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…

Into the Woods

Production company: Thistle N’ Thorn Productions.
Status: #EdFringe 2020 Amateur Musical
Audition Dates: Wed 22/Fri 24 Jan: 6-10pm; Sun 26 Jan: 4-8pm.
Audition venue: Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, EH1 1EL
Run dates: Mon 10 – Wed 19 August 2020
Synopsis: “Steven Sondheim’s timeless classic takes everyone’s favourite fairytale characters and interweaves them to create a world where dreams come true and wishes are granted. But choices have consequences and happily ever after isn’t always what it seems.”
Cast: Large cast of some 20 characters
Further details: “All performers must be aged 16+ on or before the date of the first performance.”
Callbacks: Will be held on Tue 28 January.
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1021541691531215/
Company Facebook page: ThistleNThornProductions
Contact: To register your interest, or for more information, please email : thistlenthornproductions@gmail.com.
The company is also holding auditions for its #EdFringe 2020 production of Violet. See below.

Violet

Production company: Thistle N’ Thorn Productions.
Status: #EdFringe 2020 Amateur Musical
Audition Dates: Wed 22/Fri 24 Jan: 6-10pm; Sun 26 Jan: 4-8pm.
Audition venue: Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, EH1 1EL
Run dates: Fri 21 – Sun 30 August 2020 as part of #EdFringe 2020.
Synopsis: “A childhood accident has left Violet with a disfiguring scar across her face. It’s 1964 and with enough money finally saved she’s traveling across the Deep South intent on meeting a TV evangelist she hopes can make her beautiful. Reflecting on her childhood and shaped by the reactions of the people she encounters, Violet embarks on a life-changing personal journey.”
Cast: Six male, five female.
Further details: “All performers must be aged 16+ on or before the date of the first performance.”
Callbacks: Will be held on Wed 29 January.
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1021541691531215/
Company Facebook page: @ThistleNThornProductions
Contact: To register your interest, or for more information, please email : thistlenthornproductions@gmail.com.
The company is also holding auditions for its #EdFringe 2020 production of Into the Woods. See above.

Chalk

Production company: Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre and Zero Tolerance.
Status: Professional production
Audition Dates: Saturday 8 Feb 2020
Audition venue: TBC
Run dates: Sun 8/Mon 9 March
Synopsis: “Five, one-act monologues depicting women survivors of gender-based violence.”
Cast: “We are auditioning for our five lead women. We hope to audition women representing a range of ethnicities and would welcome actors from BME backgrounds and white backgrounds, who can represent the range of women’s stories that our script shares.”
Further details: “Compensation: £200”
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/914313099016415/
Company Facebook pages: @ZeroToleranceScotland
Contact: To register your interest, or for more information, contact sara@mwrc.org.uk by Wednesday 5 February with a CV and headshots/photos/showreel if you have them.
Rehearsals: will be Thursday 13 and Saturday 22 February.

Kinky Boots

Production company: Captivate Theatre.
Status: #EdFringe 2020 amateur production
Audition Dates: Sunday 9 Feb 2020.
Audition venue: Fettes College, Crewe Road South Entrance, Edinburgh
Run dates: #EdFringe weeks 2 & 3: Mon 17 to Sun 30 August – and must be flexible during July and August for rehearsals
Synopsis: “Based on true events, this huge-hearted hit tells the story of two people with nothing in common—or so they think! Charlie is a factory owner struggling to save his family business. Lola is a fabulous entertainer with a wildly exciting idea. With a little compassion and a lot of understanding, this unexpected pair learns to embrace their differences and creates a line of sturdy stilettos unlike any the world has ever seen! But in the end, their most sensational achievement is their friendship.”
Cast: “Looking for males and females for all main roles and ensemble parts”
Further details: “Auditionees must be age 18 minimum by August 2020″
Website: https://www.captivatetheatre.com/
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/139599993663441/
Company Facebook page: @captivatetheatre
Contact: To register your interest, or for more information, please email : captivatetheatre@gmail.com.

Big Band Does… Broadway

Production company: Big Band Does.
Status: #EdFringe 2020 paid show
Audition Dates: Mon 17 Feb 2020. 10am-6pm.
Audition venue: Edinburgh Playhouse, 18-22 Greenside Lane, EH1 3AA
Run dates: August during #EdFringe.
Synopsis: High energy, fast paced celebration of musical theatre from big band, singers and dancers.
Cast: “Strong and versatile singers” and “Singers/Dancers with Tap ability”.
Further details: “This is a paid production. Further information regarding payment will be discussed further into casting.”
Company Facebook page: @BBDProductions
Contact: To register your interest, or for more information, please email : broadwaybigband@jonniegrant.com.

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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