Articles on ‘Auditions’

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.


James Maxfield – He Can Do That, That He Can Do!

James Maxfield – He Can Do That, That He Can Do!

Over the last few weeks, AussieTheatre’s Rebecca Grennan has been interviewing various exciting and artistic people in the Australian theatre industry to talk about life in the industry and the daunting process of auditions.  Today, we kick off a series of articles which follow the the ins and outs of each artists’ journey and how… Read more.


Calling all songbirds – Voices wanted for the QPAC Choir, Brisbane

  Do you love to sing? Something magical happens when a group of individuals sing together so why not come along and audition for the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) Choir? The QPAC Choir performs an imaginative repertoire of music and Chorus Master, Tim Sherlock has invited people aged 17 years and over to  audition next Monday 19… Read more.



Annie is casting Brisbane-based pups this weekend

Is your pup a regular show-pony? The producers of Annie will be holding open auditions this Sunday, 12 February, for talented dogs to play Annie’s beloved pup ‘Sandy’ in their upcoming Brisbane season. Eligible applicants must be well-trained, medium sized, sandy/light red coloured dogs aged between 12 months to 5 years and should head to the Cultural… Read more.


10 More Songs NOT To Audition With

10 More Songs NOT To Audition With

First of all, thanks to everyone who have been reading my little blog here on AussieTheatre.com… It’s great to have your readership and I love reading your comments! So, I’d like to do a sequel to probably my most read, commented on, re-tweeted and reposted article 10 Songs NOT To Audition With, with ten more! Many… Read more.


Brisbane Community Theatre – Auditions for January

After a great Christmas break, it might be time to hit the gym again as the Brisbane community theatre production companies gear up for January auditions … are you ready?! Spotlight Theatre on the Gold Coast will be holding auditions for Forever Plaid on the 15th January. The show is about a male singing quartet… Read more.


Queenie Van de Zandt helps young stars rise

Queenie Van de Zandt

Acclaimed Australian performer, Queenie Van de Zandt, helps young people achieve their dreams… With 24 young girls in the cast of Annie, several casts of children in Mary Poppins, Love Never Dies and kids still to be auditioned for the upcoming productions of The Addams Family and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, there have never been… Read more.


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