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A binaural radio play, written by Ali DeRegt and Camille Pavlenko, director, Kathryn Smith.

Workshop: October 18 – 21 2021
Recording Dates: December 6 – 18, 2021.

Individual recording sessions will be scheduled during this window of time and will range from a single two-hour block to a full six-hour day, depending on role.

Production Description

USS ARTEMIS is an immersive audio sci-fi mystery that puts the audience into the shoes of the main character, Captain Lee.

Meant to be a solo listening experience, this binaural radio play is set on the ARTEMIS, an old-model starship, as it returns from a failed rescue mission in a remote outpost in the Circinus Galaxy.

Roles to be cast:

  • Currie, any gender. Any age. The ARTEMIS’ pilot. Responsible for the crew’s push to have the Captain woken up. Takes no nonsense and is a little rough around the edges.
  • Artemis/Niobe, Any gender. Any age. The omnipresent AI program. Able to blur the lines between gentle, neutral, and sinister. The same actor will voice both the ARTEMIS and sister ship, the NIOBE. Ideally, the actor will have at least one other dialect in their pocket that they are extremely comfortable with.
  • Porter, any gender. Any age. The ARTEMIS’ first engineer. A trustworthy confidant.

Casting Process

As an integral part of our values at boathaus studios is to produce work that upholds the 35//50 Initiative, we strongly encourage submissions from those who identify as Indigenous, Black, or POC as well as 2SLGBTQIA+, people with disabilities and/or neuro-divergent people.

*If there are any potential barriers (language, disability, or any other considerations) preventing you from applying to audition, please let us know and we will work with you to make the audition process more accessible.

COVID Protocols

Pending changes in health regulations and comfort of the team, workshop and recording dates will take place in person.

Masks will be required of all artists/creative team and physical distancing will be maintained throughout the process. USS ARTEMIS is dedicated to the health and safety of the artists involved. We will be recording in a facility that requires proof of vaccination from all people entering or working in the facility.

How to Submit

We would like to request a submission package consisting of:

  • Resume.
  • The role(s) you are interested in auditioning for.

Email package to

Audition Information

Auditions will be conducted as audio self-tapes using sides provided from the script.

Deadline for submission packages is October 2, 2021.

Camille Pavlenko, Co-Artistic Producer, boathaus studios

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