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Auditions (Calgary / Lethbridge): The Goat or Who is Sylvia? – Koru Productions

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Auditions (Calgary / Lethbridge): The Goat or Who is Sylvia? – Koru Productions

GraphicKoru productions are casting Edward Albee’s 2002 Tony Award winning play The Goat or Who is Sylvia? This play is a tragicomedy, which tells the story of a married, middle-aged architect whose life crumbles when his wife discovers his love affair with a goat. Through engaging with the family’s existential crisis the audience is challenged to question the limits of their own tolerance in a way that is outrageously funny and yet profoundly disturbing. The play deals with a range of social taboos including infidelity, homosexuality, pedophilia, incest and bestiality.

Roles to be cast:
Martin (45-55) : A prize winning architect at the height of his career, happily married to his loving wife Stevie and father to an openly homosexual son. Martin is intelligent witty and sincere and having an affair with a goat.
Ross (45-55) : A successful television producer, and long standing friend of the family, to whom Martin reveals his infidelity. Ross is down to earth and practical.
Billy (18-25) : Homosexual son of Martin and Stevie who has only recently come out. Billy is bright and mature and conflicted by his father’s double standards.

ONLY ACTORS AGED 18 AND OVER WILL BE CAST IN THIS ROLE

As artists will be engaged under the Artists Collective Policy; both equity and non-equity artists are invited to apply.

Audition Requirements:

  • A prepared contemporary monologue (approximately 2 minutes long).
  • A cold read may be requested.
  • Rehearsals will begin on Monday 3rd November.
  • Production week 1st to 7th December at Theatre Outré Lethbridge.
    (2 tech 4 performances 1 strike).

Please email headshot and resume if interested to Josephine Christensen at: jat640@gmail.com, with Koru Productions as the subject and indicate availability for day-time/evening and weekend rehearsals.

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