Deadline: May 31 at 5 PM EST
“My Korean Canadian Friend” follows two Korean immigrant boys who compete in a South Korean game show where they learn how to be Canadian in order to fit in and survive the dangerous territories of high school.
Rehearsals will take place sometime in late June to mid July. There will be 1-3 performances in the Primetime series at the Toronto Fringe Festival from July 21-July 31.
Compensation for the production will be paid through profit share.
Applicants must send their submission by May 31 at 5 PM EST. Select applicants will be notified by June 2 for a Zoom audition to be held at June 5 from 1-3 PM EST and June 6 from 1-3 PM EST.
– Short blurb stating your interest and which character you’d like to read for
– Specify if there is a time and date that works best for you
– CV and/or demo reel
Send all documents to firstname.lastname@example.org with the email subject: My Korean Canadian Friend Audition – [Name of Role] – [Your Name]
Open to Non-Union Performers.
Eric – (Late teens-mid 20s) Teenage Korean male. Immigrated from South Korea to Canada 10 years ago. Has fully assimilated to Canadian behaviour, attitudes, and values. Demonstrates a wide variety of knowledge of Korean culture. Hot tempered. Stubborn. Domineering. Actors must be able to perform in Korean and English.
Kang Joon – (Late teens-mid 20s) Teenage Korean male. Recently immigrated from South Korea. Follows traditional Korean culture, customs, behaviour, attitudes, and speech. Sincere. Warm hearted. Patient. Naive. Actors must be able to perform in Korean and English.
MC 1/Boy – (Late teens-mid 20s) (Open to any gender, or race) The main host of the variety show. Leads conversation between all characters. Diplomatic.
MC 2/Ajani/Psychologist – (Late teens-mid 20s) (Open to any gender, or race) The supporting host of the selected variety show. Outspoken. Compassionate.
* Please note that character names may change.