Auditions

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Page updated August 20, 2019


Million Dollar Quartet

Theatre Calgary will be holding auditions on September 29 and 30 for the following roles:

• CARL PERKINS: 24. Lead guitar player, the first poet of Rock ’n’ Roll.
• JOHNNY CASH: 24. Guitar player, a giant of American music at the dawn of his epic career.
• ELVIS PRESLEY: 21. Guitar player, the first and still undisputed King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
• JERRY LEE LEWIS: 20. Rock ‘n’ Roll’s legendary piano prodigy and celebrated Last Man Standing.
• SAM PHILLIPS: 33. The Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll and founder of Sun Records; discovered Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and many others, including Roy Orbison and B.B. King; a towering and charismatic figure in American music. Not a singing role.
• DYANNE: mid-twenties. An aspiring singer, Elvis’s girlfriend. Mezzo, belts to a Db with legit soprano to a high A.
• BROTHER JAY: mid-twenties. Bass player, Carl Perkins’s older brother. Primarily a musician track.
• FLUKE: mid-twenties. Drummer. Primarily a musician track.

Please submit headshots and resumes via email Susan McNair Reid, Theatre Calgary, at by the end of day Monday, Sept. 2. Please use “MDQ audition submission” in the subject line. Please indicate for which role you would like to be seen, and if you have any restrictions on your availability during the audition dates. Successful applicants will be contacted and provided with music, sides, and further details by Friday, Sept. 13.

Please download the full audition posting here.

Artists who are members of the Canadian Actors Equity Association will be given audition priority. Non-Equity artists will be seen when and if spaces are available. Theatre Calgary is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres, and operates within the jurisdiction of the Canadian Theatre Agreement. Artists cast in any production, regardless of CAEA standing, will be engaged under a CTA contract.
 



General Auditions for 2019-20 season

The deadline for submissions for our upcoming General Auditions has passed. All successful candidates will be contacted.

Show-specific auditions for 2019-20 will be held later this year, please check back to this page regularly.
 



Artists who are members of the Canadian Actors Equity Association will be given audition priority. Non-Equity artists will be seen when and if spaces are available. Theatre Calgary is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres, and operates within the jurisdiction of the Canadian Theatre Agreement. Artists cast in any production, regardless of CAEA standing, will be engaged under a CTA contract.