Mi Casa Tu Casa Returns as Part of the 2018 Stages Festival

Mi Casa Tu Casa returns as part of the 2018 New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages Festival! It will be presented in association with Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre. The cast features musician Michael Aquino alongside storytellers Alicia Rivas and Louis Vetter. Mi Casa Tu Casa was co-created by Michael Aquino, Deivis Garcia, Jane Mandel and Dania Ramos. Jane Mandel is also directing the production.

Performances are March 9 at 6:30pm at the Oakes Center (Dreamcatcher Rep) in Summit (Free); March 15 at 6:30pm at South Street School in Newark ($2); March 17 at 2:00pm at the Institute of Music for Children in Elizabeth (Free), and March 21, 4:00pm at the Newark Public Library (North End Branch) in Newark (Free). For more information visit: stagesfestival.org.



Mi Casa Tu Casa Returns as Part of the 2015 Stages Festival

Mi Casa Tu Casa, presented in association with Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, returns as part of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages Festival! The cast features Michael Aquino, Jane Keitel, Chris Kent, and Alicia Rivas. Co-creator Jane Mandel directs. The other co-creators are Michael Aquino, Deivis Garcia, and Dania Ramos.

Performances are March 8, 2:00pm at the Oakes Center (Dreamcatcher Rep) in Summit; March 25, 3:00pm at Hugh J. Boyd Elementary School in Seaside Heights; and March 26, 6:00pm at Giggles Children’s Theater at Saint Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson. All shows are free. For tickets, visit: www.stagesfestival.org.

For the press release, click here.MCTCTourFlier15c copy


Auditions for the Female Storyteller

DATE: January 14, 2015 from 6p-9p (by appointment) in NJ.

CASTING: Female storyteller for Mi Casa Tu Casa in association with Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre in NJ. 20s-30s. Especially seeking Latinas, but will consider Spanish speakers of any background. Must be comfortable with narration, improvisation, singing, audience interaction (children and families), and portraying a wide range of characters. Basic dance or movement background helpful. Non Equity. Pay. Director: Jane Mandel.

The show is an hour long touring production. Rehearses late February/early March. Performances in March (some daytime performances) as a part of NJTA’s The Stages Festival. Possible future performances. For more visit: https://micasashow.wordpress.com/

NOTES/WHAT TO BRING: Auditions by appointment. Please prepare a one-minute monologue; also be prepared to read from the script and sing a few bars of a song of your choice a cappella. Submit headshot and resume via email to MiCasaShow@gmail.com

Mi Casa Tu Casa at the 2014 Stages Festival!

Photo by Joel Arandia

We’re very excited to announce that the touring version of Mi Casa Tu Casa will be part of The New Jersey Theater Alliance’s Stages Festival in March 2014. The production is presented with generous support from the New Jersey Theatre Alliance and the HMS Foundation.

3/1/14Luna Stage – West Orange, NJ – 11am | Tix/Info
3/7/14Abington Ave. School – Newark, NJ – 6pm | Tix/Info
3/8/14Luna Stage – West Orange, NJ – 11am | Tix/Info
3/22/14Institute of Music for Children – Elizabeth, NJ – 3pm |  Tix/Info

MCTC Tour Flier 2014 (PDF) | About Mi Casa Tour March 2014 (PDF)

Meet the performers!

Michael Aquino, Jennica Carmona, Jane Keitel, and Chris Kent