Auditions

Stephen Hair, Jeff Lillico in The Shoplifters. Trudie Lee
Page updated April 19, 2017
 

2017-18 Season Productions


THE SECRET GARDEN

Directed by Stafford Arima
Musical Direction by Don Horsburgh

1st Rehearsal on Monday, March 19, 2018.
1st Preview on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
Opens on Friday, April 20, 2018.
Closes on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Theatre Calgary will be holding auditions on:
May 16 - 17, 2017 in Calgary
July 24 - 26, 2017 in Toronto

Download the complete audition notice, and character breakdown here.

THE DIRECTOR REQUESTS PHOTOS AND RESUMÉS FOR CALGARY BY APRIL 26, 2017 AND FOR TORONTO BY JUNE 19, 2017.  
Those selected for an audition will be contacted and will be supplied with music and sides from the play.

Email resume and headshot to Susan McNair Reid, Company Manager, Theatre Calgary.
**Please indicate the role and the city of choice in the body of the email and write “The Secret Garden Audition” in the subject line.**
 

TOUCH ME: SONGS FOR A (DIS)CONNECTED AGE

Theatre Calgary and Forte Musical Theatre are casting the following roles for the TC UpClose production of Touch Me: Songs for a (dis)Connected Age.

1st Rehearsal on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
1st Performance on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.
Closes on Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Auditions will be held during the afternoon of Monday, May 15th in Calgary.

Character Breakdown:
Actor 1: playing male roles ranging in age from 25 to 60.
Vocal range is Tenor/High Baritone with an ability to sing in strong falsetto in a Frankie Valli style (to B4). An ability to play acoustic guitar is essential to this track.

Actor 2: playing male roles ranging in age from 16 to 32.
Vocal range is Baritone and an ability to play drum kit is essential to this track.

All actors are required to sing in close harmony and need strong musical skills.  Actors will be required to play a variety of roles and ages within the context of the show.

Interested actors are asked to submit a photo and resume via email to Forte Musical Theatre Artistic Director, Joe Slabe, no later than Sunday, May 7th.

Those chosen for auditions will be asked to prepare a musical theatre song as well as a song from the show. You will also be asked to prepare a guitar or drum part from the score and have the option of playing a short piece of your choice that showcases your ability. An accompanist will be provided or you may bring your own accompanist. 

Download the complete audition notice here.

Forte Musical Theatre engages its artists under approved Canadian Actors’ Equity contracts.
 

Shakespeare by the Bow Auditions

AS YOU LIKE IT

Theatre Calgary will be holding auditions in Calgary on Sunday, April 30, 2017, for the company of Shakespeare by the Bow (SBTB) which will perform As You Like It, directed by Samantha MacDonald, at Prince’s Island Park. Additionally, SBTB will also perform one week of Victors, Villains and Vixens, a collection of scenes from various Shakespeare plays created and directed by Haysam Kadri, at St. Patrick’s Island.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
• Must be a graduate of a theatre program at a post-secondary institution within Alberta OR be an Albertan who has graduated from a theatre program at a post-secondary institution elsewhere. No housing or transportation will be provided.
• Must have graduated from 2013 to 2017.
• Cannot have signed ANY type of Equity contract since graduation.
• Cannot have been in SBTB/SITP in a previous year.

Please download the complete audition posting here.

For more information on our Shakespeare by the Bow program, click here.

DEADLINE:  Please submit headshots and resumes to Susan McNair Reid, Company Manager, Theatre Calgary, by the end of day Friday, April 21, 2017.
 

Young Company Auditions

For our 2017-18 season, we will be seeking:

• Eight young company members for A Christmas Carol (auditions anticipated in September, 2017).

• Two young company members (to play Mary and Colin) for our musical, The Secret Garden (please see audition information at the top of this page).

All interested young actors should email Susan McNair Reid, for further information.