Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings. We trust our readers to use their own judgement when responding to ads. Calgary Arts Development believes that artists should be paid for their work. For job postings and open calls, please share salary ranges or payment. Please note that ads for jobs outside of Calgary and area may not be posted. Auditions July 30, 2020 Cantata Staged Reading This is the application for auditions to a staged reading of Cantata, Or notes from the end of time, by Clem Martini. An adaptation of his book, The Unravelling. Audition Dates: August 6 & 7, 2020 Performance Dates: August 21 & 22, 2020 (date to be confirmed) For auditions, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Agreement: ITA – non-ticketed staged reading We strive to reflect the diversity of our community. Due to the play’s requirements, artists with lived experience in mental health are encouraged to apply. You will not be required to disclose anything, though we will be grateful for and careful with experiences brought to the audition process. Additional Information Cantata is a dramatization and fictionalization of Clem Martini’s experience as a caregiver for a brother with schizophrenia and a mother developing dementia. The family undergoes much stress as the delicate balance of caregiving unravels. We include a marimba, musically developing with the story. Professional musician and professor Rod Squance is composing and performing these pieces. This audition is for an invited staged reading in August, however, we do plan to present the full production later in 2021 when pandemic circumstances allow! The casting of this reading is intended to carry over to the full production. Characters: Irene Berenger – Mother of Martin and Dennis, developing dementia, living with Dennis. Martin Berenger – University professor and caregiver to Irene and Dennis. Dennis Berenger – Artist living with schizophrenia. Psychiatrist/Counsellor/Bank Manager/Nurse, Growling Patient – One actor playing many different roles. Please indicate if you are a CAEA member and any other affiliations. We will be organizing these auditions through digital tools such as Zoom and Skype. Though we will review all applications, only actors chosen for an audition will be contacted. Do not call regarding the status of your submission. For more information or to review the audition application, visit airtable.com. If you have any questions or concerns or find that submitting this form caused you any barriers as an artist, please email email@example.com or call 403.264.7243.