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Auditions (Calgary): Kisapmata – Lunchbox Theatre

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Auditions (Calgary): Kisapmata – Lunchbox Theatre

Lunchbox Theatre is happy to invite audition submissions for our production of Kisapmata by Bianca Miranda, co-produced by Chromatic Theatre. Directed by Gina Puntil. We are able to consider Alberta residents only for this production.

The Tagalog word “kisapmata” means “blink of an eye”. It’s also the title of a punk banger by Filipino band, Rivermaya. Inspired by this song, this play tells the love story of two Filipina women – one living in the diaspora and the other, born and raised in the Philippines. Through intimate vignettes, we see the longing, the diving in, and eventually, the letting go.

A – 25 years old. 2nd generation Filipino/a/x woman, born and raised in so called Canada, queer, can understand Tagalog for the most part. She’s committed to finding her authentic self and living her best life.

B – 23 years old. Filipino/a/x woman, born and raised in the Philippines, fluent in Tagalog. A graphic designer, mostly cool and suave but very goofy when you get close. A “tomboy”.

Rehearsals begin January 8, 2024
Opens February 1, 2024
Closes February 18, 2024

Please submit using this form:

Agents: please do not send bulk submissions. If submitting for your clients, submit them individually, using the google form.

Selected actors will be sent an audition invitation and instructions to prepare your audition material. You will also be asked to present 2-4 minutes on something that is important to you or that you feel passionate about followed by a conversation on what you have chosen to share with us. This could be whatever pierces you as a person and/or artist. This will also be followed by working a side chosen from the script with the director – it might be cold and that is something that we take into account. The audition process should last about 20-25 min for each person.

AUDITION DATE: July 10, 2023

If you have questions regarding auditions, please send Artistic Director Bronwyn Steinberg an email to

Access and inclusion are important to us. If you have barriers to access to any part of our process, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us and we will work with you to find the best way for us to get to know you and your work.

Representation matters—to our artists as well as our audiences and the larger community. We are inclusive in the stories that we tell and the people we represent on our stage, so that we can continually engage with new artists, audiences and communities, who are eager to see themselves reflected onstage. Lunchbox Theatre is committed to providing an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment, where all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, can contribute fully, and have equal opportunities.

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. Please bring your membership number to the audition.

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