The Mountaintop

Age and gender descriptions are reflections of the character. Due to the culture and ethnicity of these characters, only actors from the Black diaspora will be considered.

Persephone Theatre creates in misâskwatôminihk (Saskatoon) in Treaty 6 territory, which includes the Nêhiyawak (Cree) as original signatories and became the traditional homeland of the Métis Nation. We also acknowledge the contributions of the Dakota, Lakota, Nakoda, Saulteaux and Round Prairie Métis peoples in establishing our city of Saskatoon and we extend our appreciation for the opportunity to live, create and perform on this land. Persephone Theatre is committed to a reflecting the rich diversity of our community in the stories we tell and the ways in which we undertake creating our work. We prioritize a workplace culture that centres equity, inclusion, and authentic representation. We strongly encourage submissions from artists who self-identify as members of historically excluded communities, which includes (but is not limited to) those who identify as IBPOC, 2SLGBTQIA+, d/Deaf, or who have a disability or chronic illness. We also strongly encourage artists to submit for the roles they feel align with their gender identity and/or gender expression.

All artists, staff, and audiences on our premises are required to be double vaccinated. Artists will be required to provide proof of vaccination to Persephone prior to commencing work. Other Covid-19 protocols, such as masking, are also in place and evolve to reflect best recommended practices at the time of production. These protocols will be communicated clearly to artists at the time of offer, and be included in the rider to their contract.


Role Type Gender Number
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Lead Male Identified
Age 39, a Baptist minister and a prominent leader of the
American civil rights movement. Actors applying for this role should be comfortable singing on
CAMAE Lead Female Identified
Age 20s, a maid at the Lorraine Motel

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Please submit a headshot and resume (PDF format only) to [email protected] with the subject line: Mountaintop Auditions.

Selected candidates will be asked to submit a video audition from provided scenes. If there is a potential barrier that might prevent you from being able to audition, we encourage you to let us know so we can work with you to dissolve it.

We thank all who apply but only those selected for an audition will be contacted.

Submission Deadline

November 5, 2021

We will be accepting video auditions only

Rehearsal starts: January 11, 2022
Opening: February 4, 2022
Closing: February 26, 2022
This production will engage artists under the CTA at a C House category.

Persephone Theatre encourages submissions from diverse artists of all backgrounds, regardless of race, colour, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.


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