Auditions (Calgary): Heritage Park Players

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Auditions (Calgary): Heritage Park Players

A Christkindl Tannenbaum Tale by Trevor Matheson

Heritage Park Players present A Christkindl Tannenbaum Tale by Trevor Matheson, a 30 minute heart-warming journey about the pursuit of a German Christmas tradition. A memory play. Greta recounts her adventure of finding an evergreen for her family on the cold western prairie in 1910.

Characters (Each part is double cast):
1. Grandma Greta Weber, an elderly woman living in a retirement home. Age 90, (set in the 1987)
2. A young Realtor (set in the 1987)
3. Greta, a German immigrant living with her family in 1910, age 13
4. Greta’s Father, a farmer / A lonely fur trapper 
5. Greta’s Mother, a farm wife / Attendant (set in 1987)
6. Oscar / Mr. Corely, a surveyor
7. Mr. Rider, a Scottish owner of a dog sled

The auditions are happening in the Canmore Opera House at Heritage Park in 15 minute slots on:

Sunday October 9th from 6pm to 9pm
Tuesday October 11th from 5pm to 9pm

If you would like to be considered for a role please e-mail Trevor Matheson, Artistic Liaison at Heritage Park to set up at time to read for a part. You can contact Trevor at [email protected]. The script is available for viewing upon request.

Rehearsals will be twice a week from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. I will pick the rehearsal days that work best for everyone after auditions. The parts are generally double cast.

Performances are in the Canmore Opera House on Saturdays and Sundays at 11am, 1pm and 3pm on: November 19 & 20, 26 & 27 December 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 2011.

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