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…

All About My Mother

Production company: The Grads.
Genre: Theatre 
Status: Amateur
Audition dates:  Monday 16 July and Monday 23 July 2018 at 7.30pm; Saturday 21 July at 2pm.
Audition venue: The Grads Rehearsal Rooms: 18 Buccleuch Place, EH8 9LN
Run dates: Wed 21 to Sat 24 November 2018
Show blurb: “A stage adaptation of the Almodovar movie. Following the tragic death of her teenage son, Manuela travels to Barcelona in search of his estranged father. There she gets caught up in the lives of three women: Agrado, a transsexual prostitute and old friend; Rosa, a terminally ill nun and Huma Rojo, a famous actress long idolised by Manuela’s dead son.”
Cast required: Thirteen performers: 8 Female, 3 Male, 2 Any gender.
Facebook Casting Call Page:
See Æ news story: Casting Call Beyond The Fringe.
Company Facebook:

The Haunted Hunt: Monster at the Castle

Production company: Edinburgh Horror Festival.
Genre: Immersive event
Status: Profit-share
Audition dates: Sunday 22 July 2018 at 2pm.
Audition venue: Contact organiser for details
Run dates: 27 and 28 October 2018
Show blurb: “The Edinburgh Horror Festival is bringing back their sell-out Haunted Hunt event at Lauriston Castle this October.
We are looking for four actors to bring Frankenstein characters to life and help the children gather clues from around the castle and track down the escaped monster.”

Cast required: Four performers – any gender.
Facebook Casting Call Page:
Production facebook event page:
To book a slot or arrange for a self-tape, please email

Romeo and Juliet

Production company: Charioteer Theatre .
Genre: Theatre
Status: Equity minimum
Audition dates:  “Two part audition process:
Phase 1: open to all actors on Thursday 26 – Friday 27 July (Edinburgh)
Phase 2: selected actors will take part in a 4-hour workshop held by the director on Saturday 4th August (Edinburgh)”

Audition venue:  Edinburgh (exact venue tbc)
Run dates: Tour in Italy: 20 January – 28 February and 31 March – 13 April 2019
Show blurb: “Charioteer Theatre is looking for young actors preferably bilingual who speak English at a native level for a new production of Romeo and Juliet. Physical theatre skills and knowledge of Shakespeare are essential.”
Cast required: 1 M, 1 F, playing ages 16 – 18.
Rehearsal days:  Rehearsals in Edinburgh: 13 days in December 2018 or in January 2019 (dates to be confirmed by August)
Audition blurb:  Please prepare two contrasting pieces for presentation: one Shakespearean monologue and one piece of contemporary theatre.
Contact:  Email CV and photo to confirming availability for one or both dates for phase 1 audition.
Company Facebook: @Charioteer.Theatre
Company website:

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