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OC Auditions: Seeking actors for “W.A.C. IRAQ: A Work-In-Progress”

Breath of Fire Laina Theater Ensemble – Audition notice

“W.A.C. IRAQ: A Work-In-Progress” – A World Premiere

Written By Mel Nieves

Directed by José Casas

Auditions: Sat., May 31 & Sat., June 7 @ 2pm-6pm

Location: Breath of Fire’s space 310 W 5th Street (2nd Floor), Santa Ana, CA, 92701

(Corner of 5th & Broadway, above El Curtido Restaurant)

Voice Mail: 714.540.1157

Please Bring Pix/Resume. Be prepared to cold read.

Rehearsals begin: August 3

Production opens Sept.12 thru Oct. 11

Synopsis: In “W.A.C. Iraq: A Work-In-Progress” , mothers, daughters, sisters, and soldiers, their voices filled with loss, confusion, loneliness, anger and sometimes hope, try to make sense of the ever changing world around them during a questionable time of war; a world where for some, home is but a distant memory and for many others the front lines between life and death is nothing more than a blur.


1. Latina: early – mid 20’s (roles: Lydia Jimenez & Angelica Rivera

2. Latina: early – mid 20’s (role: Monica Santiago)

3. Latina: mid – late 30’s (roles: Edith Alvarez & Jocelyn Vasquez)

4. Latina: early – mid 40’s (role: Juanita Rivera)

5. Latina: late teens – early 20’s (role: Michelle Rivera)

6. Middle Eastern: early – mid 20’s (role: Samira Zabari)

7. Middle Eastern: early – mid 20’s (role: Pvt. Dena Al-Atassi)

8. African American: early – mid 20’s (role: Safiya Johnson)

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