Hopscotch Theatre Company: Pinocchio Open Casting Call 2024/25

Pay: £573 per week
Closing date: Fri 12 Jul 2024: 5pm

Hopscotch Theatre are delighted to announce open auditions for their 2024-25 touring pantomime production, Pinocchio by Robbie Anndra MacLeòid. They are keen to connect with versatile actors/ performers to deliver this touring pantomime across Scotland from November 2024 – January 2025.

They are inviting auditions from performers who may or may not have connected with Hopscotch previously to audition.

Open Audition
Actors will be invited to submit a self-tape corresponding to the role they wish to be considered for. Following the deadline, all self-tapes will be considered by at least two panel members.

Self-tape Deadline: Fri 12 July 2024, 5pm
Shortlisting: No later than Fri 2 August 2024

All shortlisted applicants will be notified of their outcome and limited feedback will be provided.

Please submit a self-tape audition including a reading of the corresponding side to the character you wish to express your interest in, and a supporting song. Your supporting song must be an acapella version of a contemporary song no longer than one minute. Please submit your self-tape as a downloadable or viewable link (Vimeo, YouTube or Tagmin) in the online form.

If you have any questions or would like to submit your application in an alternative format, please email thomas@hopscotchtheatre.com who can support.

All roles are paid £573 per week + Holiday Pay @ 12.07% in line with Equity/ITC guidelines. Where applicable, subsidy, travel and accommodation will be provided if touring requires relocation.

Hopscotch Theatre Company is Scotland’s largest touring company for children’s theatre. For 36 years they have created accessible, contemporary theatre for young audiences to ensure that children, families and communities have access to the magic of live theatre and storytelling all across Scotland. At Hopscotch Theatre Company, children and young people are integral to our creative process, from the initial spark of an idea to the final curtain call. Their performances are crafted for young audiences and their communities, captivating imaginations with professional acting, original plays and stunning costumes and sets. They aim to entertain and educate, empowering children and young people to thrive and succeed.

For further information, please contact thomas@hopscotchtheatre.com (Thomas McCulloch), call 0141 440 2025 or visit https://hopscotchtheatre.com/pinocchio-2024-open-auditions/.

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Closing date: Fri 12 Jul 2024: 5pm