Seeking Latinx Performers for Piper Theater’s Production of Bomba and the Coquí
Piper Theatre Productions is dedicated to producing innovative and dynamic theater, introducing young people to the theatrical arts, and providing opportunities for emerging artists to showcase their talent.
This summer’s Musicals Now Festival will present a new musical Bomba and the Coquí by Ana Garcia with Book & Lyrics by Ana Garcia and Lou Rodgers and directed by Omar Perez to be performed at Gallery Players’ 99-seat theater at 199 14th Street in Brooklyn, NY.
All hires must adhere to the Piper Code of Conduct.
Piper is an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
All members of the Piper community will need to provide current proof of vaccination against Covid-19.
Submissions should include headshot/resume, link to reel/ website and/or online examples of work, and be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Learn more about us at: https://pipertheatre.org/about-piper/)
Rehearsals: ) May 24th-Jun 14th
Run June 15th-25th; Community Performance at Old Stone House, Brooklyn TBD (Tentatively on June 28th)
Note: All performers should be comfortable singing and moving on stage. Knowledge of Bomba and Salsa a plus but not required.
BOMBA: (Female Late teens-early to mid 20’s) Ten years old and wise beyond her years. Adventurous, which often leads to trouble. She is trying her best. Soprano (Low: A3, High: G5)
ABUELO: (Male 45+) Sweet, loving, and Bomba’s moral compass. However, he forgets…a lot. Baritone (Low: Bb2, High: F4)
MISS PEÑA: (Female 30+) Bomba’s teacher. Strict, unhappy, and dislikes most children particularly Bomba. Mezzo Soprano (Low: G3, High: E5)
LIDER: Baritone (Male 45+) Loud and larger than life. Leader of the coqui revelers in the forest. He and his followers are waiting for the fabled coqui princess. Coquibamba to answer their prayers. (Low: F3, High: F4 belt)
SASSY/ENSEMBLE- (Female Late teens-early to mid 20’s) Bomba’s classmate, and ringleader of the pack. Plays in ensemble of revelers in the forest waiting for the fabled coqui princess. Coquibamba to answer their prayers. Alto/Mezzo (F3 – A4)
WIMPY/ENSEMBLE- (Male Late teens-early to mid 20’s) Ten years old. Bomba’s classmate. Wimpy, nervous, diplomatic. Allergic to nuts. Tenor (F3 – A4)
COOL/ENSEMBLE (Male Late teens-early to mid 20’s) Ten years old. Bomba’s classmate. Knows whats going on around school. Tenor (F3 – A4)
PRUDY/ENSEMBLE- (Female Late teens-early to mid 20’s) Ten years old. Gold star student. Teacher’s pet and loyal servant to Miss Peña. Alto/Mezzo (F3 – A4)