2023 FESTIVAL ANTIGONISH AUDITIONS
We are looking for submissions from professional actors for the following roles for summer 2023:
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.
Send your CV and headshot in one file to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.