Theatre / Live Performance

Snow White: A Traditional Metro Pantomime

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Heather Stewart
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
604-266-7191
Production Company or School: 
Metro Theatre
Producer(s): 
Metro Theatre
Director(s): 
Director: Chris Adams; Musical Director: Katie-Rose Connors; Choreographer: Suzanne Ouellette
Casting Director(s): 
Chris Adams
Audition Location (if applicable): 
Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver BC
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC
Compensation / Rates: 

This is a NON-EQUITY production. All roles at Metro Theatre, are Volunteer positions.

Synopsis: 
Join Snow White as she meets all the traditional Metro characters, plus a few added surprises. Big production numbers and colourful costumes make this a Christmas-time family hit! We are excited to once again present a traditional Panto!
Submission Instructions: 

RESUMES AND HEADSHOT: please send to: https://metrotheatre.com/auditions-snow-white-the-panto-resumed-season-58/

Please note any conflicts with auditions/callbacks or the run at this time.
Please let us know if there is a specific part you are interested in.

Successful candidates will be emailed an appointment time for their audition.

We will try to see all that submit, but please note due to time constraints and the need for social distancing, not everyone will be contacted. Thank you

CONTACT: Kat Palmer at metropanto@gmail.com or call 778-883-8110

Additional Information & Safety Protocols (see help text below field): 

all Covid protocols to be followed - full details will be available with your audition package

Vocal Audition – There will be an accompanist provided. Please bring 2 contrasting songs, though due to time you may only sing one. They do not have to be long, but need to show us your personality!

The Dance Call – Please bring comfortable clothing to move in and appropriate footwear. Though we are restricting numbers, we encourage you to wear a mask for the dance call

Ethno-cultural mandate or ethno-cultural casting statement: We encourage submissions from artists with a broad range of backgrounds including, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender and sexuality. We encourage anyone to audition for any role as we will not be casting based on gender, but on who is best for the role.

Audition Date(s) (if applicable): 
Sunday, August 22 and Wednesday August 25 from 6:00 PM -to- 10:00PM
Character 1 Name: 
Snow White
Character 1 Age: 
any
Character 1 Description: 
The leading lady of our tale. Must be able to carry a musical comedy almost by herself. Strong singer/dancer/actor needed.
Character 2 Age: 
any
Character 2 Name: 
Dopey
Character 2 Description: 
Dopey is the silly and endearing little person who is always quiet, except when they’re not! They talk directly to the audience and have a lot to say. Large acting role with minimal singing and dancing, as needed.
Character 3 Name: 
The Dame
Character 3 Age: 
Usually over 30
Character 3 Description: 
a scullery maid: Usually cast Male, Big hair, big eye shadow, and big… personality. The Nurse is loved by some and hated by most, but is the envy of none. Many monologues delivered to the audience, Improv skills a must. Large acting/singing role and an average amount of dancing.
Character 4 Name: 
The Evil Queen
Character 4 Age: 
Any Age.
Character 4 Description: 
Plays Female. The antagonist of our tale. The role requires an actor who can convincingly play both a beautiful witch and an old hag. Strong actor, with minimal singing/dancing required.
Character 5 Name: 
The Prince
Character 5 Age: 
Any age
Character 5 Description: 
Male presenting. The Prince falls madly in love with Snow White, though he can never seem to find her. A comedic role needing a strong singer/actor.
Additional Characters: 

The Magic Mirror: Any Age. Any Gender. The Magic Mirror needs extremely hilarious comedic timing. Will need to be witty and fun to go head to head with the Evil Queen. Will also play Grumpy.

The Huntsman: Any Age. Any Gender. The Panto Huntsman is probably the worst huntsman out there. Though sent to kill Snow White, this Huntsman is so scared of his own shadow, he wouldn't hurt a fly. Will also play Sneezy.

Doc. Any Age. Any Gender. The leader of little people who live in the woods. Probably the oldest and probably the wisest, though he is rarely listened to. Will sing and dance as needed.

Happy, Sleepy, & Bashful. Casting three children/teens for these roles. Will need to sing and dance and have great comedic timing!

The Demon: Any Age. The Demon keeps the plot moving with their endless desire to beat the Good Fairy. Needs to be smart, cunning, and a little scary, but don’t worry, the Demon never wins. Large acting role with singing and dancing.

The Good Fairy: Any Age. The ultimate fairy godmother. Innocent, full of joy, think Glinda the Good Witch. Talks directly to the audience and always Boo’s the Demon. Large acting role with minimal singing and dancing.

Ensemble: Any Age. Any Gender. We will be casting a small ensemble of strong singer/dancer/actor’s who will also understudy/swing the lead roles.

Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
December 2nd, 2021 to January 3rd, 2022. There are no two show days.
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Character 4 Gender: 
Character 5 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Saturday, August 21, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

My Blue Heaven

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Margaret Shearman
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
604-596-7370
Production Company or School: 
Pivot Theatre
Producer(s): 
Margaret Shearman
Director(s): 
Kayt Roth
Casting Director(s): 
Kayt Roth
Audition Location (if applicable): 
14600 North Bluff Rd, White Rock, BC
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Newton Cultural Centre: 13530 72 Ave., Surrey, BC
Compensation / Rates: 

Volunteer basis, will be reimbursed for parking at auditions.

Synopsis: 
A show within a show, My Blue Heaven presents two different comedic scenarios in the life of committed long-term couple Josie and Molly, who have relocated from New York City to a decrepit farm in the late 1960s.
Submission Instructions: 

Open Call - Auditions will be cold reads from the script, which will be provided at the audition. Please bring your resume and headshot, and be prepared to wait to read with other actors at the director’s discretion.

Additional Information & Safety Protocols (see help text below field): 

COVID 19 precautions will be in place for auditions, rehearsals and performances.

Audition Date(s) (if applicable): 
August 8 (1:00 - 3:00 pm), August 9 (7:00 - 9:00 pm)
Character 1 Name: 
Josie
Character 1 Age: 
30 - 50
Character 1 Description: 
Molly’s long-time lover. An optimist who has moved them to the farm to escape the rat race. Loves animals and small-town life. Wants to build a windmill and run a junk shop.
Character 2 Age: 
30-50
Character 2 Name: 
Molly
Character 2 Description: 
Josie’s long-time lover. An author who lost her job as a teacher for publishing “Living the Good Gay Life”, and now writes a monthly humour column about a nuclear farming family to make ends meet. Hates farm life.
Character 3 Name: 
The Emcee/Ralph Miller/Dr. John
Character 3 Age: 
30-60
Character 3 Description: 
The Emcee introduces and ends each act – a genteel, folksy type who leads singalongs with the audience and provides sound effects (chickens, songs on harmonica, etc.). Also portrays Ralph Miller, vice president of a Christian publishing house with an offer for the people from Molly’s column, and Dr. John, Molly’s childhood friend turned minister looking to push boundaries.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
October 28, 29, 30 (two shows), November 4, 5, 6 (two shows)
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Monday, August 9, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

The Odd Couple

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Heather Stewart
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
604-266-7191
Production Company or School: 
Metro Theatre
Producer(s): 
Metro Theatre
Director(s): 
Catherine Morrison
Casting Director(s): 
Catherine Morrison
Audition Location (if applicable): 
Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver BC
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC
Compensation / Rates: 

This is a NON-EQUITY production. All roles at Metro Theatre, are Volunteer positions.

Synopsis: 
The Odd Couple written by Neil Simon. Two close friends, but polar opposites in terms of personal habits, decide to room together with disastrous, but hilarious results.
Submission Instructions: 

Requirements: Auditions will be cold readings from the script; the director will choose which scenes the group will read. Sides can be printed at home to bring with you to audition. Fillable Audition form is available on our website at https://metrotheatre.com/auditions-the-odd-couple/

Resume and Headshots: to be included with your on-line audition form or you may bring these with you to the audition.

Additional Information & Safety Protocols (see help text below field): 

Rehearsal period: August through until opening night
Oscar and Felix - 2 week nights and one weekend afternoon
Speed, Vinnie, Roy, and Murray; Pigeon Sisters – one rehearsal per week until run-throughs begin.

Ethno-cultural casting statement:
We encourage submissions from artists with a broad range of backgrounds including, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, and sexuality. We encourage anyone to audition for any role as we will be casting on who is best for the role.

Let’s work together to keep our community safe and protect production staff , performers and volunteers:
· Please read COVID_Health Declaration
· Please comply with the signage posted in the lobby
· Masks are recommended
· Hand sanitizer is available in the lobby
· Doors to access the auditorium are left open to minimize the handling of door handles
· Social distancing inside the auditorium recommended
· ‘Sides’ - it is recommended: that sides be printed from home to bring to the audition
· All items ‘packed in’ to the theatre are to be ‘packed out’ at the end and/or placed in the appropriate trash receptacle
· Common sense, mutual respect, and genuine care for each other inform our decisions regarding health and safety for one another.

Audition Date(s) (if applicable): 
Tuesday, August 10 at 7:00 PM
Character 1 Name: 
Felix Unger
Character 1 Age: 
35 – 50
Character 1 Description: 
fastidious, a “neat freak”, and a bit of a hypochondriac
Character 2 Age: 
35 – 50
Character 2 Name: 
Oscar Madison
Character 2 Description: 
sloppy, lackadaisical, fun-loving, and relaxed
Character 3 Name: 
Murray
Character 3 Age: 
35 – 55
Character 3 Description: 
an easy-going policeman; a peace keeper.
Character 4 Name: 
Speed
Character 4 Age: 
35 – 55
Character 4 Description: 
gruff and sarcastic; tends to pick on Vinnie
Character 5 Name: 
Roy
Character 5 Age: 
40 – 55
Character 5 Description: 
dry wit, Oscar’s accountant, concerned with Oscar’s poor money-management skills.
Additional Characters: 

Vinnie: 45 – 65; mild-mannered, henpecked somewhat.
Cecily and Gwendolyn Pigeon: 30 – 45; Very English; giggly, slightly “ditzy’; fun-loving

Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
Thursday to Saturday, October 30 to November 14 2021 Sunday matinees are October 31; November 07 and November 14
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Character 4 Gender: 
Character 5 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Monday, August 9, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: