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Auditions are now closed for 2017

but we still need volunteers.


Auditioning for Inspirato

Please note: this is a non-paying, non-union event: (ACTRA apprentice/Equity apprentice are acceptable). You must be 18 years or older. 


Step 1:
Read the Plays

Decide which plays you'd like to audition for by downloading and reading the plays below.

Although 24 ten-minute plays are listed, ONLY 15 plays are part of the open call for audition (the remainder plays are closed and the director already has actors in mind). You must be available for the dates listed below each play description.  Rehearsals will take place in April-May. The exact schedule will be determined by each director in discussion with the actors.


Step 2:
Pick Audition Times

Decide on your preferred audition times listed below. You will be there for about 40 minutes.

For all evening auditions the address is St. Luke's United Church: 353 Sherbourne St. at Carlton St. (NOTE: enter off of Sherbourne St - you will see 353 on the door.) The Saturday audition will be held at 58 Stewart Street (King and Bathurst).     

Friday March 3rd - 353 Sherbourne St
6:40 pm - Twirling
7:20 pm - Test of Mettle
8:00 pm - Grindrd  
8:40 pm - Immortals
9:20 pm – The Hourglass   

Monday March 6th - 353 Sherbourne St
6:00 pm - Twirling
6:40 pm - So Lovely Here On Earth
7:20 pm - The Chinese Life Force
8:00 pm - It's Time
8:40 pm - The Great Engine
9:20 pm - Number 27    

Thursday March 9th - 353 Sherbourne St
6:00 pm - Santa Doesn't Live Here Anymore
6:40 pm - A Complete Set
7:20 pm - The Hourglass
8:00 pm - Maise in the Cold
8:40 pm - Mother and Daughter   

Tuesday March 14th - 353 Sherbourne St
6:00 pm - The Chinese Life Force
6:40 pm - The Lesson
7:20 pm - Grindrd
8:00 pm - The Great Engine   
8:40 pm - Number 27       

Saturday March 18th -- 58 Stewart Street (King and Bathurst) 
9:00 am - Maise in the Cold
9:40 am - Santa Doesn't Live Here Anymore
10:20 am - Immortals
11:00 am - A Complete Set
11:40 am - Test of Mettle
12:40 pm - So Lovely Here On Earth
1:20 pm - The Lesson
2:00 pm - Mother and Daughter
2:40 pm - It's Time   


Step 3:
Email Us

Email (in the subject line write: Audition)

In the email include:

  1. Your name, phone number and email address.
  2. A photo of yourself. It does not need to be a professional headshot, any up-to-date photo headshot is acceptable. 
  3. A bio of not less than 50 words and not more 100 words (don't worry you will be able to change it later). You can also attach a resume with your email or write about your theatre experience. 

Women may audition up to two plays. Men may audition for up to three roles. Include the audition date and time and role(s) you are auditioning for.

You may also select other plays to audition for - include dates, times and roles. We will allow you to audition for those plays if there is space.


 Step 4:

Break a leg!

You will receive an email with your confirmed audition times.

Show up 10-15 minutes early for your scheduled time. 

You will be asked to do a two page reading from the play (at the director's discretion when you arrive at the audition). You do not need to memorize any lines. You do not need to bring a headshot but feel to bring one if you wish. 

After the audition only those actors selected for a role will be contacted by March 30. 




NOTE: The plays are posted for the purpose of selecting directors and actors. Any use of a play, either in whole or in part, must have the expressed permission of the playwright.

All plays will be performed at the Alumnae Theatre in Toronto on the Mainstage (with a full lighting plot and projections) or in the Studio (with some lighting plots and a large stage) or in Trinity Room (an intimate space that feels like a site specific play).  Read each play's synopsis for details.      

Rehearsals will take place in April-May. The exact schedule will be determined by each director in discussion with the actors.

Open for Auditions

A Test of Mettle by Steven R. Bond

Why do we attach such value to objects from our childhood? A confrontation that goes off- course. Erie. 

2 Males.  Performed in Studio.

You must be available on the following dates:

(two tech runs, a dress rehearsal and 11 performances)

Sat. May 27, 12pm - 2 pm
Mon. May 29, 5:30 – 7:20 pm
Wed. May 31, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Thurs. June 1, 8 pm to 10:30 pm
Fri. June 2, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat June 3, 3 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon. June 5, 8 pm -10:30 pm
Tues. June 6, 6 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed. June 7, 8 pm - 10:30 pm
Thurs. June 8, 6 pm- 8:30 pm
Fri. June 9, 9 pm -11:00 pm
Sat. June 10, 1 pm - 7:30pm  


Closed for Auditions

Memories by John Martins III

A car accident wrecks a love triangle, resulting in forgotten...or is it purposely skewered memories?  What are we forced to remember?  What do we choose to suppress?  Three characters trapped from their own devices.

1 Female/2 Males. Performed on the Mainstage. 

You must be available on the following dates:

(two tech runs, a dress rehearsal and 7 performances)

Sat. May 27, 2:10 – 4:10 pm
Mon. May 29, 8:10 – 9:30 pm
Wed. May 31, 4:30pm - 7:00 pm
Thurs. June 1, 6 pm- 9:30 pm
Fri. June 2, 7 pm- 9:30 pm
Sat. June 3, 5 pm -7:30 pm
Wed. June 7, 6 pm - 8:30 pm
Thurs. June 8, 8 pm -10:30 pm
Sat. June 10, 3 pm - 9:30 pm