Auditions (Edmonton): Albertine in Five Times

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Play: Albertine in Five Times
Company: Walterdale Theatre Associates
Location: Walterdale Playhouse (10322 83 AVE NW)

Details:
Albertine in Five Times
by Michel Tremblay
Translated by Linda Gaboriau

PERFORMANCE DATES: February 8th – 18th, 2012
AUDITION DATES: October 16th & 17th, 2011; Times: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at Walterdale Playhouse (10322 83 Avenue)
CALL-BACKS: Thursday, October 20th, 2011; Times: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.; Location: TBA

DIRECTOR: Mary Jane (M. J.) Kreisel
PRODUCTION MANAGER: Sarah Valois
STAGE MANAGER: TBA

What would you say to yourself thirty years ago? Would you ridicule your earlier decisions? Laugh at your earlier self? Michel Tremblay’s haunting “Albertine in Five Times”, with five actors playing a woman in different decades of her life, explores memory, regret, consequences, and shows how extraordinary an ordinary life can be.

SIX ROLES:
Albertine at 30 – age range: late 20s to late 30s
Albertine at 40 – age range: late 30s to late 40s
Albertine at 50 – age range: late 40s to late 50s
Albertine at 60 – age range: late 40s to late 60s
Albertine at 70 – age range: mid-50s to late 70s
Madeleine – age range: late 20s to mid-40s

Please note: ages are relative and relational and never specifically mentioned in the script. We are concerned more about how old you will read in relationship to the rest of the cast and onstage in costume and make-up.

The auditions will comprise of readings from the script – no memorization is required. Readings can be emailed out to people in advance of their auditions. Please indicate the role(s) in which you are interested.

You are also recommended to familiarize yourself with the script. Copies of the script are available for reading from Walterdale. Contact Kent Sutherland, Theatre Administrator at [email protected] or 780-439-3058 to sign one out.

Copies are also available at Theatre Alberta – please call ahead.

Rehearsals will begin late October and will break for two weeks over the Christmas holiday season, resuming again the first week in January.

Please bring the following to the audition: your résumé and headshot as well as availability times and any conflict dates you may have. Walterdale is a volunteer/member organization. We cannot engage Equity performers.

To book an audition or for further information, email M. J. Kreisel at [email protected] (Drop-ins will be accommodated as time allows) 

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