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Audition - Men of the World **UPDATE*** ADDITIONAL DATE ***UPDATE*** MEN OF THE WORLD by John Godber New Audition Date: Tuesday 13 November 2018 at 7.30pm at Oakes Mills West Rehearsals start: 10 December 2018 (break for Christmas...

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Open Audition MEN OF THE WORLD by John Godber Audition Date: Monday 22 October 2018 at 7.30pm at Oakes Mills West Rehearsals start: mid-December 2018 Play runs: 12-16 February 2019 Preparing for a mystery trip...

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Do you have what it takes to be a History Boy? Or know... Huddersfield Thespians is looking to cast the part of Akhtar in Alan Bennett’s fantastic play “The History Boys” which will be performed at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield this October! The...

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Latest Actor's Workshop This month's Actors Workshop takes place TOMORROW night (3 July) at 7.30pm. We will be looking at "Tons of Money" - an Aldwych farce updated for modern audiences, and our play for June 2019. So, if you...

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Casting Call The Casting Committee of Huddersfield Thespians is looking to cast two roles, one in each of its first two plays, to be on stage this autumn! The roles are for actors who can play someone of British...

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Be part of Shakespeare in the Park this summer – UPDATE

Posted by Thespians | Posted in Productions, Uncategorized | Posted on 04-03-2016


Be part of our big summer production!

The Huddersfield Thespians are looking for a team of energetic and enthusiastic volunteers to help us to stage our promenade ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ production in Greenhead Park, 7-10 July.

You will help us to guide the audience round the park, liaise between plays, help directors and actors, sell programmes, assist with costumes and props and generally be the backbone of the production team. It’s going to be a lot of fun!

No previous experience is necessary and all training will be given. You need to be available from 18.00-22.00 on 7-10 July, plus two or three evenings/weekend days for training. Interested? Please get in touch with lynne.whitaker@talktalk.net

Our next actor’s workshop on 5th April 7-30pm will be a session for those interested who want to find out more about what is involved , and meet the rest of the team.  Hope to see you there.


Huddersfield Thespians announce audition dates for ‘Shakespeare in the Park’

Posted by Thespians | Posted in Auditions, News, Productions | Posted on 27-01-2016

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Auditions for the various parts in the scenes from Shakespeare being performed on 7th, 8th and 9th of July 2016, will take place at Oakes Mill,  on the following dates:-
Romeo and Juliet – Tuesday  2nd February 2016 from 7.30pm (this will be instead of the monthly actor’s workshop)
Twelfth Night –Wednesday  3rd February 2016 from 7.30pm
Midsummer Night’s Dream – Saturday 20th February from 1.30pm
Macbeth and Henry V – Sunday 21st February from 11am
All persons who have already expressed an interest in auditioning for a part will be advised by e-mail of the above dates. If you are interested but have not already expressed an interest please contact Lynne Whitaker at lynne.whitaker@talktalk.net

Shakespeare in the Park – actors and directors wanted

Posted by Thespians | Posted in Auditions, News, Productions | Posted on 05-01-2016

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We are delighted to announce that we will be holding three promenade performances of scenes from Shakespeare in Greenhead Park in July 2016. The dates are to be finalised but are provisionally set for 7, 8 and 9 July. Watch this space for updates!
Shakespeare in the Park will comprise a scene or section from five of Shakespeare’s plays – Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, Henry V, and Macbeth. Each will take place at a different location within the park and will last for 20-30 minutes. There will be an interval, and along the way there will bindexe all sorts of other entertainment, including music, singing, and much more!
We are now looking for directors for this exciting new adventure for the Huddersfield Thespians, which will commemorate 400 years since Shakespeare’s death. Directors will be responsible for all aspects of their scenes, working with our wardrobe, casting, staging, lighting and sound teams. Expressions of interest – for one scene or more – should be sent Lynne Whitaker, lynne.whitaker@talktalk.net by 15 January. Please do contact Lynne if you have any questions. We will hold interviews in the week of 18 January.
We are also looking for expressions of interest from actors for the following parts;
Romeo & Juliet: Romeo, Juliet, Tybalt, Capulet, Nurse, Benvolio and Mercutio.
Midsummer Night’s Dream: Quince, Bottom, Snout, Starveling, Flute, Snug, Titania, Oberon, Puck, Peaseblossom, Cobweb, Moth, Mustardseed (these last four parts are likely to be played by children.)
Macbeth: Witch one, witch two, witch three, Hecate, and Macbeth.
Henry V: Henry.
Twelfth Night: Malvolio, Olivia, Toby Belch, Andrew Aguecheek, Maria.

As most parts are relatively short, please feel free to express an interest in different roles. Again, please email Lynne if you are interested – lynne.whitaker@talktalk.net– by 18 January. Auditions will be held once directors have been found, towards the end of January.
Join us to celebrate the life of the world’s greatest playwright and to reprise open air theatre in Huddersfield – our last production in Greenhead Park was in 1922!

Announcing Huddersfield Thespian’s 96th Season

Posted by Thespians | Posted in Featured, Productions | Posted on 15-03-2015


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