Monday, October 3, 2022

Auditions extended for Theatre Kent’s performance of ‘Almost, Maine’

Following an overwhelming response to the initial call, director Erika Downie is holding more auditions for the opening performance of Theatre Kent’s 2022-23 season.

‘Almost, Maine’ tells the story of a remote, mythical town in Maine, where its residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways.

‘Almost, Maine’ is billed as a delightful midwinter night’s dream and is set to hit the Fellowship Hall stage at St. Andrews United Church November 25 and 26.

Director Erika Downie has roots in the Sarnia area and is new to Chatham-Kent’s arts and culture scene.

They have worked on shows in the GTA and Windsor-Essex area, and bring a wealth of knowledge and energy for all things theatre.

Downie is actively seeking out more and more diversity, equity, and inclusion with this production.

Whether you are a seasoned veteran or looking to give acting a try, come find out what change in a community can look like through theatre and performance.

“Members of the BIPOC and 2SLGBTQIA+ community are encouraged to audition for this show and prove to the world we are here and thriving in CK,” Downie said in a press release.

“Actors 16 and older are invited to prepare a 1-2 minute contemporary monologue and work it with the director.”

Email Theatre Kent at theatrekent@gmail.com to reserve an audition spot on October 5 or 6.

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