Auditions Diary

Audition opportunities coming up

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

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Legally Blonde the Musical (July 2024)

Tuesday 27 February 2024
Production Company: Find Your Light Scotland, SJM Performance Academy and Edinburgh Acting School
Status: Amateur Musical Theatre Summer School.
Audition times: Two slots available. 6pm-7.30pm & 7.30pm-9pm.
Material: Audition material will be sent out on registration
Venue: Edinburgh, to be notified.
Performance venue: Church Hill Theatre, 33 Morningside Road, EH10 4DR.
Summer school dates: Mon 8 – Tue 16 July 2024
Tech/Dress & Performance dates: Wed 17/Thurs 18 & three perfs: Fri 19-Sat 20 July 2024
Age requirements: For students who will be aged 12-21 years old on the performance dates.
About Legally Blonde:
“A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with memorable songs and dynamic dances. Equal parts hilarious and heart-warming, this musical is so much fun it should be illegal!”
Further details: See the FYL Scotland website here.
Book audition slots here: Link to Google Docs sign-up here.
NB: There is a fee of £325 payable for participating in the Summer School.

An(other) Inspector Calls (May 2024)

Wednesday 28 February 2024
Production Company: Edinburgh People’s Theatre 
Director: Helen Hammond.
Status: Amateur theatre.
Audition times: Wed 28 February 2024: from 7.30pm.
Venue: EPT premises, 40 Mayfield Gardens EH9 2BY.
Performance venue: Church Hill Theatre, 33 Morningside Road, EH10 4DR.
Run dates: May 2024
About An(other) Inspector Calls: “Andy Moseley’s reimagining of the classic JB Priestley play is set in the Gower family’s retreat in the Highlands – and English accents are a plus. The Inspector role is written for a woman of colour, but EPT welcome female actors of all ethnic backgrounds to audition.”
Characters: Lady Hilary Gower: (F, 49yrs); Sir James Gower (her husband): (M, 52yrs);  Jennifer Gower (their daughter): (F, 23yrs); Stephen Bradley (their daughter’s American fiancé): (M, 27yrs); Harry Gower (their son, a student at St Andrew’s University): (M 21yrs); DI Gould (a black female detective inspector from Police Scotland): (F, 35yrs). 
Further details: Contact the EPT secretary@ept.org.uk for audition pieces and/or the script. Or simply drop by on the 28th February.
Further notes: Anyone who is interested in auditioning but can’t make the 28th should contact the secretary to arrange a different date.

Showcase Edinburgh New Member Auditions

Thursday 29 February 2024
Production Company: Showcase Edinburgh 
Status: Amateur musical theatre company.
Audition times: Thursday 29 Feb 2024 from 7.30pm.
Venue: Murrayfield Parish Church, 2B Ormidale Terrace, EH12 6EQ.
Performance venue: Church Hill Theatre and other venues
Run dates: September 2024
Important details: This audition is to join the company. There will be further auditions for soloists for the actual productions.
About Showcase Edinburgh: “We are a registered Scottish charity with one aim: to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support Scotland by staging an annual show offering the highest standard of entertainment and professionalism. Each year, our show comprises an eclectic mix of musical styles and sources, drawing on the rich vein of amateur musical talent in the Edinburgh area. From rock, pop and musical theatre to the music of the cinema, there’s one thing for sure – when you come to a Showcase show there’s bound to be something that gets your toes tapping. We also stage annual Spring and Winter Concerts, take part in the Edinburgh Marathon, Mighty Hike and any other fundraising ideas we can think of.”
Audition note: “For your audition you’ll need to perform a song of your choosing. We have the ability to play tracks or you’re welcome to bring Piano sheet music. Feel free to dance too!”
How to book an audition slot: Email showcase.edinburgh@gmail.com to book your slot
Further details: For further details see Showcase Edinburgh website: www.show-case.co.uk.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – Teen version (EdFringe 2024)

Sunday 14 April 2024
Production Company: Forth Children’s Theatre 
Status: Amateur youth musical theatre.
Audition times: Sunday 14 April 2024. Time to be confirmed.
Venue: Madelvic House, Granton Park Avenue, EH5 1HS.
Performance venue: Broughton High School, 29 East Fettes Avenue EH4 1EG.
Run dates: Fri 2 – Sun 10 Augusty 2024, with tech and dress rehearsals at Broughton on Wed 31 July and Thurs 1 Aug.
Important details: Auditionees must be aged between 10 – 18 on the dates of the performance.
Rehearsals : Rehearsals will start in late April.
About Everybody’s Talking About Jamie: “16-year-old Jamie New doesn’t quite fit in. Instead of pursuing a traditional career, he dreams of becoming a drag queen. Uncertain about his future, Jamie knows one thing for sure – he’s going to be a sensation. Supported by his loving mother and amazing friends, Jamie overcomes discrimination and bullying to step out of the darkness – and into the spotlight.”
FCT say:“This production requires a versatile cast therefore we are on the hunt for a talented, energetic and fabulous company. We are particularly keen to hear from members of the LGBTQ+ community. As well as young performers of all ethnicities to help build a diverse company for this production.”
Further details: Link to signing up for auditions: https://docs.google.com.

If you would like to add your Edinburgh auditions and casting calls to the diary, please email All Edinburgh Theatre 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). Details of how to book an audition slot. Link for further details.

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