Audition Notice: Live Action Theatre Project

CALL FOR ACTORS FOR SUMMER WORKSHOP OF INTERACTIVE PLAY IN DEVELOPMENT


The Live Action Theatre Project, in collaboration with Teesri Duniya Theatre, invites Equity and Non-Equity actors to submit applications to audition for a new interactive theatre experience exploring dating in the post #MeToo era. Written by Julia Ainsworth and Rosaruby Kagan.

Actors must be available for the dates below, have strong improvisational skills and be comfortable with digital technology.

WORKSHOP DATES: Monday July 26th – July 30th, 2021

PROJECTED PRODUCTION DATES: Montreal, Spring 2022

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

  • GEMMA**: (late 20’s) Successful emerging photographer, social media influencer and academic. Roslyn’s loyal mentee. Charismatic, bold, driven and politically active.
  • ROSLYN: (50’s) Senior tenured professor. Reserved, traditional academic and advocate for women in media. Gemma’s mentor, friend, and co-worker. Struggling to keep up with emerging arts research trends.
  • MARCO**: (late 30’s/early 40’s) Internationally acclaimed filmmaker and studio instructor. Native spanish speaking. Roslyn’s close friend and co-worker. New to academia. Charming and unassuming.

**PLEASE NOTE: The roles of Marco and Gemma involve partial nudity, sexually explicit scenes, filming, photography and themes of sexual misconduct. However, not for the purposes of the audition.

AUDITION DETAILS:
Actors are required to present a 2 to 3 minute contemporary monologue. Sides will be given prior to the audition and will involve some improvisation.

AUDITION DATES: May 22nd, 10am-3pm

AUDITION LOCATION*: Freestanding Room, Address: 4324 St Laurent Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1Z3

*Socially distanced in person auditions are preferred, however the option to audition by Zoom is available to all applicants. BIPOC actors are strongly encouraged to apply. (Please note this audition location may not be accessible to all. For those requiring physical assistance you may audition through zoom.)

CONTACT: To book an audition slot please send a headshot and CV to liveactiontheatreproject@gmail.com and  redd1@primus.ca by May 18th. Please specify if you prefer an in-person or zoom audition.

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