Updated June 26th, 2014
GENERAL AUDITIONS - FIGHTING CHANCE PRODUCTIONS 2014/15 Season
June 22nd, 12pm-6pm
June 26th, 6pm-10pm
Carrie: The Musical (Rehearsals begin mid-August, 2014. Show runs October 8-25, 2014 at the Jericho Arts Centre )
Little Women (Rehearsals begin mid-October, 2014. Show runs December 4-21, 2014 at Studio 1398)
Into the Woods (Rehearsals begin mid-March, 2015. Show runs May 6th-23rd, 2015 at the Jericho Arts Centre)
Jesus Christ Superstar (Rehearsals begin mid-June, 2015. Show runs August 6th-23rd, 2015 at the Waterfront Theatre)
Production Teams for the season include Caitlin Hayes, Anna Kuman, Ryan Mooney, Grace Newson and Clare Wyatt.
Deadline to submit: June 18th, 2014 - please e-mail your headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org - Please let us know if you have a preferred date and time to audition.
Please prepare: one contemporary and one classical musical theatre song. Please bring sheet music, double sided and hole punched in a binder in your correct key.
MARVELOUS WONDERETTES – all female cast
Footlight Theatre Company, Shadbolt Centre
Playwright: Roger Bean
Director and Musical Staging: Wayne Nolan
Musical Director: Kate MacColl
Production Dates: Evening performances November 6 – 8 and 13 – 15, Matinee performances November 8, 9, and 15
Audition Dates: Tuesday, June 24 and Wednesday, June 25 from 7:00 – 10:00, callbacks on Sunday, June 29.
Audition Address: Shadbolt Centre, 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Requires: Four dynamic actors and singers to play characters at age 18 and 28 set in 1958 and 1968. Singers should be very confident with part-singing and close harmony. Should be familiar with the pop vocal styles of the 50’s and 60’s.
Notes: Rehearsals begin late August (evenings & weekends)
For auditions please bring head shot, resume and prepare two songs: one from the 50’s or 60’s and a musical theatre selection. Please wear a full skirt with heels (50’s style).
For more information email email@example.com or phone 604-240-8131.
To register for auditions please go to our website: http://www.footlight.ca
BC RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL 2014
Company: BC Renaissance Festival
Director: Christina Carr
Production Dates: August 15th-17th
Audition Date: June 26th-August 3rd
Requires: Enthusiastic performers to play villagers, ages 16-60, open to all genders. Villagers can be anything from a blacksmith to a fisherman. A baker to a crazy man. A wench to a Lord. Variety of classes and cultures. Those involved will interact with guests at the Festival to create atmosphere, as well as welcoming guest into the space for other performances.
Notes: Must be comfortable with improvising and singing chorus
Contact: For more information contact Charlie Cook, 604-725-3973 and/or firstname.lastname@example.org
HERM AND GERTIE
Company: Brain Apple Theatre
Playwrights: John Dickinson, Daniel Tessy, Joylyn Secunda
Directors: John Dickinson, Joylyn Secunda
Production Dates: September 4-14
Audition Times: Friday, June 27 7-10PM & Saturday, June 28 10AM-6PM An outdoor site-specific post-apocalyptic adaptation of Hansel and Gretel on Granville Island.
Enter into a familiar landscape haunted by ghosts and other monsters with Herm, Gertie and a lonely Duck as they trace the story of Hansel and Gretel through the ruins of what was once Vancouver. Abandoned together, they must learn survive in a strange world. Come join this spine tingling journey through the dark city.
1. Herm (Male 15-25) Based on the fairytale character Hansel. Must be comfortable with movement and climbing. Sports, dance, or martial arts training is an asset.
2. Gertie (Female 15-25) Based on the fairytale character Gretel. Must be comfortable with movement. Sports, dance, or martial arts training is an asset.
3. Step Mother (Female 30-40) Stubborn and strong-willed to the point of cruelty. Actor must be comfortable sitting on another actor\'s shoulders for a significant amount of time. A background in movement and music is an asset.
4. Father (Male 30-40) Caring, yet confused and easily swayed. Actor must be able to carry another person on his shoulders for a significant amount of time. A background in movement is an asset.
5. Duck (Male or Female, Any Age) A clumsy, loving character who leads the audience through the journey of the play. A background in movement and/or clown is an asset.
Non-Union. Actors will each receive a Fringe Artist Pass and 10% of profit after expenses have been paid for.
Please email email@example.com with your headshot, resume, and your preferred audition time. Please prepare one contemporary monologue.
A CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY
Company: James Productions
Director: James Bryson
Production Dates: November 20-22 2014
Audition Date: Sat June 28 12-3pm
Audition Address: Lindbjerg Academy #7-75 Blue Mountain Street, Coquitlam BC
Requires: Men and Women (18 years of age or older) for the Broadway Vocal Band. The BVB will make up the ensemble part of this 2 hour Broadway review show. It will feature many stars from the Vancouver area including .. Steve Maddock, Jennifer Hayes, Diane Lines, Rob Ferguson and Jen Hodge, among many others!
Notes: This is a general call. Please come prepared with a song from the musical theatre repertoire with sheet music in the correct key. Come prepared to learn a short movement piece.
Contact: For more information contact James at 604-809-6285.
Company: Metro Theatre
Playwright: Miklos Laszlo
Director: Christopher King
Production Dates: Wednesdays to Saturdays, November 8 – 29, 2014 with matinees November 16 & 23
Audition Dates: July 3 & 4, 2014
TIMES BY APPOINTMENT - firstname.lastname@example.org
Audition Address: Metro Scene Shop, 8960 Oak Street (South of SW Marine Drive)
Callbacks: July 8 at Metro Theatre 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver
Rehearsals: Begin in late September
Please submit headshot and resume to email@example.com, indicating the character(s) you wish to audition for. You will be given sides to prepare, and an audition time. Also please be prepared with a monologue.
Synopsis: This new adaptation of the play that inspired several movies is a warm, gentle comedy that follows the tangled tale of Parfumerie employee George Horvath. Just days before Christmas, George’s boss fires him after mistakenly suspecting him to be the lover of his unfaithful wife. Meanwhile, George’s own love life goes awry when he discovers that the stranger he has fallen in love with through a secret correspondence is none other than Amalia Balash, a co-worker with whom he constantly feuds. For the employees of the Parfumerie, only the truth can lead to a happy resolution in this old-fashioned, romantic Christmas tale.
The Parfumerie Character Breakdown:
Mr. Miklos Hammerschmidt: Male, ages 60-69, All Ethnicities (Lead)
Mr. George Horvath: Male, ages 23-37, All Ethnicities (Lead)
Miss Amalia Balash: Female, ages 23-37, All Ethnicities (Lead)
Mr. Sipos: Male, ages 50-59, All Ethnicities (Lead)
Arpad Novack: Male, ages 18-25, All Ethnicities (Lead)
Mr. Steven Kadar: Male, ages 30-39, All Ethnicities (Lead)
Miss Ilona Ritter: Female, 27-37, All Ethnicities (Supporting)
Miss Elizabeth Molnar: Female, 20-59, All Ethnicities (Supporting)
Fritz (Supporting): Male, 18-25, All Ethnicities
Detective / Old Gentleman: (Supporting) one actor to play both roles. Also plays other customers.
Police Officer (Supporting): Male, 20-29, All Ethnicities also plays numerous customers.
THE MOUSE TRAP
Company: Theatre in the Country
Playwright: Agatha Christie
Production Dates: Oct 02 - 31
Audition Date: Sunday July 6th , 2pm - 9pm
Audition Address: 9975 272nd Street Maple Ridge
Mollie Ralston (22-30)
Giles Ralston (22-30)
Christopher Wren (22-30)
Mrs Boyle (40+)
Major Metcalf (55+)
Miss Casewell (22-30)
Mr Paravicini (30-60)
Detective Sergeant Trotter (30-50)
Notes: English accents are required
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
Visit website and click auditions tab http://www.theatreinthecountry.com
Christmas Pantomime "ALADDIN"
Company: Metro Theatre's
Director: Catherine Morrison
Choreographer: Jordana Jackson
Auditions: Tues., Sept 2 and Wed., Sept. 3 at 7:00 PM at the Metro Theatre
Singing, dancing, and acting auditions Please bring a prepared song.
Must be 15 years of age or older.
All ethnicities welcome ( much of story set in China )
VPL'S Productions list: http://www.vpl.ca/find/details/current_productions_list
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