Call for Artists

The Firehall Arts Centre is holding auditions on Thursday, December 1st for its upcoming production of Refuge by Mary Vingoe.

Refuge: premiered at Eastern Front Theatre in 2013. Refuge tells the story of those who try to help Ayinom, a man from Eritrea who enters Canada illegally to join his mother in hopes to retain refugee status.

Cast of six including:

Amleset: Female; Late 30’s to 60’s; new Canadian and North African refugee; Mother of Ayinom

Pamel: Female; 40’s; Bi-racial Indo Canadian; former human rights advocate turned art historian and volunteer at the refugee clinic

Allan: Male; 40’s; Pamel’s husband; artist

Membratu: Male; mid 30’s- 50’s; North African; community leader and friend of Ayinom

Saul: Male; 40’s; Jewish; accomplished immigration lawyer and Pamel’s friend from the past

CBC Radio Journalist: This role has already been cast

The Firehall is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and a signatory to the Canadian Theatre Agreement.

To book an audition time, please submit your resume and photo to outreach@firehallartscentre.ca by Friday, November 25th, 2016. Those chosen for an audition will be contacted by November 30th, 2016.