Auditions: Acting Positions Available, Mixed Company Theatre

Mixed Company Theatre (MCT) produces innovative, socially relevant drama as a tool for positive change. Founded as an artist-run collective in 1983, this nationally recognized not-for-profit uses Forum Theatre and interactive arts to educate engage and empower audiences in schools, communities and workplace.

This spring, MCT will be presenting Projet ACTIF – a French language production thanks to generous funding from Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport. Written by Chalmers Award-winning playwright, Rex Deverell, and developed in consultation with youth from Franco-Ontario schools, Projet ACTIF utilizes Forum Theatre techniques to create a powerful performance that presents the worst-case scenarios of health issues (Substance misuse, Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Stress Management).

Projet ACTIF will tour to Ontario’s Northern and Western areas in schools from October 15th –
December 7th 2012.

ACTORS:
MCT is seeking 2 bilingual (French and English) male and female actors, for a NONUNION show. Actors should be able to play adolescent characters. Must be comfortable with dramatic improv and be comfortable working with youth. Singing ability or musicality required. An asset but not required an understanding of forum theatre. Actors must be available to rehearse from September 28th – October 12th 2012 and tour Northern and Western Ontario from October 15th until December 7th 2012

Prepare for Audition: 2 contemporary monologues; one dramatic and one comedic (one in English and the other in French) and a song.

Must be available: September 28th – December 7th 2012
Auditions: Audition held on April 3rd & 4th 2012
Audition Location: Mixed Company Theatre – 157 Carlton suite 201, Toronto Ontario,
M5A 2K3.

Deadline for submission: Wednesday, March 28th 2012
Please email your resume and head shot to actif@mixedcompanytheatre.com

Character Description:

  • HALIE – Teenager, idealistic young woman
  • GAVIN – Teenager, a bit “pudgy”, plays a lot of video games, less popular friend of Rick
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