In The Heights

Arts in CT
In The Heights

Musical with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes.

The story is set over the course of three days, involving characters in the largely Hispanic-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City.

Rehearsals-July 2-Aug 3

Show Date-Aug 4

Auditions June 1-3

Appointment Only-June 1 and 3

Open Call Auditions- June 2 9am-12pm

Audition Registration Form

‘In the Heights’


Arts in CT Corporation

Barbara Alexander, production mgr.; Lin-Manuel Miranda, music-lyrics; Quiara Alegría Hudes, book; Arts in CT Corps, prod.; Mike Reynolds, Dir.

Production Description

Seeking versatile and dynamic singing/dancing/actors for Arts in CT’s upcoming production of “In the Heights.”


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Usnavi (Lead): Male, 15-29

ETHNICITY: Latino/Hispanic

REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo

Nina Rosario (Lead): Female, 14-26
very bright, sweet, feels that she has let everyone down when she drops out of college; high belter to F5.

ETHNICITY: Latino/Hispanic

REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo

Vanessa (Lead): Female, 14-27
Usnavi’s love interest, works at Daniela’s salon, wants to get out of the barrio, must be a strong dancer; soulful high belter to E5.

ETHNICITY: Latino/Hispanic

REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo

Camila Rosario (Lead): Female, 17-50
Nina’s mom, co-owner of Rosario’s Car and Limousine, determined to keep the family together, stands up to Kevin, she is the glue of the family, straight talker, Spanish-speaking a plus, no required dancing; strong singer-belter G3 to B4.

ETHNICITY: Latino/Hispanic

REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo

Abuela Claudia (Supporting): Female, 25-80 
Camp-Age will change
from Cuba, raised Usnavi and Sonny, grand-matriarch of the community, wins the lottery, no required dancing; belter F#3 to C5.

ETHNICITY: Latino/Hispanic

REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo

Benny (Lead): Male, 15-28
works at Rosario’s Car and Limousine, has a thing for Nina, best friends with Usnavi, determined, singer/rapper; tenor to Ab4.

ETHNICITY: Latino/Hispanic

REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo

Kevin Rosario (Lead): Male, 17-50
Daniela (Supporting): Female, 15-39
Carla (Supporting): Female, 13-27
Sonny (Supporting): Male, 13-27
Piragua Guy (Supporting): Male, 13-64
Graffiti Pete (Supporting): Male, 13-29
Ensemble (Chorus / Ensemble): Males & Females, 13-29

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearsals begin July 2 (combination of weekday daytimes, 9am- 3pm.; some evenings, 5-8 p.m; runs Mar. 23-Apr.4 in New Haven, CT.

Theater-Wilbur Cross High School

Camp and Rehearsal Location-Conte West Hills

Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06511

Day Camp for Teens (fees apply)

Evening Rehearsals nightly 5pm-8pm




More Information:
Arts in CT Corps

Q&A-Will there also be a Milford Location for rehearsals?- It will be based on the actors that apply.