Performers Wanted for Upcoming Stage Plays

Expires: 3/2/2024
Paying up to $120/day
Description

ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Seeking performers for “Dracula” and “The Snow Queen” plays for The Canmore Summer Theatre Festival. Please, see the details below.

Additional information:
Performances will take place outdoors in Canmore, AB.
Callbacks will be March 10 in Canmore, AB.
Zoom auditions are also available upon request.
The dates of the festival are as follows:
Rehearsals – start April 7, Sundays 10AM-6PM; Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00-9:00PM.
Tech/Dress Rehearsals – July 6-8.
Festival Run – The Festival Run is July 10-21, with performances of The Snow Queen at 1pm and Dracula at 7pm. There will be no performances on July 15 and 16.

If you’re interested, please apply.

35 Project roles
Gerda
Both genders
18
-
30
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Female presenting. The heroine and Cei's best friend. She is a kind and loving girl who goes in search of Cei when he goes missing, growing into herself and her strengths along the way. (possible intimacy in the form of a kiss, stage combat).
Application deadline closed.
Cei
Both genders
18
-
30
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Male presenting. Gerda's best friend. A dreamer whose dreams don't fit their small town, he's an adventurous boy until the cursed mirror glass lodged in his heart and eye, causing him to become cruel and unhappy. (possible intimacy in the form of a kiss)
Application deadline closed.
Snow Queen
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Snow Queen (female presenting): Cold and domineering, a force of nature in form and physical presence. She takes Cei to her palace and keeps him captive for the shard of mirror glass she needs. (possible intimacy in the form of a kiss, stage combat)
Application deadline closed.
Mr/Mrs. Overskou
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Bae
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Mrs/Mr Fyn
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Robber Mother
Female
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Grandmother/Grandfather
Both genders
40
-
65
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Mrs Dear (Queen of Spring)
Female
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Fredrica (Queen of Summer)
Female
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Daffodil
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Robber Girl (Queen of Autumn)
Female
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Bindweed
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
John/Jane
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
JJ
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Elisa or Ellis
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Lily
Female
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Prince Fredrick
Male
18
-
40
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble. Possible intimacy in the form of a kiss.
Application deadline closed.
Snowdrop
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Laughing Robber
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Punched Robber
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Snow Flakes
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Trolls
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Students
Both genders
18
-
30
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Townsfolk
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Northern lights
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"The Snow Queen" play. Ensemble.
Application deadline closed.
Doctor Van Helsing
Both genders
40
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"Dracula" play. American. A female presenting vampire hunter. She takes no nonsense from anybody. She wears dusty beaten clothing and a big cowboy hat. She has a long nasty old scar all up and down the side of her face, as if someone has taken their hand and ripped down, long ago. It’s from an encounter she’d rather not talk about. She’s been through it. She’s a bit of a know-it-all; okay, she’s a lot of a know-it-all. She’s prickly. She’s strong. She’s brilliant. She’s no lady.
Application deadline closed.
Mina Harker
Both genders
20
-
39
y.o.
All ethnicities
"Dracula" play. Female presenting. Very smart, caring, loyal. Wants to do the right thing. Was raised to be a lady, and is thus suppressing an inner fire that emerges throughout the progression of the play. Great emotional depth, good sense of humor. Must face her darkest fears—comes out stronger at the end of it. Secretly an adventurer, and fighter. Is called to be more than she once was. (stage combat, mild intimacy).
Application deadline closed.
Lucy Westenra
Both genders
20
-
39
y.o.
All ethnicities
"Dracula" play. Female presenting. Bright, funny, vivacious, playful, and mischievous. Believes she must pretend to be less than she is. Yearns for freedom. Falls desperately ill after being bitten by Dracula... and then becomes a completely different being—an animalistic vampire demon—a naturally manipulative predator. Lucy’s vampire self is deeply unpredictable and frightening. (mild intimacy)
Application deadline closed.
Marilla
Both genders
20
-
39
y.o.
All ethnicities
"Dracula" play. A female presenting vampire. More animal than human. Was lured into vampirehood by Dracula, who then proceeded to exploit her. Enjoys being a predator. Finds pleasure in consuming others. resents her objectification. Manipulative; vicious; probably sociopathic. capable of moving very fast—blink, and oh God, she’s right behind you. Sister-wife to Drusilla. Doubles with Maid—an underpaid, resentful servant. (stage combat, intimacy in the form of a kiss)
Application deadline closed.
Drusilla
Both genders
20
-
39
y.o.
All ethnicities
"Dracula" play. A female presenting vampire. More animal than human. Was lured into vampire-hood by Dracula, who then proceeded to exploit her. Enjoys being a predator. Finds pleasure in consuming others. resents her objectification. Manipulative; vicious; probably sociopath. capable of moving very fast—blink, and oh God, she's right behind you. (stage combat, intimacy in the form of a kiss)
Application deadline closed.
Renfield
Both genders
18
-
56
y.o.
All ethnicities
"Dracula" play. Insane. Worships Dracula. Believes that if they can earn his approval, they will be free. Not a bad soul, really, but capable of extreme brutality or duplicity in service of their religious zealotry. almost a child, in their way. (stage combat)
Application deadline closed.
Dracula
Both genders
36
-
59
y.o.
All ethnicities
"Dracula" play. Male presenting, physically imposing. He is... extremely confident. Strong. Funny. Charming. Sexy. Manipulative. commanding. capable of being very, very frightening. unpredictable. Physically strong. Incredible with language. unimaginably powerful. Brilliant. Fundamentally enjoys himself. (stage combat, mild intimacy)
Application deadline closed.
Jonathan Harker
Both genders
20
-
49
y.o.
All ethnicities
"Dracula" play. Male presenting, a nice man. A truly decent man. A lawyer; a man of letters; a slight man; a slightly fussy man. If being unkind, one could say he’s delicate. He’s very, very British. cares about people. Is maybe a little rule-bound. loves his wife, Mina, deeply. Is bitten by Dracula, and then loses his mind—becoming an easily-confused, raving shambles. after recovering from sickness, he slowly gives in to Dracula’s darkness— becoming an abusive, toxic man. (mild intimacy)
Application deadline closed.
Doctor George Seward
Both genders
30
-
49
y.o.
All ethnicities
"Dracula" play. Male presenting. The head physician of a lunatic asylum. A good man, but starts out the play as a product of his era—has some trouble listening to women. Believes only in the evidence of his own eyes. Tends to mans plain. Deeply in love with his fiancé Lucy Westenra, of whom he is overprotective. Has a very contentious relationship with Van Helsing. A brave man. Likeable. (mild intimacy)
Application deadline closed.