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Univision to Hold Auditions in Chicago for New Reality Show “Protagonistas”

“Protagonistas” (Novela Stars), the new reality competition show debuting this fall on Univision, will hold open auditions in Chicago on Friday, August 26th beginning at 7:00 AM at Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.

“Protagonistas” will look for the nation’s most talented men and women as they compete for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make their onscreen debut in one of Univision’s upcoming network productions. Hopeful young contestants from across the country will compete in a number of challenges to make it to the top 20, from where only 12 actors and actresses who prove they can act, sing, dance and host will make the final cut and move into the “Protagonistas” studio house in Miami.

Chicago Audition
Friday, August 26th – 7:00 AM to 12 NOON
Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Additional audition cities, dates and venues include:

Houston, TX   Friday, September 2   JW Marriott
San Juan, Puerto Rico   Friday, September 9   Sheraton Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA   Thursday, September 15   Morongo Casino
Miami, FL   Friday, September 23   TBD

Chicago audition:

Participants can log on to www.Univision.com, keyword: “Protagonistas” for a registration form, rules and conditions, as well as a complete list of documents required at the time of audition. All audition locations, dates and updates are also available on Univision.com’s online and mobile sites. See here for specific information on the Chicago event. Following the auditions, fans can view recaps, video and photos directly from the venue.

To audition, participants must be between 18 to 28 years of age, Spanish-speaking and legal residents of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. All auditions will be held from 7:00 AM to 12:00 NOON (local time).