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Moving North

Matt Flint joins judging panel

Matt Flint, West End performer, choreographer and winner of BBC’s So You Think You Can Dance series 2, has joined Artistic Director Lynn Wallis on the judging panel for the Final of Moving North at The Lowry in Salford on 18 July. Blue Peter and former Olympics presenter Radzi Chinyanganya will host the Final.

Matt says: 'I come from Scarborough so I'm really excited to be judging the Final of Moving North at The Lowry! Having been through similar experiences before, I think giving young people the chance to perform motivates them hugely: the fact that everyone can enter in four different genres is a real key to accessibility, and I would particularly encourage male dancers to give it a go. Well done RAD!'
Our new competition is designed to give dancers up to the age of 18 a chance to enter their own pieces in one of four genres – ballet, contemporary, jazz, or street dance/hip hop – and as part of any of three heats. Closing dates have now been extended to April.

All dancers living in the UK or Republic of Ireland aged 8-18 in non-vocational training can enter, no RAD syllabus experience necessary! See our flyer for more information.
The grand prize will be a VIP box at Dance Proms (to be held in London’s Royal Albert Hall on 15 November), as well as plenty of promotion of your act via the RAD’s global website.
The heats for Moving North will take place in:
• Leeds – 3 May (closing date for entries: 7 April)
• Bolton – 10 May (closing date for entries: 7 April)
• York – 21 June (closing date for entries: 13 April)
The final will take place in the Quays Theatre at The Lowry in Salford on 18 July.
Visit the RAD website and download an application pack.

Posted on 06/03/2015


Wanted - Big Guy to play Oliver Hardy

I am looking for a big guy to play Oliver Hardy 45 to 55 years old.. 6 feet tall approx. 17 plus stone...

I have been in the entertainment business for over 25 years..

The work will be paid promotional work in this country and also Europe.

Please contact Graeme Hardy

Posted on 04/03/2015


Music Video Actors

We have an album launch party on the 13th of March in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire at 7.30 doors open 8pm start. We have our videographers in attendance on the night filming for the music video for the lead song off the album. We would like to invite your acting group to attend the event as a part of the natural crowd reaction to performance and activities on the night. We will require some choreographed reactions, comments and interaction. Should your members attend they will get complementary tickets for them and any friends they intend bringing along, free finger food, two free drinks and credits on the music video.

The artist in question has charted in Ireland and is experiencing great successes working with the UKs top producers who will be in attendance on the night.

Apologies for the late invitation as our videographers have just suggested this to us.

Tyron van Rooyen
Email :
Mobile : +447581012580

Posted on 01/03/2015


Feature Film Flashmob Sequence


We are in the process of arranging extras for a Feature Film flashmob sequence we are shooting in Essex on March 3.
We need about 30 extras.
All expenses will be covered up to £25, but no pay. Should be a fun time.

Please email:

Tyler Peterson
MSFT productions, London

Posted on 26/02/2015


Extras needed for short film shoot

We are currently producing a short film called “Rags" which is shooting in Swindon. We are looking for some additional cast members and id really like to get you guys involved.

The Roles I’m looking for are:
- 3 x 20-26 year old boys/men. They will hang around the park. Caucasian.
- 1 x 16-19 year old girls. joking, laughing on the cul de sac. Not Caucasian.
- we also need a baby - around 6 months old, who will be in a couple of scenes.

If you think anyone would be interested as an extra, I’d need the following:
- A head shot
- Full length shot
- Sizes

They would be extras in the film so if they don’t have any acting background its fine.

They would need to be available to come to Swindon for filming on Thursday 5th March.

I can cover travel however I wouldn’t have any form of payment for their services but I’m hoping the experience would be really interesting for them. The director is Tom Beard, and the film is very powerful..quite a sensitive subject matter.

Give me a call if you have any questions or if you know anyone who may be interested!
Contact:Emma Stone via Twitter on @E_C_Stone or

Posted on 26/02/2015


Actors wanted for a 2nd year film

I am from the University of Lincoln and am in my second year. We are making a 10 minute short film for our course, and need 3 lead actors. If you would be able to share this around, that would be great.
I'm afraid as it's a student project it will be unpaid work, but we will provide everything but transport (if from outside of Lincoln) during shooting. It's mainly an opportunity to get experience.
We will be holding auditions this weekend on Saturday at 3pm and Sunday 3pm and will be shooting from Monday 2nd of March until Friday 7th.
The character details are as follows, and copies of the script will be available to applicants.

Mid to early 20's, appearance is not important necessarily, but preferably short. Esme is a serial killer who gets her victims via dating sites. She is flirty and cheerful but has a dark side.

Mid to early 20's, again appearance is not important however preferably tall. Max is also a serial killer, and preys on victims by pretending to be hurt himself. He often uses a hammer.

Mid to early 20's, appearance not important, preferably tall. He is a lovable loser, always focuses on the bright side. He is the only victim we see in the film.

Thank you for your time, any help is appreciated.
Jane Macari,
Producer at COLLINN Productions

Posted on 26/02/2015


Ucd Dramsoc

Want To Direct a Short Play?

Good news! The deadline for applications to direct a short play by either Samuel Beckett or Harold Pinter for the Beckett/Pinter festival in Week 8 has been extended!
Applicants now have until Friday 27th February at 5pm to submit an application. You can get an application form by emailing
If you're interested but stuck on your choice of play, you can borrow from the dramsoc library in the office next to the theatre, or email
Best of luck!

Posted on 25/02/2015


Southgate Opera

Merry Widow

Southgate Opera is still looking for a Camille (tenor) for their next production.
Contact via website, Facebook or Twitter.

Posted on 25/02/2015


RAGS - Short film - Extras Wanted

I'm currently producing a short film called “Rags" which is shooting in Swindon! We are looking for some additional cast members and id really like to get you guys involved again.

The Roles I’m looking for are:
- 3 x 20-26 year old boys/men. They will hang around the park.
- 2 x 16-19 year old girls. joking, laughing on the cul de sac.

If you think anyone would be interested id need the following:
- A head shot
- Full length shot
- Sizes
They would be extras in the film so if they don’t have any acting background its fine.

They would need to be available to come to Swindon for filming on Thursday 5th March.

I can cover travel however i wouldn’t have any form of payment for their services but I’m hoping the experience would be really interesting for them.

Give me a call if you have any questions or if you know anyone who may be interested!

Jason Oakley
Office: +44 207 851 0200
Mobile: +44 7834 548 301

Posted on 25/02/2015


Single Men and Women Needed

New ITV Entertainment show are looking for singles to take part!

Do you look good on the dance floor?

Does dancing play a part in who you date?

ITV are shooting a non-TX pilot for an exciting and fun new entertainment show. We need fun, lively, confident and openminded single guys and girls to take part in an experiment to test the science of dance. It will be light-hearted piece with celebrity guests.

In order to take part in the experiment, you need to be single, looking to find love and over the age of 18. We are looking for non-dancers as well as people who know how to bust a move that will have a master class in attracting members of the opposite sex. We are going to use the science behind dancing to find you a date.

To apply to take part, please send an email to with a photo, your name and contact telephone number by the 2nd of March.

You must be available for a VT filming date the first week of March and a studio-filming day (17th of March), both of which will be shot in Central London.

Posted on 24/02/2015


AGE 17-21
and living in the Newcastle on Tyne area??

director John MacDonald, producer Susan Hedworth
are giving you the opportunity to


Keel Row Productions


Thursday August 23rd to Sunday August 30th 2015

Paradise in the Vault (Grassmarket, Edinburgh)

We are giving a dozen young performers the chance to take part in this gripping WW1 inspired drama by Sue Saunders,
a tale of the past and present colliding as a schoolgirl attempts to uncover the truth behind the life and execution of a young soldier.

Auditions during the Easter hols.
Early rehearsals in May with intensive rehearsals late July to August
Dress Rehearsal: Friday August 21st.
£200 required for food and accommodation (travelling expenses covered by Keel Row productions)
If interested, please contact or ring Sue Hedworth on 07841349164

Posted on 24/02/2015


Casting Call for "Journey" a 20 minute comedy, drama short film.

Auditions will be held at The University of Lincoln, Minerva Building
Contact Yolanda Taylor (Producer) via email to book a time

Lewis - Protagonist between 25-30 in appearance
Emily - Lewis' sister between 18-25 in appearance
Mark - Lewis' best friend between 25-30 in appearance
Doctor - supporting role between 2535 in appearance

Posted on 24/02/2015


Casting Call, Short Film

We are looking for actors to take part in an unpaid student film from the University of Gloucestershire. It will be a 5-7 minute drama short film, revolving around a married couple. We are looking for actors to fill 2 main roles and 5 other supporting roles which are disclosed below. The filming will likely place in Cheltenham and its surrounding area. If you or anyone you know may be interested in this, details are at the bottom of the page.

A young father-to-be discovers he is likely to go blind within 6 months, shortly before his daughter is due to be born. His ever increasing disability puts strain on his relationship, as well as his faith in his ability to be a good Dad. However when his daughter is finally born, he comes to terms with his blindness and is finally able to move forward into fatherhood.
BEN, (25) is married to his childhood sweetheart and a sensitive soul. He became a firefighter in admiration of his father’s profession, whose untimely death led Ben to strongly desire fatherhood for himself. When Ben is suddenly told he will be blind within 6 months and roughly around his wife’s due date. He struggles to cope, believing he can no longer be a good father. He internalises almost everything, creating a tension between him and his wife
ALANA, (23) is Ben’s pregnant wife, fiery but fair and understands her husband completely. She comes from a wealthy background but grew up to be very independent, often opposing her parent’s views. She is a great believer in equality for everyone and is unafraid to speak her mind. She always desired children and is incredibly excited about the baby and even though Ben will lose his sight she believes he will be a good father and it hurts her to think she can’t make him believe that.

The film takes place over several months in the couple’s lives meaning that Alana will become increasingly pregnant throughout the film. If cast in the role, you will have to wear a pregnancy suit.

Supporting roles include:
• Fire Chief, Hanson
• Ben’s Co-Worker, Craig
• Alana’s Father
Auditions will be taking place Wednesday 18th February in Park Campus, Cheltenham. If you are unable to make it you are still welcome to apply as we can organise either a skype audition or you can send us a video audition. Upon receiving an email inquiry, we will send you a selection of scripts to choose from to prepare for the audition.
If you are interested and would like more information please email any of the following addresses.

Producer – Hannah Perry –
Co-Director – Georgia Wren –
Co-Director – Elliot Mason –

Posted on 23/02/2015


The East Cheshires

Witches of Eastwick

We are looking for more cast for our show. Are there any men and women out there?? Help

Posted on 22/02/2015


Local Film Opportunity

We are Cheltenham based film students currently casting for an upcoming short film. We are looking for local actors and actresses who would be interested in collaborating with us. The film is a modern piece with a historical twist. We will be holding auditions at Park Campus on tuesday the 24th of February.

The roles we are auditioning for are,

-2x mid 20's male major speaking roles
-2x mid 20's minor female speaking roles
-1x 30+ large build male major speaking role
-1x 30+ large build male, non-speaking

For further information and details for auditions, please get in contact through this email address

Thomas Barlett - Producer

Posted on 18/02/2015


Dancers Needed For Music Video

We are amateur film makers from Gloucestershire and are looking for male dancers to participate in a music video that we are making from 25th Feb - 4th March. We are making this for a unit for our university course.
We are looking for experienced dancers to be a part of this choreographed music video. We are hoping to make sure the working days aren’t longer than 10 hours and are scheduling a 5 day shoot. Would you have anyone that would be interested in taking part in the video?
It will be a unique twist on the Michael Jackson song 'Get On The Floor' and filmed on many different bright, creative sets including a graffiti scene. This Music Video will be played at our end of year screening which those involved will be invited to and will be put on our Youtube Channel for promotion. They will be credited and will be able to add it to their personal portfolio.
Depending on their location expenses will be covered.
Please feel free to contact me for more information, my email is:
Kind Regards,
Beth Leaver

Posted on 18/02/2015


Open Casting Call to Star in a London Film School Production

Looking for:
Male Actor: Age 30-40
Slim Build
Maximum height: 5 ft 9”
To play the part of a troubled alcoholic in an original London Film School student film. This will be a black and white, no sound, short film.
Auditions: February 19th 10am - 2pm at the London Film School
At the London Film School – 24 Shelton St, London WC2H 9UB
Shooting will take place in London for two days.
Shooting Starts: 4th March 2015
Shooting Ends: 5th March 2015
Please contact Laura Seward – for further details and to arrange an audition time.

Posted on 17/02/2015


Uni-versalEXTRAS Ltd

Be a Film & TV Extra in Bangor - Open Casting Do you want to work as an Extra for Film & TV in paid roles? Uni-versalEXTRAS is a professional agency based at the prestigious Pinewood Film Studios – we are holding an Open Casting in Bangor for people to register as extras for productions coming up in the area! Please find all of the details about the Open Casting below and do share this information with any family and friends who might also be interested.

Open Casting in Bangor on Friday 20th February!
Location: Deiniol Shopping Centre, Old Specsavers Unit opposite Vodafone, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 1NW
Timings: arrive at any time between 8am and 1pm

Facebook Event:
Join our Facebook event for news and information about the Open Casting.
Twitter: #UEXBangor / @UniEXTRAS

What do you need to do?
1. Go to and click ‘Register as an Extra’
2. Follow the steps to ‘Register as an Extra’ – stop at the photo stage
3. Come to the Open Casting to have your photos taken and get a free 1 year listing as a film extra!
No experience necessary. You must be aged 16½ or over. You must have the right to work in the UK.

Q. Who are Uni-versalEXTRAS?
A. Uni-versalEXTRAS is a film and TV extras agency based at Pinewood Film Studios that supplies extras across the UK and Ireland for films such as The Theory of Everything, Guardians of the Galaxy, Muppets Most Wanted & Les Misérables. For more information please go to
Q. What happens at an Open Casting?
A. Uni-versalEXTRAS will take your photos so that we can cast you in suitable roles for Film & TV. All you need to do is bring yourself!
We look forward to seeing you at the Casting – remember to tell your family and friends!

Kind regards,

Admin Team
Uni-versalEXTRAS Ltd

No. 1 for supplying Supporting Artistes across the UK and Ireland
Tel. 0845 0090 344 | | website
Welcome to Uni-versalEXTRAS - Supplying TV and film extras for the UK &

Posted on 12/02/2015

Crigglestone Theatre Company

42nd Street

Crigglestone theatre are doing 42nd street and still short a few men... anyone interested.

Contact via website or Facebook

Posted on 12/02/2015


The Elephant in the Sun - Actors Required

We are looking for 2 Bournemouth- based actors for The Elephant in the Sun - beautifully shot film to be produced by an experienced crew
The shooting dates are 13th Feb-15th Feb.

This short film is a quirky 5 minute comedy. It centres on two middle aged best friends who haven’t grown up and whose relationship breakdowns when one of them starts seeing a girl.

This is an unpaid job but we are happy to reimburse travelling and food expenses.

This will be a beautifully shot film to be produced by an experienced crew.

Greg: Male actor, age 30-45
Tall with a large build - out of shape figure
Any ethnicity The film centers on his struggle to grow up and the realisation that it may be too late. We follow him as he struggles with Sammy his best friend who hasn't cottoned on to the inevitability of growing old.

Sammy: Male actor, age 30-45
Short with a large build - out of shape figure.
Any ethnicity

Sammy is the excitable best friend to Greg who hasn't cottoned on to the inevtiability of growing old. We follow him as he struggles to come to terms with the change in direction of his friendship with Greg.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Best regards,
Thuy Le Do

Posted on 06/02/2015


Special Offer on Approval Copies

Dear Friends,

To mark the New Year, we are having a sale!!

For the rest of February and March all approval copies will be FREE of charge! All I will charge you for is the actual cost of posting the copies to you – you can read as many or as few plays as you like, from the comfort of your own home! Just take a look through our extensive catalogues, make your selections and e-mail them to me! I will get them straight off to you by the most economical means, unless you ask for priority postage.

Now is a great time to start thinking about next year’s Pantomime, so please browse through our Panto Catalogue and let me know which titles tickle your fancy! Read them all!

Let a bit of comedy warm you up on these bitterly cold February days!

Please let your friends and colleagues in other amateur drama societies, schools etc know about us!

Best wishes
Download free copies of all our catalogues of plays and theatre textbooks from:
Join us on Facebook:
Cressrelles Publishing Company Limited
10 Station Road Industrial Estate, Colwall, WR13 6RN.
Telephone: (01684) 540154

Posted on 05/02/2015


Are you a motivated individual who is passionate about Performing Arts?

Spotlight Musical Theatre School are offering a unique business opportunity. We are seeking a principal for our new school opening in Bicester, Oxfordshire.

If you are interested in running your very own Spotlight Musical Theatre School with the support of the Spotlight team then we would love to hear from you.

Ideally you should be able to teach one genre, drama, dance or singing.

Fabulous rate of teaching pay + % + more!

To apply or for more information contact the Spotlight Team -

Posted on 05/02/2015


***Job Opportunity*** Closing date 4th February

Facilitator sought for Mayo Youth Theatre
Mayo County Council Arts Office is seeking a person for the provision of service as a Youth Theatre Facilitator for Mayo Youth Theatre, Ballina.
Requires minimum two years professional experience in theatre/ drama.
To apply, send a C.V. and letter of interest to: Arts Office, Mayo County Council, Áras an Chontae, Castlebar, Mayo
For queries, contact the Arts Office on:
T: 094 9024444, ext. 7558 & 7471
Closing Date for Application: Wednesday 4th February 2015 by 5pm.
Interviews Take Place: Thursday 12th February 2015 in Ballina Arts Centre.
For full details follow National Association for Youth Drama

Posted on 04/02/2015


Casting call

I am a second year Media Production student at Northumbria University and the producer for one of our upcoming films. Our film is about a man with sin who has just died and entered limbo, and he encounters a woman who will not let him pass into the 'gates of hell'. The actual style of the film will be very realistic but this is the underlying implications.

We are in need of two actors:
- A man in his late 50's, preferably of a bigger build but not necessarily
- A woman in her late 60's

The filming should only take one day and all food and travel expenses will be provided.
Although we cannot pay the actors, it would be an excellent piece of work to add to their portfolio as the film allows for a lot of range in emotion and acting.

You can contact me via this email address or by phone on 07894890601

Many thanks,
Shibeal Mc Cullagh

Posted on 02/02/2015


The event for your career in the performaing arts.
13-15 February 2015
Olympia, London

Are you an actor or performer looking to further your career? At PERFORM you can get essential advice, network, brush up your skills and explore a range of career opportunities to improve your potential in a sometimes difficult industry.
Bring your CV, headshot and questions to gain career changing advice in FREE sessions offering 1-to-1 career mentoring, vocal coaching, headshot health checks and advice to rejuvenate your future.
1-to-1 session highlights include:
• Career mentoring with The Actors Centre
Friday 13th February at 13:00
The team from the Actors Centre will be on hand to answer all your career questions
• Careers Clinic with The Stage's John Byrne
Saturday 14th February at 12.00
Advice and guidance for performers at all stages of their career
• Casting Director Phil Shaw
Sunday 15th February at 14:30
Strategies to pro-actively move your career forward in 2015
View the full programme and buy tickets
Sunday 15 February, 11:45
When the going gets tough, the tough get going!
But how do they keep going? This session will give you some useful strategies and tips to help you deal with career setbacks in a more constructive way.
Equity: Muriel McLymont
Book tickets
Saturday 14 February, 16:45
How does the casting process differ? How do you adjust your behaviour on camera? Learn how to adjust your game for a very different market and have a few preconceptions dashed along the way.
Theatre of Arts - Amir Korangy
Book tickets

Sunday 15 February, 14:45
How can you make the transition from a performer to backstage? What options are available for you? Discover the varied, creative and exciting choices available to you in this enlightening session that could improve your chances of long term employment in the industry.
Stage Jobs Pro
Book tickets
Saturday 14 February, 14:45
Learn the 7 step formula you can use to transform your personal brand and revolutionise your image. In such a crowded market place, this session will provide you with the tools to stand out from the crowd.
Famous Branding - Cindy Harvey
Book tickets

Posted on 01/02/2015


Arcadians Musical Theatre Company


The Arcadians Musical Theatre Company based in Selly Oak Birmingham urgently require two young(ish) men for their forthcoming production of Sister Act. This will take place at The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham from May 5th-May 9th 2015

We are a friendly company and rehearse on Tuesdays and some Fridays at St Mary's church which is just off the Bristol Road.

We are looking for 2 main roles to be filled - do you know anyone who may be interested?

Rehearsals have just begun and we are really anxious to cast these roles as a matter of urgency.

If you are interested please email as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you

Posted on 01/02/2015


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