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Casting Call for the Saga of JD McArthur Play

Saga of JD McArthur and the Winnipeg River Princess

Have you ever wanted a part in a play? The Eureka Players are looking to fill some minor roles in the Saga of JD McArthur and the Winnipeg River Princess, as well as, 4 – 8 non-acting stage hands to help move scenery and aid in costume changes.

If you’re interested, you are encouraged to contact The Eureka Players regardless of age, gender, experience or talent. Preference is given to local people interested in these roles.

The Eureka Players are looking for the motivated individuals for the following roles. Some of the roles include the opportunity for some light singing as part of an ensemble and possibility to play other parts.

Role: High Masons of the Legislative Assembly

2 – 3 Spots

Personal characteristics: Ultra Capitalists. Three extremely well off high Masons who sit in a high office at the legislative assembly. The Surveyors come to present their findings relative to the Winnipeg River Valley. The Masons receive the surveyors and then decide on how the new found resources will be exploited.

Ethnicity: English, Scottish-Irish descent, could be central European.

Sex: Males.

Ages: 25 to 65

Body type: Looking for good character actors

Specific Skills: Real singing and musician chops required for one, some for others.

Role: Surveyors

3 – 4 Spots

Personal characteristics: Happy, yet serious people who fall in love with the river and its surroundings. These are rough and tumble hard working people well used to being out on the land. They aren’t so comfortable around other people. These guys fell in love with the region whilst doing their surveying. They are particularly enamored with the Winnipeg River Princess.

Ethnicity: English, Scottish-Irish descent, could be central European, Maybe Metis

Sex: Male, would consider one woman

Ages: 25 to 45.

Body type: Looking for good character actors

Specific Skills: Some singing chops required for one surveyor. Comedic. Guitar and fiddle abilities would be fantastic as well, not necessary.

Role: Railroad Chain Gang and Foreman

4 – 6 spots

Ethnicity: English, Scottish-Irish descent, could be central European even First Nations, could also include more recent immigrant groups such as Syrians and East Indians, Filipinos etc..

Sex: Open to both.

Ages: 14 – whatever.

Body type: Looking for good character actors

Specific Skills: some singing and rhythm chops required.

Role: Prostitutes

3 – 4 Spots

Personal characteristics: Temptresses.

Ethnicity: English, Scottish-Irish descent, could be central European even First Nations

Sex: Female or whoever presents well. Not afraid of being a little controversial.

Ages: 18 – whatever.

Body type: Looking for good character actors

Specific Skills: Real singing chops required for one, some for others.

Contact Eureka

The tentative performance dates are August 18 – 20, 2017.

If you’re interested in participating or have questions, contact Sheldon Sveinson 1-204-345-1909.

2017-06-28T19:56:11+00:00 By |Announcements|

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