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Character Interpreter – Summer Street Theatre Program

Posted February 13, 2019

Heritage Park is looking for Character Interpreters to play a wide range of roles for the 2019 spring/summer street theatre program. Become a member of the acting troupe presenting historically based vignettes through a variety of theatrical forms portraying pre-1914 Western Canada. Dressed in authentic turn-of-the-century costumes, the Character Interpreters will perform a variety of different scripts in the heart of the historical village. The living history environment facilitates the opportunity for improvised interactions which completes the Park’s immersive guest experience. 

Job Requirements:

  • Post-secondary drama training and some previous acting experience (equivalences will be considered)
  • Proven performance skills in acting, excellent verbal communication and public relations skills, and the ability to imaginatively develop and physically project a character
  • Familiarity with historical interpretation is considered an asset

Audition Details:

  • Auditions will be held on March 15, 2019 and March 16, 2019 and selected candidates will have to perform a prepared monologue and complete a cold read
  • Full details will be sent to candidates selected to audition

Spring/Summer Schedule:

  • Rehearsals are mandatory for all Character Interpreters from April 14, 2019 to May 17, 2019
  • Performances run from May 18, 2019 to September 2, 2019 (9:30am to 5:00pm)
  • The work week is 35 hours with two consecutive weekdays off

If you are interested in auditioning, please ensure your resume and headshot are included in your application.

 

Submit your Cover Letter and Resume


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Send by email to hr@heritagepark.ca or mail to 1900 Heritage Drive SW, Calgary, AB  T2V 2X3 or fax (403) 268-8554.


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