Michel Tremblay's
Les Belles-Soeurs
Version anglaise / English Version
Translated by John Van Burek & Bill Glassco
Directed by Mark Lepître

Audition Call

Auditions for the following roles will be held June 9 2024, from 1:30-4:00, at Holland Elementary School, 940 rue Ernest-Gagnon for Les Belles-Soeurs, English Version, to be presented in November 21, 22, 23, 24 2024.

Rehearsals will be Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 and Sundays, 1:00-4:00. Additional rehearsals to be determined as deemed necessary. Performances will run over one weekend, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday matinee at 2:00. One week prior to the opening, additional technical and dress rehearsals will include Sunday, 1:00-6:00, and Monday, Tuesday, 6:00-11:00.

These will be cold read auditions. At the auditions you will also receive a side that corresponds to the character(s) for which you will be auditioning. In order to better prepare for your audition, it is advisable to have read the play beforehand and to have given some thought to your character.

We love to discover performance gems in the community looking for a chance to shine on stage. We are also seeking people to fill various backstage roles. Let us know what interests you.

Click here to complete the Audition Form.

If you would like more information please contact the director using the following email address: auditions@quebecartcompany.com.



Character Descriptions

Gabrielle Jodoin
(45+)
Conservative, lives in the shadow of her sisters.

Marie-Ange Brouillette
(40+)
Surly and bitter. She tries to evoke sympathy with the woe is me attitude. Her morals are a bit confused. She will instigate the theft of the stamps and booklets

Des-Neiges Verrette
(30+)
Seemingly good natured old maid who is influenced by Marie-Ange. Along with Marie-Ange and Thérèse will steal stamps and booklets from Germaine. Uses humour to improve her standing within the group.

Thérèse Dubuc (45+)
Worn out, exhausted by life. This she acts out with her mother-in-law who she has to care for even though she doesn’t want to. Seeking the other’s pity but also their admiration for her “selfless” acts.

Angéline Sauvé
(45+)
Envious of the life that Pierrette leads, wants to have some fun in her life but is incapable of it.

Rhéauna Bibeau
(45+)
Conservative, domineering over Angélilne. She exercises a manipulative control over her roommate Angéline.

Lise Paquette
(20 - 25)
Ambitious - wants more out of life than what her mother has. Is torn between new and old, her values are being tested.

Ginette Ménard
(20 - 25)
Young and jaded but maintains traditional values. Does see why things have to change. Jealous of the relationship between Linda, Lise and Pierrette

Pierrette Guérin
(30 to 40)
The black sheep of the family. The family favourite who wanted more, got it and then realized that these dreams were just that, dreams. She is looking for redemption and forgiveness. She is also a source of envy of her sisters, for she ‘escaped’. She appears happy.




REHEARSALS / PERFORMANCES

Rehearsals: starting September 7th 2024

Performance dates: November 21, 22, 23, & 24. 2024

The production will be held at Holland Elementary School, Quebec City


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