Auditions Diary

Audition opportunities coming up

Diary of auditions in the near future for performance opportunities in Edinburgh.

See bottom of page for details of how to add your audition to this listing…

Shrek The Musical – open meeting

Production company: Bohemians Lyric Opera Company.
Status: Amateur musical
Open Meeting: Tuesday 10 September 2019: 7.30pm.
Meeting venue: St Stephen’s Centre, St Stephen’s Street. EH3
Run dates: The King’s Theatre. Wed 25 – Sat 28 March 2020.
Synopsis: “Based on the DreamWorks Animation film, this brings all the beloved characters from the film to life and proves there’s more to a fairy story than meets the ears!”
Who for: “All cast. NB: All main cast must be over 18 on opening night. However, the company is also looking to cast three junior roles – child Shrek and Fiona (approx age 8) and teenage Fiona (approx age 14). Anyone interested in these roles should attend this open meeting.
Further details: “Please come dressed for movement and bring some water! There will be: an introduction to the committee and production team; overview of the show and audition process; some movement, dialogue and singing; a Q&A session and of course some refreshments!”
Website: http://bohemians.org.uk/
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/483741629066952/
Company Facebook page: @bohemiansedinburgh
Contact: http://bohemians.org.uk/contact/

Shrek The Musical – Boot Camp

Production company: Bohemians Lyric Opera Company.
Status: Amateur musical
Bootcamp: Sat 14 & Sun 15 Sept 2019: 1 – 6pm
Bootcamp venue: Craigsbank Church, 19 Craigs Bank, EH12 8HD
Run dates: The King’s Theatre. Wed 25 – Sat 28 March 2020.
Synopsis: “Based on the DreamWorks Animation film, this brings all the beloved characters from the film to life and proves there’s more to a fairy story than meets the ears!”
Who for: New members and anyone wanting to audition for principal roles.
Further details: A chance to familiarise yourself with the show and its demands.
Website: http://bohemians.org.uk/
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1189083101278516/
Company Facebook page: @bohemiansedinburgh
Contact: http://bohemians.org.uk/contact/

Shrek The Musical – Auditions

Production company: Bohemians Lyric Opera Company.
Status: Amateur musical
Auditions: Sat 21 Sept: 11am – 7pm; Sun 22 Sept: 1 – 6pm.
Venue: Craigsbank Church, 19 Craigs Bank, EH12 8HD
Run dates: The King’s Theatre. Wed 25 – Sat 28 March 2020.
Synopsis: “Based on the DreamWorks Animation film, this brings all the beloved characters from the film to life and proves there’s more to a fairy story than meets the ears!”
Further details: Auditions. Details of how to book a slot will be announced on the Facebook page.
Website: http://bohemians.org.uk/
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/740127836417461/
Company Facebook page: @bohemiansedinburgh
Contact: http://bohemians.org.uk/contact/

Footloose!

Production company: Thistle N’ Thorn Productions.
Status: Amateur musical
Singing Audition dates: Fri 20 Sept. 6-10pm; Sun 22 Sept 4 – 8pm
Dance Audition dates: Mon 23 Sept. 7-10pm.
Audition venue: Contact company for details
Run dates: Edinburgh: February 2020
Synopsis: “We are auditioning for both singers and dancers for our February 2020 production of Footloose! You may choose to attend either audition, or both.”
Further details: “To book your audition slot or for more information please email :
thistlenthornproductions@gmail.com”

Facebook page: @ThistleNThornProductions
Event Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/897643417286293/

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

Production company: Royal Lyceum Theatre.
Status: Community choir for professional production
Audition Dates: Wed 25, Thurs 26, Sat 28 Sept 2019.
Meeting venue: Royal Lyceum Theatre, Grindlay Street.
Run dates: November 28 2019 – January 4 2020
Synopsis: The show takes inspiration from a bit of Edinburgh folklore which says that when Charles Dickens was visiting the city on a reading tour, a stroll through Greyfriars kirkyard brought him to the tombstone of one Ebenezer Scroggie, who he misread as Scrooge – and A Christmas Carol was born
Further details: “We are recruiting a community choir made up of Edinburgh residents to sing carols as part of our festive show An Edinburgh Christmas Carol. If you are over 18, in fine singing voice, can commit to up to 2/3 rehearsals a week from October and between 7-10 shows over the festive period then we would love to hear from you.”
Cast: “Amateur carol singers, all voices.“
Æ news story: Lyceum seeks carol singers
Lyceum Website: https://lyceum.org.uk/carol-singers

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Welcome Evening

Production company: Edinburgh Music Theatre.
Status: Amateur musical
Welcome Evening and Company Auditions: Wed 25 Sept 2019: 7-10pm.
Meeting venue: Barclay Viewforth Church Centre, 2 Barclay Terrace, EH10 4HR
Run dates: Church Hill Theatre: Tue 14 – Sat 18 April 2020
Synopsis: “Life is good for Lawrence Jamieson. He lives a lavish life on the French Riviera thanks to a steady supply of wealthy, gullible women who are all too willing to fall for his cons. But the arrival of lowbrow hustler Freddy Benson threatens to scare them all away… Sophisticated, suave and silly, this musical comedy features hilarious character, toe tapping numbers and great, big laughs.”
Cast: “All ensemble cast members. Audition will follow the Welcome Evening, when applicants will be required to sing a musical number taught to participants at the Welcome Evening.”
Further details: “An excellent opportunity for potential cast members to find out more about the company, meet recent and returning cast members and find out a little more about the production itself.”
Website: http://edinburghtheatre.co.uk/
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/336012053764974/
Company Facebook page: @edinburghmusictheatre
Contact: Please advise, prior to attending the Welcome Evening, if you are intending to participate in the company auditions process by emailing edinburghmusictheatre@live.com so an audition slot can be reserved for you.
Rehearsals: Take place in Barclay Viewforth Church Centre, Weds 7-10pm and Sats 10am-1pm, from Weds 16 October 2019.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Workshop

Production company: Edinburgh Music Theatre.
Status: Amateur musical
Dance & Drama Workshop: Sat 5 Oct 2019: 10am – 1pm.
Meeting venue: Barclay Viewforth Church Centre, 2 Barclay Terrace, EH10 4HR
Run dates: Church Hill Theatre: Tue 14 – Sat 18 April 2020
Details: “The Creative Team will run a workshop that gives prospective members a flavour of the types of choreography and performance challenges they might expect to face over the coming months.“
Further details: “Not necessary, but highly recommended for anyone hoping to audition for principle and featured roles.”
Website: http://edinburghtheatre.co.uk/
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/392419614796006/
Company Facebook page: @edinburghmusictheatre
Contact: Further details, including sign-up link, are in the pre-audition download pack here (word) and here (pdf).
Rehearsals: Rehearsals take place in Barclay Viewforth Church Centre, Weds 7-10pm and Sats 10am-1pm, from Weds 16 October 2019.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels principal auditions

Production company: Edinburgh Music Theatre.
Status: Amateur musical
Principal and featured role auditions: Sun 6 Oct (1.15-5.45pm), Mon 7 & Tue 8 Oct (7-10pm)
Meeting venue: Venue to be confirmed
Run dates: Church Hill Theatre: Tue 14 – Sat 18 April 2020
Cast: “Auditions for all principal and featured roles.“
Further details: Sign up through the doodle poll available in the pre-audition download pack here (word) and here (pdf).
Website: http://edinburghtheatre.co.uk/
Rehearsals:Rehearsals take place in Barclay Viewforth Church Centre, Weds 7-10pm and Sats 10am-1pm, from Weds 16 October 2019.

If you would like to add your Edinburgh auditions and casting calls to the diary, please email All Edinburgh Theatre using using the contact page here.
You should include at least: Name; company; status (amateur/professional etc); any restrictions such as junior show, Audition dates/times/venue. Production run dates/time/venue. Up to 50 words about the show. Cast required (M/F). How to book an audition slot. Link for further details. Contact to book an audition slot.

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