WISTA reveals 2016-17 season: ‘SHREK – the Musical’ & ‘ENCORE’


WISTA (West Island Theatre Association), the META-nominated Montreal theatre company, has just unveiled its exciting lineup of musical productions for the 2016-17 season:


June 2017
That’s right! WISTA’s next full book musical will be Shrek! We are bringing this beloved movie turned Broadway SMASH to the West Island next Summer for audiences young and old to enjoy! Stay tuned for more information about auditions, which will be held in the fall.

Want to be a part of the creative team? We are looking for the following positions: Producer, Director, Musical Director, Choreographer, Costume Designer, Makeup Artist, Technical Director, Stage Manager, Set Designer, Lighting Designer, Sound Designer

Deadline to apply (producer): August 10th
Deadline to apply (others): September 10th
Send your CV & Cover letter to info@wista.ca

WISTA Encore


November 25th & 26th, 2016
We’re kicking off the season with a cabaret-style performance of new, fresh and exciting songs! These tunes will leave you wanting more, or as we say: an Encore! Whether you love fan favorites such as Wicked and Legally Blonde, hidden gems such as Heathers and Once or new hits like Book of Mormon and Hamilton, this show will have something for you.

Creative Team
Vocal Directors: Chelsea Bayer & Phil Silverstein
Choreographers: Debora Friedmann & Robin Kravitz
Stage Manager: Ally Brumer
Creative Consultant: Craig Dalley

Auditions: Sunday, August 28 from 5 – 10 PM. Rehearsals will be held on Sundays from 5-10PM beginning on September 11th. Book your audition online for ENCORE here!

Read the official announcement at http://www.wista.ca/on-stage.html

The West Island Theatre Association (WISTA) is a non-profit community theatre company, that allows individuals between the ages of 17 and 29 to interact and perform in the wonderful world of musical theatre. Our main goal is to keep alive the passions of an energetic combination of singers, dancers, technicians and musicians by giving them a space to grow and develop their skills. Since 2006, WISTA has grown to include over 50 members and have produced 8 full-length musical productions. In addition to book musicals, WISTA provides a myriad of services including cabaret-style performances, dinner theatre, flash mobs, princess parties, community events and workshops. WISTA is a member of the Quebec Drama Federation (QDF) and two time nominee of the Montreal English Theatre Awards for Outstanding Community Theatre Production in 2015 (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and 2016 (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast).

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