Summer Teen Theatre Troupe Auditions

Calling performers ages 15 - 18

Audition for our Summer Teen Theatre Troupe's Romeo and Juliet!

Place des Arts is thrilled to present for the 5th year the Summer Teen Theatre Troupe.

Under talented director Melissa Oei*, a company of 12 actors ages 15-18 (must be 15 by July 3, 2018) will rehearse an adapted version of Romeo and Juliet and perform it for the public at Coquitlam Town Centre Park Plaza.

This program will run from Tuesday, July 24 – Sunday, July 29, 2018

As this is a short-term intensive program, all actors must be available for all rehearsals. Exact rehearsal schedule and other information will be released at the audition. We are looking for young actors with a strong commitment to the work and a willingness to have fun!


When: Sunday, April 22, between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm

Where: Place des Arts (1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam)

Audition prep:

  • A 1-minute Shakespeare monologue of your choice
  • and either a 1-minute song (either singing and/or playing an instrument)
  • or a movement piece (with or without music)

Honorarium: All performers will receive a $500 honorarium upon completion of the show

Please wear comfortable clothes you can move in, and bring a bottle of water.


Contact Michael Fera, Program and Events Coordinator or 604 664 1636 ext 34.


Melissa is a theatre actor and instructor for young people. She trained at Studio 58, Langara Film Arts, Capilano University, the Banff Centre and Canada’s National Voice Intensive. She has performed with many theatre companies including Arts Club, Citadel Theatre, Theatre North West, TUTS, United Players, Kaleidoscope Theatre and Caravan Stage Company. For Carousel Theatre for Young People (CTYP), she has appeared in Love You Forever, Aesop’s Fables, Arthur Boy King, and Seussical. She loves assisting and teaching with CTYP’s drama school classes.

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