All are welcome to join The Lakeside Players.
Benefits of Membership
Members are entitled to perform in plays, direct, produce or work in a variety of other theatre-related roles (some of which might enable you to watch performances free!)
Members are entitled to receive the newsletter The Followspot.
Members are invited to attend various social functions that the group hosts throughout the year.
Members, 16 years of age and over, are eligible to vote at Annual and General Meetings.
Note that you do NOT have to be a member to audition (although you are required to join if you are cast).
You may click to print the form here. Then fill it in, and mail it with your membership fee to the address on the printed form. Please make your cheque payable to The Lakeside Players.
Open Auditions for Jack and the Beanstalk by Ben Crocker are taking place at the Nepean Creative Arts Centre, Stafford Road, Nepean.
Dates: Sunday May 29, 2022, from 2- 4:00 pm – CHORUS kids ages 5 to 13
Monday June 6, 2022, from 7-9:00 pm – Lead roles
Edena the Eco Fairy: A homespun country girl, any age country accent
Slimeball: The Giant’s Henchman. Dishonest, flashy dresser
Jack Trot: Principal boy: Dame Trot’s son – can be male or female actor
Princess Demelza: Principal girl
King Bertram: Officious, pompous, more confident in his abilities than he has a right to be.
Trumpet: The royal Herald. Male but could be played by a female. Well meaning.
Dame Trot: Warn-hearted, rumbustious Dame – Male
Simple Simon: Dam Trot’s Cowman. Loveable and slightly vulnerable
Daisy the cow: Full of bovine mischief.
Giant Blunderbore: Genuinely believes himself in love with Princess Demelza – but lacks a moral compass!
Sarge: Cameo role
Cockroach Smith: Cameo role
Cockroach Jones: Cameo role
Cockroach Chetwyn-Douglass-Scott: Cameo role
Chorus: Villagers, Fairies, Cockroaches or zombies, Ghosts, etc.
Please send an email to email@example.com indicating the role you wish to audition for. We will respond with confirmation. See SLIDE for more information.
Have a passion for production? Volunteer for one of our shows!
Producer – In consultation with the director, the Producer is responsible for creating and overseeing the budget, recruiting the production team, and more; ultimately responsible for overseeing all aspects of mounting a theatre production.
Director – Ensures the quality and completeness of a theatrical production and leads the members of the creative team into realizing his or her artistic vision.
Assistant Director – An apprentice to the director, the Assistant Director observes the directing process and participates in it through discussion, planning and execution at the Director’s discretion. The Assistant Director attends all production meetings and rehearsals.
Stage Manager – Responsible for keeping the production running smoothly from the first production meeting to the final performance; the
Stage Manager is responsible for the management of all aspects of the production during performances.
Assistant Stage Manager - Assist with set & costume changes, and any additional help needed backstage.
Stage Crew – In the dark, move sets, operate curtains and other stage business that the actors require assistance with.
Costume Designer – Responsible for costume creation, making use of existing costumes, fitting costumes to performers, cleaning costumes between performances and following the last show, before storage.
Lighting Designer – Responsible for creating an overall 'look' for the show in response to the text while keeping in mind issues of visibility, safety and cost.
Lighting Technician – Operates the lighting throughout performances.
Sound Designer – Determines what sounds will be used to create the mood and setting of the play; may also choose or compose specific music for the play.
Sound Technician – Operates the sound throughout performances.
Make-Up & Hair Designer/Technician – Designs and helps to execute makeup and hairstyles for a production.
Properties Manager – Responsible for purchasing, acquiring and/or manufacturing any props needed for a production.
Set Designer – Designs the environment or physical appearance of the stage for a play.
Set Construction Supervisor – Working closely with the Set Designer, the Set Construction Supervisor is responsible for the execution of the scenic design.
Set Construction Crew – Assists the Set Construction Supervisor in the construction of the scenic elements of the show. Painting may also be involved.
Scenic Artist – Responsible for painting the scenery as directed by the Set Designer.
Graphic Designer – Designs program and advertisement art appropriate to the production.
Front of House Manager – Responsible for recruiting volunteers for ushering and operating concession. The Front of House Manager is ultimately responsible for overseeing all operations in the foyer and auditorium.
Box Office Manager – Responsible for ticket sales operation, online, by phone and at the door.
Ushers – Directs and assists patrons to their seats. Ushers are responsible for ensuring the safety of the patrons during performances. *Ushers may have the opportunity to view the performance if space allows.
Stage Door Canteen Operator – Responsible for the operation of concession prior to and during the intermission of performance. Prepares the strike dinner following the last show. Organizes meals for cast and crew on two show days.
To volunteer, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org