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Auditions (Calgary): Character Interpreter for “Summer Street Theatre Program” – Heritage Park Historical Village

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Auditions (Calgary): Character Interpreter for “Summer Street Theatre Program” – Heritage Park Historical Village

Heritage Park Street TheatreCharacter Interpreter – Summer Street Theatre Program

Heritage Park Historical Village

Heritage Park is looking for Character Interpreters to play a wide range of roles for the 2017 spring/summer street theatre program. Become a member of the acting troupe presenting historically based vignettes through a variety of theatrical forms portraying pre-1914 Western Canada. Dressed in authentic turn-of-the-century costumes, the Character Interpreters will perform a variety of different scripts in the heart of the historical village. The living history environment facilitates the opportunity for improvised interactions which completes the Park’s immersive guest experience.

Job Requirements:

  • Post-secondary drama training and some previous acting experience (equivalences will be considered).
  • Proven performance skills in acting, excellent verbal communication and public relations skills, and the ability to imaginatively develop and physically project a character.
  • Familiarity with historical interpretation is considered an asset.

Audition Details:

  • Auditions will be held on March 19, 2017 and March 20, 2017 and selected candidates will have to perform a prepared monologue and complete a cold read.
  • Full details will be sent to actors who are selected to audition.

Spring/Summer Schedule:

  • Rehearsals are mandatory for all actors from April 24, 2017 to May 19, 2017.
  • Performances run from May 20, 2017 to September 4, 2017 (9:30am to 5:00pm).
  • The work week is 35 hours and actors will be assigned two consecutive weekdays off.

Make a little history of your own!

If you are interested in auditioning, please forward your resume and headshot in confidence by March 16, 2017 via email to hr@heritagepark.ca, FAX at 403.268.8554 or mail to:

Heritage Park Historical Village
1900 Heritage Drive S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2V 2X3.
Attn: Human Resources

While only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview, we thank all applicants for your interest in Heritage Park.

For more information about the Park, visit www.HeritagePark.ca

Heritage Park

Photographs courtesy of Brad Hunter.

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