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Enjoy Video - 19 SEASONS of past musicals!


WHAT: Original script featuring multi-ethnic cast.
WHO: Puerto Rican Cultural Center, 19th Theater Production
WHEN: Two performances, December 11 & 12, 2021

Announcing auditions for roles in an original play featuring a multi-ethnic cast -- adults, all ages, including lively seniors!

VALIENTE SOY is a bilingual play based in Puerto Rican history and current events. They felt pulled to return to the island. Little do they know it's an ancestral call to uncover secrets out in plain view. Failure will destroy mountains!

Production will combine live music, dance, community theater -- STICKS & MACHETE FIGHTING -- to bring awareness of Puerto Rico's rich history and uncertain future!


Roles of multi-ethnic cast include adults of any ethnicity:

  • Urban leaders and members
  • Jibaro / Mountain farmers
  • Rich Tycoon
  • Mysterious Ones in hats.

    Great volunteer opportunity!
    Includes professional Stage Combat training - sticks and machetes - by fighting master Toby Minor!

    Community Theatre rehearsals will meet Wednesdays, 6-9:30pm, starting September 15, 2021. Two weeks before production, additional dates will fold actors, dancers, musicians, and fighters together into one exciting musical!! Fight Training will include special workshops to be professionally trained. Knowledge of Spanish a plus, but not required.


    Please send a resume and a recent head-shot for a preliminary zoom interview to: Dr. Tekina-eiru Maynard, dance@prfdance.org.

    Questions are welcome! Successful interviews will receive an - in person - audition time by appointment:


    Please bring one 2-minute monologue, dramatic or comedic (suitable for all ages) for your in-person audition:

  • Monday, 6:00pm - Aug 9 & 16
  • Thursday, 6:30pm - Aug 12 & 19
  • Saturday, 10:00am - Aug 14 & 21

    Auditions held: 701 Tillery Street, 78702 Puerto Rican Culture Center (south side entrance of building).

    For more information:
    Dr. Ana María Tekina-eirú Maynard
    Puerto Rican Cultural Center
    Cultural Center Address: 701 Tillery Street #13, Austin TX 78702-3738 (Map & Directions)
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