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Auditions (Calgary): “Crime Does Not Pay” – Downstage & Forte Musical Theatre

Auditions (Calgary): “Crime Does Not Pay” – Downstage & Forte Musical Theatre

Downstage Theatre

Lead Actor Needed for Downstage / Forte Musical Theatre Co-production!

Downstage and Forte Musical Theatre will be auditioning actors on Friday, August 26 for the lead role of Bob Wood in the World Premiere of Crime Does Not Pay, a new musical by David Rhymer and Kris Demeanor in Calgary, Alberta.

To apply for an audition, please email Artistic Producer Ellen Close at with your headshot, resume and a brief statement of interest by Wednesday, August 17. Please be sure to indicate any scheduling conflicts you have on the audition date. You can also contact Ellen to request a reading script.

We thank all applicants for their interest and will notify you either way regarding our ability to grant you an audition. If selected, you will be asked to prepare a scene from the play as well as two contrasting one-minute songs of your choice.


  • Crime Does Not Pay by David Rhymer & Kris Demeanor
  • Produced by Downstage and Forte Musical Theatre
  • Directed by Simon Mallett
  • First Rehearsal: February 6, 2017
  • Run: March 2 – 11, 2017

BOB WOOD – late 20s – early 40s

Downstage encourages submissions from artists of diverse backgrounds. We engage members of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the Independent Theatre Agreement. To learn more about us, please visit

Deadline to apply: Wednesday, August 17, 2016.

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