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Call for Submissions (Calgary): Musical Director – Quest Theatre

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Call for Submissions (Calgary): Musical Director – Quest Theatre

Call for Submissions
Musical Director for The Antyssey (an ant Odyssey)
by Joel Crichton and Richard Lee Hsi

Quest Theatre is looking for a Musical Director to work alongside Director Nikki Loach for Quest Theatre’s Spring 2024 Elementary School Tour. The contract anticipates 45 hours of work that will include script and music discussions and preparation, auditions and casting meetings, and rehearsal. The Musical Director will have access prior to auditions to our touring music tracks that the cast will be singing to on tour.

Anticipated Hours: 45 hours total
Prep work: Any time before auditions
Auditions Dates: TBD
Rehearsal Dates: March 25 to April 7, 2024
Monday to Saturday, 9:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Sunday’s off
Preliminary schedule with anticipated MD schedule can be supplied upon request
Location: TBA
Compensation: $1350.00

More about The Antyssey by Joel Crichton and Richard Lee Hsi:

A song-filled look at identity, expectation and belonging that celebrates the uniqueness of every individual and reveals lots of amazing facts about ants along the way!
• Suitable for K – 6
• Themes: Fitting into society, self-discovery, and acceptance.
• Running Time: 50 minutes

Submission Information:

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send a letter of interest, an electronic resume, and headshot to Artistic Director Nikki Loach at . Electronic links to websites or previous work is optional. Please make the subject heading: Musical Director Submission Antyssey. This request is useful as emails that do not have this subject heading can be missed.

Deadline for submissions is April 3th, 2023 or until position is filled.

Quest encourages all artists to explore theatre for young audiences as part of their ongoing practice. We are open to inspiration from any artist who is passionate about sharing their love of theatre with young people. We welcome artists of all races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious affiliations, and abilities, as these represent the audience we serve. Discover more about Quest by visiting our website at

Quest Theatre is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and operates within the jurisdiction of the Canadian Theatre Agreement. Equity members cast in any production will be engaged under an Equity form of contract.

Please direct your questions or accessibility needs to Artistic Director Nikki Loach at

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