CALL FOR ACTORS TO THE WONG KIDS AUDITIONS

July 28, 2016

PRESS RELEASE
July 28, 2016

AUDITIONS for various male and female roles will be held from August 5-7, 2016 from 1-6pm at the Bulwagang Amado Hernandez of the Cultural Center of the Philippines in preparation for the theater production entitled “The Wong Kids in The Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go!”

For the roles of Violet (female lead) and Bruce (male lead), actors must be Asian, 18-35 years of age, while the roles of Mr. Stinson and Great Prognosticator and Gimbop (male), Captain Mars/Bandersnatch/Qweegwin (male), Nobody and Gyoza (female), and Imperious Canute (male) require actors aged 18 years and above. An expertise in singing and dancing is required in all the roles. A good command of English is an added advantage since the performance will be staged entirely in English. 

Applicants are advised to bring their resume with headshot, and prepare an upbeat English song.

“The Wong Kids in The Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go!” is presented by the Cultural Center of the Philippines and Ma-Yi Theater Company in association with Tanghalang Pilipino and Philippine Air Lines. It will be staged on September 16, 21, 22, 23, 2016 (10:00am); Sept. 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25 (2:00pm); and Sept. 15, 17, 24 (8:00pm) at the CCP Little Theater. Using a mix of action-driven storytelling, puppetry, and visual magic, the production is a story about the superpowered characters Violet and Bruce Wong who travel to outer space in order to stop an evil beast called the Space Chupacabra. Playwright is Lloyd Suh and director is Ralph B. Peña with Jack Tamburri.

For inquiries, contact the CCP Production and Exhibition Department at 832-1125 loc. 1606-1607 and Tanghalang Pilipino at 832-1125 loc. 1620-1621.