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We are seeking eight performers for Breaking Bread, by Lesia Chytra (book) and Myron Genyk (music & lyrics), with Christina Kozak (director) and Sean Mayes (music director).

Application Deadline: Tue Sep 11
Auditions: Wed Sep 19, Thu Sep 20, 10am - 6pm
Callbacks: Thu Sep 27, 10am - 6pm

Rehearsals: Nov 12-23 (4 hours per day; exact times TBD)
Performances: Fri Nov 23 & Sat Nov 24, 8pm

All auditions, callbacks, rehearsals, and performances will be at the Plast Huculak Centre, 516 The Kingsway, Toronto ON.

Please email a headshot and resume to breakingbreadthemusical@gmail.com by Tue. Sep. 11. Include preferred audition date & time, and contact info. Include preferred character(s). Prepare 2 contrasting songs (each 3 minutes max), and 1 monologue (3 minutes max). Although set in Ukraine, neither knowledge of Ukrainian nor accents are required.

We are committed to diversity, and encourage submissions from performers of all ages, cultures, ethnicities, and gender identities. We also invite submissions from Equity and non-Equity performers. Equity performers will be engaged under the non-standard provisions of Equity’s DOT Policy. For those unable to attend in person, we welcome video applications via YouTube or Vimeo link to the above email address. Only those performers invited to audition will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest.

The show takes place in a farming village in eastern Ukraine in 1931, at the beginning of the Holodomor, the famine that killed millions of Ukrainians. The story follows young Nadia who is trying to find her place in the world, where her definitions of hope and freedom are challenged by her community and outside forces.

Roles

Nadia, 18, lives in a small Ukrainian village, and wants to be more than a traditional farmer’s wife

Yevhen, 20, is a farm boy interested in Nadia

Oksana, 40, is Nadia’s pragmatic, traditional mother

Alexei, 30, is Inna's ambitious, energetic, selfish brother

Vasyl, 40, is Nadia’s father, a hard-working farmer, AND
Denisov, 40, is a communist leader who sometimes visits the village

Pavlo, 45, is the richest farmer in the village, AND
Fesenko, 40, is the head communist activist in the village

Tatiana, 18, is Pavlo’s daughter, AND
Inna, 25, is a communist activist who befriends Nadia

Borys, 45, is the village priest and Yevhen’s father, AND
Kuzma, 55, is a strange elderly villager, AND
Roman, 25, is a communist activist with patriotic leanings and feelings for Inna.

Posted by: Meadow Wood Productions
For more information: http://breakingbreadthemusical.com/

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