SEEKING: ONE actor, age range 14 – 18, to join the 100 Watt Youth Ensemble in the unique position of SWING UNDERSTUDY for the production of 12 at the Great Canadian Theatre Company.

Experience in theatre (classes and/or productions) required. 

Qualities: love of collaboration, dedicated & responsible, detail-oriented, and a willingness to both learn and play as part of a professional ensemble.

Description of Opportunity:

Become a member of the 100 Watt Youth Ensemble. Take on the role of Swing Understudy for the acclaimed original production of “12, theatre that gives voice to youth with regards to the climate crisis and their hope for the future for all generations.

Collaborate alongside 11 other youth of the National Capital Region, develop ensemble and leadership skills, and as resident artists at the GCTC, attend theatre and have the option to even host audience events. Gain the experience of working with professional theatre companies, 100 Watt Productions and the Great Canadian Theatre Company from Jan – May 2023! 

Time Commitment: weekend hours only on select Saturday mornings from Jan – Mar 31st; add on select Sundays in April; increased time commitment during Production/Tech week April 29 – May 6th.

“12”: an honest look at the climate crisis through the eyes of teenagers.” (CBC Radio) 

Submission Deadline: anytime up to Jan 5 2023 by email (below)

To be considered for an interview, please email a cover letter that tells Kristina a bit about you in your own words and states why being a part of this project interests you. Please attach a CV that includes any theatre-related work/classes and a recent photo. If you need any support to put together this content, or would prefer another format such as by recording an audio/video file, please ask!

Contact name:

Kristina Watt Villegas, Artistic Leader of 100 Watt Productions

Submission email:

kwattster@yahoo.com (Kristina)

In the email Subject line, please write: “100 Watt Youth Ensemble”. If you have any questions before submitting, please just ask and we can speak.

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