Dog Auditions

We’re holding an open audtion for two canine companions to join the cast of The Two Gentlemen of Verona!
We will be looking for demonstrations of their obedience and temperament, as well as how well they fare around other dogs (and squirrels!) in a park environment.

Where: Prince’s Island Park

When: Friday, May 25th, 6:00 - 8:00pm

What we’re looking for:

  • Dogs with a calm/subdued temperament
  • Responsive to basic commands (sit, stay)
  • Able to stay focussed when in a distracting environment
  • Must be available for the entire rehearsal and performance period, performances will be split between the two dogs

Rehearsal and performance period:

June 12 - 29, Tuesdays - Saturdays (Dog will be only be required at certain times TBD)

June 29 - August 19, Tuesdays - Saturdays at 7:00pm, Sundays at 2:00pm & 7:00pm.
Show is approx. 90 min in length.
(No performances the week of July 24 - 29, due to Calgary Folk Festival)

Full performance calendar available here.

Please note:

  • Registration is not necessary (just show up anytime between 6:00 - 7:30pm)
  • Dogs prone to overheating should be aware that performances often take place in direct sunlight.
  • Two dogs will be cast to allow us to alternate dogs through the summer
  • Dogs will be led around by an actor during the show (note: owner is not integrated/part of the production)
  • Renumeration will be provided

Questions? Email Us!