Casting Call for Centaur Theatre’s “Secret Comedy” (pre-launch title) directed by Eda Holmes

“SECRET COMEDY” (pre-launch title)

Directed by Eda Holmes (Centaur Theatre’s Incoming Artistic Director)

Please note: Only hard copies of photo/resumés should be submitted.
Electronic versions will not be accepted or considered.
Send submissions to Catherine Vokey, Centaur Theatre Company,
453 Saint-François-Xavier, Montréal QC H2Y 2T1

Deadline for Submissions is noon on Monday March 6, 2017

Hard copies of all resumes received will be couriered to the director at noon on MONDAY March 6th only

Local Montreal actors preferred.  Agents are asked to please only submit candidates who are available throughout the production period and the complete run of the play.

The “Secret Play” is a very physical multi-character British comedy set in the 1930’s.

Requests for absence for film or television work during the rehearsal period are discouraged and may not be possible.

Rehearsals start: October 17, 2017
Previews: November 14 and 15, 2017
Opens: November 16, 2017
Closes: December 10, 2017
Possible extension: December 17, 2017

Selected candidates will be asked to prepare a comic monologue of their choice and one physical trick which can be anything – with one proviso from the director – “as long as you can do it without hurting yourself or anyone else.  No fire please…”

Auditions will be held on March 16 and 17th with callbacks on March 20th.

Please note on résumé CAEA, ACTRA, and UDA status.

Centaur will attempt to advise agents of candidates selected for an audition by the end of day on March 13th.

Centaur Theatre is committed to reflecting our community in all of its diversity. We encourage actors from all cultures, races, ethnicities, and gender identities, mental and physical abilities to apply for an audition.

We thank everyone for their interest; however only those selected for an audition will be contacted.


Male 1
Suave, handsome, 30-something matinée idol.  A Noel Coward hero but with more testosterone.

Male 2
Must play multiple roles of varying class, origin and gender.  Must be very physical and inventive, can be 20 – 50.

Female 1
Attractive British Cinema heroine, 25-35.  Must be able to play a wide range of versions of this type including romantic and comic.

Read the official casting call at

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