Auditions for three lead roles in an upcoming film adaptation of the book We The Animals will held Sunday, November 23, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm at the Creative Connection Arts Center, 305 East Main St, Amsterdam. The auditions are for Latino or multi-racial boys ages 8-13. No previous acting experience or training is required. Those wishing to audition should RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Released in September 2011, the book We The Animals was written by Justin Torres and made the NY Times best-seller list. Amazon.com describes the book as “Narrated by the youngest son of a Puerto Rican father and white mother from Brooklyn raising their three young sons in upstate New York.” The film will be directed by Jeremiah Zagar whose previous work has earned a number of film awards including two Emmy nominations.