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Auditions (Edmonton): The Girl in the Goldfish Bowl – BLT 3 at the University of Alberta

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Auditions (Edmonton): The Girl in the Goldfish Bowl – BLT 3 at the University of Alberta

The Girl in the Goldfish Bowl by Morris Panych
BLT 3 at the University of Alberta

Directed by Alissa Watson – MFA Directing Student

First Rehearsal: January 8, 2024 – Rehearsals M-F Evenings (approx. 6-10)* and Saturdays (approx. 10-6)* subject to change
Opening Night: February 15, 2024
Closing Night: February 18, 2024
*Please indicate if you have any immovable commitments during January and February in your submission.

Auditions: Sunday, November 26, 2023
FAB 2-43, 11:00-5:00

Please submit your headshot and resume and the role you would like to read for to with “BLT 3 Auditions” in the Subject Line.

*Not required but please indicate if you have clown or movement experience in your email.

While I thank all for their interest – space is limited. I will try and see as many people as possible.


  • Iris – Female, 11 years old* young adult actors only please
    Precocious, clever, and imaginative. Desperately trying to keep her parent’s relationship from dissolving. Sees the world through magic realism, the eyes of a child.
  • Sylvia – Female, age range 30-50.
    Mother to Iris and wife to Owen. Romantic. Stuck. Somewhat lacking a maternal instinct and constantly preparing to leave the family.
  • Owen – Male, age range 30-50.
    Father to Iris and husband to Sylvia. Logical. In love with geometry/linear thinking and desperately trying to implant that love on his wife. Was injured in the war and has not worked since.
  • Mr. Lawrence – Open. Any identity/expression.
    Mysterious, drifter. Searching for their place in the world.
  • Miss Rose – Female, age range 30-50.
    Godmother to Iris. Lives in the family’s home (rooming house). Works in the cannery by day and canoodles with the veterans in the legion at night. Her true love is a lavender bath. Likes a strong drink.

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