Audition Call

— Edit: As of February 3rd, this audition call is now closed. Thanks to all who applied! —

Rideshares & Rope Swings by Matt Hertendy
Directed by Matthew Venner

Ottawa Auditions: Mid to Late February

We are searching for a female actor between the ages of 19-27 for our upcoming production in the Ottawa Fringe Festival. Compensation for this position is based on a profit-share contract.

Please email a resume to Headshots are appreciated but not mandatory. We will contact successful candidates via email to schedule their audition.

This production is non-union.

Submission Deadline: February 8, 2016

Rehearsal Period: Early April – Mid June

Festival: June 16-26, 2016

Prepare one short monologue of your choosing, 1-3 minutes. You will also be sent brief sections of the script as your audition approaches. Please look these over beforehand, as the majority of the audition will be spent with the script itself.

The Play:
A story about the paths we take to find ourselves and understand our world. However, in this case, the paths overlap. Rideshares & Rope Swings tells the story of Reid and Genevieve, two strangers whose carpooling experience gives new perspective on their destination.

The Character:
Genevieve: Young woman, early 20s. She is travelling home under troubling circumstances. What she may find upon arrival haunts her over the course of the trip. She is reserved yet outgoing, adventurous, persuasive, and fairly sentimental.


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