For Artists

2023 FESTIVAL ANTIGONISH AUDITIONS

We are looking for submissions from professional actors for the following roles for summer 2023:

Play #1

Actor #1: Male,74 years old – sixth generation Canadian of Scottish ancestry 
Actor #2: Female, 54 years old – came to Canada twenty-seven years ago from Jamaica 
Actor #3: Male, 41 years old – came to Canada ten years ago from India 
Actor #4: 26 years old – came to Canada three and a half years ago from China 
Actor #5: 17 years old – came to Canada two months ago from Syria

Play #2 (A small cast musical)

Directed by Jeremy Webb

Two actors/musicians of any gender or cultural background. Age 20 and older, with strong comedic character skills. Must be accomplished pianist and singer – the actors accompany themselves on the piano.

 This play will also run Oct. 10 – Nov. 5

Play #3: Young Company

 Seeking 4 emerging, non-equity actors who sing for the world premiere of a new TYA play.

  • Actors will also lead summer camps for children.

APPLY NOW:

Send your CV and headshot in one file to festival.antigonish.theatre@gmail.com

Please use this format: Last name_first name_2023

Only those actors who are selected for an audition will be contacted.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 25

LIVE AUDITIONS: Dec. 13 or 14, in Halifax

Zoom auditions can be arranged for certain roles for actors who live outside of the Maritime provinces.

Festival Antigonish is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is a priority in every aspect of our work – from our leadership, to our artistic vision, to hiring, to community engagement. We believe that diversity creates a more vibrant and innovative community. We welcome diverse cultural, gender, racial, and sexual identities, we embrace diverse abilities, and we encourage artists from all backgrounds to apply.

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Auditions

Auditions for both mainstage and the young company are held in late November, in Halifax. A notice is posted through Equity E-Drive, our newsletter, and our Facebook page. Submissions should be sent via email.

Script Submissions

Please submit a synopsis, character breakdown and why you feel your script is suitable for Festival Antigonish, to our Artistic Director, Andrea Boyd via email.

Designers

Please send a C.V. and link to your portfolio to our Artistic Director, Andrea Boyd aboyd@stfx.ca.

Stage Managers and production staff please contact our Production Manager, Ingrid Risk irisk@stfx.ca.