Articles on ‘Auditions’

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.


Exclusive look inside Grease auditions

Exclusive look inside Grease auditions

Earlier this week, AussieTheatre went inside the Grease audition room to find out more about the search for Australia’s newest T-Birds and Pink Ladies. Over 500 young performers in Melbourne and 500 in Sydney came in for the chance to land a role in one of Australia’s most-loved musicals. We were at the last day… Read more.


The Lion King auditions – submissions open

Update: May 9, 2013 The Lion King Sydney tickets are now on sale through Ticketmaster: BUY TICKETS – THE LION KING ON TICKETMASTER Disney’s acclaimed production of The Lion King is returning to Australia this year and round two audition submissions are now being accepted for the blockbuster musical. The production is set to open in… Read more.


2013 Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble Apprentice Program and Core Ensemble Auditions

The Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble Apprentice Program The Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble are now accepting applications for their Apprentice Program and Core Ensemble Auditions which will be held on the 1st and 2nd of December. Applications are welcome from any age and you do not need any previous experience in performing Shakespeare. Apprentice training includes the Linklater… Read more.



Want to Nail That Audition? Neil Rutherford announces Melbourne Audition Masterclass

Want to Nail That Audition? Neil Rutherford announces Melbourne Audition Masterclass

After the success of his Sydney Masterclass at the Opera Centre today, Neil Rutherford and AussieTheatre Productions are thrilled to announce an exclusive Musical Theatre Audition Masterclass in Melbourne for professionals, graduates and up-and-coming artists alike. Presented by internationally acclaimed Casting Director for Legally Blonde, South Pacific and countless musicals on the West End and Broadway – NEIL… Read more.


Jersey Boys film allows open online auditions

Open auditions were held in New York over the weekend for the film adaptation of the smash hit Broadway musical Jersey Boys, which is set to commence filming in NYC next year. Directed by Jon Favreau, the Jersey Boys movie is also allowing online audition submissions for the Four Seasons (Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Nick Massi and… Read more.


Book now for exclusive Neil Rutherford Audition Masterclass

Book now for exclusive Neil Rutherford Audition Masterclass

AussieTheatre Productions is pleased to announce an exclusive Workshop/Masterclass in Sydney, presented by NEIL RUTHERFORD, internationally acclaimed Casting Director for Legally Blonde, South Pacific and countless musicals on the West End and Broadway. This one-off opportunity will take place on Friday 31 August at the Opera Centre, Surry Hills (Studio 2) from 10am-1pm and places… Read more.


Auditioning for Music Theatre? Neil Rutherford’s performer’s guide to auditions is now available

Auditioning for Music Theatre? Neil Rutherford’s performer’s guide to auditions is now available

A performer’s audition mantra: Be prepared; Be brave; Own your audition, and then… Let It Go.  Sounds straightforward, doesn’t it? Interestingly enough, as internationally renowned and acclaimed Casting Director Neil Rutherford tells me, the reason his brand new book (Musical Theatre Auditions and Casting – a performer’s guide viewed from both sides of the audition table) is… Read more.


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