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Zoom Auditions for Virtual Season

Posted: November 19, 2020.

The Vortex is holding auditions for a virtual season of plays beginning in December. Interested actors should write a short note detailing their availability and email it with a resume and headshot to the directors listed below. Zoom auditions will be set up with actors as needed. All auditions and rehearsals will occur online. Performances will be recorded for distribution and may be recorded online or in an approved socially distanced, limited group size manner. Different shows and directors have different plans. We appreciate your patience as we sort out all the issues of a new way of producing!

Actors are needed for:

The Farolitos of Christmas - a one-act reading of the beloved story by Rudolfo Anaya. Rehearsals are scheduled to begin December 1. Looking for 4 children aged 12 - 14, 4 women, ages late 20's to 60's, and 4 men ages 30's to 70's. Musical ability and Spanish language skills are an advantage. Send a headshot and resume to director Ray Rey Griego at rayrey.vortex@gmail.com.

Talking With by Jane Martin - 11 monologues by women of a variety of ages and ethnicities. Send a headshot and resume to director Tim Crofton at timcrofton67@gmail.com This is a late January production.

Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel. Directed by Marty Epstein for a March production. Needed are 1 woman late 30’s, early 40’s, 1 man 40’s and 1 man late 50's, early 60's. Irish dialect for the woman and younger man. Please send your letter of interest, resume/experience and head shot to Martyepstein618@icloud.com. Marty will provide sides if he chooses to schedule an audition with you.

Black Friday: Amazon Donates to The Vortex

Posted: November 17, 2020.
You can donate to The Vortex—at no cost to you— while you shop for Black Friday deals. Simply order from smile.amazon.com/ch/85-0263324 and AmazonSmile will donate to Vortex Inc.