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Open Auditions – St Marys Kid

Photo: Christina Mishell

EOI NOW OPEN FOR AUDITIONS FOR Q THEATRE’S DEVELOPMENT CAST OF ST MARYS KID

Q Theatre is holding open auditions for roles available on the development of a new musical. This is an opportunity to join us for two weeks to explore an extract of a new work before it’s produced. The development is being supported as part of a larger Q Theatre project, St Marys Kid’ which draws on the history of a musical created 40 years ago by Keven Bennett, Max Iffland and David Mason-Cox to connect with the community of St Marys. The work will be developed between 04/05/2020 to 16/05/2020. The development will be presented to an audience of community on the 15 & 16 of May in St Marys (venue and time TBC).

PRODUCER: Q Theatre is the resident theatre making program at The Joan.

ROLES:

MORGAN (and minor roles)
Female
30+
Strong vocal presence. Clear, high, belt.
Good comedy timing.
Gregarious, fun loving, diligent, salt of the earth

TIM (and minor roles)
Male
30+
Higher baritone or tenor
Charismatic leader
Sincere, empathetic, natural orator

HASTIE (and minor roles)
Male
40+
Baritone
Jaded, larrikin, blunt

LOUISE (and minor roles)
Female
30+
Clear belt
Organised, over eager, zippy

EXPERIENCE: Performers of various levels of experience are encouraged to apply.

AVAILABILITY: To be considered for inclusion in the project artists must be available for the following dates:

06/05/2020 to 16/05/2020

*These dates may change slightly and include a Saturday rehearsal but will be in conversation with successful auditionees.

FEES: Artists will be paid in accordance with Performers Collective Agreement.

EOI LINK: https://form.jotform.com/200487140500038

EOI CLOSE: 23/03/2020

AUDITIONS HELD: 01/04/2020 – 03/04/2020

If you have any queries about your application, please email Nick at nick.atkins@penrith.city

Acknowledgements: ‘St Marys Kid’ was originally created by Kevin Bennett, David Mason-Cox and Max Iffland. Cast included Greg Apps, Doreen Warbruton, Chris Rannaste, Frank Lippovic, Terry Carlan, Leanne Kerr, Pat Parker & Kven Bennett WITH Pam Donnellan, Tracy Gledhill, Ann Grossman, Angela Monteleone, Tracey Moore, Fiona Press, Francene Reddan, Pam Rinner, Sue Ruck, Katrina Samuel, Sonja Stranden, Mark Dulger, Stephen Cunningham, Noel Evans, David Hoey, Robert Jenkins, Drew Keating, Colin McDonal, Stephen Moore, Chris Smith, Robert Tompsett, Phil Walcott, John Walker & Bradley Warnemide. Direction by Max Iffland, design by Anthony Babbicci, musical direction by Kevin Bennett & Robert Mason-Cox, choreography by Andrea Kelland & Fae Casham, stage direction by Trevor Connell. The sound technician was Nick Knezevic, state manager was Ian Bretiner, assistant stage managers were Peter Douglas, Walter Martinelli, Cheryl Pike, Thomas King and Robert Jones. Set construction was by Anthony Babbicci, Ken Graham, Leone Sharp and Ann Grossman. Photography was by Trevor Connell. Drums and percussion were Gary Habgood, guitars were Richards Evans & Kevin Bennett, horns and percussion were Richard Greenber and bass was David Mason-Cox. St Marys Kid was first produced by Q Theatre in association with The Youth Theatre Workshop in January 1977 and was developed as part of the first Festival of Sydney.