ATTENTION LATINA ACTRESSES – “Confessions of Women from East LA” (DETROIT, MI)

Mah-Dey Theatre Holds Auditions at Matrix Theatre Company on July 16th

Open Casting Call for “Confessions of Women from East LA” by Josefina Lopez will be held on Thursday, July 16, at Matrix Theatre Company, 2730 Bagley St. in Southwest Detroit. Auditions will begin at 6:30pm. Contact director, Maria Serratos, at for more information. ┬áThis is a co-production of Mah-Dey Theatre and Matrix Theatre Company.

Please have one minute monologue. Sides will be provided. Please bring headshot and resume.

The performance dates are September 4th through September 27th.

The play is a celebration of being women and being Latina in the U.S. Mature themes challenge the stereotypes of Latinas with vibrant humor and the authentic voices of women from East L.A.

Four actresses portray nine characters. Character breakdown as follows:

Marquez-Bernstein, Ph.D., 35, a woman who gives “Super Latina” seminars.

Calletana, 40, a street vendor who challenges city hall for her right to earn a living.

Lolita Corazon, 25, who teases and punishes men with her powerful sexuality.

Yoko Martinez, 28, a Latina who tries to pass for Japanese.

Roxie, 30, a self-defense instructor.

Tiffany, 20, a valley girl and a Chicana activist.

Dona Conception, 55, a grandmother who discovers she has AIDS.

Dona Florinda, 45, a soap opera addict in recovery.

Valentina, 26, a Chicana activist.

Matrix Theatre Company 2730 Bagley St. Detroit, MI 48216 (313) 967-0999

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