Director’s Workshop One-Acts

The 2023/24 Directors workshop was completed by eight participants. Five of these new Directors will each be presenting a short play during a member social on May 15th .
Auditions for the roles in these one act plays will be held at the Roxy Theatre on Wednesday, February 21st beginning at 7:00PM.

Please see the following information regarding the plays and the roles to be cast. Email/text Sandi Holland to book a spot or just come out on the 21st !
For a copy of any of the plays and the selected audition sides, contact Sandi or click HERE for the sides.

REHEARSALS – Rehearsals will begin Saturday, March 9th from 1-4PM and will be approximately once per

DIRECTOR – Dianne Thompson
PLAYThe Theory of Accelerated Hotness: Three sales reps are heading to a conference when
the tension quickly escalates about the advantages and disadvantages between the sexes
climbing their company ladder.
– Rebecca; female 20-25 years of age
– Angie; female 30-50 years of age
– Gauge; male 30-50 years of age.

DIRECTOR – Dan Herrick
PLAY The Best Daddy: Lisa’s got the best daddy in the world. After all, he bought her a pony
for her birthday. Too bad he shot it dead. Or did he? Maybe it was Lisa’s older sister?
– Daddy; male 40-65 years of age
– Nanny; female any age

DIRECTOR – Elaine Anderson
PLAYPlease Have a Seat And Someone Will be With you Shortly: David and Sue sit there
week after week in their shrinks’ waiting room reading magazines. So who says you should never
talk to strangers.
ROLE: Sue; female 25-45 years of age

DIRECTOR – Val Underwood
PLAY Story of Hope: “Story of Hope” finds Hope taking a plane and traveling 163 miles in a taxi
in her hurry to apologize to a former boyfriend, who she previously left in the lurch; arriving at
the house where he supposedly lives, she instead finds a man she doesn’t recognize.  A warm,
comedic piece on life’s lost opportunities and their consequences.
– Daniel; male 60-70 years of age

DIRECTOR – Michael Johnston
PLAY 10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse: It’s the end of the world and hordes of
rampaging zombies are about to kill you. What do you do? Try your hand at kung fu against the
undead? Attempt to reason with creatures that would rather eat brains than use them? Turn to
this handy and hilarious guide to survive the apocalypse! (Hint: sacrifice the weak is step
number one.)
– Girl; female 10-20 years of age
– Nanna; female 60-90 years of age
– Narrator 1; male 20 to 65 years of age
– Narrator 2; female 20 to 65 years of age
– Jimmy; male 20 to 45 years of age
– Sam; male 20 to 45 years of age
– Christy; female 20 to 45 years of age
– Susan; female 20 to 45 years of age
– Zombies X 4; male and female any age

Please note that you must be or become a member of Owen Sound Little Theatre ($20.00) to play a role.