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…

The WWI Wardrobe Project

Production company: Immersive Response .
Genre: Theatre
Status: Profit-share (expenses minimum)
Audition dates:  ASAP
Run dates: 3-25 August 2018 (not Sundays)
Show blurb: “Due to a script adjustment, Immersive Response (a new Edinburgh based theatre company) are looking for two cast members for their show, on at Greenside @ Nicolson Square during the Fringe. The roles are people on the home front – a coast guard and a canary girl. Profit share with a set amount for daily expenses as a minimum.”
Cast required: 2 (M or F); playing ages 20s to 60s.
Rehearsal days:  Dependent on cast availability
Contact:  Email for more information and to book an audition
Company Twitter: @ResponseTheatre
Fringe ticket website:



Popstars the 90’s musical

Production company: Allegro .
Genre: Musical
Status: Amateur
Audition dates:  New Member Auditions: Mon 4 June, 7.30pm. Principal auditions: 18 & 21 June.
Audition venue:  Bruntsfield Evangelical Church, 70 Leamington Terrace, EH10 4JU
Run dates: Tue 30 Oct – Sat 3 Nov 2018
Show blurb: “It’s boyband vs girlband in this hilarious brand new musical from the team that brought you the global hit Back to the 80’s. Ever wanted to be a member of the Spice Girls or Backstreet Boys? Well now is your chance! Come along and join the cast of Popstars the 90’s musical.”
Cast required: “General chorus and dancers.
New Member Auditions:
“New members will be required to do a small audition to join the company. For this audition you should prepare a short song or verse and chorus of a song. You may be asked to do a little bit of movement too, so make sure you are wearing suitable clothes/shoes. You are welcome to bring a CD/iPod/ MP3 player with a backing track or perform a capella. Please advise if you are unable to do a new member audition on 4th June, as we may be able to accommodate you on a later date, although would strongly recommend auditioning on 4th June, given the level of interest shown in this show.
Principal Auditions:
“All principal audition pieces are available via the audition website, access to this will be given via a Facebook group. Auditions will take place on 18th and 21st June 2018. A sign-up sheet will also available for you to book a slot.
Dance Workshop and Audition:
“A dance workshop will be held on Monday 4th June to learn a company dance piece. There will also be a separate dance piece for those wishing to audition for “featured dancer”. On Monday 11th June, there will then be a dance audition for the company and featured dancers.”
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Deid-Kist Dolls by Jen McGregor

Production company: Edinburgh Acting School .
Genre: Theatre
Status: Amateur/class – £150 fee
Audition dates:  Thursday 21 June, from 6.30pm
Audition venue:  Marchmont St Giles’ Parish Church Centre, 1a Kilgraston Rd, EH9 2DW
Run dates: 30/31 November 2018, Assembly Roxy.
Show blurb: “EAS is offering a very special intensive course for Hallowe’en! Join us to create an immersive, interactive, site-responsive show, Deid-Kist Dolls, which will be written specially for EAS by award-winning writer Jen McGregor. Inspired by the dolls found in miniature coffins on Arthur’s Seat in 1836, this show will be a high-energy spooktacular romp mixing original material with some of Edinburgh’s most famous creepy tales.”
Cast required: 15 Performers (no gender/age specified)
Rehearsal days:  2 rehearsals a week (Mondays & Wednesdays).
Facebook Casting Call Page:
Contact:  Email: for further details.
Company Facebook:
Company website:
Audition sign-up

The Wedding Singer

Production company: The Bohemians .
Genre: Musical
Status: Amateur
Audition dates:  Saturday 23/Sunday 24 June.
Audition venue:  St Stephen’s Centre, St Stephen’s Street EH3 5AB.
Run dates: Weds 20 – Sat 23 March 2019. King’s Theatre
Show blurb: Auditions will be held on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June. You will need to complete a group dance audition, and an individual drama and vocal audition. Both music and dialogue pieces will be provided in advance.”
Cast required: All main cast, chorus and ensemble
Facebook Casting Call Page:
Contact: for an audition pack.
Company Facebook:

Dear Brutus by J.M. Barrie.

Production company: Threepenny Theatricals .
Genre: Theatre
Status: Amateur
Audition dates:  Sunday 24 June. 2-5.30pm.
Audition venue:  Dove Café, Murrayfield Church Halls, Ormidale Terrace, EH12 6EQ
Run dates: 7 – 9 February 2019 at the Church Hill Theatre.
Show blurb: “1917. In a remote English village there are rumours of an enchanted wood that only appears on Midsummer night. One of the inhabitants – a mysterious man – invites eight strangers to stay. They all have something in common but they don’t know what that something is. When, one evening, the wood miraculously appears, the guests feel compelled to enter. What happens there has the power to change their lives forever…”
Cast required: 4 F, 4 M; playing ages 20s to 60s.
Rehearsal days:  Thursday evenings 7pm – 9.30pm from 31 August 2018 at St Augustine’s RC High School, South Gyle.
Facebook Casting Call Page:
Contact:  email before 21 June for an audition book an audition
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Company website:

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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