Performer Auditions in Vancouver, BC for 2018 rEvolver Festival in Canada


Geologic Formations

Location: Vancouver, BC

Type: Theater

Geologic Formations
Presented by 2018 rEvolver Festival, Co-Presented by PTC

To be considered, email your photo & CV to by March 20th, 11:59pm

This work is being created and presented on the unceded and occupied territories of the x?m??kw?y??m, Skwxwu?7mesh, and S?l?i?lw?ta?/Selilwitulh peoples.

Created by: mia susan amir, with Alex Lazaridis Ferguson, Arash Khakpour, Mischa Shadloo, Veronique West, Julia Siedlanowska

Co-Produced by: mia susan amir and Mischa Shadloo

Project Description:
The words fascia and fascism share an etymological root, the Latin word, fasces, which means, “bundle.”

A bold melding of immersive multidisciplinary performance, intimate personal narrative, and theory, Geologic Formations explores the present-unseen: the way socio-political events haunt the individual and collective body.

Curious about her experience of the present-unseen – invisible chronic illness, and the invisibilized intergenerational impacts of war, attempted genocide and displacement (specifically the 1942-43 liquidation of the Bialystok Ghetto, Poland) – mia susan amir, with collaborators, creates an interactive experience that crosses and collapses time and geography; to talk to ghosts; to decode what shapes our perceptions; to face the limits and possibilities of empathy. Historically inspired, Geologic Formations is a response to the contemporary rise of fascism.

We are seeking 4 adult performers practiced in interdisciplinary performance/physical theatre/dance to join our team for the rEvolver run. You must prepare a minute long movement sequence as well as a piece of text, this can be something you wrote, or a monologue, or poem. We’ll also just chat with you on the day of the auditions! You will be given a time slot upon confirmation of your audition. Auditions will be held between 5pm-10pm on March 25th 2018.

Selected performers will have comfort/willingness to engage in experimental and devised process grounded in anti-oppressive approaches to creation that centre disability justice. Priority in selection will be given to performers from underrepresented communities.

Must be available for the following dates:
Script Development Week: 9-13th April 2018 3pm-8pm (Performers will not be expected to participate in the entirety of this process, but will be called in for specific times, TBA)

Workshop: 15th April 2pm-9pm

First week of May (date TBA): Table read

Rehearsals: 7-11th AND 14-18th May 4:30-9:30pm, 20th May 4:30-9:30pm (Subject to some small change)

Dress Rehearsal: 21st May 4:30-9:30pm

Tech Rehearsal: 22nd May 12:30pm-5:00pm

Performance Dates:
23rd, 24th, 25th May, 8pm. Call time 7pm.
26th, May, 2pm. Call time 1pm.
27th, May, 7:30pm. Call time 6:30pm

Project Debrief: 30th May, time TBA.

Auditions will be held between 5pm-10pm on March 25th 2018.

Payment: Other
Performers will receive an honourarium for their participation in this work.

City or Location of call: Vancouver, BC
Please submit to: by 2018-03-20

This casting notice was posted by: Geologic Formations

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