CLOSED for Hansel & Gretel

AUDITION CLOSED for Hansel & Gretel

Show Details:
AUDITION NOTICE! for Hansel & Gretel

Audition Dates & Times:
Sunday 15 April 2018 5:25pm

Audition Location:
The Playhouse Threate Somerset West

Performance Dates:
18 to 29 July 2018.

Calling all children and imaginative adults! It’s that wonderful time of year when YOU get to be on stage.

In July we will be putting on a new and mixed up rendition of Hansel and Gretel.

We would love to invite anyone who believes in magic to come and audition – So dust off those fairy wands and come and impress us with your singing, dancing and acting. The bigger and crazier the better…

Join us on the 15th of April at the Playhouse in Somerset West. Only the leads need to prepare a song, the ensemble creatures do not need to prepare anything. Please note the time slots and arrive 5 minutes early as there is a form to fill in. Each group will be auditioned as a whole so please be on time!

Rehearsals will be in the winter school holidays and shows will be between the 18th and the 29th of July.

Show Details:
Further details of the cast, rehearsal & show dates, and scripts available on request:

All parts of similar size and importance, except as noted below:

  • 17:30 – 18:15 – Woodland Creatures.
    Age 7-9. These creatures feature in the first half of the play. They can hold a tune and are not afraid of being on stage.
  • 18:15 – 19:15 – Mystical Creatures.
    Age 10-15. These creatures need to have big and interesting personalities and must be prepared to be creative and outrageous. They are on stage for most of the play in various roles.
  • 19:15 – 20:00 – Leads:
    Gretel: Age 16-adult. She has a strong confident personality and is a strong singer and dancer. Please prepare a 1 minute acapella song of your choice – show us your character as you sing.

    • Hansel: Age 16-adult. A very confident male who is a little grumpy and can be subdued at times. Please prepare a 1 minute acapella song of your choice – please show us your emotions as you sing.
    • Witch: Age 16-adult. A witch with a difference. Please prepare a 1 minute acapella song of your choice and bring your big personality along.
    • Cat: Age 16-adult. A sneaky, naughty character who moves and sings well. Please prepare a 1 minute acapella song of your choice.


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