We are now casting for our incredible festival, which will be performed online at the end of February. Audition to be a part of showcasing nuanced, hilarious, and necessary emerging Canadian plays! Please refer to audition information and play introductions/ character breakdowns for more detail.
Festival audition information:
- Auditions start on January 9th and will take place over Zoom
- No monologues required – cold reads only
- No preparation is necessary, but cold read samples will be provided three days prior to auditions for those who do wish to prepare
- Actors may audition for multiple shows, but will only have the opportunity to be cast in one
- Actors will be required to read from one or multiple scenes
- Actors must be prepared to remain in the audition for the full allotted time slot
- Please contact us at email@example.com with any questions, concerns, or accommodations!
Play introductions/character breakdowns:
Bug by Araceli Ferrara – After waking up in a flooded grave, Cordy meets an undead creature named Bug who tells her she only has until the witching hour to figure out how she died. Armed with a shovel, Cordy sets off in a haunted graveyard to find her possible killer.
- Cordy: Woman. In limbo and searching for her killer.
- Duncan: Male. Cordy’s best friend.
- Elspeth: Woman. Dead. A ghost in the graveyard.
- Bug: Preferably non-binary. Undead. Perhaps we’re seeing a corpse or a zombie but we’re unsure.
A Little Big Thing by Arvind Venkat – ‘A Little Big Thing’ grapples with the relationship between Indian-Canadian parents and their gay son Arjun, who awkwardly attempts to come.
- Kamala: South Asian Woman. Arjun’s mother.
- Aakash: South Asian Male. Arjun’s father.
- Arjun: South Asian Male. Awkward but endearing, struggling to tell his parents he’s gay. Preferably LGBTQ2A+.
- Sam: Male. Arjun’s boyfriend. Preferably LGBTQ2A+.
Love and Other Drag by Rachel Arnold – ‘Love and Other Drag’ follows themes of identity, sexuality, self-expression, and our capacity to receive different kinds of love.
- Hallie: Woman. On a journey of understanding her sexuality. Preferably LGBTQ2A+.
- Elijah: Male. Hallie’s roommate and best friend. Witty, brave, knows who he is. Preferably LGBTQ2A+, does drag, and BIPOC.
- Fallon: Woman. Hallie’s love interest. Preferably LGBTQ2A+.