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WINDS: Call for Directors for The Drowsy Chaperone 

With the house lights down, a man in a chair appears on stage puts on his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on. Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not-so-bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone, and you have the ingredients for an evening of madcap delight. (More Info: http://www.mtishows.com/the-drowsy-chaperone)

Check out the Facebook Event for details, or email winds.executive@gmail.com

VCDS: Auditions for Afterlife 

A ghost story in the most literal sense, afterlife follows married couple Connor and Danielle as they prepare their beachfront home for an impending storm. They do their best to come together and get the job done while packing up items stained by painful memories they don’t know how to talk about. But when the storm rolls in faster than expected and a great wave rises up to drag them under, it may be too late for the them to come to terms with their history and escape the haunting world of unsent letters, unexpected snow, unfinished sand castles, unrelenting birds, and unforgettable loss that threatens to swallow the pair forever. (Samuel French)

See the VCDS Audition Facebook Event for details.

TCDS: Auditions for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

According to Samuel French: George, a professor at a small college, and his wife, Martha, have just returned home, drunk from a Saturday night party. Martha announces, amidst general profanity, that she has invited a young couple—a new professor at the college and his wife—to stop by for a nightcap. When they arrive the drinks flow and suddenly inhibitions melt. It becomes clear that Martha is determined to seduce the young professor, and George couldn’t care less. But underneath the edgy banter lurks an undercurrent of tragedy and despair. George and Martha’s inhuman bitterness toward one another is provoked by the enormous personal sadness that they have pledged to keep to themselves: a secret that has seemingly been the foundation for their relationship. In the end, the mystery in which the distressed George and Martha have taken refuge is exposed, once and for all revealing the degrading mess they have made of their lives.
According to Lauren: Two couples get together in the middle of the night and get very, very drunk. They proceed to play an aggressive game of “who can piss off who the most”.

Content warning: Due to the rights agreement for this show, cuts to the script are not allowed. There is language of a sexist and prejudiced nature. George, Martha and Nick are all pretty crappy people and say some crappy things.

See the facebook event, or book an event by emailing: whosafraid.tcds@gmail.com

DATES:
Tuesday Oct 11th: 1:00-400
Wednesday Oct 12th: 4:00-7:00
Thursday Oct 13th: 7:30-10:30
Friday Oct 14th: 12:00-4:00

CALL BACK:
Saturday Oct 15th: 2:00-6:00

LOCATION:
Junior Common Room, Trinity College

UC FOLLIES: Ensemble Call 

The Dogfight production team is looking for guys in first or second year to join the Marines’ ensemble in Dogfight! A special combined dance and vocal audition will be held on Wednesday, September 28th from 5 pm to 6 pm in the LCR in Morrison Hall.

To book your slot, please email dogfight.ucfollies@gmail.com with your name and any relevant acting/singing/dancing experience you would like to mention!


2016-2015:

UTM Musical Theatre Club: Auditions

Missed the first round of auditions? We will be holding a second round of auditions at the beginning of January. If you are interested, please email your availabilities for the first two weeks of January to utmmtcspellingbee@gmail.com to book your audition. Come prepared with a short comedic monologue (up to 1 min) and 12 bars of a song.

SMC Troubadors: Auditions for Asuncion

Edgar and Vinny are not racist. In fact, Edgar maintains a blog condemning American imperialism, and Vinny is three-quarters into a Ph.D. in Black Studies. When a young Filipina woman named Asuncion becomes their new roommate, the boys have a perfect opportunity to demonstrate how open-minded they truly are. Jesse Eisenberg’s hilarious and heartbreaking play explores the complicated ways we exploit culture and politics for our own needs.

Dates:
December 4 at 2pm
December 5 at 5pm

Location: St Mike’s Campus (Senior Common Room)

TCDS: Auditions for The Map

Archie Lewis accompanies his older sister, Jemma, on a particularly strange quest. Having left London in a small motor boat, they find themselves in dark, calm, and foggy waters. Jemma insists they follow the rhyming directions spoken aloud by a magical map. Archie cannot hear this voice, but he agrees to tag along. He hopes to talk to Jemma about the future of their family bookshop, which he believes has fallen into financial trouble since the death of their mother. Jemma would rather focus on the map; she hopes it will lead her to something
she feels is missing. When their journey takes them to the north of Scotland, they meet Bernard: a Hebridean sea shepherd who agrees to help them with their search.

Dates:
December 3 from 7-10 pm
December 4 from 1-3 pm
December 5 from 12-4

Location: Basement of the Larkin building

WINDS: Auditions for Our Cake to Eat

This play examines gender and power dynamics as the great Kingdom of Mukhasa seeks to expand, coming at a great cost to the smaller kingdom of Wangapi.

Dates:
December 4 at 12pm
December 5 at 6pm

Location: New College, Wetmore Hall

 

SMC Troubadors: Auditions for Eternal Return

 

Eternal Return, written by Lauren Van Klaveren and Naseem Reesha and directed by Maher Sinno, is one of the SMC Troubadour’s submissions to this year’s U of T Drama Festival. Show dates will be in February, rehearsals start first week of the January semester.

Dates:
December 7 at 9pm
December 8 at 12pm

Location: St Mike’s Campus (Senior Common Room)

UofT Spotlight: Improvisation Workshop

Host: Robbie Grant

Improv is a fantastic way to have fun and let loose but you’ll also learn how to think on your feet, work as a team, and trust your instincts.

Date: Week of March 7, 2016
Location: TBA

UofT Spotlight: Theatre Criticism Seminar

Host: Glenn Sumi

What do critics look for in a production? How do you write an honest and fair review? Find out at this informative seminar.

Date: Week of February 1, 2016
Location: TBA

UofT Spotlight: Arts Marketing Workshop

Host: Doug Floyd

You’ve got the show cast and in rehearsals now how do you fill the seats? Join Hart House
Theatre’s General Manager to find out how.

Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Location: Hart House Theatre

UofT Spotlight: Advanced Playwriting Workshop 

Hosted by: Justin Blum

With the basics under your belt, it’s time to bring your script to the next level. Don’t forget
the deadline for our 2016 Playwriting Contest only two months away!

Date: Week of January 11 , 2016
Location: TBA

UofT Spotlight: Stage Combat Workshop

Hosted by: Jeremy Hutton

For anyone who’s ever wondered, “How did they make that fight look so real?” Join us to
learn how to stage fight safely, and have fun doing it.

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015 (7-10pm)
Location: Hart House Theatre

Register

UC Follies: Legally Blonde

 

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Directed by Cierra Walker

Legally Blonde tells the story of Elle Woods—blonde, intelligent, perky, and strong-willed. It appears she has it all, but her life is turned upside-down when her boyfriend, Warner, dumps her to look for a more serious life for himself. The determined Elle uses her sparkly personality combined with a high LSAT score to get into Harvard Law to win Warner back. With the help of Elle’s new friends, Emmett and Paulette, Elle finds her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world: getting over Warner, defeating her professors, winning over her peers, and taking Harvard Law by storm.

Audition Dates: 
September 29 – 6-10 PM
September 30 – 6-10 PM
October 1 – 4-8 PM
Callbacks on October 3 – 12-8 PM

Show Dates:
January 28 – 30

Audition Requirements:
One song, either musical theatre or contemporary pop, to be performed a cappella
Optional: A second musical theatre or contemporary pop son of contrasting style
If you are interested in the role of ELLE WOODS, a SECOND musical theatre or contemporary pop song of contrasting style is mandatory
You may not perform a song from LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL
A cold read from the show will be provided at the audition

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Woodsworth Innis New Drama Society: Moby Dick! The Musical

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Directed by Lanndis De Lallo

When St. Godley’s School for Young Ladies is in financial jeopardy, the Headmistress and her rowdy and raunchy crew of teenage delinquents, plan to bring “America’s greatest novel, to lucrative life” with the help of the school’s eccentric janitors and guards. “Moby Dick!” explores a plethora of unique characters through many music and dance styles from Fosse to Afro Jazz to Riverdance. Although “Moby” is a satirical, outrageous and hysterical show, it finds a delicate balance between humour and tragedy, building to an epic climax you would need to see to believe. This is show that is not afraid to be itself. It relishes in its eclectic props, costumes, and characters, encouraging cast and audience alike to come aboard the Pequod, for the ride of their lives.

Audition Dates: 
September 21 – 24

Show Dates:
January 28 – 30

Audition Requirements:
To schedule a time for auditions, apply here. You will be sent a confirmation e-mail with the time and place of your auditions.
One (1) upbeat/comedic musical theatre song (you may sing it a cappella or bring a backing track with a means to play it)
You may be asked to do a cold read from the show

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Woodsworth Innis New Drama Society: Our Town

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Our Town is a three-act drama written by Thornton Wilder and first mounted in 1938. The play shows snippets of life in a town called Grover’s Corner as its residents grow up, get married, and eventually die. Our Town won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in its time and makes use of an engaging meta-theatrical style. Each act of the show has a different feel to it. The first, called Daily Life, is full of dry humor and meta-jokes. The second, called Love and Marriage, has fewer comedic elements and more romance. The third act, called Death and Dying, is poignant, heart-wrenching drama. The show is deeply philosophical without being obtuse. It is immensely satisfying and beautifully written with simple but elegant dialogue. The roles in this show will provide new challenges and opportunities and through double-casting the we’re looking to create a strong ensemble cast where everyone gets a good amount of stage time.

Audition Dates: 
September 21 – 24

Show Dates:
December 3 – 5

Audition Requirements:
To schedule a time for auditions, apply here. You will be sent a confirmation e-mail with the time and place of your auditions.
Please be prepared to do a Cold Read from the Text
Prepared monologue allowed, but not necessary

Find Out More

 

Victoria College Drama Society: Trojan Barbie

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Directed by Veronika Gribanova

VCDS is pleased to present Trojan Barbie. Part contemporary drama, part homage to Euripides’ Trojan Women, Trojan Barbie recasts the legendary fall of the city of Troy against the vivid reality of modern warfare. Past and present violently collide when Lotte, an English tourist, is captured while on a tour of current-day Troy and flung back into the ancient women’s camp of Euripides’ Trojan Women. Poetic, compassionate, and tinged with great warmth and humour, Trojan Barbie is an epic yet modern war story with a most unlikely heroine. This play recasts the legendary fall of Troy against the vivid reality of contemporary warfare. It combines ancient Greek drama and modern malaise, sex and death, beauty and power, grief and rage. Moreover, Trojan Barbie also tells an engrossing story about women and their crucial place in both the past and present.

Audition Dates: 
Sunday September 13 – 3:00 – 6:00 PM
Monday September 14 – 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Thursday September 17 – 8:00 – 11:00 PM

Show Dates:
October 29 – 31 – 8:00 PM

Audition Requirements:
Please be prepared to do a Cold Read from the Text
Prepared monologue allowed, but not necessary

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Victoria College Drama Society: The Physicists

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Directed by Frederick Gietz
Translated by James Kirkup

VCDS is pleased to present The Physicists. A cold war comedy about three former scientists living in a mental hospital, the recent site of a grisly murder. Antics ensue as the characters reveal that they are feigning madness in order to spy and steal the powerful work of Dr. Johann Möbius, himself faking illness in an attempt to safeguard his work from the world.

Audition Dates: 
Sunday September 13 – 12:00 – 3:00 PM
Monday September 14 – 9:00 – 11:00 PM

Show Dates:
October 6 – 8 – 8:00 PM

Audition Requirements:
Please be prepared to do a Cold Read from the Text

Find Out More

 

The UC Follies: Evening of the Dead

Audition for UC Follies’ submission for the 2015 University of Toronto Drama Festival. The University of Toronto Drama Festival is a three-day event run by the University of Toronto Drama Coalition that showcases original student works. Festival runs Thursday, February 12th – Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at Hart House Theatre. All participants must be current students.

Auditions
Friday, December 12th 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Saturday, December 13th 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Location
21 Sussex Avenue, Room 406, on U of T St. George Campus.

Auditions will be the individual. Please prepare a comedic or dramatic monologue, and be prepared to do a cold read. Emailucfollies.eveningofthedead@gmail.com to secure an audition spot.

Callbacks
Sunday, December 14th, by appointment

About the Play
Evening of the Dead is about a zombie apocalypse in downtown Toronto. Characters start in a high school play that goes horribly awry as the theatre becomes an extension of the play itself. This dark comedy sees characters navigate through revenge, friendship, and the force of zombies.

The play is written by Zack Standing, and will be directed by Joey Condello.

Characters
ALEX, Male University student
ELLE, Female University Student
JIM WOODS, Male University Student
KELLY, Female University Student

VICTOR GRAHAM, Male University Student
JEREMY BUTTON, Male University Student

USHER/ JORDAN MICHAELSON, Older University Student, or Alumni
STAGE MANAGER, University Student
HE/SHE, 2 University Students
CELL PHONE MEMBER, 
AUDIENCE MEMBER, Annoyed Student

 

 

The SMC Troubadours: The Possessed 

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The SMC  Troubadours, in association with SMCSU, will be holding Auditions for their production of: The Possessed by Albert Camus

Directed by Emma Burns
Adapted from Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel: “Demons.”

The play follows a group of young nihilists and would-be revolutionaries in a small 19th century Russian town who wreak havoc on the lives of everyone around them. The play is both dramatic and philosophical, and examines the extent to which people are able to survive (both physically and emotionally) amid massive shifts in ideologies and increasingly blurred moral boundaries.

Dates: Wednesday, November 26 – 3:00 – 7:00 PM                                                       Thursday, November 27 – 12:00 – 4:00 PM                                                                                 Friday, November 28 – 5:00 – 9:00 PM

Call Backs: Sunday, November 30 – 5:00 – 10:00 PM

Audition Requirements:
Contemporary Dramatic Monologues are HIGHLY Recommended
An Artistic Resumé
Please be prepared to do a Cold Read from the Text

 

VCDS Presents: Company

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Audition Dates & Locations: 
Tuesday November 11: 8pm-11pm Music Room
Wednesday November 12: 9pm-11pm VC Chapel
Thursday November 13: 8pm-11pm VC Chapel

Show Dates: March 5-7, 2015 – Isabel Bader Theatre

Requirements:
– Prepared song, acapella, any genre, max 2 minutes
– Cold Read
– Prepared monologue or poem allowed but not necessary
– You may be asked to do note matching or a movement exercise

Open Call, no appointments. If you cannot make any of the specified times, please contact producer@vcds.ca.

VCDS Presents “Company,” the Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim – his first to be produced on Broadway! “Company” tells the story of Bobby, a single New Yorker on his 35th birthday, his eccentric acquaintances, and his closest friends, all married couples. The VCDS version of “Company” centres on the themes of companionship, isolation, and empathy in modern North American cities. Every role has solos, both spoken and sung.

We encourage actors of all gender identifications, cultural backgrounds, and skill and experience levels to audition!

Directed by Kevin Matthew Wong

 

 

TCDS Presents:  The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

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Audition Dates: Nov. 3rd – 14th

Callbacks: Saturday November 22 from 10am – 6pm. The first rehearsal will be Sunday November 23 for those cast in the show.

Performance Dates: March 17-21.

Preparation:
Please prepare a comedic monologue between 1-2 minutes. Cold reads will also be provided. Please prepare two contrasting pieces of music theatre canon of 16-32 bars per piece. Please ensure one piece is up tempo and the other a ballad. Those auditioning are expected to bring sheet music for their audition.

No drop-in times will be available.

If you have questions or concerns about any of the requirements, please email us at spellingbee.tcds@gmail.com.

To book an audition, email spellingbee.tcds@gmail.com with ‘Audition’ as your subject line. Please attach your artistic resume and headshot to the email. If you do not have an artistic resume, a short paragraph indicating relevant experience and your interest is suitable.

Note: This is a non-paying, non-equity production. Preference will be given to University of Toronto students.

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience.

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, the tweens spell their way through a series of [potentially made-up] words hoping to never hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box.

See more at: http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000336#sthash.IDvAKoLW.dpuf

 

AUDITIONS FOR WOLFPAC’S BARE: A POP OPERA

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Audition Dates: November 3rd-6th, from 6:00-11:00 pm

Location: OISE (252 Bloor Street W)

*The room information will be e-mailed to you once your audition has been scheduled

PERFORMANCE Dates and Location:
March 12th-March 13th at 8pm                                                                                                     March 14th at 2pm AND 8pm                                                                                                             At the Robert Gill Theatre (214 College St)

Callbacks: Sat Nov 8th during the day (by invitation only)

Audition Requirements:
– TWO (2) contrasting musical theatre songs (comedic and dramatic) maximum of 2 minutes each
– If you are auditioning for a specific role, ONE (1) of your song selections may be from “Bare”
– You may be asked to do a cold read from the show

To Book an Audition: Please email bare.wolfpac@gmail.com with your resume, headshot, and preferred audition time.

NB: This production is NON-UNION, NON-PAYING. We invite actors of ALL LEVELS of experience, backgrounds, ethnicities, and abilities to audition.

For more information about the production and the creative team visit our website: http://www.woodsworthpac.ca/index.php

 

AUDITION FOR MALE U OF T STUDENTS: HART HOUSE THEATRE’S THE TEMPEST

Hart House Theatre is now hosting open call auditions for non-speaking “Mariner” roles in The Tempest   By William Shakespeare, Directed by Jeremy Hutton

OPEN TO MALE U of T STUDENTS ONLY:

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6 pm

• Open call, no need to pre-submit resume or headshot                                                                   • Please come to the stage door of Hart House Theatre and be prepared for a 6 pm start.     • Non-union, Non-paying

Performance run: November 5-22, 2014                                                                                       We strongly encourage actors of all ethnic backgrounds to audition.

Audition Requirements: Actors will be asked to participate in a group audition where they will explore movement and do some cold reading from the text. NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

For more information or to ask any questions, please contact auditions@harthousetheatre.ca with the subject heading “TEMPEST open call auditions”.

 About the Play: One of Shakespeare’s most acclaimed plays The Tempest tells the tale of a vengeful, exiled lord who is willing to sacrifice the happiness of his beloved daughter as a means to destroy his rivals. Set on a desolate island full of mystery and magic, The Tempest explores the nature of justice, the illusion of power and the fantastical monsters that lurk within the human condition.

 About the Theatre: Established in 1919, Hart House Theatre is the University of Toronto’s Performing Arts Leader. Since its inception, the theatre’s unique mix of young professionals, alumni and students has garnered the theatre a reputation as a cultural destination for not only the community of U of T but also the city of Toronto.

 

Hart House Players Present: Free Actors’ Warm-up Workshop!

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Get warmed up for a new school year with the Players, at their Actors’ Warm-up workshop, hosted by the Hart House Players Executive Team! Vocal, Physical and mental techniques to prepare you for your next performance. You’ll learn how to prepare with a group and individually, and have fun doing it!

Date: Thursday, October 2nd, 2014, 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Location: Hart House Theatre

 

Hart House Players Presents: “A Killer Story” 

Hart House Players will be holding auditions for their Drama Festival Submission: “A Killer Story” written by Jake Howell, directed by HHP’s own Artistic Director, Robin Taylor Wright.

 

To set up an audition time, please send your availability to harthouseplayers@gmail.com. No resume or headshot necessary. Please e-mail Hart House Players by January 15th.

 

Please prepare a two minutes monologue for your audition. Only call-backs will consist of cold-readings. Times and location will be determined on an individual basis. Roles will be cast for 5 characters, and casting will be gender-blind.

 

VCDS Presents: “1979 is Going”

VCDS is holding auditions for their student written musical “1979 Is Going” written and directed by Sharon Kashani!

Dates: Wednesday, January 8th – Thursday, January 9th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Location: Victoria College Chapel, Old Vic

Synopsis:  “1979 is Going” is a political musical following the coming of age of four students in Iran, 1979, pre-Islamic Republic. Norah Shah is a bright university student who’s planning to go to an interview for a transfer program in England with the help of her friend Arash, behind her parents backs. At the same time, Norah’s friend Sara is attempting to convince her family to accept her new boyfriend, Siamak. All of their personal troubles come to a standstill, however, when the country goes to war. Essentially, “1979 is Going” expresses Iran’s changes in government amongst kitchen bickering and break ups, and through family dinners and disappointed mothers. But above all, it expresses how much things can change when life throws something unbelievable at you.

Preparation: Please prepare a contemporary monologue and two songs; a slower piece and another upbeat piece. These songs should also be contemporary.

 

VCDS’s “The Girl Who Just Doesn’t See”

 VCDS will be holding auditions for their Drama Festival Submission :”The Girl Who Just Doesn’t See”

Dates: Wednesday, January 8th – Thursday, January 9th, from 9:00 – 11:00 pm

Location: Victoria College Chapel, in Old Vic

Synopsis: “The Girl Who Just Doesn’t See”  was written and directed by Nathaniel Rose. This is a one-act play about four single guys who have been recently transferred to the same office branch and are trying to overcome their inability to ask out and even talk to the one woman who works there. It is a light comedy focused on the somewhat tense, and awkward relationships …between the four guys. It explores people’s hopes and dreams and the great lengths some go to thinking about following them, without actually taking the courage to follow them in the end.

This play will be a part of the University of Toronto Drama Festival.

 

SGDS’s “Antony & Cleopatra”                                                                                   Auditions are being held for the St. Genesis Drama Society’s  first Main Stage Production: Antony & Cleopatra,  By William Shakespeare, Directed by Shak Haq

Dates: Thursday, January 9 @ 7-11 pm | Friday, January 10 @ 5-11pm

Location: Senior Common Room, St.Michael’s College

Synopsis: Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy and history by William Shakespeare. First performed in 1606, the plot follows the lives and relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony from the Sicilian Revolt to Cleopatra’s suicide during the Final War of the Roman Republic. The major antagonist is Octavius Caesar, one of Antony’s fellow triumviri and the future first emperor of Rome.

Please Come Prepared With:
• A rehearsed monologue
• An Artistic Resumé (Optional)
You may also be asked to perform a cold read from the play, as selected by the Director.

Auditions will be walk in, no appointment necessary.

Antony & Cleopatra will be preformed tentatively from February 27 – March 1

About the Director: Shak Haq is actively involved in UofT’s theatre and dance scene whilst pursuing a degree in Human Biology and South Asian Studies. He has had the privilege of working with various campus groups including St. Michael’s College Theatre (Director/Choreographer – West Side Story, Chicago: The Musical; Choreographer – Hairspray), Victoria College Drama Society (Actor [Dr. Frank N. Furter] – The Rocky Horror Show, Actor [Kaylarino] – The Taming of the Shrew), Trinity College Drama Society (Choreographer – The Tempest, Actor [Edmund] – King Lear), Only Human Dance Collective (Creative Director – [r]evolution, In Transit), and Silhouettes Dance Company (Choreographer). In 2011, Shak became the Artistic Producer of the UC Follies Theatre Company where he directed A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Who’s Tommy, and The Rocky Horror Show. Shak is honoured to be working with St. Michael’s College and the newly formed SGDS on their inaugural winter term play, William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra.

About the Society:
Founded in 2013, and named after the Patron Saint of Actors and Performers, the St. Genesius Drama Society (SGDS) is an extracurricular theatre society at the University of St. Michael’s College, and represents the college, theatrically, on the University of Toronto campus. It aims at providing the SMC community with an opportunity to participate in a professional, theatrical environment. The Society remains true to its roots at a secularized Catholic College by building theatrical seasons in line with the virtues, teachings and beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church, St. Michael’s College, and St. Michael’s College Student Union while respecting artistic integrity and vision. If you are interested in more information or becoming more involved please join SGDS on Facebook, follow them on Twitter or Tumblr, or send an email!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/224542167707432/?fref=ts

Tumblr: http://stgenesiusdramasociety.tumblr.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/stgenesiusdrama

Email: stgenesiusdrama@gmail.com

 

St.Genesis Drama Society’s Drama Festival Submissions
The St.Genesis Drama Society and the St.Michael’s College Student Union will be holding auditions for SMC’s two submissions for the 2014 U of T Drama Festival.

Dates: Wed. January 8th- Fri. January 10th, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Brennan Hall, Room 203

This year’s One Act Plays are:
1)Hopscotch:
Written and Directed by Michael Marshall.
“Hopscotch is a black comedy exploring the facets of existence and massive cockups. Comparable to ordering a winter jacket and discovering, after the fact, it comes with Nazi paraphernalia, our two unfortunates awaken to the cold light of morning and the illumination of mistakes long past – by about eight hours. Whether laughter or a deep sense of foreboding hopefully Hopscotch will evoke some sort of emotional response… perhaps, if we’re lucky.”

2) In the Days That Follow:
Written by Kate Uniacke and Directed by Maeve Sharkey.
“In the Days that Follow explores the ways the human mind can turn on itself and the lengths to which it can be pushed before it falls apart completely. Following an unknown cataclysmic event, Ava becomes the last surviving member of the human race. The play follows her as she struggles both with the ghosts of her past, and her complete decent into madness.”

Audition Info:Please come prepared to do a cold read from either play, as selected by the Directors.
Auditions will be walk in, no appointment necessary.

The University of Toronto Drama Festival will occur from February 12-15.

2 Responses

  • Kim Farahbakhshian says:

    Hello!

    I’m a UofT student at Scarborough campus and I’m really interested in performing in some shows. Its always been a hobby of mine – but I’m not sure where to start in university. Hopefully you guys can help me out in the drama community in university 😀
    Thank you

    Parnaz(Kim) Farah.

  • drama says:

    Hi Kim,
    I am not sure if there is anything going on in the summer as far as shows go but there is usually quite a bit going on in the school year. I’ll give you the contact information for UTSC’s drama society… This should help you out. They usually are quite active on campus and it gives you something close by too… utscdramasoc@gmail.com

    Hope this helps, and feel free to contact us anytime.

    UTDC



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