Audition Notice

Rude Guerrilla Theater Company is holding open, non-union auditions for the World Premiere of “Helltown Buffet” (formerly "Consent"). This play is written and directed by Aurelio Locsin.

Can a Hometown Buffet manager and his hunky demon seducer fall in love through real and imagined histories? This dark comedy propels them from Orange County to several afterlives, prompting encounters with a host of fantastic characters and unreal situations.


AUDITIONS: Sunday, July 27, 7-9 pm. Monday, July 28, 7-8 pm.
CALLBACKS: Monday, July 28, 8 pm.

Cold reading from the script. Please bring headshots or a photo, and theater resume, if available.

ADDRESS/PHONE: 202 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA. 92701. (714) 547-4688.
There is some pay: a small stipend plus percentage of ticket sales.

Rehearsals begin Sunday, August 3, and will generally run Mon-Thu from 6:30pm-10pm, and Sunday mornings.

Show runs September 11-October 18 (Fri-Sat evenings at 8pm, Sun at 2:30pm, one Thurs evening on October 16 at 8pm.)

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All ethnicities encouraged to audition for the non-Asian roles. Non-union only please.

BENJIE: Male, 20-30, Asian/Latino to play Filipino, naïve, idealistic Hometown buffet manager who is seduced into temptation. Will speak some Tagalog and do a simple solo tribal dance. Must be comfortable with gay intimacy.

PACO: Male, 20-30, Asian/Latino to play Filipino, lower-class, tough but charming. Newbie demon earning his horns by tempting the innocent. Must be comfortable with gay intimacy.

MADAME LOVELESS: Female, 20-60. Boss of a lair in hell. Seductive and sexy one moment, angry and vindictive the next.

GROM: Male, 20-60. Madame’s bodyguard. Ruthless and loyal.

The following roles will double (as childlike spirits, diners, homeless people, etc.). Improv, dance, and movement skills a plus.

SPIRIT: Female, 20-70, Asian/Latino to play Filipino. Nutty but lovable earth mother in charge of the Filipino afterlife. Will do a simple solo tribal dance.

ETIENNE: Male, 20-60, flamboyant stylist in hell and greeter in Purgatory. French accent a plus.

GARBANZO/CARLOS: Male, 20-50, Latino or any race. Will speak some Spanish. Must be able to play two different characters. GARBANZO, 20-45, is a game show host and God’s gift to women. CARLOS, 40-55, is an ex-gangster, who is now a family man with bad eyesight and slowing reflexes.

ENSEMBLE: male or female, any age, to play additional speaking and non-speaking characters.

All actors will also be doing different voice-over characters.