Interested in acting? We are holding auditions for the first three plays of the next season – details below. You do not need to be a member of the Huddersfield Thespians to audition – everyone is welcome – but you will need to become a member if you accept a part. If you would like to audition, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you are coming.
Comedy by Amanda Whittington. To be performed on the Lawrence Batley Theatre main stage, 11 – 15 October 2011.
Four female: 2 @ age 20 – 30, 1 @ 40 – 50, 1 @ 50 – 60
One male: Playing 6 parts, age 30 – 40
Four women working as fish packers decide to go to the races. Out go the hairnets, overalls and wellies as the four ditch work, do themselves up and head off to the races for a drink, a flirt and a flutter. If their luck holds, they could hit the jackpot – and more besides . . .
Auditions for Ladies Day: 20 June 2011 at 7:30pm, Oakes Mills West, Lindley, Huddersfield HD3 4DD
By Frank Vickery. To be performed in the Lawrence Batley Theatre Syngenta Cellar, 22 – 26 November 2011
Two female: 1 young, 1 @ 50 – 60, plus 1 girl (non-speaking)
Two male: 1 @ 20 – 25, 1 @ 30 – 35
A year ago Vi suffered a stroke and her son Howard gave up college to nurse her. Vi, now capable of looking after herself, finds it hard to let go. Howard has a secret – he is gay and has been seeing Bernard, Vi’s insurance agent. A caravan holiday in Tenby does nothing to relieve the tension.
Auditions for Easy Terms: 28 June 2011 at 7:30pm, Oakes Mills West, Lindley, Huddersfield HD3 4DD
By John Godber. To be performed on the Lawrence Batley Theatre main stage, 17 – 21 January 2011
Full of warmth, understanding and humour, this is an affectionate and appealing portrait of an ordinary family struggling with change, bereavement and the generation gap. On his graduation day in 1978, John looks back over his teenage years, from 1967 – 1973, recalling all the embarrassments, tensions, joys and sorrows of family life in West Yorkshire. Older and better educated, he finds himself alienated from his working-class family who cannot understand his growing intellect and theatrical aspirations.
Six female: Young – 70s
Three male: Young – 70s
Auditions for Happy Families: 11 July 2011 at 7:30pm, Oakes Mills West, Lindley, Huddersfield HD3 4DD