HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD – THEATRE – UNION (NON-UNION MAY ALSO APPLY)

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    • Toronto, ON
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    Dayton Walters Casting

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    PRODUCTION TITLE: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD

    MEDIA: Theatre

    STATUS: Union (Non-Union may also apply)

    PRODUCED IN TORONTO BY ORIGINATING PRODUCERS: Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callendar and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions with Canadian producer, David Mirvish

    ORIGINAL STORY BY: J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany

    PLAYWRIGHT: Jack Thorne

    DIRECTOR: John Tiffany

    MOVEMENT DIRECTOR: Steven Hoggett

    AUDITION DATES: June 17th and 18th

    AUDITION LOCATION: Toronto

    REHEARSALS START: July 20, 2020

    PREVIEWS: October 23, 2020

    OPENING: Nov 29, 2020

    PAY RATE/CONTRACT: Equity/CTA Sector 2, 65-week ROP

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    ETHNO-CULTURAL MANDATE OR ETHNO-CULTURAL CASTING STATEMENT:
    Dayton/Walters actively encourages submissions from artists of all ethnicities, genders, religions, and socio-economic backgrounds.

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    CASTING NOTES:
    Everyone cast in the show is going to be part of the ensemble and asked to participate in all aspects of bringing the world to life. This will mean involvement in crowd scenes, moving of scenery and generally remaining active through a good deal of the show. Therefore, we are looking for people who are truly ‘game’ for this kind of creative experience.

    • Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls.
    • Equity members cast in this production will be engaged under an Equity form of contract.
    • Please bring your membership card to the audition.

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    CASTING:

    HARRY POTTER – MALE – AGE RANGE 37-40 – ANY RACE
    Father of James, Albus and Lily. Married to Ginny. Head of Magical Law Enforcement at the Ministry of Magic.

    GINNY POTTER – FEMALE – AGE RANGE 37-40 – ANY RACE
    Mother of James, Albus and Lily. Married to Harry. Senior Quidditch correspondent for the Daily Prophet newspaper.

    HERMIONE GRANGER – FEMALE – AGE RANGE 37-40 – ANY RACE
    Mother of Rose. Married to Ron. Minister of Magic. Strong willed.

    RON WEASLEY – MALE – AGE RANGE 37-40 – ANY RACE
    Father of Rose. Married to Hermione. Runs Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes. Comedy chops essential.

    DRACO MALFOY – MALE – AGE RANGE 37-40 – ANY RACE
    Father of Scorpius. Independently wealthy. Natural authority.

    ALBUS POTTER – MALE – 18+ TO PLAY 14/15 – ANY RACE
    18+ to play 14/15. Must be 5 feet 7 inches or shorter. Son of Harry and Ginny. Student at Hogwarts.

    SCORPIUS MALFOY – MALE – 18+ TO PLAY 14/15 – ANY RACE
    18+ to play 14/15. Must be 5 feet 7 inches or shorter. Son of Draco. Student at Hogwarts.

    VERNON DURSLEY/HOGWARTS PROFESSOR/AND OTHERS – MALE – m40s-m60s – ANY RACE
    Uncle of Harry Potter / Potions Professor

    AMOS DIGGORY/ALBUS DUMBLEDORE – MALE – AGE RANGE 60s – ANY RACE
    Cedric Diggory’s father/Past Headmaster of Hogwarts.

    PETUNIA DURSLEY/TROLLEY WITCH/HOGWARTS PROFESSOR/AND OTHERS – FEMALE – m40s-M50s – ANY RACE
    Must be comfortable with a movement-oriented track. Aunt of Harry Potter. / Works on the Hogwarts Express. / Professor at Hogwarts

    PROFESSOR MCGONAGALL – FEMALE – 50s-m60S – ANY RACE
    Scottish. Headmistress of Hogwarts

    HAGRID/SORTING HAT – MALE – 30s-40s – ANY RACE
    Must be 6 feet 2 inches or taller. Keeper of keys and grounds as well as Professor at Hogwarts/Magic hat which sorts students into their houses at Hogwarts.

    BANE – MALE – 30s – ANY RACE
    Must be 6 feet or taller. Must be comfortable with a heavily movement-oriented track. A centaur who lives in the Forbidden Forest at Hogwarts. Must have huge upper body strength and be well-toned.

    DELPHI DIGGORY – FEMALE – MID-20s – ANY RACE
    Must be 5 feet 7 inches or shorter. Niece of Amos Diggory. Works at St. Oswald’s Home for Old Witches and Wizards.

    MOANING MYRTLE/AND OTHERS – FEMALE – 18+ – ANY RACE
    Must be 5 feet 7 inches or shorter. Great comedic chops necessary. Ghost of Myrtle who died at Hogwarts.

    ROSE GRANGER-WEASLEY/AND OTHERS – FEMALE – 18+ to play 14/15 – ANY RACE
    18+ to play 14/15. Must be 5 feet 7 inches or shorter. Daughter of Ron and Hermione. Student at Hogwarts.

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    DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
    JUNE 13TH, 2019

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    EMAIL SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
    If you are interested – you must email the following to be considered

    1 – EMAIL A RESUME, HEADSHOT (OR RECENT PICTURE) & YOUR CONTACT NUMBER
    2 – IF YOU HAVE AN AGENT, PLEASE PROVIDE THEIR NAME & CONTACT INFO
    3 – MENTION THAT YOU SAW THIS NOTICE ON eBOSS CANADA
    4 – PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING EMAIL SUBJECT LINE FORMAT:
    (Subject Line Example:  HARRY POTTER TORONTO AUDITIONS – <ROLE> – <YOUR NAME>)
    (Subject Line Example:  HARRY POTTER TORONTO AUDITIONS – GINNY POTTER – <YOUR NAME>)

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
    We sincerely thank everyone for their submissions
    but only those talent selected for an audition will be contacted.

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