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Audition Notice

New West Theatre requests actor submissions for their production of

The Legend of the Lost Tooth

Created and Directed by Nicola Elson

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The Legend of the Lost Tooth is a new Theatre for Young Audiences creation that will be running at New West Theatre in December 2019 and touring elementary schools in southern Alberta in January 2020. A new creation, much of the show will be devised by the performers and director in the rehearsal process based on the director’s existing narrative structure.
Auditions will be held in the following cities:
Lethbridge – July 4, 2019
Calgary –July 17, 2019
Those selected for an audition will be asked to prepare the following
  • One monologue no longer than two minutes in length that showcases a physically dynamic character suitable for a young audience.
  • A performance piece WITHOUT TEXT that is no longer than two minutes in length. We are looking for direct, word-free communication with the audience (no fourth wall). If you have access to and would like to use mask, a clown nose, puppetry, etc., please do, but it is not essential.
Past experience working in Physical Theatre, Mask and/ or Puppetry is considered an asset.
Production Information
Rehearsals: December 8 – 21, 2019
Performance Dates:  December 22, 2019 – January 4, 2020
Tour Dates: January 6 – 18, 2020
New West Theatre is committed to reflecting the diversity of our community. We believe in equity and inclusion and strongly encourage submissions from all artists regardless of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, and experience
Please submit a headshot, resumé and cover letter detailing why you’d like to work in Theatre for Young Audiences to General Manager Kelly Reay at generalmanager@newwesttheatre.com
Please indicate in the subject line which city you would like to audition in.
New West Theatre will contact those selected for an audition with further information.