Casting Call

Published: 23rd September 2019

Casting Call – PAID

We are looking for two performers (1M 1F) to join the ‘Arbuthnot and Pals’ team at The Customs House, South Shields for the next show ‘Arbuthnot and Pals Wizarding Adventure’.

Auditions will be held at The Customs House on Sunday 6th October 10am – 5pm.

Rehearsals Monday 21st October – 26th Saturday October 29th October

Performances Wednesday 30th October 11am and 2pm

Thursday 31st October 11am and 2pm

Friday 1st November 11am and 2pm

Character Breakdowns-

Headteacher (F) – 25-40. The most powerful witch who works at the school, she cares for all the students. She is strong, kind and very intelligent, when problems start troubling the school everyone immediately looks to her for help. Must be a strong vocalist and confident dancer.

Multirolled Characters (M) – 18-30. This actor will have to play a student, a teacher and an old ‘merlin-esque’ hermit. So this actor must have great characterisation and accent skills. Must be a strong singer and confident dancer.

Audition requirements –

All performers must bring a selection of three different songs ranging in style, on the day you may be required to sing just one or all three. Please try and bring one upbeat pop, one Musical Theatre/acting through song and one ballad. Tracks can be brought on a phone.

All performers will also be required to bring a monologue suitable for Children’s theatre. This can be from a show, dramatic performance of a children’s book or something the applicant has written themselves.

You will be given an hour slot with five other people, be called in one by one to present your songs and monologues, then everyone will be called in together for a dance audition so please wear something you are comfortable moving in.

To be considered for an audition please email your C.V and headshot to