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General Auditions


Dates: September 13, 15, and 16, 2016


Factory Theatre is holding general auditions for its upcoming season workshops and productions. Selected performers should prepare two contrasting monologues written by Canadian playwrights, each under two-minutes in length.  Auditions are by appointment only and priority will be given to members of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association and non-members will only be seen on September 15th and 16th.


Factory Theatre is committed to inclusive casting.  We encourage submissions from professional artists of all genders, ethnicities and abilities.


Please note:  Actors may only audition for Factory once every three years. Please do not submit if you have auditioned for us since 2013.


To be considered for general auditions, please email your headshot and resume with a 300-word cover letter (in one PDF file only), by Tuesday, September 6th, 11:55 pm to:


Matt McGeachy

Company Dramaturge



Submission Notes:

  • Only electronic submissions will be accepted. 
  • PDF file name should be in this format: LASTNAMEfirstname.pdf
  • Please indicate on the subject line of the email your Equity status.
  • TO CASTING AGENTS: please clearly separate (in different emails) Equity and Non-Equity candidates in your e-pitches.


Early submissions are strongly preferred.  No late submissions will be accepted. We thank all applicants for their submissions, however only successful applicants will be contacted to arrange an audition. 


No telephone inquiries please.


The Factory-produced shows in our 2016/17 season are:


acquiesce by David Yee

Directed by Nina Lee Aquino


Little Pretty and the Exceptional  by Anusree Roy

Directed by Brendan Healy


Banana Boys, adapted from the novel by Terry Woo, written by Leon Aureus

Directed by Nina Lee Aquino


For the complete line-up and information on our upcoming season, click here.


Factory.  Founded in 1970, Factory was the first theatre company in the nation to devote itself to producing 100% Canadian content. 46 years later, Factory continues to lead in the development and sharing of Canadian stories having produced more than 300 productions from a diverse source of Canadian playwrights and launching the careers of countless theatre professionals.

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