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2018 Audition Notice

Timon of Athens

Shakespeare In The Ruins is holding auditions for our 2018 Main Stage production of Timon of Athens

Directed by Michelle Boulet

 

Rehearsals: April 30th, 2018

Production dates: May 22nd-June 23rd, 2018

 

Casting Breakdown

As part of SIR’s 2018 season, which will explore gender casting in classic theatre, Timon of Athens will be an all-female production; female identifying actors are encouraged to submit.  We are looking for eight actors.  The role of Timon is currently on offer.  Male actors who wish to audition at this time will be considered for our all-male production of Romeo & Juliet in the fall of 2018.  Secondary auditions for Romeo & Juliet will happen at a later date.

 

  • Sides are available to download. Click >> Timon Audition Sides, or by contacting the SIR Office at 204 957 1753.

 

Audition Dates:  January 18th & 19th, 2018  10:00am-6:00pm

 

Shakespeare In The Ruins is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres, and engages artists under the Canadian Theatre Agreement.  We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. For every role the director will consider all submissions without regard to age, disability, ethno-cultural identity, or any other basis.

Preference will be given to Canadian Actor’s Equity members, but we encourage non-Equity actors to submit.   We thank you for your interest in our 2018 season however only artists selected for an audition will be contacted with an appointment.  Only artists residing in Manitoba will be considered.

 Audition Location: Prairie Theatre Exchange

300 – 393 Portage Avenue

3rd Floor, Portage Place Mall

 

To Book an Audition: Please send a headshot and resume to Keith in the SIR office at admin@sirmb.ca  or call 204 957 1753

JOB OPPORTUNITY – ASSISTANT or APPRENTICE STAGE MANAGER

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITES

Shakespeare in the Ruins is seeking an Assistant or Apprentice Stage Manager for our 2018 spring production of “Timon of Athens”. This is a contract position, reporting to the Stage Manager and Production Manager.

 

SIR is a PACT member and all SM duties and pay are aligned with the CAEA – CTA agreement.

 

Note: this position will require some light physical labour and working outdoors in all weather conditions. Only artists residing in Manitoba will be considered.

 

DATES

April 23rd – June 23rd, 2018

Prep: April 23rd – 29th

Reh: April 30th – May 21st

Previews: May 22nd – 30th

Public Performances: May 31st – June 23rd

 

Shakespeare in the Ruins is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres, and engages artists under the Canadian Theatre Agreement. We are committed to inclusive hiring in all departments of our company and will consider all submissions without regard to age, disability, ethno-cultural identity, gender, or any other basis.

 

TO APPLY

Please EMAIL a resume with 3 references and cover letter by January 24th, 2018 @ 6pm to: Lisa Nelson-Fries gm@sirmb.ca

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

JOB OPPORTUNITY – STAGE MANAGER (TYA)

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITES

Shakespeare in the Ruins is seeking a Stage Manager for our 2018 fall TYA school tour of “Stripped-Down Romeo & Juliet”. This is a contract position, reporting to the Production Manager & General Manager.

SIR is a PACT member and all SM duties and pay are aligned with the CAEA – CTA agreement.

Note: Must have a valid class 5 drivers license. Only artists residing in Manitoba will be considered.

 

DATES

October 1st – November 16th, 2018

Prep: Oct 1st – 7th

Reh: Oct 8th – 19th

Tour: Oct 20th – Nov 16th

 

Shakespeare in the Ruins is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres, and engages artists under the Canadian Theatre Agreement. We are committed to inclusive hiring in all departments of our company and will consider all submissions without regard to age, disability, ethno-cultural identity, gender, or any other basis.

 

TO APPLY

Please EMAIL a resume with 3 references and cover letter by January 24th, 2018 @ 6pm to: Lisa Nelson-Fries gm@sirmb.ca

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

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