A Home for Jo-JO

Production Company
Forte Theatre Society
Producer(s)
Rob Christensen, Gail Nelson, Abigail Wong-de Leon
Director(s)
Nancy von Euw
Casting Director(s): 
Nancy von Euw
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Theatre / Live Performance
Student Production
No
Compensation Details

Acting roles are volunteer positions only (i.e. non-paying positions)

Audition Date(s)
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Audition Location
Conference Room, Bonsor Recreation Centre, (6550 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby BC)
Shoot / Perf. Date(s)
Novermber 23, 2019 to December 22, 2019 (Saturdays & Sundays)
Shoot / Perf. Location(s)
Brookfield Hall, Burnaby Village Museum, 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Submission Deadline
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Submission Instructions

We invite you to register for your audition time at the following site:

https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/Forrte_Theatre_Company/Auditions_%22A...

Note: To register, you need to create an account which contains your contact information. For the audition, no preparation is required. Please bring a headshot and resume, if you do not have these a picture and brief bio will do.

Project Synopsis
Forte Theatre Society is pleased to present its Christmas play at Burnaby Village Museum’s Heritage Christmas. This year’s production, “A Home for Jo-Jo”, is the story of Jo-Jo, a puppy, who on Christmas Eve is still looking for his forever home and a lonely child who really, REALLY wants a puppy.
Additional Comments: 

Rehearsal Dates are as follows:
Day Date Start End
Tuesday October 15 6:30 8:30
Thursday October 17 6:30 8:30
Monday October 21 6:30 8:30
Thursday October 24 6:30 8:30
Monday November 4 6:30 8:30
Thursday November 7 6:30 8:30
Tuesday November 12 6:30 8:30
Thursday November 14 6:30 8:30
Monday November 18 6:30 8:30
Thursday November 21 6:30 8:30
Saturday November 23 (opening) 11:30 1:00

A Home for Jo-Jo will be Forte Theatre Society’s seventh production at Burnaby Village Museum. For us, it’s another opportunity to mentor actors new to the joys of grass roots community theatre—a mandate that defines who we are.

Please visit our Facebook page (Forte Theatre Society) to see photos of past productions. We’d love to hear from you. Our email address is fortetheatresociety@gmail.com.

Character 1
Narrator
Age
from 9 to 85
Gender
Open
Description
The narrator will set the scence in each act.
Character 2
Jo-Jo
Age
no age limit - 9 to 85
Gender
Open
Description
Jo=Jo (a puppy) is looking for his/her forever home
Character 3
Evan (or Eliza)
Age
(no age limit – from 9 to 85)
Gender
Open
Description
Evan (or Eliza) wants a puppy for Christmas
Character 4
Kid #1
Age
(no age limit – from 9 to 85)
Gender
Open
Description
Kid #1 meets Jo-Jo outside and doesn't want to play with Jo-Jo
Character 5
Kid #2
Age
(no age limit – from 9 to 85)
Gender
Open
Description
Kid #2 meets Jo-Jo outside and doesn't want to play with Jo-Jo
Additional Characters

Snobby Girl - (no age limit – from 9 to 85)
Santa or Christmas Angel – (no age limit – from 9 to 85)