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Auditions (Calgary): Pastoral Paranoia – Scorpio Theatre

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Auditions (Calgary): Pastoral Paranoia – Scorpio Theatre

PASTORALAudition Notice

Production name: Pastoral Paranoia
Director: Aaron Conrad
Date production rehearsal starts: 22 July 2013
Audition date: 09 July 2013, 10 July 2013 – Callbacks 13 July 2013
Email headshots and resumes to: bookings@scorpio.ca
Contact name: Daisy Pond
Contact email: dpond@scorpio.ca
Contact phone: 403-615-5016
Company Website: www.scorpio.ca/auditions

When his older brother leaves for Los Angeles to make his fortune, young Dickie McDonald rises from unpopular and unappreciated runt of the family to being the local drug kingpin and self appointed ruler of the small rural area surrounding his family farm. Running his empire with an iron fist and a keen sense for business all seems well until his brother, the old high school hero, returns to stake his claim to the throne. With lines drawn between family, friends and forces beyond their control only one contender can possibly wind up being king of their very deceptive hill.

Additional information:

Rehearsals start: Monday, July 22nd, 2013
Rehearsals run: Monday and Wednesdays 7pm ~ 10pm and Saturdays 1pm ~ 5pm.
Performance dates: October 18th ~ 26th.

Character Breakdown:

Dickie MacDonald: A rural drug lord in his mid to late thirties.
Lydia MacDonald: His mother. Fifties or sixties.
Earl MacDonald: His father. Fifties or sixties.
Doreen: His sister. Twenties or thirties.
Larry MacDonald: His brother. Late thirties or early forties.
Califia: Larry’s wife. Exotic and beautiful. Early twenties.
Dub: Dickie’s cousin and soldier in his empire.
Bub: Dickie’s cousin and soldier in his empire.

AUDITIONS (by appointment) July 9th and 10th, 2013
Scorpio Rehearsal Studio: 331 41 ave NE Calgary. (across from Rogers-Rent-All)

AUDITION DETAILS:
Auditioners will be asked to perform two contrasting monologues with a combined length of no more than 5 minutes. Callbacks will be held on Saturday, July 13th and will involve cold reads of selected scenes from the play.

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