Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Torn Through Time Audition Notice

AUDITION NOTICE

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

TORN THROUGH TIME 
By Carrie Costello, Frances Koncan & Cherissa Richards 
Directed by Ann Hodges

Part of our 2018/2019 Season 
Rehearsal Begins: December 31, 2018 
Opens on the Mainstage: January 24, 2019 
Tour Begins: February 4, 2019
Tour Closes: March 24, 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: Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

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

NOTE: The sides will be available after Wednesday, March 28 at: https://www.mtyp.ca/manitoba-theatre-for-young-people-torn-through-time.cfm. 

As this is a new play, selections of the script will be available to read at MTYP after Monday, March 26.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS 
Jess is a 10 year old girl who loves Lego and who decides to present Alice Fitch (of Lego Hogwarts fame) as her hero for a school assignment. Faced with the mockery of her peers, she goes searching for alternatives in an ancient piece of research technology: a library book. 
Thana is a 10 year old Chipewyan girl from the Manitoban Subarctic, early 1700’s. After the play, Thanadelthur became a guide and interpreter for the Hudson’s Bay Company and was instrumental in forging a peace agreement between the Chipewyan and the Cree people. 
Rose is a 10 year old girl from the east coast of Canada, 1784. Even though Rose was born into slavery in the States, after the play, Rose Fortune became a successful business woman and the first female police officer in Canada. 
Helen is a 10 year old girl from the west coast of Canada, 1920. After the play, Helen Harrison became a civil aviation instructor and she was the first Canadian Air Transport Auxiliary ferry pilot during the Second World War.

Please submit by Tuesday, April 3, 2018, to casting@mtyp.ca.

Auditions will be by appointment only. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an audition time. Applicants will be asked to prepare sides selected from the show.

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

 

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The House at Pooh Corner Audition Notice

AUDITION NOTICE

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

THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
Based on the book by A. A. Milne
Adapted By Bettye Knapp
With Revisions by Kim Selody
Directed by Pablo Felices-Luna

Part of our 2018/2019 Season

Rehearsal Begins: November 5, 2018
Opens: November 29, 2018
Closes: December 30, 2018
Possible Extension: January 6, 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: Wednesday, April 11 & Thursday, April 12, 2018.

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

NOTE: Scripts will be available for reading at MTYP after Monday, March 26.
The sides can be found at: https://www.mtyp.ca/manitoba-theatre-for-young-people-the-house-at-pooh-corner.cfm.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS
Alexander, A. A. Milne is Christopher Robin’s father. He is the most prominent narrator and also plays the role of Pooh Bear.
Alice is nanny to Christopher Robin, his care giver. Alice plays the roles of Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit and Owl.
Tasker is the gardener. Tasker also plays the role of Tigger and Piglet.

Please submit by Tuesday, April 3, 2018, to casting@mtyp.ca.

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

Applicants will be asked to prepare sides along with a short excerpt of a song in the style of the show to be performed acapella or with your own accompaniment.

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

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Thursday, March 08, 2018

MTYP General Auditions

Pablo Felices-Luna, Artistic Director, will be holding General Auditions in Winnipeg for
Manitoba Theatre for Young People’s 2018/2019 Season on:

Tuesday, April 3rd & Wednesday, April 4th, 2018.

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. Alternatively, actors may prepare one monologue and a contrasting song 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, March 26th, 2018. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an audition time. Please include a current phone number and email address.

Actors who wish to be considered for the 2018/2019 season are encouraged to participate in general auditions. Actors who were seen at 2017/2018 general auditions will be considered for show specific auditions and need not resubmit. 

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. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition. 

MTYP welcomes submissions from artists of all genders, abilities and ethnicities.

 

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Thursday, December 07, 2017

AGM 2017

NOTICE FOR ALL MTYP STAKEHOLDERS

MTYP’s Board of Directors invite you to attend the 2016/17 Annual General Meeting which will take place at 5:00pm on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at MTYP, 2 Forks Market Road. Everyone is welcome to attend.

 

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