Audition (Calgary): Cowboy Versus Samurai – Chromatic Theatre

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Audition (Calgary): Cowboy Versus Samurai – Chromatic Theatre

Chromatic Theatre presents

Cowboy Versus Samurai by Michael Golamco

Directed by Jenna Rodgers
Rehearsals: Oct 20 – Nov 13
Run: Nov 13 – Nov 22

Cowboy Versus Samurai is a modern-day comedic take on the Edmond Rostad classic, Cyrano de Bergerac. Our protagonist is Travis Park, and his source of self-doubt is race, not an exceptionally large nose. Travis is the only Korean American in the dusty cowboy town of Breakneck, Wyoming. When the beautiful and clever Veronica Lee moves to town to fill the post of science teacher, he’s immediately smitten – until she reveals that she only dates white men. Travis must choose whether to ally with the “cowboy”: the handsome gym teacher, Del; or the “samurai”: best friend, and militant Asian of unknown origin, Chester. He must choose between the Asian and the American within himself in the pursuit for love that may only be as real as the love letters he writes on behalf of someone else.

• Del (M): Ruggedly handsome gym teacher. Part Cowboy, part deadbeat. 20s-30s.

Auditions will take place
Sunday, August 17th, 12:00pm – 4:00pm, and
Friday, August 22nd, 5:00pm – 9:00pm.

To arrange an audition, please send your headshot and resume to Jenna Rodgers ([email protected]). We do not require you to prepare a monologue – you will read sides from the script. Script excerpts will be set out once applications are received. Only selected actors will be asked to come in for auditions.

Submission deadline: August 16th, 2014

This is a paid role, under an Equity form of contract.

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