Casting Call: Brave New Productions

Deadline for submission: June 27th, 2016

Brave New Productions Casting Call
Montreal Theatre Company Brave New Productions is currently casting for two upcoming productions:  “Bright Half Life & “One Night only Comedy Performance”.

BRIGHT HALF LIFE

PROJECT DETAILS: Non union
Theatre company: Co-Produced by We Are One and Brave New Productions.
Performance Dates: August 18th-28th
Director: Amanda Goldberg
Deadline for submissions: June 27th
Auditions: Early July
Casting contact: Tracy Allan

Submission instructions: Please email Tracy@bravenewproductions.com with a headshot and resume along with BRIGHT HALF LIFE and role to be considered in subject line.

Audition requirements: A modern monologue or movement piece that has a strong emphasis on story and character, no longer than 2 minutes. Applicants will also be asked to read a short excerpt from the script, sides will be provided in advance.
Bright Half Life by Tanya Barfield is a moving love story that spans decades in an instant—from marriage, children, skydiving, and the infinite moments that make a life together. Vicky and Erica are catapulted through 25 years of love and heartbreak as they navigate an ever-shifting present.

Roles
VICKY-  Can only be played by a performer who identifies as African-American, Latina or Asian, described by playwright as “appears traditionally feminine”. The character is portrayed at various ages throughout the play. Vicky is an executive who comes across as traditional and cautious at first but has a hidden adventurous side.

ERICA- Described by playwright as “Soft Butch”. The character is portrayed at various ages throughout the play. Erica is a writer who is the pursuer in the relationship but is not as confident as she seems.

Performers of all ethno-cultural backgrounds, diverse ages and sizes are encouraged to audition. We are only accepting submissions from female identifying and gender queer people. Applicants should keep in mind that movement will be a featured element of the production. Also please understand that this is a non-paying opportunity. We are very grateful for all submissions however only those selected for an audition will be contacted.

We Are One is an up and coming Montreal based feminist theatre company that aims to celebrate women both on and off stage. Brave New Productions is a Meta-Nominated independent theatre company that has a focus on mixing art with entertainment, sharing unique and original content with our community for over 10 years.

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ONE-NIGHT ONLY COMEDY PERFORMANCE

Brave New Production is currently casting for a one-night only comedy performance to kick off the Montreal pride celebrations. Auditions will take place in the beginning of July.

PROJECT DETAILS: Non union
Theatre company: Brave New Productions
Performance Date: August 6th, 2016
Director: Donald Rees
Deadline for submissions: June 27th
Casting contact: Tracy Allan

Submission instructions: Please email Tracy@bravenewproductions.com with a headshot and resume along with role to be considered in the subject line.

Audition requirements: Applicants will also be asked to audition with a scene from the script. The sides will be provided in advance.

Roles

SHANE- The eye candy on Mr. Charles’ cable TV show “Too Gay.” Shane wears a variety of fantasy costumes including a speedo/thong.
JOANN- The receptionist at the cable TV station. She is a young, shy, and apologetic and has a seven month-old son.

Performers of all ethno-cultural backgrounds, diverse ages and sizes are encouraged to audition. Please understand that this is a non-paying opportunity. We are very grateful for all submissions however only those selected for an audition will be contacted.

Brave New Productions is a Meta-Nominated independent theatre company that has a focus on mixing art with entertainment, sharing unique and original content with our community for over 10 years.

Official Facebook event page: