AUDITIONS JULY 21st, 22nd & Aug 11th
Newmarket Library 438 Park Ave
email for audition time
Newmarket's International Festival
Sept 10th, 11th & 12th, 2020
atThe Old Town Htll
Applications to Act
Closing May 30th, 2020
The VUTC One-Act Play Festival is looking for actors to perform in 6 one-act plays produced at this year’s festival which runs September 10th-12th, 2020. Actors could be cast in more than one play if available-Each play is performed as an independent production, so actors should be prepared to work with different companies under different directors. Performances will be at the Old Town Hall Theatre in the town of Newmarket, Ontario.
Auditions will take place in Newmarket schedule yet to be determined. The vision of the Festival is to promote the diverse voices and perspectives of established and emerging artists. To that end, The Festival celebrates diversity of all kinds whether in its casting choices or selection of plays for the festival program.
Those who wish to perform in this festival must be available to rehearse in Newmarket, Ontario, through the performance week ending September 10th-12th, 2020. Each play will be require 30-40 hours total rehearsal time. Actors can expect up to three hours of rehearsal in a day.
We do our best to make the Festival a welcoming, creative, respectful, and supportive environment for our performers. Our rehearsals are held in spacious, clean facilities with helpful staff. The 2017 shows were well-attended with highly appreciative audiences. This is a great place to work!
Successful candidates will have a passion for live theatre and a strong belief in the importance of the rehearsal process. As these are short plays with little or no set, actors have to sustain a depth of character that invests the audience in the truth of an imaginative world. As well there will be an Actors Recognition of first place $250; second place price of $150, or third place prize of $100, this honorarium will be sponsored by a local business.
Click below to submit a digital CV in a PDF format to the VUTC
Resumes (CV) should include your contact information, and a head shot photo. If you wish to submit a cover letter, please include it as part of your resume package and not as part of your email.
Candidates under consideration for acting roles will be contacted by email at advance of auditions. Successful candidates will be notified approximately one week after the conclusion of auditions.