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Suite Surrender Auditions

Swamp Rat Experience

Be a part of something hilarious – come try out for our first production, Suite Surrender! Details at https://bit.ly/SuiteSurrenderAudition.


It’s 1942, and two of Hollywood’s biggest divas have descended upon the luxurious Palm Beach Royale Hotel to perform in a USO show – assistants, luggage, and legendary feud with one another in tow. Everything seems to be in order for their wartime performance… that is, until they are somehow assigned to the same suite! Mistaken identities, overblown egos, double entendres, and a lap dog named Mr. Boodles round out this hilarious riot of a love note to the classic farces of the 30s and 40s.


Bernard S. Dunlap – General Manager of the Palm Beach Royale Hotel & Spa.
Claudia McFadden – America’s beloved Matron of Song.
Athena Sinclair – a Great Star of Stage and Screen.
Murphy Stevens – Athena’s personal secretary.
Mr. Pippet – Claudia’s personal secretary.
Dora Del Rio – a Gossip Columnist.
Mrs. Everett P. Osgood – a Society Matron & President of the Palm Beach Ladies for Unity.
Francis – a bellhop.
Otis – a bellhop.


Keyano College is applying the Restriction Exemption Program and only those as outlined in the program will be eligible to participate in this production. Participants will be asked to present their QR code. You can find details at https://www.keyano.ca/…/athleti…/covid-19-reopening.aspx.


You don’t need any previous acting or theatre experience to audition. Swamp Rat Experience promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in our productions and creative process. We encourage performers of all skills and abilities (physical and/or mental), ages, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, and ethnicity to apply. If you need accommodations to be made for you to be able to audition, please contact [email protected]. We want to make sure all our audition process is accessible to anyone and everyone without barrier or limitations presented by a typical audition process.

Auditions will take place in person at Keyano Theatre and Arts Centre on Friday, January 28 6 PM – 9 PM and Saturday, January 29 12 PM – 6 PM. Call-backs will be held on Sunday January 30th between 12 PM – 3 PM.


Brand new Fort McMurray theatre company Swamp Rat Experience is proud to partner with established community champion Keyano Theatre on our first production! Founded by theatre artists Hanna Fridhed and Zenon Campbell in 2021, Swamp Rat Experience aims to create art for the love of creating and sharing that love with our community.