Auditions

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Aug
2
Mon
Boy From Oz (Noosa Arts Theatre) @ Noosa Arts Theatre
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm
Boy From Oz (Noosa Arts Theatre) @ Noosa Arts Theatre

Noosa Arts Theatre is excited to announce audition registrations for the lead role of Peter Allen are now open for ‘The Boy From Oz’  – directed by Ian Mackellar.

About the show: 

As the production requires the starring role of Peter Allen to live up to all expectations, Director, Ian Mackellar, is calling for all males interested in auditioning and being cast in this iconic lead role – to attend a Private audition in August 2021.

Subject to the lead role being cast; further audition information for all other Principal and Ensemble roles for The Boy from OZ will be announced. Auditions will be scheduled in 2022. It is intended, The Boy from Oz will be performed in Oct/Nov 2022.

Audition Requirements: 

  • All auditionees for Peter Allen are required to sing ‘Not the Boy Next Door’ and choose one of the following three songs
    • ‘I Still Call Australia Home’
    • ‘Quiet Please There’s a Lady on Stage’
    • ‘Tenterfield Sadler’

Roles:

Peter Allen
Auditionees must be able to dance and sing and have strong acting capacity.
Age requirement – 25 years to 50 years
(Will consider younger males who possess a mature appearance).

Important Dates: 

Audition dates and times are as follows:

Monday, 2 August 2021
5.00pm
6.15pm
7.30pm

Tuesday, 3 August 2021
5.00pm
6.15pm
7.30pm

For more information, visit the Nossa Arts Theatre website.

Aug
3
Tue
Jersey Boys (Legend House International) @ The Star Gold Coast
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm
Jersey Boys (Legend House International) @ The Star Gold Coast

Legend House International is excited to announce audition registrations are now open for ‘Jersey Boys’  – directed by Thomas Armstrong-Robley, musical direction by Robert Clark and choreography/assistant direction by Jenny Morison.

About the show: 

Jersey Boys is the smash-hit musical biography of The Four Seasons – their rise to fame, the tough times, personal clashes and ultimately, the triumph of a group of friends whose music became the soundtrack of a generation.

Set in the vibrant 1960’s, four scrappy young men from New Jersey – Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Nick Massi and Tommy DeVito find a magic sound which propels them from singing under street-lamps to selling out stadiums all over the world. With era defining songs like “Sherry”, “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “Walk Like A Man”, “December ’63”, “Rag Doll”, “Working My Way Back To You”, “Dawn (Go Away)” and many more, the quartet finds itself at the top of the charts and seemingly, the world.

The real theme of the show is loyalty; an allegiance to a code of honour forged in the streets of native Belleville, New Jersey and how these four most unlikely of stars made it through gambling debts, mafia threats and heartbreaking family disasters, all the way to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and musical immortality.

Audition Requirements: 

We ask that performers complete the form at the Jersey Boys website and attach both their C.V and headshot by July 24th at 5:00pm

First round auditions will be held in-person Tuesday, 3 August and Wednesday, 4 August at The Star Gold Coast. Successful applicants will be offered an individual audition time via email.

Please prepare two contrasting pop, rock n roll or doo-wop songs in the style of the show. At this round of auditions, you may also be asked to cold-read an excerpt from the show with a member of the panel. Further information regarding second round auditions (song cuts, exact times etc.) will be enclosed in audition invitations.

Callbacks will be held in August at The Star Gold Coast. Callbacks will take be conducted in an open setting in which auditionees will take part in a movement call, vocal workshop and partake in scene work.

CASTING FOR THIS PRODUCTION WILL CONCLUDE BY AUGUST 20TH, 2021

Roles:
Nick Massi Male: 25-35 (preferably 5’10 or over) – Strong bass / baritone voice down to a low E. A steady, sturdy, thoughtful man of few words with a police record and imperfect past but strong musical talent and keen observational skills. Nick is a dreamer who longs for a life after The Four Seasons. Ability to play bass a plus but not necessary. Must also possess intermediate to strong movement ability and be able pick up choreography quickly.

Male Supporting: 20 – 35 Strong actors and singers to portray the large cast of supporting and ensemble characters in the world of Jersey Boys. Each performer will play multiple spoken and unspoken roles throughout the show. Harmony ability is necessary and intermediate to strong movement ability is desirable.

Female Supporting: 20 – 30 Fabulous versatile actresses, singers and dancers (20-30 playing age) with flexible vocal registers to play a variety of roles including Mary Delgado and Lead Angel. Females should be believable as “tough as nails” Jersey Girls, comfortable with four-part harmonies and movement combinations. Women need to belt and/or have strong mix.

Important Dates: 

Performances run from Thursday, 6 January – Sunday 16 January

For more information, visit the Jersey Boys website.

Aug
9
Mon
The 39 Steps (Ipswich Little Theatre) @ Jean Pratt Building Ipswich
Aug 9 @ 7:30 pm
The 39 Steps (Ipswich Little Theatre) @ Jean Pratt Building Ipswich

Ipswich Little Theatre are beyond excited to announce audition registrations are now open for ‘The 39 Steps’  by Patrick Barlow, directed Shane Mallory and assisted by Jo Robbins.

About the show: 

A hilarious whodunit based on Alfred Hitchcock’s classic original film. A beautiful woman. An unsuspecting victim. A whole lot of fun! One part epic spy-tale, one part madcap comedy extravaganza. The 39 Steps follows innocent bystander Richard Hannay as he races cross-country from London to Edinburgh and back to solve a mysterious crime: before it’s blamed on him!?

Ipswich Little Theatre (ILT) is presenting The 39 Steps as a 10 year anniversary for when it was first performed in Ipswich Little Theatre’s Incinerator Theatre.

Audition Requirements: 

ILT asks that you prepare a 1 minute comic contemporary monologue as part of your audition. They also ask that you read over the sides provided on their website (link below).

It is preferable that all actors be physically agile and confident with British dialects, among others. Please note that while ages have been suggested, these age ranges are flexible.

Roles:

  • Richard Hannay– Tall, dark and handsome, British orphan, involved in international espionage and intrigue (late 30s approx.)
  • Pamela, Annabella, Margaret– Played by the same actress, love interest, secret agent, Scottish wife, also involved in espionage and intrigue (20-30yrs)
  • Clown 1 and Clown 2– These actors play all other supporting characters. They include spies, vaudevillians, police officers, Scots, innkeepers, heavies. Must be physically agile and expert with dialects.

Important Dates: 

Rehearsals commence as soon as possible after casting.

Performances include Wednesday, 18 November – Saturday, 4 December 2021.

For more information, visit Ipswich Little Theatre’s website

Aug
29
Sun
The Youth Variety Showcase (Tweed Theatre Company) @ Piggabeen Hall
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am
The Youth Variety Showcase (Tweed Theatre Company) @ Piggabeen Hall

Tweed Theatre Company is excited to announce audition registrations are now open for ‘The Youth Variety Showcase’  – directed by Julie Burnett and Cherie Goosey.

About the show: 

The Youth Variety Showcase will feature talented youth of the Gold Coast, Tweed and Northern Rivers Districts. It is an opportunity for individual or group acts to display their artistic talents in song, dance, drama, instrumental or whatever takes your fancy. Youth from 5 – 21 years of age are invited to audition the act they intend to perform for the Youth Showcase.

Audition Requirements: 

Please fill out the Audition Form (on their website) before attending the auditions.

Roles:
Youth from 5 – 21 years of age are invited to audition the act they intend to perform for the Youth Showcase

Important Dates: 

Performances include Friday, 12th November at 7:30PM and Saturday, 13th November 2021 at 2:00 PM.

For more information, visit the Tweed Theatre Company Inc.’s website.

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