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Auditions (Edmonton): General Auditions – Grindstone Theatre

Auditions (Edmonton): General Auditions – Grindstone Theatre

Audition Notice:
Grindstone Theatre is holding auditions for our 2024 Mainstage Theatre Season.

About Grindstone Theatre:
Grindstone Theatre is an indie/professional non-profit arts organisation based in Edmonton Alberta whose work is rooted in improv and musical comedy.

Past productions include Die Harsh The Christmas Musical, Jason Kenney’s Hot Boy Summer, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Thunder(CATS), King of the Hill, Whose Rhyme Is It Anyway?, The 11 O’clock Number the award winning Improvised Musical, Urinetown The Musical, The Adventures of Chucky and Reggie, Here Lies Henry, The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged, HONK! The Ugly Duckling Musical, and Shakespeare’s Henry V.

About the Season:
At this time we cannot announce the season but it will consist of a combination of original musical comedies, political satire and Broadway licensed musicals.

Audition Details:

  • Thursday Feb 29th
  • Friday March 1st
  • Saturday March 2nd
  • Sunday March 3rd

Deadline to apply:
Feb 27th
Time: Those selected for an audition will be provided an audition time.
Location: Those selected for an audition will be provided the location.

Audition Requirements:

  • Prepare a monologue of your choice (2 minutes max).
  • Prepare a musical theatre song of your choice (2-3 minutes max)
  • Actors may be asked to perform cold readings from provided scripts.

Who We’re Looking For:

  • As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and encourage submissions from individuals of all gender identities, cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and abilities.
  • We are not casting any roles for teens or children

About the Audition Process:

  • Auditions will be conducted in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
  • Please bring sheet music for the live accompanist
  • You may be asked to stay for a brief interview following your audition

Additional Information:

  • Actors who are Equity members will be put on an equity contract for the productions through the Equity DOT Agreement.
  • If you are looking for our improv auditions there will be a separate audition call

How to Sign Up:

To apply for an audition slot, please email your headshot, performance CV, and preferred audition date to Byron at with the subject line “Grindstone Theatre General Auditions 2024- [Your Full Name].”

We look forward to seeing your talent shine at the auditions!

Byron Martin
Founder and Artistic Director
Grindstone Theatre Society

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