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Open Call Auditions for St George and the Dragon!

Posted on Tuesday March 29, 2016

Backwoods Players announces auditions for "St George & the Dragon", a fractured fairy tale in rhyming couplets. This comical short play will be performed on Saturday, June 25, 2016 as part of Pickering Museum Village's Teddy Bear Picnic.

"St George & the Dragon" is directed by Karen Burwell. There are six roles for various ages available: a narrator, a dragon, a horse, a king, a knight, and a prince or princess (who looks 19 or younger).

Auditions will be held at Pickering Museum Village on Saturday, April 9 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, and Tuesday, April 19 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Book your audition time with the director, Karen Burwell at klburwel@hotmail.com. Alternate audition dates can be arranged. Those interested should prepare a short comic monologue; cold read may be required.

For more information visit pickering.ca/museum or call the Pickering Museum Village at 905.683.8401.


As the gateway city to the east GTA, Pickering (population 94,000) is strategically located where Toronto, York and Durham Regions meet. Pickering is an affluent community that is steeped in history, natural beauty and small town charm with all the amenities and services that a big city has to offer. The City of Pickering is considered a municipal leader in fiscal management, service delivery, sustainability and the environment; and offers a wealth of sports, leisure and recreation opportunities to its residents. Pickering has been recognized by Profit magazine as one of the ten best cities in Canada for growth companies and received the 2008 FCM-CH2M Hill Sustainable Community Planning Award.

Media Contact:
Mandy Smiles
Event & Volunteer Programmer | Culture & Recreation Department
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