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Auditions (Calgary): The Great Gatsby – Theatre Calgary

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Auditions (Calgary): The Great Gatsby – Theatre Calgary


Production name: The Great Gatsby
Date production rehearsal/job starts: 09/16/2013
Audition date: 02/25/2013
Audition date 2: 02/26/2013
Deadline to submit: 02/20/2013
Email applications to: smcnairreid@theatrecalgary.com
Contact name: Susan McNair Reid
Contact email: smcnairreid@theatrecalgary.com
Contact phone: 403-294-7440 ext. 1053
Engager Website: www.theatrecalgary.com

Additional information:
Rehearsals start Monday September 16, 2013
Closing Sunday November 10, 2013

NICK CARRAWAY: Midwestern newcomer to NYC; about 30
DAISY BUCHANAN: Nick’s cousin and contemporary; compelling centre of attention; high class
TOM BUCHANAN: Daisy’s husband; contemporary of Nick’s at Yale; millionaire sportsman and playboy; bullish and arrogant
JORDAN BAKER: Daisy’s friend; New York socialite; golf champion; emancipated and self-assured
JAY GATSBY: in love with Daisy; from a poor family but is rich; charming, dangerously sexy and romantic
GEORGE B WILSON: blue-collar garage owner; worn by life with little ambition; married to Myrtle
MYRTLE WILSON: George’s wife and Tom’s mistress; voluptuous and sexy; lower class
CHESTER MCKEE: artist in NYC; has airs and an effeminate way about him
MEYER WOLFSHEIM: shady New York businessman; an elderly Broadway character; seedy but classy
ENSEMBLE (2 MEN + 2 WOMEN): strong actor/dancer; wild during the party scenes; of the Jazz/Flapper period

*The auditions for the specific characters will consist of scene work (sides supplied). The Ensemble auditions will consist of some improv exercises and a dance call.

Please include the role(s) for consideration in the body of the email and use “GATSBY Calgary audition submission” in the subject line.

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. Equity members cast in this production will be engaged under an Equity form of contract. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.

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