Call for Artists

Audition Posting

Deadline for submissions:  10 Aug 2018

The Firehall Arts Centre is holding auditions for its upcoming production of The Enemy, a contemporary adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People.  In this 2018 adaptation, the play is set in a BC community.  A female Dr. Stockman discovers contamination in the local Healthy Springs Spa and Water Park, and finds herself accused of wanting to destroy the local tourism industry.

The Firehall is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatre, and work sunder the Canadian Threatre Agreement.  The company is committed to inclusion in its productions, and has a mandate to produce and present work that is reflective of the Canadian diaspora.



Dr.  Elizabeth Stockman – Widow, single parent, medical doctor, 45 – 50

Mayor Peter Stockman – Dr. Stockman’s brother, businessman, mayor of the city, 50 – 55

Kate Kell – Sister of Dr. Stockman’s late husband, daughter of Martin Kell, 45 – 50

Martin – Father of Kate, grandfather to Petra, eccentric businessman who hides his wealth and has is finger in a lot of pies, 70

Petra – Daughter of Dr. Stockman, teacher at the local high school, 25

Alexis – President of the local business and tourism association, owner of the local radio station, 45 – 50

Howie – News director for the local radio station, early 30s

William – reporter for the local radio station, 25 – 30

David – Pilot who works for the local independent air charter service, 45 – 50


The Enemy will be directed by Firehall Artistic Director, Donna Spencer, who adapted the play in 2003.  The production previews 10 Nov, and runs until 01 Dec 2018.

 To audition:  Please submit your resume and headshot to by 10 Aug, and identify the role for which you would like to be considered.  We will contact you by 19 Aug at the latest if you are selected for an audition.  Auditions are on 23-24 Aug.