Audition (Edmonton): The Mask – Walterdale Theatre

The Mask by Mamdouh 'Udwan

AUDITION NOTICE
Walterdale Theatre Associates
Edmonton’s longest-running amateur theatre

 

The Mask
by Mamdouh ‘Udwan
Onstage: February 10 – 20, 2020
Director: Aksam Alyousef
Assistant Director: Hengameh (May) Kharaghani
Stage Manager: Kahlan Oosterveld
Audition Location: Online via Zoom
Audition Dates: Monday, November 2, 6 – 9 p.m.
Saturday, November 7, 1 – 4 p.m.


Play Synopsis:

The Mask portrays a battle between a burglar and the woman whose home he invades. The woman surprises the burglar with her reaction, and he surprises her with his unexpected identity.

Roles to be Cast:

  • Lamia – mid-30’s woman, independent, intelligent, but lonely. A woman who chafes at the constraints of society and fears that her chance for a relationship has passed her by.
  • Woman, between 25 and 40 years of age.

Health and Safety Preparedness

Walterdale Theatre is currently finalizing our sanitation and production procedures to ensure the safety of all cast, crew, and patrons. Strict adherence to government guidelines and best practices will be expected from all members of the production, including social distancing and wearing a mask if required. More details will be provided prior to live rehearsals.

Audition Requirements:

Auditions will be a cold read from the script and a brief conversation with the director. However, for better preparation the script will be provided for all candidates by e-mail prior to the audition.

Please send the following by e-mail:

• Headshot
• Theatrical Resume

Rehearsal Schedule:

Any rehearsal conflicts must be noted at the time of the audition.
Weeks of November 14, 2020 – January 31, 2021
Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays: 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Not all rehearsal dates may be used. Some rehearsals/table work may be conducted via Zoom

Week of February 1 – 5, 2021
Tuesday through to Friday: 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Sunday, Feb. 7: 12:00 – 6:00 pm
Off Monday Feb. 8
Tuesday Feb. 9: Preview
Feb 10 – 20: Performance run

Sign up for auditions online at: www.signupgenius.com/go/60B044FA8AF29A6FE3-themask
Please send your headshot and resume to [email protected] stating “The Mask Auditions” in the subject line. Please send any questions you have as well.

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Walterdale Theatre is committed to inclusive casting. Artists who are members of under-represented communities are greatly encouraged to audition.

Walterdale Theatre is a volunteer organization and cannot engage Equity performers.