Performance Dates:
• Rehearsal schedule will be Monday -Thursday 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.; based on Cast availability.
• No Rehearsals December 24, 2021 – January 2, 2022
• Sunday evenings might be added within the last two (2) to three (3) weeks of rehearsals, if required.
• Rehearsal Start Time will be based on availability of Cast.
• Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. from Friday, January 28, 2022 – Sunday, February 20, 2022.
• Saturday, February 5th and Saturday, February 12th will have a matinee performance at 2:00 pm and an evening performance at 8:00 pm.
• Tech Rehearsals are January 17 – 20, 2022
• Dress Previews are January 24 – 27, 2022 (7:30 pm Curtain)

About the Director:
Gil Savage
is PowPAC’s current Artistic Director. He has directed plays at PowPAC starting in 2009 with Relatively Speaking. Other shows include The Clean House, Quartet and the recent multiple Aubrey winner, Exit Laughing.

About the Producer:
Lynn Wolsey
has been a volunteer for PowPAC for a number of years and has served in a variety of roles from construction to producing. As a Producer, Lynn has worked on a number of award-winning shows. Most recently, Lynn has produced Murder on the Nile and Dashing Through the Snow.
Cast Requirements:
MARI RAMIREZ: Mother of Enrique – (Co-Lead):
Age: Late 40s to Early 50s
Ethnicity: Hispanic
Line Load: Heavy
Stage Time: Heavy Stage Time
Characteristics: A charismatic, down-to-earth college professor devoted to her career and her only child, Enrique. She supports her gay son, disregarding the family members who object to his lifestyle. A dramatic turn will cause her to leave behind her profession and pursue a new calling with a greater sense of tribute and purpose.

SARA TORRES: Mother of Javier and Gabi – (Co-Lead):
Age: Late 40s to Early 50s
Ethnicity: Hispanic
Line Load: Heavy
Stage Time: Heavy Stage Time
Characteristics: An attractive, successful business owner of several floral shops. She is fiercely devoted to her children, particularly protective of her gay son, Javier. She is socially fueled by her friendship with Mari, becoming less stoic when with her. Tragedy will test her ability to persevere after an unthinkable event.

GABI TORRES, Sara Torres’ daughter – (Supporting, Major):
Age: 15-year-old (Act One) & 17-year-old (Act Two)
Ethnicity: Hispanic
Line Load Heavy
Stage Time: Heavy Stage Time
Characteristics: An edgy teen who constantly feels criticized by her mother, but very supported by her older brother. She strives to be heard in her family, often asserting herself through snarky, inappropriate comments. She is desperate to cope with her emotions after an unforeseen circumstance leaves her feeling lost.

JAVIER TORRES: Sara Torres’ son, engaged to Enrique (Supporting, Major):
Age: Mid – Late 20s
Ethnicity: Hispanic
Line Load: Heavy in Act 1
Stage Time: Heavy Stage Time in Act 1
Characteristics: A good-looking, charming, young executive who is head-over-heels in love with his fiancé, Enrique. He has a strong presence in any social setting and is confident with a silly side. He has a respectful relationship with his mother, grateful for her acceptance of him as a gay man. He enjoys playful verbal sparring with his younger sister, never letting each other get away with anything.

ENRIQUE RAMIREZ: Mari Ramirez’s son, engaged to Javier (Supporting Major):
Age: Mid – late 20s
Ethnicity: Hispanic
Line Load: Heavy in Act 1
Stage Time: Heavy Stage Time in Act 1
Characteristics: A handsome young professional who cannot wait to marry his dream-man, Javier. As an only child, there is a tight bond between him and his mother, Mari, one that involves a strong connection and mutual respect. There is also a playful side to their relationship, which makes their interaction a joy to watch.

JACOB: Walks into the train holding his boyfriend, Patrick’s, hand (Supporting Minor):
Age: 20s – 40s
Ethnicity: Any
Line Load: Light
Stage Time: Light (One Scene)
Characteristics: Enjoys wearing expressive attire. He is social, curious, and uninhibited from asking questions of complete strangers, willing to offer information about his personal life.

PATRICK: Walks into the train holding his boyfriend, Jacob’s, hand Supporting Minor):
Age: 20s – 40s
Ethnicity: Any
Line Load: Light
Stage Time: Light (One Scene)
Characteristics: A casual dresser, polite, sporting prescription glasses and a backpack. He is comfortable letting boyfriend, Jacob, do the talking in social settings, but also has his own opinion.

ROBERT: A waiter at the Mexican Restaurant (Supporting Minor):
Age: 30s to 50s
Ethnicity: Any
Line Load: Light
Stage Time: Light
Characteristics: Robert struggles to appear pleasant to his restaurant patrons. Instead, he appears to seem uncomfortable in the presence of a gay couple displaying affection.
Plot Synopsis:
Transported, the inspiring story of two Latino families brought together to celebrate the marriage of their two sons only to be torn apart by their tragic murder. Years later, two still grieving mothers meet by chance on the train. Together, they must struggle to ease their mutual pain and find a path to a new future.

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