Only hard copies of photo/resumés (not electronic versions) should be submitted.
Send submissions to:
Catherine Vokey, Centaur Theatre Company, 453 St. François-Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1
We accept submissions from Canadian writers.
Please mail a one page script description including:
-Your name and contact information.
-A brief synopsis of your play.
-A cast breakdown (how many in cast, men/women, any doubling).
-A description of your play's previous development/workshop/production history.
Please include the first ten pages of your play (not the whole document).
We receive many script submissions every year and it often takes us several months to read them. We are not able to provide dramaturgical feedback.
Please mail to:
Centaur Theatre Company
Auditions / Secret Play
(Round One Auditions)
Directed by Mike Payette, Musical Director Floydd Ricketts
Please note: Only hard copies of photo/resumés should be submitted.
Electronic versions will not be accepted or considered.
Send submissions to Catherine Vokey, Centaur Theatre Company,
453 Saint-François-Xavier, Montréal QC H2Y 2T1
Deadline for Submissions is noon on Wednesday, December 20th 2017
This is the first round of auditions. Below are the characters for this audition call. Local Montreal actors preferred. Agents are asked to please only submit candidates who are available throughout the production period and the complete run of the play.
A contemporary American play written by one of the brightest and acclaimed playwrights of our time, This is a tour-de-force featuring traditional gospel, RnB and soul music sung by the featured choir in the play.
We are looking for five actors with considerable musical talents. Actors of all sizes and shades are encouraged to apply with consideration of the character breakdown.
Selected actors will be asked to prepare:
One contemporary monologue (no film/TV pieces)
Two songs (one spiritual, one RnB). There will be accompaniment. Please provide sheet music.
In attendance: Director, Musical Director and Eda Holmes, Executive & Artistic Director, Centaur Theatre.
Deadline for submissions is noon on Wednesday, December 20th 2017
Requests for absences for film or television work during the rehearsal period are discouraged and may not be possible.
Auditions Round 1: January 15 and 17, 2018 at Centaur Theatre (by appointment only)
Callbacks: February/March TBD
Workshop: June/July 2018 TBD
Rehearsal/Performance Period: Fall 2018 TBD
Please note on résumé CAEA, ACTRA, and UDA status.
Centaur Theatre is committed to reflecting our community in all of its diversity. We encourage actors from all cultures, races, ethnicities, and gender identities, mental and physical abilities to apply for an audition.
Please note that due to the nature of the content, only adult performers (18+) will be considered to play the teenager roles
BOY 1: Late teens. Effeminate and confident. Young man of colour.
BOY 2: Mid-to-late teens. Young man of colour.
BOY 3: A teenager. Young man of colour.
BOY 4: Late teens. Athletic. Young man of colour.
BOY 5: Late teens. Young man of colour.
All of these young men are raw, impulsive, passionate, and strong even within their complexities. They are all – in their individual ways – navigating through the system, their spirituality, and a history that compels them to question today.