Casting Call – General Auditions
The Howland Company is committed to reflecting the diversity of our country, city, and community. As an equal opportunity engager, we encourage submissions from artists of all genders, sexual orientation/identifications, cultures, ethnicities, and abilities.
The Howland Company is committed to providing support and accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require any assistance, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
The Howland Company’s General Auditions are an opportunity for us to meet the theatre artists interested in working with our company across all levels of our 2019/2020 programming including: mainstage productions, workshops, and new play development.
Send a resume and headshot (PDF format) to firstname.lastname@example.org [howlandcasting AT gmail DOT com]. Please use subject heading “HOWLAND COMPANY GENERAL AUDITIONS 2019”.
Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, June 26th at 5pm.
Auditions will take place July 7th, 8th, and 9th in Toronto.
Please prepare a contemporary monologue no longer than two minutes in length. It is our preference that these monologues not be original works.
Auditions are for Equity and Non-Equity artists. However, priority will be given to Equity Members.
In addition to your monologue, we invite you to share with us a secondary piece of your choosing that represents you as an artist, no longer than three minutes. This is an opportunity for us to get to know who you are through the art that inspires you. This can include, but is not limited to:
-Your favourite scene from a film/play/TV show
-An original piece of writing you’d like to share
-An original song
-Your favourite song/piece of music
-Your favourite painting
-An excerpt from your favourite book/poem/essay, etc.
At least two Howland Company members will be present at each audition to act as participants should you require readers, or additional aides.
A speaker and AUX cable will be available for each audition.
Please note that which company members will be present is dependant on availability.
The Howland Company thanks all candidates for applying, however only those selected for auditions will be contacted.
Actors who have participated in any Howland Company workshop or production in the last two years need not apply. This does not include participation in The Reading Group, or Training Group.