Monday, June 15, 2015

AUDITION NOTICE - DANNY, KING OF THE BASEMENT

AUDITION NOTICE

DANNY, KING OF THE BASEMENT
By David S. Craig

Director: Ann Hodges

Part of our 2015/2016 Season

Rehearsal Begins:              September 7, 2015
Opens:                             October 1, 2015
Closes:                             October 18, 2015

AUDITIONS: Friday, June 26, 2015

Callbacks may be scheduled on Saturday, June 27, 2015

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

NOTE: The script will be available to read at MTYP. The sides will be available after June 19th on MTYP’s website www.mtyp.ca.

 

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

DANNY has moved eight times in two years.  He can make a friend in a morning and a best friend in a day.  He’s a game agent and makes exciting adventures out of everything.

 

LOUISE and Danny are “millionaires with no money.”  After moving into suite 92B, Louise gets a job as a waitress and hopes things are going to work out this time for her and her son.

 

PENELOPE spends $140 getting her hair done, takes ballet classes, acting classes and has TWO cell phones.  Her parents are split and won’t talk to each other.

 

ANGELO loves hockey, but every time he gets a breakaway, a thought comes into his mind that he’s gonna blow it, and he does.  His father is a dinosaur.

 

Please submit by Friday, June 19, 2015, indicating role, to casting@mtyp.ca.

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

Manitoba Theatre for Young People is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and engages professional artists who are members of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the terms of the Canadian Theatre Agreement.

Equity members will be seen first and given priority for any audition requests. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition. 

MTYP welcomes and encourages submissions from artists of all genders and ethnicities. 

 

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

MTYP is looking for a new Marketing and Communications Manager

Manitoba Theatre for Young People invites applications for the full time position of Marketing and Communications Manager starting August 31, 2015. MTYP is a professional theatre company solely devoted to young people, a recognized national centre for the creation and celebration of theatre and a decisive voice in Canada’s artistic and cultural life. MTYP has been creating and presenting professional, innovative theatre productions for children and families since 1982. Each season, MTYP reaches over 90,000 Manitobans through mainstage productions, touring shows, theatre school classes and drama workshops.

 

The Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for all aspects of marketing, publicity and communications for MTYP including the implementation and evaluation of programs designed to meet or exceed the theatre’s box office and development goals. The Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for creating and overseeing all marketing campaigns and initiatives. Reporting to Senior Management, the Marketing and Communications Manager supports the ongoing promotion and publicity of all MTYP programs, including the mainstage season, touring shows, special events, Theatre School and Native Youth Theatre, fundraising activities; and media, sponsor and community relations.

 

Qualifications
• Related university degree or college diploma with a minimum of three years related experience
• Knowledge and understanding of both traditional and new marketing approaches
• Expertise in communications writing
• Strong graphic design skills (working knowledge of CorelDraw, Photoshop), some practical experience of graphic design is preferred
• Excellent time-management skills
• Previous experience in web content management and/or the not-for-profit sector is an asset

 

Deadline for applications: July 12, 2015. Visit www.mtyp.ca for more information about the company. A detailed job description is available upon request. Send a resume, list of 3 references and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position to: Shane Henderson, General Manager at 2 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg MB R3C 4X1 or by email to shenderson@mtyp.ca.

 

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Friday, June 05, 2015

MTYP Theatre School Students MC at Kidsfest

ABOUT THE MTYP Young MC PROGRAM at KidsFest 2015:

The Winnipeg International Children’s Festival KIDSFEST event runs Thursday, June 4 – Sunday, June 7, 2015 at The Forks.

Manitoba Theatre for Young People’s Young MC’s were invited from select groups of students at MTYP to introduce all the acts at the Children’s Festival.

We are proud to feature the following students at MTYP as Young MC’s:

Erich Roesler-Yue
Thomas McLeod
Sophie Smith-Dostmohammed
William Krovats
Brooke Bishop
Kyra taylor
Anna Woodman
Lea Pankratz
Tait Poulson


Anna Woodman

Anna Woodman in The Party (Junior Musical Theatre Company) 

Brooke Bishop in The Party (Junior Musical Theatre Company)

 

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

AUDITION NOTICE - JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Based on the book James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

 

Director: Carson Nattrass
Choreographer: Kimberley Rampersad
Music Director: Danny Carroll

Part of our 2015/2016 Season

Rehearsal Begins: November 9, 2015
Opens: December 3, 2015
Closes: December 27, 2015

 

WINNIPEG AUDITIONS: Tuesday, JUNE 9 & Wednesday, JUNE 10, 2015
Location: Manitoba Theatre for Young People, 2 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, MB
No auditions expected in other cities. 

NOTE: The script will be available to read at MTYP. The sides, vocal selections and backing tracks will be available after May 27th on MTYP’s website. As the show will be sung to backing tracks, the vocal selections will be sung to the tracks in the audition.

Sides and Music can be found here.

 

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

Please prepare a standard British accent.

 JAMES

 male; 10-15 yrs old (G#3 to G5)

 LADAHLORD

 male; 30’s. (A2 – A4)

 SPIKER

 female; lower class; 30-60 yrs old (F3 – E5)

 SPONGE

 female; lower class; 30-60 yrs old (F3 – E5)

 EARTHWORM

 male; 20-40 yrs old (G2 – A4)

 GRASSHOPPER

 male; 20-40 yrs old (G2 – G4 and a C5 Falsetto)

 LADYBUG

 female; 20-40 yrs old (G3 – F5)

 CENTIPEDE

 female; 20-40 yrs old (C3 – G4)

 SPIDER

 female; 20-40 yrs old (Ab3 – F5)

Please visit www.mtishows.com for full character breakdown.

Please submit by June 1, 2015, indicating role, to casting@mtyp.ca. Auditions will be by appointment only. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an audition time. MTYP welcomes submissions from artists of all ethnicities.

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

General Auditions - Manitoba Theatre for Young People’s 2015/2016 Season

Pablo Felices-Luna, Artistic Director, will be holding General Auditions in Winnipeg for
Manitoba Theatre for Young People’s 2015/2016 Season on:

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015,
Thursday, June 4th, 2015,
Friday, June 5th, 2015.
 

Actors are invited to submit a headshot and resume. Auditions will be by appointment only. Actors are asked to prepare two contrasting monologues of their choice, no longer than two minutes in length each. Actors may prepare a song as well to be sung with an instrumental CD or acapella.

Submissions can be mailed to:

Attn: Casting
Manitoba Theatre for Young People
2 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4X1

Electronic submission can be sent via email to casting@mtyp.ca

Note: Digital submissions must be in PDF format.

Deadline for submissions is Monday, May 11th, 2015. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an audition time. Please include a current phone number and email address.

Manitoba Theatre for Young People is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and engages professional artists who are members of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the terms of the Canadian Theatre Agreement.

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. Equity members cast in any productions with MTYP will be engaged under an Equity form of contract. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition. 

MTYP welcomes submissions from artists of all genders and ethnicities.

 

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