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 August 8, 2022 Online Readings/Workshop Auditions LEAP a new musical – Online Readings/Workshop Book, Music & Lyrics by Hilary Hornberger www.themusicalhub.com/leapmusical We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. We encourage and welcome submissions from all ethnicities, gender identities, and artists who self-identify as members of under-represented communities to submit for consideration. Successful applicants will be required to: Familiarize themselves with their role(s) and the script. Be open and interested in taking part in a developmental process of a new musical, including answering questions and contributing to potential discussion. Have access to a device that supports Zoom, a strong internet connection and a quiet, brightly lit space to partake in the readings. *No singing will be required for this table read. The creative team wants to hear the piece at its present draft. CONTRACT DATES: Friday, September 16, 2022 ~ 5:30 – 9:30pm and Saturday, September 17 ~ 5:30 – 9:30pm. PAY: $120 – paid at the end of the contract. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: Send an electronic submission package containing: Headshot. Resume. Letter of interest in body of email – stating role(s) you are applying for and why are you are interested in this project. Also state if you have a preference for a day/time for a callback interview and we will try to accommodate you. A video of two (2) contrasting monologues, one to two (1-2) minutes each, submitted via link through youtube – as an unlisted video, onedrive, dropbox or google drive. Email submission package to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “AUDITION REQUEST”. (Resumes and headshots must be in PDF, JPG or JPEG format and labeled as follows: NAME_SURNAME-Headshot’ or NAME_SURNAME-Resume. Nameless files will not be considered.) DEADLINE: Submission packages must be received by Monday August 22, 2022 @ 11:59pm MST *Please note, due to high volume of submissions, only successful applicants will be contacted for a callback interview. CALLBACK INTERVIEWS: Interviews will take place online through Zoom between September 1 – September 3, 2022. Successful applicants will be notified by Friday August 26, 2022, and will be sent sides from the play’s most recent draft to prepare. *All actors will be required to sign a contract saying they will not disclose any information or materials of the show without permission. Script will be forwarded to applicants 1-2 weeks before the readings to familiarize themselves with the material. ROLES TO BE CAST: WILHELMINA (WIL) – 41. Female. Musician. Sister to Bheka. Neurotic and stand-offish, but good hearted to a fault. Youthful appearance. Has lived with an extreme anxiety disorder, depression and agoraphobia her whole life but has kept it hidden. BHEKA – 36. Female. High school teacher. Sister to Wil. Outgoing, playful, honest and a little self-absorbed. Has experienced a traumatic event and is suffering from intense PTSD and anxiety. Has never experienced a mental health condition previously. CAILEN – 21. Male. Aware of his good looks, but doesn’t flaunt them. Closet Nerd. Easy going and optimistic, but also insecure and a people pleaser. His parents are wealthy, disinterested and uninvolved in his life. He has spent most of his adolescence with his Aunt and Uncle and their dog Edo. EDNA – 50+. Female. Online Psychologist. Very open and friendly, patient and level-headed with a touch of sass. Wants to change lives for the better. Loves bees. AGNES – 50+. Female. Online Psychologist. Candid yet whimsical. Moderates the Online mental health group. Loves her rhyming slogans and uses them religiously. Believes in her methods. FISK – 30. Male. Quirky and passionate, stubborn but steadfast. Belongs to the online mental health group. Suffers from PTSD, OCD and agoraphobia. ROS – Late 30’s+. Male. Former Army Sergeant. Belongs to the online mental health group. Suffers from PTSD and depression. Treats Mari like a daughter and looks out for her. Gruff on the outside with a marshmallow center. Competitive, determined to succeed, young at heart. MARIGOLD (MARI) – 16. Female. A force of nature, but child-like; strong-willed, but fiercely loyal. Belongs to the online mental health group, they are her family. Exhibits symptoms of bipolar disorder. More information on the show can be found here.