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Theatre of the Beat is casting for an upcoming tour of #ChurchToo, directed by Matt White.

Theatre of the Beat is a Canadian touring theatre company working to catalyze conversations on social justice as it intersects with the values of the communities in which it finds itself.

#ChurchToo is uniquely designed to cater specifically to the questions and concerns of each community that hosts it. Nine playwrights from across North America have each written a scene to explore the realities of sexual misconduct, power, and abuse within church communities. At each performance, the audience will vote to choose four of these scenes to be performed in their church.

We seek four artists under the age of 30. Applicants of all races, ethnicities, sexualities, ages, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Artists with disabilities are welcome to apply, though many of our touring venues are not accessible. Artists who are comfortable tackling challenging material in a positive, sensitive, and collaborative manner are especially encouraged to apply.

Workshop (Toronto): Monday July 9th to Friday July 13th
Rehearsals (Toronto): August 6th to September 19th
Premiere (Kitchener): September 21st to 23rd
Tour (Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta): early October to late November; dates to be confirmed

Artists will receive $1500.00 for the workshop, rehearsal, and premiere in Kitchener. On tour, artists will receive $150.00 per show, along with per diems and reimbursement for transportation costs.

Please send a resume and headshot to by Friday June 1st at noon (12:00pm). Auditions will be held on Monday June 4th in downtown Toronto. If you have any conflicts on this day, please identify them in your submission. Artists will be asked to prepare a monologue and will be asked to cold-read a scene.

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