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SPRING MUSICAL: In The Heights

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College of the Desert’s Department of Performing Arts is excited to officially announce our McCallum Theater musical presentation for Spring 2018: Lin Manuel-Miranda’s (Creator of Hamilton) groundbreaking masterpiece IN THE HEIGHTS.

Tony-Winning Best Musical - In The Heights Banner 

Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes

Created by Lin-Manuel Miranda

To be presented May 3-6, 2018 in the McCallum Theater
with the full Broadway orchestrations

Director – Shafik Wahhab

Musical Director - Scott T. Smith

Choreographer – Jacqueline LeBlanc

The primary evening audition slots (5 minute increments) will be by reservation from 6 to 9pm.
9pm to 10pm will be a dance call for everyone.

Your email will be responded with either a confirmation, or with alternate slots if your preferred time is already taken.

Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before your assigned slot to fill out paperwork.

Bring a bio and headshot to submit.

Please provide legible and clearly marked sheet music for a stylistically appropriate musical theater song, 32 bars maximum.

Songs from the show are fine.

No karaoke, an accompanist will be provided.

CHARACTERS / Description Vocal Range High Note
USNAVI DE LA VEGA
owner of De La Vega Bodega, Latino
Tenor/Bari G4
NINA ROSARIO
a freshman at Stanford University, Latina
Mezzo, Strong Belt F5
KEVIN ROSARIO
Nina’s father, owner of Rosario’s Car Service, Latino
Bari-Tenor E4
CAMILA ROSARIO
Nina’s mother, co-owner of Rosario’s, Latina
Alto G3-B4
BENNY
employee of Rosario’s, African-American / non-Latin
Tenor Ab4
VANESSA
works at the salon, Latina
Mezzo, Strong Belt E5
SONNY
Usnavi’s cousin, Latino
Tenor Bb4
ABUELA CLAUDIA
raised Usnavi, though not his blood grandmother, Latina
Alto, Belt F#3-C5
DANIELA
owner of Daniela’s Salon, Latina
Alto, Belt G3-C5
CARLA
works at the salon, Latina
Alto A3-Db5
GRAFFITI PETE
an artist
Bari-Tenor G4
PIRAGÜERO (PIRAGUA GUY)
scrapes piraguas from his block of ice, Latino
Tenor A4
MIXED ENSEMBLE
Vocal and dance/movement skills
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