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Auditions for the SMC Troubadors’: “The Possessed”

November 19th, 2014 | Posted by drama_julia in Auditions - (Comments Off on Auditions for the SMC Troubadors’: “The Possessed”)

posessedThe 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

 

Auditions for VCDS’s: Company

November 4th, 2014 | Posted by drama_julia in Auditions - (Comments Off on Auditions for VCDS’s: 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

 

Auditions for TCDS’s: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

November 4th, 2014 | Posted by drama_julia in Auditions - (Comments Off on Auditions for TCDS’s: 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

WolfPAC Presents: Auditions for- Bare: A Pop Opera

November 4th, 2014 | Posted by drama_julia in Auditions - (Comments Off on WolfPAC Presents: Auditions for- 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

Auditions For Male U of T Students: Hart House Theatre’s The Tempest

October 15th, 2014 | Posted by drama_julia in Auditions - (Comments Off on Auditions 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.

Auditions for Hart House Players’ “A Killer Story”

January 13th, 2014 | Posted by drama_julia in Auditions | Drama Festival - (Comments Off on Auditions for Hart House Players’ “A Killer Story”)

Title: Auditions for Hart House Players’ “A Killer Story”


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Description: 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.

Date: 2014-01-15

Auditions for SGDS’s “Antony & Cleopatra”

January 7th, 2014 | Posted by drama_julia in Auditions - (Comments Off on Auditions for SGDS’s “Antony & Cleopatra”)

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

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.
Keep posted to our event for locations, they will be announced shortly.

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

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

Start Date: 2014-01-09
Start Time: 07:00 p.m
End Date: 2014-01-10
End Time: 11:00 p.m

Auditions for VCDS’s “1979 is Going”

January 6th, 2014 | Posted by drama_julia in Auditions - (Comments Off on Auditions for VCDS’s “1979 is Going”)

Title: Auditions for VCDS’s “1979 is Going”
Location: Victoria College Chapel
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Description: VCDS is holding auditions for their student written musical “1979 Is Going” written and directed by Sharon Kashani!

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.
Start Date: 2014-01-08
Start Time: 06:00 p.m
End Date: 2014-01-09
End Time: 09:00 p.m

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

January 6th, 2014 | Posted by drama_julia in Auditions | Drama Festival - (Comments Off on Auditions for VCDS’s “The Girl Who Just Doesn’t See”)

Title: Auditions for VCDS’s “The Girl Who Just Doesn’t See”Location: Victoria College Chapel in Old VIc
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Description: VCDS will be holding auditions for their Drama Festival Submission: “The Girl Who Just Doesn’t See” 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.

Start Date: 2014-01-08
Start Time: 09:00 p.m
End Date: 2014-01-09
End Time: 11:00 p.m

Auditions for St.Genesis Drama Society’s Drama Festival Submissions

January 2nd, 2014 | Posted by drama_julia in Auditions | Drama Festival - (Comments Off on Auditions for St.Genesis Drama Society’s Drama Festival Submissions)

Title: Auditions for St.Genesis Drama Society’s Drama Festival Submissions
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Description: 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.

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.”

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

Location: Brennan Hall, Room 203

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.
Start Date: 2014-01-08
Start Time: 06:00 p.m
End Date: 2014-01-10
End Time: 09:00 p.m