Auditions open for Alberni’s Portal Players

Men and women of all ages are encouraged to audition for Alberni's Portal Players Les Belles Soeurs.

Portal Players Dramatic Society is looking for women of all ages to audition for Les Belles Soeurs, the opening play of the 2011-12 amateur theatre season.

Les Belles Soeurs is a classic Canadian play, written by Michel Tremblay and features an all-female cast. This production will be performed in English.

Auditions will take place Sunday, Aug. 14 at 1 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at The Capitol Theatre, and will consist of readings from the play.

Directors Debra and Derek Burke encourage actors with whom they are not familiar to also bring an optional, prepared monologue.

A copy of Les Belles Soeurs is available to read in the lounge at The Capitol Theatre. Please contact Derek Burke for more information about the play or to access the reading copy: derekjburke@gmail.com.

Volunteers are also sought for crew. Please contact Derek Burke or come to the auditions.