Metro Theatre is holding Second Auditions for 3 Male Roles

ROUND & ROUND THE GARDEN

Written by: Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by: Catherine Morrison

During CallBacks: Wednesday, July 6th  @ 7pm

Where: Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver

Synopsis:  A comedy that takes place in a large, rather tangled garden of a country house. It involves relationships between three siblings, in-laws and a neighbour.

Show Run Dates:
Thursday to Saturday, October 1 to October 16, 2022
Sunday matinees are October 2nd, 9th and 16th

Characters Still Needed

Second Call for 3 males – *** English accents required ***  mid 20’s to mid 40’s

NORMAN – (M, 30 – 40) – charming feckless, messy, but humorous and lovable. Married to Ruth. About to start and affair with his sister-in-law Annie.

REG – (M, 50’s) – married to Sarah; 2 children; rather brow-beaten by life and wife; older brother to Annie and Ruth.

TOM – (M, 30 – 40) – Next door neighbour to Annie; veterinarian; awkward socially.

Rehearsal period:  August through until opening night.
(Two weeknights & 1 weekend afternoon)

Requirements: All cast and crew must provide proof of vaccination. All provincial public health orders will be strictly adhered to.

Notes: This is a NON-EQUITY production. All roles at Metro Theatre, are Volunteer positions. People will be seen on a first come/first served basis, but be prepared that you may have to wait after being seen as you may be needed to read opposite someone else who is auditioning. Scripts are available on request from the director.

Ethno-cultural casting statement:  We encourage submissions from artists with a broad range of backgrounds including, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, and sexuality. We encourage anyone to audition for any role as we will be casting on who is best for the role.

Resume and Headshots:

○ Please note any conflicts with auditions/callbacks or the run at this time.
○ Please let us know if there is a specific part you are interested in.

You can indicate these when filling in the ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN    Fillable audition form   (click on this link) and email it along with your headshot and resume to now@metrotheatre.com.

AUDITION GUIDELINES

• You can SUBMIT your interest using the show’s contact form  OR PRINT out the Fillable Audition Form and bring it and your headshot  and resume with you to the audition.

• Auditions will be cold readings from the script; the director will choose which scenes the group will read. Drop in, no appointment necessary. Open to all ethnicities.

• Auditions are for NON-EQUITY productions. All roles at Metro Theatre, are Volunteer positions. People will be seen on a first come/first served basis, but be prepared that you may have to wait after being seen as you may be needed to read opposite someone else who is auditioning.

• If you are cast, you will be required to become a Member of Metro Theatre and your 12-month Membership Fee of $20 will be collected at the first read-through.

• It is expected that actors must be capable of playing the age specified, be capable of speaking with expected accents, be able to utilize musical and dancing skills, when the part requires those skills.

• While experience is preferable it is not essential.

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Metro Theatre is collecting personal information about you.  If you are cast in this show, your contact information will be provided to other members of the company.  Unless you ask us not to,  you will be added to our mailing list; the information you provide will be made available to directors and other Metro shows for audition and casting purposes.  You may request to be removed from our mailing list at any time.