Call For Auditions - Suicide Forest

by: Jenna Masuhara on

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.


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