Casting Call: Physical theatre piece seeks two-spirited performer for indigiqueer adaptation of the ‘The Maids’

Submission deadline: October 31st, 2019


SPECIFICATIONS:
Looking for a young, Indigenous two-spirited/queer performer presenting between the ages of 18-30 for an indigiqueer adaptation of ‘The Maids’ by Jean Genet. The production is a new piece of physical theatre by Waawaate Fobister and Jesse Stong presented at the MAI (Montreal Arts Interculturels) in March of 2020.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: 
– Must be available for two workshops (Nov 18th-29th Montreal, Jan 6th-Jan 18th Toronto), and a rehearsal and production beginning end of February 23rd 2020 to March 10th 2020 (Montreal). 
– Must be available for all dates 
– Knowledge of Indigenous history an asset 
– Experience in dance and/or physical forms of theatre 
– Willing to learn/speak in Anishinaabemowin

The production is keeping the role open to all applications that fit the above specifications, and are interested in seeing a variety of possibilities for the performance.

SUBMISSION
– A short monologue from the Indigenous repertoire or a monologue from the work of Jean Genet
– One minute of movement/dance  
– CV and HEADSHOT 

PLEASE SUBMIT TO jesse@playwrights.ca with the Subject line – “AUDITION (YOUR NAME)”. Format for video must be Youtube or Vimeo link. Send password in body of email.

Closing date for applications is October 31st, 2019.
Early submissions much appreciated!

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