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AUDITIONS: The Enemy (Firehall Arts Centre)

Thursday, August 02, 2018 1:15 PM | GVPTA (Administrator)

Performance Information:

The Firehall Arts Centre is holding auditions for its upcoming production of The Enemy, a contemporary adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People. In this 2018 adaptation, the play is set in a BC community in which a female Dr. Stockman discovers contamination in the local Healthy Springs Spa and Water Park and finds herself accused of wanting to destroy the local tourism industry.


Dr. Elizabeth Stockman - Widow, single parent, medical doctor 45-50

Mayor Peter Stockman - Dr. Stockman's brother, business man, Mayor of the City 50-55

Kate - Sister of Dr. Stockman's late husband and daughter of Martin Kell 45-50

Martin Kell - Father of Kate and grandfather to Petra, eccentric businessman who hides his wealth and has his finger in a lot of pies 70

Petra: Daughter of Dr. Stockman, teacher at the local high school 25

Alexis : President of the local business and tourism association and owner of the local radio station 45-50

Howie: News director for the local radio station Early 30's

William: Reporter for the local radio station 25-30

David : Pilot who works for the local independent air charter service 45-50

Ethno-cultural mandate or ethno-cultural casting statement: The Firehall is committed to inclusive casting in its productions and its mandate is the production and presentation of work reflective of the Canadian diaspora.

Auditions: August 23 and 24, 2018

Job starts October 18, 2018

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. Equity members cast in this production will be engaged under an Equity form of contract. Please bring your membership card to the audition.

Deadline to Apply: August 10, 2018

How to Apply: Email applications to Donna Spencer at firehall@firehallartscentre.ca

Learn more about the Firehall Arts Centre at firehallartscentre.ca.

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