Call For Auditions – Suicide Forest

Casting Call is Now Closed.

Casting call for the world premiere of Suicide Forest by Tetsuro Shigematsu, (Empire of the Son), directed by Ami Gladstone (Onegin) running November 7-17th 2019, produced by Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre (VACT).

Synopsis: Suicide Forest is a darkly comedic family drama about an agoraphobic daughter’s quest to prevent her father’s suicide

Character Descriptions:

Maya (25-30) – Young Japanese Woman 25-30. Agoraphobic. Plays with Kenzo on a Virtual Reality Game platform. A Recluse in reality a Badass in VR.

Kenzo (25-30) – Young Asian Man 25-30. Plays with Maya on a Virtual Reality Game platform. A new and only friend of Maya. Curious, eager to learn.

Hiroshi (50+) – Middle-Aged Japanese Man preparing for suicide. Father of Maya.

Asa (30-40) – Any gender. Asian young professional, CEO. Smooth and calculating

Audition dates: Feb 8th

Show Details

Rehearsal Dates: October 13th, 2019 – November 3rd, 2019

Show Dates: November 7th, 2019 – November 17th, 2019

Contract: ITA

Only those invited to audition will be contacted. Submissions from Asian Canadian actors are highly encouraged as we are committed to developing and producing professional Asian-Canadian theatre shows and talent. VACT acknowledges that we live and work on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh nations.