Greenlight Theatre would like to invite actors to submit for their upcoming show at the Ottawa Fringe Festival. Please note that rehearsals will be in Toronto.
Helen, a young Canadian travels to Berlin to surprise her boyfriend Rick, only to find him cheating on her with a lady of the night. In a state of hysteria, she stumbles upon a handsome, European boxer - who does not speak any English - staying in the same hostel as Rick. The Heavy Weight is a play that explores the unlikely friendship between two strangers from different worlds.
The Ottawa Fringe Festival runs June 16-27.
Rehearsals will take place in Toronto beginning in May.
Accommodations will be provided in Ottawa as well as travel costs.
This project will be a Profit-Share.
Please submit a headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 9th at midnight.
Please find the character descriptions below and state in the subject line who you are submitting for.
Only those selected for an audition will be contacted.
If you have any questions, please feel free to ask at the email stated above.
Lazlo: (M - 20-30) A Hungarian boxer traveling to Germany for a funeral. He stays at a Hostel near the funeral parlour because he has a rough family history. Lazlo is tough on the exterior, but is a kind soul at heart. Looking for an actor who can speak fluent Hungarian, but willing to work with an actor who is fluent in another European language as well. Please specify in your submission which language you feel most comfortable with. Actor must be comfortable with shirt off. Looking for actor who is lean in muscle build, tall 5’10- 6’3 and handsome. Comedic timing is a plus.
Rick: (M - 18-24) Rick is traveling around the world to find himself. He cheats on Helen with a lady of the night. Rick is a confused young man with confused intentions. Looking for an actor who is slender, mid height “5’8 - 6’1. Comedic timing is a plus.
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