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Open Audition To Be Held For New ‘Sesame Street’ Character

Sesame Street puppet characters Zoe (L) and Cookie Monster (R) pose next to temporarty street sign November 9, 2009 at West 64th Street and Broadway in New York (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Sesame Street puppet characters Zoe (L) and Cookie Monster (R) pose next to temporarty street sign November 9, 2009 at West 64th Street and Broadway in New York (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –  If you grew up watching Big Bird, Elmo and Oscar the Grouch and always wanted to learn “How to get to ‘Sesame Street,'” now is your chance.

“Sesame Street” is looking to cast a new Hispanic character for the show’s 44th season.

Producers are looking for an actor or actress between 18 and 25 who can sing, dance and is bilingual in both English and Spanish with a good sense of humor.

An open audition for the new character will be held at the Roseland Ballroom in Midtown between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on August 20. Those interested should bring a recent picture and resume and must be prepared to sing a cappella in Spanish and English.

“Sesame Street” airs on PBS Kids.