Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Audition Call
South Hill Park is looking for community actors to take part in Great Expectations by Charles Dickens which is being directed by Joe Malyan (Private Peaceful, 2018 and Romeo and Juliet, 2018). The performances run from Wed 23 Oct – Sun 27 Oct 2019.
The set will be design by Victoria Spearing, the costumes by Anne Thomson and the lighting by Alan Valentine.
Mr Phillip Pippip, ‘Pip’ – Leading role. Male. Age 16-25.
Joe Gargery/Mr Jaggers – Lead supporting role. Male. Age 28-40.
Mrs Joe/Biddy/Wemmick – Lead supporting role. Female. Age 28-40.
Miss Havisham – Lead supporting role. Female. Age 40-60.
Estella – Lead supporting role. Female. Age 16-25.
Mr Pumblechook/Sarah Pocket – Lead supporting role. Male. Age 35-60.
Herbert Pocket/Compeyson/Mr Wopsle – Lead supporting role. Male. Age 16-30.
A Sergeant/Bentley Drummle – Supporting role. Male. Age 25-35.
Abel Magwitch – Lead supporting role. Male. Age 35-45.
*Sundays and Thursday evenings from 20th June – 28th July and then from the 1st September – 17th October.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE SOME MATINEE WEEKDAY PERFORMANCES and a DAY TIME TECHNICAL REHEARSAL SO PLEASE DO NOT AUDITION IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO COMMIT TO THESE TIMES/DAYS
Auditions are by appointment, each lasting 15 minutes.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your allocated audition time, which will be given to you once you have emailed the contact below.
Please specify which role you would like to audition for when emailing.
What to prepare:
- Script section for your chosen character. This will be sent to you once you’ve informed us which role you’d like to audition for.
- One monologue from any other classic play. Around 1-2 minutes long.
Audition Date – Saturday 18th May from 10am-1pm or Sunday 19th May from 1.30pm-4pm. The Recital Room at South Hill Park.
Production Week Sunday 20th October – TECH PM
Monday 21st October – TECH ALL DAY
Tuesday 22nd October – DRESS PM
PLEASE DO NOT AUDITION IF YOU CANNOT COMMIT TO THE ENTIRE REHEARSAL AND PRODUCTION PERIOD. CANDIDATES WHO AUDITION WHO CAN THEN NOT MAKE ALL DATES MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED.
If you are interested in taking part, please email firstname.lastname@example.org