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Jan18

AUDITIONS

AUDITION NOTICE

For the Fringe of Toronto Festival, 2010

Good Egg Productions & Triple Take Productions present:

THE AQUARIUM by Regan Macaulay & Allison McWood

Director:  Regan Macaulay

Producers:  Kelsey Matheson, Regan Macaulay, and R.J. Downes

Casting:  Regan Macaulay

Casting Asst:  E.C. Chevalier

We are looking for EQUITY or NON-EQUITY actors.

Pay rate:  a percentage of profits made once expenses are reimbursed

Audition dates:  Friday February 5: 7:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday February 6: 1:20pm-5:40pm, Sunday February 7: 1:20pm-5:40pm, and Monday February 8: 7:00pm-10:00pm.

                                                                                                                 

Audition location:           80 Front Street East (near the intersection at Front and Church, between Metro and the TD Bank, on the north side of Front Street).

 

Callback dates:                 Saturday February 20th & Sunday February 21st 1:00pm-6:00pm if necessary.

 

Special note:                     Actors must be available for all Toronto Fringe performances June 30 – July 11, 2010, as well as rehearsals on Saturdays and Sundays May 15 – June 27 from 1:00pm-6:00pm.

 

Deadline for submitting headshots and resumes – Thursday February 4th, 5:00pm

 

Synopsis                              A woman cursed by farce finds a place to live, a man to love, and plenty of hijinx in a flat affectionately known as “The Aquarium”.

 

ROLES:

 

JEANETTE:                           Female, 25-35, preferably with dark hair.  She works in a flower shop, but she was once a playwright.  She is looking for a new place to live.

 

ALEX:                                     Male, 25-35 with some skill in physical/slapstick comedy (an asset).  He is a Masters student whose roommate is George.

 

GEORGE:                             Male, 25-35 with some skill in physical/slapstick comedy (an asset).  He is Alex’s roommate.

 

BOB:                                      Male, 25-65.  He is the upstairs neighbor.


JEN:                                       Female, 25-45.  She is a nurse and Jeanette’s ex-roommate.  She may be in love with Gen.

 

GEN:                                      Female, 25-40.  She is a hairstylist and neo-pagan, as well as Jeanette’s ex-roommate.  She may be in love with Jen.

 

FEMALE CHARACTERS:   Female, 20-40, preferably blonde.

 

MALE CHARACTERS:       Male, 20-40.

 

Please email headshots and resumes to E.C. Chevalier:  aquariumtripletake@gmail.com

 

If you are selected for an audition, please prepare a very silly 2-minute contemporary comic monologue.  You will be asked to read sides at the audition, some of which may be emailed to you in advance.