2020/21 SEASON AUDITIONS
AUDITION DATES WILL REMAIN AS IS BUT NOTHING WILL GO LIVE UNTIL STORYBOOK REOPENS AND PLANNING CAN COMMENCE.
Most auditions are open to anyone ages 16+ and there are some audition slots for shows requiring students 10 to 15. The bulk of all StoryBook programming is performed by adults. When deciding to audition be sure to review the SHOW INFORMATION SHEETS to understand the scope and the commitment required to participate in a StoryBook production.
StoryBook produces shows using volunteer actors with professional production teams including professional directors, designers and choreographers. We do also offer some artists bursaries or scholarships when casting decisions are made. To find out more about this program please visit this page.
All toryBook Auditions are open to anyone and everyone. The audition process is also a learning environment where a panel of up to 4 working theatre professionals watch your audition and make notes which are then passes along to the production team for consideration. Auditions dates are as follows:
Sunday, MAY 24 - 7pm to 10pm
Tuesday, MAY 26 - 7pm to 10pm
Wednesday, MAY 27 - 6pm to 10pm
Sunday, MAY 31 - 7pm to 10pm
Tuesday, JUNE 2 - 7pm to 10pm
Wednesday, JUNE 3 - 7pm to 10pm
Sunday, JUNE 7 - 2pm to 10pm
Tuesday, JUNE 9 - 7pm to 10pm
Wednesday, JUNE 10 - 6pm to 10pm
Saturday, JUNE 13 - 1pm to 6pm
Sunday, JUNE 14 - 7pm to 10pm
*please note all auditions are recorded for casting purposes.
There are two types of auditioners. Those wishing to be seen for MUSICALS and those for just PLAYS. Please see criteria below based on your audition preference.
Students must be 10 years old at the time of auditions. There are a minimum number of slots available to students.
1. SINGING & ACTING AUDITIONERS
Those wishing to be seen for plays and musicals should prepare:
- Two contrasting pieces of musical theatre approximately 32 bars.
- One comedic monologue no longer than 1 minute
All songs must be accompanied by a track or pianist.
A piano and sound dock will be made available for use.
There will be NO PIANIST provided.
2. ACTING ONLY AUDITIONERS
Those wishing to be seen for just plays should prepare:
10 to 16 years
- ONE MONOLOGUE
16 years or older
- TWO CONTRASTING MONOLOGUES
Due to the overwhelming response we receive for our auditions please understand that we may only choose to see only one of the items you have prepared and if you go longer than the time allotted you will be cut off.
ANYONE AUDITIONING FOR A MUSICAL SHOULD BE AVAILABLE FOR THE DANCE CALL AS FOLLOWS:
THURSDAY, JUNE 18 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm
SHOW SPECIFIC CALLBACKS ARE SCHEDULED AS FOLLOWS:
ANNIE - Saturday, June 20 - 10am to 6pm
ELF - Sunday, June 21 - 10am to 6pm
MOCKINGBIRD - Tuesday, June 23 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm
PAPER BAG - Thursday, June 25 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm
FREAKY FRIDAY - Saturday, June 27 - 10am to 6pm
ALL AUDITIONS TAKE PLACE AT STORYBOOK THEATRE
375 Bermuda Drive NW, Calgary, AB
StoryBook believes that inclusivity and diversity are integral to the stories we tell both on and off our stage and want an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We encourage performers of all ages, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and ethnicity to apply.
CASTING WILL BE COMPLETE BY SATURDAY, JULY 11th. Only those cast I productions will be notified. Once casting is complete an email will be circulated to all candidates informing them of the decision.