Friday, September 5, 2014

re:Connexion Casting Call

re:Connexion  COMMUNITY and ARTS

Toronto/GTA Casting Call

Piece/Play: Unknown Territory
Where: Toronto
Type: Devised Theatre

Auditions for Unknown Territory, Produced by re:Connexion Community and Arts and the Piece of Mine Festival.

Actor/co-creators needed

Looking for Non-Equity actors/co-creators of Caribbean ethnicities (Bajan accent is an asset but not necessary)
Actors must have a background or an interest in collective creation and physical theatre. A Musical (singing or instrumental) background/talent is an asset.

Unknown Territory premiers October 10th in the Piece of Mine Festival at Bathurst Theatre in Toronto.
Devised and Directed by: Amanda Nicholls
Dramaturge by: Natasha Adiyana Morris

The Story:
Unknown Territory is a Caribbean Canadian tale that unveils ones history; the facts and the hidden kinks. It is a play that follows the love story of a young Bajan couple and their migration to Canada. Now, in present time, their offspring seek to reconnect with the island roots of an unknown land...

Cast Breakdown:

3 Sisters: teenagers, Age throughout the play.
Mother/Grandmother: age 20 – a mother of 3 and works as a custodian/housekeeping in a hospital. They age throughout the play.
Father/Grandpa: age 23 Mechanic/Body shop. They age throughout the play.
Rehearsal Period: two weekend intensives September 26-28th and October 3-5th with extra rehearsals during the performance week of the festival date TBA.
The show will be a profit-share/Honorarium.
Email amanda.reconnexion@gmail.com with a headshot and resume for audition information. Please specify the part(s) you wish to audition for.