Join the Cast!


Rehearsals Run: May 18 – July 5 (Saturdays, Sundays, Friday Evenings if possible)

Performances Run: July 6 - 22 (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays)

Deadline to Submit: Feb 16, 2018 (deadline is for auditions only - sumbmissions for villiagers etc. will still be accepted after this date)

Non-Paying / Non-Equity


We are currently casting our 2018 Summer Production!


The Canadian Badlands Passion Play is looking for volunteer actors to join its 25th Anniversary Season of dramatically portraying the life of Jesus in Drumheller’s Badlands Amphitheatre.


Don’t live near Drumheller?  No problem!  The Passion Play provides free camping in our campground along the Red Deer River.  To find out more about joining this fantastic community of friends and families, just email Sienna at


We’re looking for diverse people of all ages to play soldiers, villagers, disciples, and angels in this epic story of Faith, Hope, and Love.  No previous acting experience is required, and hot lunches are provided.  Step on to Canada’s largest outdoor stage with hundreds of fellow volunteer actors, and make your summer an extraordinary one!


Auditions are conducted in a relaxed, low-pressure environment, and will consist of a scene selected by the company.  They will take place on Saturday, Feb. 17 and Sunday, Feb. 18 at Calgary's Evergreen Community Spaces.


If you think you might be interested, or have any questions, please email with the subject line “2018 Audition Request”, or give us a call at (403) 823-2001.



Company Profile:

Now in its 25th Season, the Canadian Badlands Passion Play is one of Canada’s largest outdoor theatrical events. The company is a unique combination of 200 volunteer performers supported by professionals in principal roles, and mentored by a professional crew and stage management team. Our mandate is to dramatically depict the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ while furthering awareness of, and skill in, the Arts . It is performed on Canada’s largest outdoor stage, built into the hills of the Drumheller Badlands in front of a 2500-seat outdoor amphitheatre.