Current Auditions List
Updated 22 March, 2017
UNIFIED GENERAL AUDITIONS
Company: Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance (GVPTA)
Audition Date: UGAs (Mar. 21/22)
Audition Address: UGAs (The Post at 750, 750 Hamilton St., Vancouver BC)
Notes: The UGAs (or Unified General Auditions) are general auditions that the GVPTA holds each spring in Metro Vancouver. They are an opportunity for local theatre actors to be seen by casting directors from through the region and sometimes nationally or internationally. http://www.gvpta.ca/UGA-for-actors
CITY OF ANGELS
Company: The PIT Collective
Playwrights: Larry Gelbart, Cy Coleman, David Zippell
Director: Jesse James Miller
Production dates: 7-17 July
Requires: 1 man, 35-45 (for the part of Detective Stone)
Please note: we are accepting self tapes only until further notice
DEADLINE FOR SELF TAPES FRIDAY, MARCH 24th
Please prepare a self tape, include a brief shot of "full body", please state your height.
Re: sides, please prepare, Scene 13, page 67. Start with “I don’t know much about tennis, but…” to bottom of page 68, and Scene 17, pages 173-175, in the libretto, and be familiar with the VOs on page 21, and at the top of page 24.
All of this material and recordings from the Broadway and London Productions can be found here: https://spaces.hightail.com/receive/6FUwB
Company: An Alone Together Production
Playwrights and Directors: Cathy Collis and Simon Roberts
Production Dates: September 7-17, 2017
Audition dates and times: Sunday, March 26, 1 – 4 pm, Wednesday, March 29, 7 – 10 pm.
Audition Address: 5th and Fraser in Vancouver, to be confirmed in email reply.
Requires: One Female: 20 years old; Two Females: 40 – 50 years old;Two Males: 40 – 50 years old; One Male: 60+ years old
Here’s your chance to be part of Mainstage at this year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival. This is a new one-act play that puts a dark comedic spin on death. Does the written obituary accurately portray the person who died? And what about the people left behind?
We are looking for 3 female and 3 male non-equity actors. As it is “Black Box” in nature, we need versatile actors who are creative, co-operative and can develop strong characters. You must be comfortable with comedy. You may be required to play multiple parts. Small honorarium and possible split of any profit.
Rehearsals will be Tuesdays (evening), Thursdays (evening) and Sundays (afternoon) from the middle of July through the end of August, in Vancouver. There is possibly some flexibility with rehearsal times to accommodate actors and crew and dependent on availability of space.
Days and times of performances at the Fringe are yet to be confirmed but you must be available for the entire ten day run of the Festival. A few performances may be daytime during the Festival.
HER NAME WAS MARY…
Company: Indigo Child Productions
Playwright: Tai Amy Grauman
Director: Tai Amy Grauman
Production Dates: Sept 7-17 (Vancouver Fringe Festival)
Audition Date: March 26
Audition Address: Progress Lab- 1422 William St, Vancouver BC
MARY: She is charming, kind and lovable to a fault. Contains qualities, knowledge and wisdom years beyond her age. Extremely selfless. We watch her from age 10-15
AMY: Mary's very best friend. She is Independent, outspoke and smart. We watch her from age 10-15
MIA/ ED: Personifications of an Eating Disorder. Not gender nor age specified.
ANNA/ ED: Personifications of an Eating Disorder. Not gender nor age specified.
Best Friends Mary and Amy struggle with their own self worth and body issues while growing up in a small town. Using Fairy Tales as their key stone, they try to rise above the EDs that plague them.
Prepare 1 contemporary monologue and a 1-2 retelling of a fairy tale (Be creative!)
Notes: We are committed to inclusive casting. We encourage submissions from professional artists who self-identify as members of under-represented communities.
This production is a non equity/non paid agreement. Once costs are recuperated, the remaining box office will be split with each actor receiving 1 share. Please e-mail headshot and resume to the e-mail below.
Playwright: Perry Ehrlich
Director: Chris McGregor
Producer: Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! musical theatre summer program
Production Dates: July 26 and 27, 2017; August 30 and 31
Audition Dates: late March/April 2017
Audition Address: Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver, 950 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 2N7
To audition: If you are age 9 to 19 and love to sing, dance, act, and perform, apply online at www.jccgv.com or www.theimpresario.ca or telephone the JCC at (604) 257-5111
SEA OF STORIES
Company: Peninsula Productions
Playwright: Shawn MacDonald
Director: Wendy Bollard Production dates: August 2017
Audition dates: April 2017
Audition address: 14600 North Bluff Road White Rock
Requires: Performers between 15 and 30 years old; must be in school full time and returning to full time school in September
Notes: Background and training in the performing arts; ability to sing and dance; ability to play an instrument is not required but is an asset
June 26-August 26th 30 hours per week $10.85 per hour
Responsibilities will include rehearsing and performing in Sea of Stories. Their tasks will include collaborating with other artists and performing in the show. They will also be tasked with promoting the show through interviews with the press and act as ambassadors for Peninsula Productions during public outreach events at Canada Day, BC Day, White Rock Sea Festival and various events leading up to the run of the show.
Company: Vagabond Players
Playwright: Brandon Thomas
Director: Dale Kelly
Production Dates: June 1 – 25, 2017
Audition Dates: Sunday April 2nd & Tuesday April 4th
Audition Location: The Bernie Legge Theatre, Queens Park, New Westminster
Colonel Sir Frances Chesney Bart - 30-50 years old
Stephen Spettigue - 50-80 years old: guardian of Amy Spettigue
Jack Chesney - 18-30
Charley Wykeham - 18-30
Lord Fancourt Babberley - 18-30
Brassett - 30-60: valet or butler to Jack
Donna Lucia d’Alvadorez - 30-50: from Brazil
Kitty Verdun - 18-30: Spettigue’s ward
Amy Spettigue - 18-30: Spettigue’s niece
Ela Delahay - 18-30: an orphan, assistant to Donna Lucia, love interest of Lord Babberley
Rehearsals will be Sundays (6:30–10PM), Tuesdays (7–10PM), Thursdays (7–10PM) Please note these rehearsal times are the typical times, closer to the production dates additional rehearsals may be required. A full rehearsal schedule will be available for viewing at the time of your audition. Please bring a list of your unavailable dates with you to the auditions, dates not disclosed on the audition form will result in recasting.
To Schedule an audition please visit: http://www.supersaas.com/schedule/Vagabond_Players/CharliesAunt
This is a non-equity volunteer production
Cast members will be required to join Vagabond Players at the first read through ($15 membership fee)
THRONE – Dark comedic drama
COMPANY: BlackJacq Productions
PLAYWRIGHT: Chris Nash
DIRECTOR: required – see below.
PRODUCTION DATES: September 7-17 (Fringe Festival)
AUDITION DATES: April 8 & 9, 2017. Please email to reserve a time slot.
Colin - The lead singer of a band (20s, male)
Martin - Colin’s best friend and bandmate (20s, male)
Laura - Colin’s girlfriend (20s, female)
Toilet Attendant - A self-important mall employee (30+, any gender)
Rich Guy - A man who knows he’s better than you (30+, male)
“Big Walt” Monsoon - A police officer (30+, any gender)
Homeless Man - A homeless fella who is in NO rush (30+, any gender)
*Director position - If selected, you will be heavily involved in the casting process, as well as consulting on the final draft of the script. We want you to be as invested in the story as we are; it is fruitless to try to tell a story you don’t believe in. Non-equity. Payment is negotiable, and will a percentage of the ticket sales.
REHEARSALS: July/August 2017
NOTES: A troubled young Irish musician locks himself in a public restroom stall after receiving some devastating news. Inspired by true events. The script will be provided ahead of time, and you can pick a scene you'd like to read. If you're auditioning for the (lead) role of Colin, please prepare the song of your choosing. No prepared monologues necessary.
Strong Irish accents a MUST for all characters. Musical ability strongly encouraged.
LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST
Company: Alchemy Theatre & Vagabond Players
Playwright: William Shakespeare
Director: Matthew Davenport
Production dates: 10–27 August
Audition dates: 22 April (daytime), 24 April and 26 April (evening)
Audition Address: Bernie Legge Theatre, Queens Park, New Westminster Requires:
Ferdinand, King of Navarre – male, 18 to 30: A scholar who swears an oath to uphold his scholarship at the expense of all earthly pleasures, the most important of which will turn out to be receiving women at his court
Berowne, Longaville, Dumaine – males, 18 to 30: Three lords who have joined the King in his oath of scholarship. They fall in love with Rosaline, Maria, and Katherine, respectively
Princess of France – female, 18 to 30: Sent on an important diplomatic mission to Navarre and forced to camp outside the court due to the King’s oath
Rosaline, Maria, Katherine – females, 18 to 30: Three ladies attending the Princess who catch the fancy of the King's lords
Boyet – male, 18 to 30: A gossipy French lord counselling the Princess of France, quick to note that the young men have fallen for the ladies
Don Adriano de Armado – male, 20 to 35: An affected Spanish braggart, a man who thinks himself finer than he actually is and talks in mind-bogglingly fancy language
Moth – male, 12 to 18: Don Armado’s page, a young, small, and extremely quick-witted boy who can hold his own with his master’s language and best him with it
Sir Nathaniel – male, 25 to 50: A local curate, a man greatly impressed by Holofernes’s learning and by his own
Holofernes – male, 25 to 50: A pedant and the local schoolteacher
Anthony Dull – male, 20 to 50: The local constable, a blunt and un-loquacious man who has no qualms about admitting that he has no idea what anyone else is talking about
Costard – male, 18 to 35: A swain at the court of Navarre who is caught chatting with Jaquenetta by Armado in spite of the King’s order that men are not to see women
Jaquenetta – female, 18 to 35: A country wench who does not have the greatest reputation for virtue
Notes: Please bring a list of your unavailable/conflict dates with you to the auditions. Dates not disclosed at the audition form will not be considered and will result in recasting
Prepare one Shakespearian monologue, not to exceed 2 minutes, NOT from Love’s Labour’s Lost, and one story-type joke.
If your headshot and resume are not submitted within 24 hours of your audition booking your audition request will be denied.
This is a non-Equity volunteer production
Contact: To Schedule an audition please visit http://www.supersaas.com/schedule/Alchemy_Theatre/LovesLaboursLost
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