Articles on ‘Auditions’

Jason Langley on what makes a Director’s Actor

Jason Langley on what makes a Director’s Actor

A strong relationship between actor and director is one of great importance in order for their best work to be brought out and for the success of the production. While it does vary greatly between each director and show, there do seem to be common factors that promote the sought after ‘director’s actor’: an actor… Read more.

Toto, we’re not in Perth anymore

Matilda Moran

Grab a coffee, grab a chai, grab an iced chocolate (or even a wine!) and join Matilda Moran for her first column on! From catching up with friends on the East Coast, to auditions and the random tornado not far from my home, this first month out has got me feeling like Dorothy in… Read more.

Sound Of Music Children’s auditions for Sydney: Applications open

The Sound of Music at the London Palladium. Image by Cylla von Tiedemann.

The producers of The Sound of Music are on the hunt for 18 incredibly talented children to participate in the Sydney season of this exciting new revival starring Cameron Daddo and Amy Lehpamer. Opening at the Capitol Theatre on 13 December this year, three casts of children will share the roles of Friedrick, Louisa, Kurt, Brigitta, Marta and Gretl – the… Read more.

Open dance auditions for Opera Australia’s The King And I

Opera Australia has confirmed that open dance auditions for their upcoming production of The King And I will take place in Melbourne and Sydney over the next two weeks. Preliminary auditions have already begun and casting director Neil Rutherford is leaving no stone unturned in the casting of this Tony Award winning production. “Following the success… Read more.

Australian Musical Theatre’s Got Talent

This article came across the AussieTheatre news desk this morning from the blog Robojustice Superfighter. It poses questions about casting practices in Australian musical theatre productions, and asks what constitutes a high profile artist. Do you agree? Let us know what you think of this piece via Twitter or Facebook.