Audition (Calgary): The Commedia Princess and the Pea – Birnton Theatricals

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Audition (Calgary): The Commedia Princess and the Pea – Birnton Theatricals

The Commedia Princess and the Pea for Stage West for Kids

By Lane Riosley and Rebecca L. Byars
At Stage West Theatres
Directed by Chris Stockton
This Production is fun for all ages.

Birnton Productions is excited to announce the auditions for their second Spring production. Birnton Productions mandate is to produce theatre and offer educational programming that introduces kids and young adults to the power and magic of live theatre and drama. Our goal is to not only foster the development of beginning artists but also to excite a young generation into becoming life long patrons of the arts.

The Commedia Princess and the Pea
Arlequin is afraid he’ll be stuck playing the role of the pea, but he ends up getting to play the prince. The troupe romps through a series of hilarious princess tests with great slapstick humor! A fairy godmother in this story? Rosetta’s playing the role, whether the troupe likes it or not!

Auditions for roles will take place:

Thursday, February 27 (7-10pm)
Friday, February 28 (7-10pm)

Auditions will be held at the Theatre Calgary Rehearsal Hall – Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts (220 9th Ave SE Calgary)

Audition Requirements:
• Prepare a musical theatre song for the audition
• Bring your own accompaniment (playback available on CD or through headphone jack)
• One comic or children’s theatre monologue
• Please bring your resume and headshot to the audition
• Actors must be over 18

To book an audition, please visit www.birntontheatricals.com or email [email protected]

ROLES
Columbine- a common girl, but very good at dance and tumbling; the troupe leader
Arlequin- mischief-maker; clever and athletic
Punchin- bombastic and proud with a big nose
Rosetta- country girl; fancies herself a lady
Roles are not age specific.

Non-Equity Production. Payment will be on a per show basis with a small honorarium for the rehearsal period. In addition, cast and crew are given access to the Stage West buffet prior to each show.

Rehearsals will be part time and flexible starting in March and will take place at a TBD location. Cast will be responsible for set up and strike of each show.

Performance Dates and Times
May 3 12:30pm
May 10 12:30pm
May 17th 12:30pm
May 24 12:30pm
May 31 12:30pm
June 7 12:30pm
June 14 12:30pm

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