July 11, 2022
Carousel Theatre is holding auditions for their holiday musical Stiles & Drewe’s The 3 Little Pigs, directed by Chris Lam at the Waterfront Theatre. Choreography by Nicole Rose Bond and Musical Direction by Arielle Balance.
When the pigpen starts to look like a real sty, Mama says it’s time to leave and build something new. Help Cha, Siu, and Bao watch for wolves while they use hay, sticks, and bricks to make it in a big, bad world. Returning to our tradition of a fun for the whole family, holiday musical The 3 Little Pigs teaches little ones how success can be achieved through hard work and perseverance. Filled with humour, this endearing tale will leave you squealing with glee and howling with laughter!
Submission Deadline: July 17, 2022
Audition Date: July 20, 2022
Auditions will be held in person at Carousel Theatre (Studio B) 1411 Cartwright Street
Masks will be optional during the audition but mandatory in common spaces.
CTYP’S MANDATE & CASTING STATEMENT
Carousel Theatre for Young People acknowledges the relationship between theatre, systemic oppression and its effects on many communities. Carousel Theatre is committed to being a safe and inclusive space, and is continually dedicated to creating theatre in the spirit of equity and inclusion. Carousel Theatre encourages submissions from adult artists of all backgrounds, in celebration of diversity in race, colour, religion, creed, disability, sexuality, gender, and expression.
Carousel Theatre for Young People acknowledges that we create and perform on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) & sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
More details can be found below, or in our official Audition Document.
Rehearsal Starts: November 8, 2022
Opening: November 30, 2022
Closing: December 30, 2022
This production will engage artists under the CTA in the TYA category
Cha, as cast: The oldest of the three little pigs. Popular, athletic, sometimes arrogant. Does not always think things through.
Siu, as cast: The middle of the three little pigs, and the only girl. Feisty, energetic and passionate about environmental issues. Often annoyed by her brothers.
Bau, as cast: The youngest of the three little pigs. Much more brainy than brawny; an avid reader and studier, but not very athletic. Loves his family and wants them to be together. Clever and resourceful.
Mother Pig, as cast :The Pigs’ mother. Loves her children very much, but also wants them to be responsible in the real world.
Big Bad Wolf, as cast: A cocky, ravenous, Wolf with a taste for pig. Believes himself to be misunderstood.
Twit/Twoo – two owl puppets
Merchant – selling straw, sticks, and bricks
Please submit a headshot and resume (in a single PDF format only) to Auditions@carouseltheatre.ca [Auditions AT carouseltheatre DOT ca] with the subject line: ‘3 Pigs Audition’
We thank all who apply but only those selected for an audition will be contacted.
AGENTS: please do not send bulk submissions. If submitting for your clients, please submit them individually, following the format above.
If there is a potential barrier that might prevent you from being able to audition, or make auditioning more difficult, we encourage you to let us know so we can work with you to dissolve it and make our space more accessible for artists of all abilities.
COVID – 19 WORKSAFE POLICY
All artists, staff and audiences on our premises are required to be fully vaccinated. Artists will be required to provide proof of vaccination to Carousel Theatre prior to commencing work. Other Covid-19 protocols, such as masking are planned to also be in place and evolve to reflect best recommended practices at the time of production. These protocols will be communicated clearly to artists at the time of offer, and be included in the rider to their contract.