Auditions

 

Auditions

AWAY

PRODUCTION DATES: 10 to 13 MARCH 2021
Auditions: Monday 7 Dec or Wednesday 9 Dec 2020
Callbacks: Sunday 13 Dec 2020

First Reading: 16 Dec 2020
Rehearsals commence: 6 January 2021
Production week: 7 March 2021

Audition registrations are NOW OPEN for actors aged 18 to 25 years for The Midnite Youth Theatre Company production of

AUDITION INFORMATION
Auditions will be conducted in pairs and groups and will involve a cold read of excerpts from the script. The audition will run for approximately 90 minutes.

AUDITION TIMES
Monday 7 December 7pm
OR
Wednesday 9 December 7pm

AUDITION VENUE
Drama Centre, Christ Church Grammar School

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
• Auditionees should be 18 to 25 years in 2021.
• Auditionees should arrive 10-15 minutes prior to their audition time to register and complete audition forms
• Auditionees will be asked to indicate any dates / times they will be unavailable during the rehearsal period
• Auditionees should bring a current photo / headshot and copy of their performance resume to their audition
• It would be advantageous for auditionees to familiarise themselves with the play and the character(s) they are interested in auditioning for

To register please contact midnite@ccgs.wa.edu.au with

Name
Age

Preferred audition date

Contact number

CHARACTER LIST

Tom

15, son of Harry and Vic. Tom knows he is dying of leukaemia, despite the fact that his parents have not told him so. Tom develops an interest in Meg. Tom has a strong passion for theatre.

Meg

15 Daughter of Jim and Gwen. Meg struggles to find some agency in a life that is rigidly overseen by her mother. She develops a friendship with Tom.

Vic

Late 30s Mother of Tom. Vic knows that her son is dying, but chooses not to tell him so that she and her family can enjoy one final holiday together.

Harry

Late 30s Father of Tom. Nostalgic and kind, Harry wishes to make Tom’s final months meaningful.

Jim

Late 30s The reserved father of Meg. Jim often finds it difficult to get a word in around his wife, but ultimately just wants the best for his daughter.

Gwen

Late 30s The controlling and often overbearing mother of Meg. She struggles to let her daughter have freedom and independence.

Roy

40s Headmaster of Tom and Meg’s school, husband of Coral. He struggles to maintain a relationship with his wife who is nearly catatonic after losing their son in the Vietnam War.

Coral

40s Wife of Roy. Coral is incredibly scarred after her son was killed in the Vietnam War. This puts incredible strain on her relationship with her husband. She has a ‘movie star’ quality about her.

Rick

20s  A young, newly married man who shares some moments with Coral.

Miss LaTrobe

A teacher

MC

Any gender/age An MC at an amateur talent show.

Ensemble: Campers/ Fairies

 
Auditions

Wind in the Willows 

by Alan Bennett                                       

Year 7 and 8 production in 2021

Auditions: 3 to 7 February 2021

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