Auditions for How to Use a Knife at Mixed Blood





HOW TO USE A KNIFE by Will Snider


Directed by Jesca Prudencio


Auditions:       July 20, 2017

Callbacks:      July 21, 2017

Production Dates:

September 5, first rehearsal

September 29, open

October 15, close


Pay:     $625 per week, Equity or non-Equity


The Play

A suspense-filled, expletive-laced comedy sizzling with sparkling banter and second chances


In the cultural collision of a restaurant kitchen, Chef George, trying to stay sober, spends his shifts yelling at trash-talking Guatemalan line cooks, a wet-behind-the-ears American busboy, and a quiet East African dishwasher. But the heat turns up when an immigration agent arrives. How to Use a Knife bursts with hilarity, suspense, machismo, and surprises, as secrets from the past come to a boil.




Miguel – Spanish-speaking Guatemalan restaurant cook

                Fast-talking, clever, sarcastic, sense of humor.

                30ish in age


Jack -        white busboy who just graduated from a good college

                 Intelligent, opinionated, wants to be cool and accepted

                 Early 20’s


Michael – white restaurant owner

                  Blunt, fast talking, rude, pompous, foul-mouthed, mover and shaker

                  40ish in age


Please prepare one comic contemporary monologue and sides will be provided.


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Contact information

Mixed Blood Theatre
Raul Ramos
612 338-7892
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Thursday, July 20
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