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Port Authority, Fly on the Wall Theatre

December 28, 2015 | Irene | Comments (0) Facebook Twitter More...

Port Authority, Fly on the Wall Theatre

Fly on the Wall Theatre is seeking submissions for the role of “Joe” in their upcoming production of Port Authority by Conor McPherson.  The play will be directed by Fly on the Wall’s Co-Artistic Producer, Rod Ceballos and presented at the Campbell House Museum in Toronto in March 2016.

We are seeking an actor who can play/reads in his 70’s. The character is a widower who has recently moved into a retirement home and is confronted with a gift which forces him to reflect on a past acquaintance.  Dublin/North Dublin accent is required.

Rehearsals:  February  8 – 28, 2016, Monday to Friday, during the day.  Actors will not necessarily be called every day and/or not for the entire day.

Performances:  March  1-13, 2016 (Preview:  March 1, 2016, Opening:  March 2, 2016)

Deadline for Submissions:  January 7, 2016

Auditions/Interviews:  January 14, 2016 (no callbacks)

Port Authority will produced under the CAEA Artists’ Collective Policy.

Please email submissions to:  FlyontheWall@bell.net

We thank everyone in advance for their interest, but only those actors receiving interviews will be contacted.

More information on Fly on the Wall Theatre can be found on our website:  www.flyonthewalltheatre.ca

August:Osage County, Alumnae Theatre company

December 21, 2015 | Irene | Comments (0) Facebook Twitter More...

August: Osage County, (Alumnae Theatre Company)

Auditions: January 17, 2016  12pm-6pm    January 18,19th 6pm-10pm

Please prepare a short (2-3 minute) contemporary monologue. Please read the play before auditioning. Submit or bring your photo and resume.

To book an audition time e-mail augustauditionsATC@gmail.com or leave a message: 416-364-4170 ext. 3

Callbacks: January 25, 26th

The Roles:

Beverly Weston:  The father of the Weston family, aged 69  (age range 60 – 75)
Violet Weston:  The mother of the Weston family, aged 65 (age range 60 – 70)
Barbara Fordham: The oldest daughter of the Weston Family, age 46 (age range 40 – 50ish)
Ivy Weston: The middle daughter of the Weston family, age 44  (range late 30’s – Late 40’s)
Karen Weston: The youngest daughter in the Weston family, age 40  (age range 30’s – 45)
Bill Fordham:  Barbara's estranged husband and Jean's father, age 49 (age range 40’s – 55)
Jean Fordham:  Bill and Barbara's smart-tongued teenage daughter  (age range14-19)
Steve Heidebrecht: Karen's fiancé, age 50  (age range mid 40’s to mid 50”s)
Mattie Fae Aiken:  Violet's sister, age 57 (age range 50 – 65)
Charlie Aiken: Husband of Mattie Fae &presumed father of Little Charles, age 60 (range 55-65)
"Little" Charles Aiken:  Son of Mattie Fae and Beverly, age 37 (age range 30-45)
Johnna Monevata:  Young, empathic Cheyenne woman who works as housekeeper to the Weston family & is the silent witness to the family dysfunction, age 26 (range 20’s-30’s)
Sheriff Deon Gilbeau:  High-school classmate & former boyfriend of Barbara's, age 47 (range 40-50ish)

The Servant of Two Masters, Odyssey Theatre - Ottawa

December 18, 2015 | Irene | Comments (0) Facebook Twitter More...

The Servant of Two Masters, Odyssey Theatre - Ottawa

Toronto Auditions: January 16-17, 2016
Ottawa Auditions: January 22-23, 2016

Please email your cover letter, resume, and headshot to office@odysseytheatre.ca. Successful applicants must bring a hard copy to their audition. Deadline: January 11th, 2016.

Odyssey welcomes culturally diverse actors. Mask, movement and stage-fight skills are assets. We will contact successful candidates with audition appointments.

Preparation: 1 classical comedic monologue, 1-2 minutes in length. As an option, you can sing a brief song acapella.

THE PLAY: What begins as a joyous announcement of marriage leads to a twisted tale of feuding families, mistaken identities, duels and revenge. The Servant of Two Masters is a superbly constructed farce, which sees double-dealing servants getting the upper hand, crimes of passion being committed and fate ultimately restoring happiness out of mass confusion.

MALE CHARACTERS

Florindo: (age 25-35) Handsome, passionate and assured. On the run from Turin after killing Fedarigo in a duel. A successful merchant, Florindo possess a quick wit and at times a violent temper, usually directed at his servant-in-tow, Truffaldino.

Dr. Lombardi: (age 45-60) Silvio’s doting father, an elder law professor. Dr. Lombardi’s self-absorbed, Latin spouting pontifications are a source of constant irritation to all those around him. Both pompous and officious, the protection of his high status draws him into easy confrontation with the equally stubborn Pantalone.

Pantalone: (age 45-60) Clarice’s father, Pantalone is consumed entirely by the acquisition of money and the approval of those around him. He has a flair for melodrama and fails to see the hilarity his huge ego inspires. Pantalone has a slightly tender side, but he is quick to quarrel and is adamant that he must be obeyed, especially when it concerns the choice of his daughter’s groom.

Brighella: (age 30-60) The local innkeeper, Brighella is a blustery, good-natured fellow who is at times easily fooled. He is determined to provide quality service, food and drink to his clients although he lacks the social skills and is easily befuddled when things go wrong.

Silvo: (age 18-25) The son of Dr. Lombardi. A handsome young man full of youth, fiery passion and a dangerous jealous streak. Silvio is betrothed to Clarice but is confounded when the allegedly dead Fedarigo arrives. Dr. Lombardi attempts to reason with Silvio but his rage has no bounds.

FEMALE CHARACTERS

Clarice: (age 18-23) Daughter of the domineering Pantalone. Pretty, love-struck, vulnerable and with a mercurial emotional range. Clarice possesses a strong heart and develops an increasingly assured voice of her own. At the beginning of the play she is betrothed to her true love, Silvio.

Smeraldina: (age 20-30) Smeraldina is maid and confident to Clarice. Smeraldina is a strong-willed, spicy force of nature and finds it difficult to hold her tongue – especially when it comes to the subject of men. However she is desperate to find true love and her eyes are always on the prowl for prospects.

Beatrice Rasponi: (age 25-30) Beatrice is traveling in disguise as her slain brother Fedarigo Rasponi. Beatrice is in love with Florindo but determined to collect the dowry owed to Fedarigo by Pantalone. She is confident, brash and a swashbuckler to boot. She has a zest for life and seizes every opportunity. Yet she is plagued with a grieving heart and conviction she will never again see Florindo.
Rehearsals begin:          Opening Night:               Closing Night:
June 20, 2016                   July 21, 2016                   August 21, 2016

For more information: call 613-232-8407

The Hound of the Baskervilles, Screaming Monkeys

December 9, 2015 | Bill V. | Comments (0) Facebook Twitter More...

Audition Notice

"The Hound of the Baskervilles" adapted by Tim Kelly
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Location: Sanctuary, 25 Charles St. E., Toronto

The Screaming Monkeys are mounting Tim Kelly’s adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles” in the spring of 2016. We are looking for 2 more actors to join our team. The descriptions are below. This is a non-union/non-paying gig for a company that works with people who are, or have been, street-involved and also seeks to bring in professionals to share this experience with us.

For the audition please prepare one contemporary monologue, 2-4 minutes in length, that plays to your strengths.

Roles:

SHERLOCK HOLMES
Male, 40-60
“A famed private investigator interested in bizarre cases, a master in detection”

JACK
Male, 20’s
“Kathy Stapelton’s brother, given to emotional outbursts”

The auditions will be held on:

Tuesday, December 15th 1-7pm
Friday, December 18th 1:30-4:30pm
Tuesday, December 22nd 1-7pm

Please send resume and headshot to: screamingmonkeys.info @ gmail.com

The Maltese Bodkin, Scarborough Theatre Guild

December 9, 2015 | Bill V. | Comments (0) Facebook Twitter More...

The Maltese Bodkin (by David Belke) , Scarborough Theatre Guild

AUDITION DATES :  Friday December 11 : 7 - 9 pm    &   Sunday December 13 : noon – 5 pm

You will need to bring a resume and pic / monologue of their choice and you will also be asked to read from the script.

3 females ages 20 - 70. (age and colour blind casting) - authoritative, strong and demanding

8 males ages 20 - 80. (age and colour blind casting) - may play multiple roles, energetic, good with accents, physical comedy

CONTACT AL:ISON OVERINGTON :
416-839-9549
Alison @ singulardesign.ca

Directed by Nicholas Banks  and Produced by Alison Overington

A comedy mystery with a Shakespearean twist. Times were tough for hard boiled detective Birnam Wood. He never asked to be in London. Especially in 1605. When his partner is murdered, Wood has to find the killer amid a vast cast of suspects that includes (among others) Viola, Richard III, Falstaff, Iago, Mercutio and a merchant from Venice. But the real solution to the mystery seems to be in discovering the secret behind a mysterious dagger known as the Maltese Bodkin. The worlds of detective fiction and Shakespeare collide in this "who hath done it".

 

Monday January 4 will be a read thru at the unit. 7 pm

Performance dates :

March 31, April 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 at 8:00pm
April 10 and 16 at 2:00pm.

Killer Joe, Coal Mine Theatre

December 3, 2015 | Wendy | Comments (2) Facebook Twitter More...

Killer Joe  (Coal Mine Theatre)

Cam Baby, Theatre Mischief

December 3, 2015 | Wendy | Comments (2) Facebook Twitter More...

Cam Baby (Theatre Mischief) Auditions: Dec 27-Jan 10

Arts Department, Toronto Reference Library

416-393-7157

trlarts@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Scripts available for reading on a first-come basis

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