Audition Notice: Lakeshore Players Dorval presents “The Odd Couple”

AUDITIONS: Nov 20 & 22 | PERFORMANCES: February 7-16

Come audition for the second play of Lakeshore Players Dorval‘s 54th Season, THE ODD COUPLE, FEMALE VERSION, by Neil Simon, directed by Glen Bowser. The play will run at the Lakeside Academy, in Lachine, from February 7th to the 16th, 2019.

Auditions will be held at the Chalet of Parc St-Charles (90 Avenue Martin) in Dorval, on Tuesday, November 20th (7pm) and Thursday, November 22nd (7pm). These will be CLOSED AUDITIONS. Instructions are as follows:

A) The director will be auditioning actors privately in pairs or small groups (to properly view the chemistry between characters and actors with critical relationships). As such, it is strongly recommended that if you wish to audition send an email to the producers ( to let them know on which night you wish to attend the auditions, and which characters you will be auditioning for. This is the director’s request. However, you can still attend the auditions unannounced if you wish, and the director will still see you.

B) When you arrive at the Chalet, please do not enter the main large room that is usually used for auditions and rehearsals. Instead, please enter the adjacent room near the Chalet’s office, storage room, washrooms and water fountain. This is where you will be asked to sign in by filling out the audition forms, and this is where you will be ushered into the audition room when your name is called.

Callbacks, if necessary, will be Sunday, November 25th (1pm).

Lakeshore Players Dorval strongly encourages equality and inclusiveness.  Please note that this is an amateur, unpaid production. Cast will be required to become members of Lakeshore Players Dorval.


Audition Dates: Tuesday, November 20th (7pm) and Thursday, November 22nd (7pm).
Callbacks will take place Sunday, November 25th (1pm).

Audition Location: Chalet St. Charles at 90 Martin Ave. in Dorval (located in the middle of St. Charles Park, next to the basketball court and baseball field), off Lakeshore Blvd. By bus #191 from Lionel-Groulx Metro.

Rehearsal Dates: Regular rehearsals are scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 10 pm and Sundays from 1 to 5 pm.

Performance Dates: February 7th to the 16th, 2019 at Lakeside Academy High School in Lachine, Quebec.


Olive Madison (Lead): Female, 18+
A successful television producer; she is intelligent, attractive, and wisecracking, with a good sense of humor, and she’s a complete slob; she has an encyclopedic understanding of sports.

Florence Unger (Lead) Female 18+
Attractive, very well-groomed, and neat; has just broken up with her husband; she takes herself very seriously, likes to clean, decorate, and cook; she is intelligent and warm-hearted, but has no sense of humor (at least about herself).

Sylvie (Supporting): Female, 18+
Desperately trying to stop smoking, and so sucks on lollipops or chews gum; she can get irritated with her friends, but has a good sense of humor, especially about her husband; and, yes, she is pregnant in the last scene.

Renee (Supporting): Female, 18+
Sylvie’s best friend, can be very plain-spoken, especially when she points out Olive’s failings as a hostess–and then Flo’s; she is single and dating a doctor.

Vera (Supporting): Female, 18+
Very sweet, very nice, somewhat spacey, and, although quite smart, is often a step or two behind her friends; she’s very funny, but doesn’t realize it.

Mickey (Supporting): Female, 18+
A police officer, who is down-to-earth, plain-talking, and has a good understanding of people; she tries very hard to be in control of all situations.

Mano Costazuela (Supporting): Male, 18+
Handsome, very well-groomed, and Spanish with a Castilian accent; he is every woman’s dream date and showers both Olive and Flo with attention; he must have good comic timing, as he gets very emotional; he is sensitive and appreciates Florence’s sensitivity.

Jesus Costazuela (Supporting): Male, 18+
Manolo’s younger brother; also very handsome, well-groomed, excellent posture, very romantic; he also gets very emotional and truly appreciates Florence.

Audition Sides available to download here

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