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If you are interested in general auditions please email bmartin@grindstonetheatre.ca.

 

Please note, most shows performed at the Grindstone are produced by independent artists. If you wish to produce a show with us, please visit Produce a Show Page

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Die Harsh: a Christmas musical - DESIGNER CALL

ABOUT THE MUSICAL

 

Sexy German criminal Alan Rickman-I-mean-Hans-Gruber leads an international gang of terrorists who seize an office tower during a Christmas party. John, a cop from New York, is trapped on the upper floors. He’ll need a Christmas miracle to save his power-dressing wife Holly and the other hostages.

Submission deadline: November 18, 2022
Performances: December 20-30 at 7PM

 

COSTUME/PROPS DESIGNER - JOB DESCRIPTION

 

  • Collaborate with the Director to execute the vision for the show

  • Coordinate props and costumes that support a minimal, flexible show with improv style character switching 

  • Examine script in detail in order to understand costume requirements

  • Create drawings to communicate the final “look”, as required

  • Attend production meetings, as required

  • Attend rehearsals, as required

  • Execute expenditures and keep budget in check

  • Submit all wardrobe related receipts to producer

  • Plan and supervise costume fittings and dress rehearsals

  • Supervise and assist with load-in and set-up

  • Attend technical rehearsals and dress rehearsal, as required

  • Supervise and assist with striking the set following the run

  • Make arrangements to clean, return, store, and/or dispose of used costumes and props after production run

REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous working experience as Costume Designer/Props Designer

  • Ability to work creatively within restrictive budgets and timelines

  • Good time-management skills

  • Ability to task manage efficiently

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Critical-thinker and problem-solver
     

HOW TO APPLY

To submit your interest, please email Jocelyn at janselmo@grindstonetheatre.ca with your resume and portfolio. Please write “Die Harsh Costume/Props Designer” in the subject line. In an effort to reduce paper consumption, we accept online submissions only.  The Deadline to submit your application is Friday, November 18, 2022.

LONG FORM IMPROV CONSERVATORY Auditions - grindstone theatre school

The Improv Conservatory is an audition-based program for those interested in professional improv performance. Those chosen for the conservatory will participate in a weekly improv training session with Improviser Lee Boyes.

 

The conservatory is an 8-week ensemble program that concludes with participants creating and performing in 3 Long-Form improv shows as part of the programming at The Grindstone Comedy Theatre. The Conservatory consists of 8 classes, 8 performances (a cast of 4 will perform in each show) and 7 rehearsals.
 

CLASS DATES:

Mondays | January 16 - March 13 | 6:00 - 8:00pm

*there is no class on Feb 20th*

PERFORMANCE DATES:

Thursdays | March 16 - May 4 | 7:00 - 8:00pm or 9:00 - 10:00pm 

REHEARSAL DATES:

Mondays | March 20 - May 1 | 6:00 - 8:00pm 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Auditions will take place on Monday, December 5th, 2022 from 6:00 - 8:00pm. To sign up for the audition, please click the button below!

*Audition sign ups close November 28th, 2022*

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions regarding this program, please email Jules at jpepin@grindstonetheatre.ca

Musical improv conservatory Auditions - grindstone theatre school

The Musical Improv Conservatory is an audition-based program for those interested in professional musical improv performance. Those chosen for the conservatory will participate in a weekly improv training session led by improviser Mhairi Berg and accompanist Erik Mortimer.

 

The conservatory is a 8 week ensemble program which concludes in participants creating and performing in 3 Musical Improv shows as part of the programming at The Grindstone Comedy Theatre. The Conservatory consists of 8 classes, 8 performances (a cast of 4 will perform in each show) and 7 rehearsals.

CLASS DATES: 

Tuesdays | January 17 - March 7 |   6:00 - 8:00pm 

PERFORMANCE DATES: 

Wednesdays | March 8 - April 26 | 9:00 - 10:00pm 

REHEARSAL DATES: 

Tuesdays | March 14 - April 25 | 6:00 - 8:00pm 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Auditions will take place on Tuesday, December 6th, 2022 from 6:00 - 8:00pm. To sign up for the audition, please click the button below!

*Audition sign ups close November 28th, 2022*

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions regarding this program, please email Jules at jpepin@grindstonetheatre.ca

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