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An epic story of faith, hope, and love

 

POSITIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE 2019 SEASON. JOIN US!

Performance Dates: July 5 – 21, 2019

Employment dates vary by position.

Now in its 26th season, the Badlands Passion Play is an epic portrayal of the life of Jesus
set on Canada’s largest outdoor theatre stage with up to 180 performers on stage.

Each July, our 35-member production team works with volunteer and paid actors to present
9 performances of the Badlands Passion Play to an aggregate audience of over 13,000.

We invite you to consider joining us this coming season.

Available positions (seasonal, full-time):

PRODUCTION MANAGER

HEAD of SCENIC ARTS DEPARTMENT and DESIGN COORDINATOR

HEAD of SOUND DEPARTMENT/SOUND ENGINEER

AUDITION NOTICE – 2019 Badlands Passion Play

Evergreen Community Spaces (1709 8th Ave NE, Calgary, AB.)
Sunday January 27th, 2019
9am – 9pm

Email: actors@badlandsamp.com or go to this sign up sheet to secure an audition slot.

Production Description: Heading into it’s 26th year, The Badlands Passion Play (situated in scenic Drumheller, AB / Badlands Amphitheatre) is a large scale outdoor, musical-based production depicting the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, with a full band, over 120 actors and animals onstage, playing to up to 2000 people a night over 9performances in July.

The cast and band are made up of paid performers and a multitude of volunteer performers. We are currently looking for actors to fill a number of paid lead roles and paid band roles.

The show is written by Barrett Hileman (book & lyrics) and Luke Ertman (music).

Rehearsals begin:  May 9th for lead roles and musicians and May 17th for ensemble roles.

Rehearsals are held Thursdays to Sundays for lead roles and band and Fridays to Sundays for ensemble roles.

Performances: July 5 – 7,  July 12 – 14 & July 19 – 21 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)

All ages and levels of experience are welcome to audition. PAID roles are available as well as volunteer roles. Equity Members are welcome to audition and if successful will be contracted under the DOT agreement.

Lead roles as well as ensemble roles are available. Those who have auditioned before and/or have been in the show before are welcome to audition again. If you are unable to come to auditions but would still like to be considered for a role, please let us know and we will try to accommodate you.

Auditions will be held at Evergreen Community Spaces (1709 8th Ave NE, Calgary, AB) on Sunday January 27th from 9 AM – 9 PM.

Please email: actors@badlandsamp.com or go to this sign up sheet to secure an audition slot.

All actors must prepare a musical theatre song that best displays their range and must be prepared to do a cold read in the room from the script.

All musicians should prepare a Jazz or classical song and be prepared to read music in the room and play from the score. If you play more then one instrument, please feel free to bring whichever you feel you want to audition with.

Musicians. We are looking for:

Violin
Viola
Cello
Flute
Clarinet
Oboe
Trumpet
Harp
Piano
Guitar (Electric and Acoustic)
Electric Bass
Upright Bass
Percussion

For a full list of roles we are looking to fill or any questions please feel free to email actors (at) badlandsamp.com.

A keyboard will be provided, but an accompanist will not. A sound system to play music off you MP3 player/phone/computer will be provided.

 

 

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