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Professional Auditions

For information on MTYP auditions, please contact: Katie German, Artistic Associate at Manitoba Theatre for Young People at casting@mtyp.ca

Inclusive Casting Policy

Equity, diversity and inclusion are factored into every casting decision at MTYP. We encourage submissions from artists of all genders, ethnicities and abilities.

AUDITION NOTICE
Manitoba Theatre for Young People is in search of adult actors for:

A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD
Music By Robert Reale
Book & Lyrics By Willie Reale
Based On The Books By Arnold Lobel
Directed by Pablo Felices-Luna

Part of our 2019/2020 Season
Rehearsal Begins: November 11 – December 4, 2019
Opens: December 5, 2019
Closes: December 29, 2019
Potential Hold-Over: December 30 – January 5, 2020

Equity, diversity and inclusion are factored into every casting decision at MTYP. We encourage submissions from artists of all genders, ethnicities and abilities.

AUDITIONS: Monday, April 15, 2019 & Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
CALLBACKS: Thursday, April 18, 2019.

Location: Manitoba Theatre for Young People, 2 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, MB

NOTE: Script will be available for reading at MTYP after March 20, 2019.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

Actors will be considered for any part in A Year With Frog And Toad regardless of the traditional gender assignment of the roles. Please submit for the track that suits you best.

FROG Caring and loyal. Always looking out for friends. The calmer, more zen of both Frog and Toad. Simultaneously adventurous and assured. Download Frog Audition Material.  Download Frog Callback Material.
TOAD A hard worker, but impatient for results. Self-conscious. Stubborn. A good friend to Frog. Timid. Download Toad Audition Material.  Download Toad Callback Material.
SNAIL/AS CAST Must possess the determination of a nerdy snail and the attitude of a slick lizard. Appears as BIRD, SNAIL, LIZARD, FATHER FROG, and MOLE. Download Snail Audition Material.  Download Snail Callback Material.
ENSEMBLE 1 Must possess the playful and quirky personality of a bird and strong frenetic energy of a squirrel. Appears as BIRD 1, MOUSE, SQUIRREL, YOUNG FROG, and MOLE. Download Ensemble 1 Audition Material.  Download Ensemble 1 Callback Material.
ENSEMBLE 2 Must possess the playful and quirky personality of a bird and strong frenetic energy of a squirrel. Appears as BIRD 2, TURTLE, SQUIRREL, MOTHER FROG, and MOLE. Download Ensemble 2 Audition Material.  Download Ensemble 2 Callback Material.

Please submit by Sunday, March 31, 2019, to casting@mtyp.ca.

Auditions will be by appointment only. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an audition time.

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.

AUDITION NOTICE
Manitoba Theatre for Young People is in search of adult actors for:

SPELLING 2-5-5
By Jennifer Overton
Directed by Erin McGrath

Part of our 2019/2020 Season
Rehearsal Begins: January 20 – February 9, 2020
1st Leg of Tour: February 10 – March 29, 2020
Hiatus: March 30 – April 5, 2020
2nd Leg of Tour: April 6 – 23, 2020
Mainstage Run: April 30 – May 10, 2020
Potential Extension: May 11 – 24, 2020

Equity, diversity and inclusion are factored into every casting decision at MTYP. We encourage submissions from artists of all genders, ethnicities and abilities.

AUDITIONS: Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
AUDITIONS/CALLBACKS: Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

Location: Manitoba Theatre for Young People, 2 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, MB

NOTE: Script will be available for reading at MTYP after March 20, 2019.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

SIMON wants to be a typical 12 year old boy, but is frequently left in charge of his brother Jake. He’s searching for a way to stand out, to be more than just “Jake’s brother,” and his amazing spelling abilities might be the key. Download Simon Audition Material

JAKE is on the Autism Spectrum. He is an exceptional artist with a passion for architecture and comic books. Jake struggles with changes to his routine and social interaction. Actors who are both on and off the spectrum will be considered for the role. Download Jake Audition Material

DIANE/AS CAST is Simon and Jake’s mother. She is an English professor and health food enthusiast. She is fiercely protective of Jake. Firm, but loving and often stretched too thin. Download Diane Audition Material

LAURIE/AS CAST is close friend of Simon’s, kind and confident. The actor playing Laurie must be able to make quick and bold character shifts to play Spelling Bee contestants, one after the other. Download Laurie Audition Material

Please submit by Sunday, April 14, 2019, to casting@mtyp.ca.

Auditions will be by appointment only. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an audition time.

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.

AUDITION NOTICE
Manitoba Theatre for Young People is in search of adult actors for:

TINY TREASURES
By Kevin Dyer
Directed by Stephen Colella

Part of our 2019/2020 Season
Rehearsal Begins: October 14, 2019
Mainstage Run: November 7 – 17, 2019
Tour: November 18 – December 22, 2019

Equity, diversity and inclusion are factored into every casting decision at MTYP. We encourage submissions from artists of all genders, ethnicities and abilities.

AUDITIONS: Monday, May 13, 2019,
CALLBACKS: Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

Location: Manitoba Theatre for Young People, 2 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, MB

NOTE: Script will be available for reading at MTYP after March 20, 2019.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

JAMES is a thirteen-year-old and the primary care-giver of his family. He brushes his sister Katie’s hair, throws out sour milk, forges his mom’s signature, lies to his teachers, tries to pick up pills from the pharmacy and of course, looks after his mom. Download James Audition Material.  Download James Callback Material.

SUSAN James’ mom, aged 35. She is unwell, spends most days in bed, and has mobility problems. She rarely leaves the house. She is on disability living allowance and pills for depression. She has good days and bad days and has episodes of anxiety – especially if she misses her medication. She loves her kids – James and Katy – and she really wants to be a good Mum to them. Download Susan Audition Material.  Download Susan Callback Material.

*There is a movement component in the play that will be built around the performers’ abilities. Auditioning actors may be asked to participate in a movement exploration during Callbacks.*

Please submit by Sunday, April 28, 2019, to casting@mtyp.ca.

Auditions will be by appointment only. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an audition time.

Canadian Actors Equity Association members will be seen first at all open audition calls. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.

There are currently no General Auditon opportunities available at MTYP.

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