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Fancy a go at acting?

Acting & Filming & Singing Opportunities

Looking for an AUDITION? Find (and place) news of forthcoming auditions here. Tell us about your theatre group or choir / Looking for film-actors? / Know of a training course? Use this page to tell us all...

Use the messageboard further down the page to find (and promote) auditions for  stage performances, choirs and chorus singers, and actors for locally-made films coming up, and list your comments and notifications.

There are also many websites out there offering good advice to would-be actors. 
John at The Regent Theatre told us that the Arts Council website has expert advice - www.getintotheatre.org.uk . Please let us know (on the form below) if you come across any others!

Also check out our Amateur Dramatics section for websites of local theatre groups. 

NB - PLEASE exercise care when attending auditions; check the credentials of the group looking for actors, and tell someone if you go.

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Penkhull Mystery Plays auditions
The Penkhull Mystery Plays (community drama project) are holding auditions for actors, singers,dancers, musicians, helpers, whoever on Saturday and Sunday, March 27/28, at 2-4PM at Penkhull Village Hall, Trent Valley Road. Professionally led rehearsal workshops will start on Saturday afternoons from May 8. The show is at 2PM Sat July 10 for one performance only. Contact boatband@yahoo.co.uk for further details.

Victoria Hall acting
Young people aged 10 years and over are invited to be part of a performance of a brand new musical re-telling the fascinating, funny and incredible story of Gulliver’s Travels to the land of giants!
Participants do not need to have previous experience but must be interested and willing to be an engaged member of the team, and to have a go at acting, dancing and singing, with support from a professional artistic team.It will be a once in a lifetime experience.
The role of Gulliver (Lem) will be played by a professional actor/singer.The musical will be performed on stage at the wonderful Victoria Hall.
Participants must attend every day (am and pm) on the following dates:April 6, 8, 9, 12, 13 and 14The performance will be 14 April, early evening.Tip: Book early to avoid disappointmentPlaces: £40 each Bookings 01782 211207Or email joblagg@theambassadors.com

Potteries Theatre Company
AUDITIONS for ALICE IN WONDERLAND on Sunday 18th April 12.15 (registration) until 5.00pm at The George Hotel, Burslem. Dance audition from 12.30-2.00 (if you attend ballet, prepare a short piece) 2.00-5.00 principle and chorus auditions (audition pieces will be given on the day and a list of rehearsal songs are available on the website) www.potteriestheatre.comThis musical production will be held at the Rep Theatre on the 30th Aug-4th Sep 2010.

Clay Chorus choir
The Clay Chorus meets to practise at Burslem School of Art, Mondays 7.15-9.15PM. All welcome, no auditions, no music reading needed. We sing for enjoyment, and also occasionally perform at events.Contact leader Kate Barfield for details boatband@yahoo.co.uk

Children here to find acting jobs
For all you kids posting comments saying you want to be an actor or actress, this isn't the place to advertise yourself, I recommend a site called starnow.co.uk I found it a good site to find local auditions and it helped me gets jobs in america, so look on sites like that and don't advertise yourself on here, also a good thing to do is to get an agent, my agents really good and they have got me auditions within disney and these are hard to come across without an agent. Hope this helps you

Hannah
I am currently studying at College in Fne Art, Media, Drama and Theatre and English Literature and Language, I want to be an actress but I do not have an agent and find it very dificult to come across any auditions in TV and Film, any advice?

Be a FULL TIME performer
The National Brewery Centre, Burton upon Trent, is calling on local performers to contact them in its search to assemble the new team for the revitalised visitor centre and museum opening in April 2010.
'Live' performers, staying 'in character' and being appropriately dressed in relevant period costume, will enact key roles, such as head brewer whilst interacting with visitors. We are looking to recruit a team of 5-6 people to work here full-time."Interested applicants will need to have good people skills and some experience of performing in public, whether that be in amateur dramatics, at college or in a pub or club, for example".
The company is inviting anyone (aged 18 or over) who is interested to write in, explaining why they would be suited for a role at the new centre.Shortlisted applicants will be invited to come along to meet the team and demonstrate their talent.Applications can be sent for the attention of Dave Ismay at the National Brewery Centre. The deadline for applications is the 7th February 2010 and the next stage of the selection will take place shortly afterwards. Further details can be found at the website nationalbrewerycentre.co.uk

South Staffordshire NEEDS bands
South Staffordshire Council is urging bands to come forward for the chance to play at their ‘Concerts in the Park’ programme, which are being planned for this summer.The annual Concert Series was expanded last year and will be running in the same format this year. The Council is asking for bands of all different genres to come forward and submit an ‘Expressions of interest’ form to perform at the events.Concerts will be performed on the Bandstand at Baggeridge Country Park, throughout weekends in July and August. Guests can come along and bring their picnics whilst enjoying the beautiful surroundings and some fantastic music.For a proposal form and further details contact 01902 696245

Flashgun Films
Thanks to eveyone who turned out to the zombie music video for Eaton Park. Video will be released on Youtube in 2-3 weeks.

chiara
I love singing. When I sing I feel elated and nothing else makes me feel so free. When I sing, I want to make others happy. I look up to people like Beyonce, not only for her amazing vocals, but the feeling I get when I see her perform. Many have said I am a BRILLIANT singer and that I could "win the X Factor." They also say my voice is strong and loud and mature.I think singing is one of the best ways to show your emotions.

Sam
Heyyaa I have been loads of acting places but now they have ended so if there is anywhere I could go since my only talent is acting and I get high levels in that. Thanks

Rukshana
Hello ,,..,,Everyone..I have always dreamed of being an actress..If anyone can help me it would be so great. I've always wanted to act,but I just don't know how to get into it or how to get involved with the acting world..please be kind and help me..I would love to have an opportunity to change my life..Thank You Ever So Much...Hope To Hear Back From Anyone..GodBless..

Young Musicians Open Mic Night
Young Musicians Open Mic Nights, Doveridge Club, Nr Uttoxeter; for more info see www.myspace.com/uklivewire Young musicians all abilities and styles welcome; audience welcome - we have some talented local young musicians and singer songwriters performing, for a good night of live music come along and listen, if there are young performers out there that are interested but unsure come along and listen, you will be made to feel welcome and meet some like minded folks

Sarah
I am the Musical Director of Not Strictly Barbershop. We are a mixed choral group who love singing barbershop and close harmony arrangements. We are looking for two more basses to swell our number to 30. We meet on a Friday afternoon at Blythe Bridge Please contact me mrssarahwilliams@hotmail.co.uk

Stoke-on-Trent Methodist Singers
Always looking for new singers to join, particularly in the alto, tenor and bass - we rehearse each Friday at Temple Street Methodist Church, Fenton at 7.30 pm - come along and see what we're about!

Shannon M
Hey, i mlooking for any acting at all, even if its just a little past.. or possibly a summer school for acting, and need more members. it would be such a great help if someone could let me know if theres anything going.. and as people say; follow your dream.

St John Ambulance Staffordshire Brass Band
...is currently looking for new members. You do not need to be a member of St John Ambulance to join the brass band. If you can play a brass instrument then a uniform, an instrument and tuition will all be provided free of charge. To join St John Ambulance Brass Band costs nothing. If you are interested in joining or simply want more information call us on 01785 257124; or call John Alldritt on 01823 68429

Lauren
Hey Emma why don't you apply to join YSD Theatre School. We do shows on the lyceum, go to florida to dance which 2 days ago got back from a 2nd trip. so you should join. there is also a curtain call audition next sunday for beauty and the beast and it is a musical theatre group aswell. you shoulde give a call to gail montague for more details

Orpheus Male Voice Choir
Ther Orpheus Male Voice Choir needs you! The choir has just formed in Cannock Chase from scratch. You don't need to read music as instruction is given! ¬ Phone 01785 713324 for an information pack

Stafford Orchestra
String players needed. Please see www.thestaffordorchestra.co.uk

emma
Hi i am looking for a am dram / musical thearte group in the south cheshire / north staffs area .I love singing , dance and acting . Im 20 years old and looking to something different in my spare time .

Kirsty
Well what can i say .. i have been acting for about 5 years and i am taking it in college... Acting is not a hobby but a passion that has taken my fancy since i was a toddler but never really started until i was 10. now i am 16. I bring a spark to the performance.

kayleigh
i dont get what yoiu acually suppose to post a comment 4 so i just gonna say summet :D i have been coming on to acting sights 4 about 2 years now cos i would kill to become and actress cos that is what i love doing i cant see my self doing anything different in the future, i cant really be bovered to right you an essay so i am just goin 2 leave you an email and you can email if they is an audition in england some were near hull :D thank you very much if you take notice in this email


HOST says: Thanks Kayleigh. The idea of this board is that local theatre groups and film companies post here news of auditions coming up. Then, so long as you check regularly, you'll be able to apply for those auditions.
I'm afraid it's not designed to be a profile page for actresses or actors.
PS - we discourage young people from leaving their email addresses here for web-privacy reasons.

re..... all these kids
lokk if you want to go to auditions there is only one way to do look through these pages, look on each groups web site or in the papers. there is no need to advertise yourselves on here no one will will come looking for you. its up to you to go looking for them. I know I am 12 years old and have been doing amateur since i was 6. And if you want to get into films you have to get a agent like me.Hope this helps

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