Volunteer Designers Needed for Torchlight Theatre’s BORDERTOWN CAFE!
ABOUT: Torchlight Theatre (TLT) is an emerging theatre company that desires to bring great entertainment to Calgary and the outlying communities north of the city! We are still in our first year of operation and currently operating mainly with the generous donations of volunteer time and talent.
SYNOPSIS: In Bordertown Café, seventeen-year-old Jimmy faces the archetypal Canadian dilemma: stay home in Canada, with all its obvious flaws, or go south (young man) to the Land of Opportunity. Jimmy’s dad is the powerfully encoded Western hero of American popular myth – the cowboy as trucker, living his freedom and riding the roads of Wyoming. He offers Jimmy the prosperity of his new American home, a large modern house fully equipped with everything, including a capable new wife. In contrast, Jimmy’s mom, Marlene, is a failed wife and a weak, tentative mother. The home she has made for herself and her son on “the Canadian side of nowhere” is provisional and shabby: half finished, ill equipped, badly decorated. With choices like that, what will Jimmy do?
This is a four person show that takes place in the late 1980’s.
PERFORMANCE DATES: June 16 – 18, 2016.
For more information about the company and the show, please visit our website at www.torchlighttheatre.ca.
If you are interested in the job of Costume or Sound Designer, please email Chelsea Restall at firstname.lastname@example.org.