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Brainstorm Productions Auditions - Applications Open for 2020 Tours!

Brainstorm Productions Auditions - Applications Open for 2020 Tours!

Australia
Paid
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About the advertiser
  • Located in New South Wales, Australia
  • Joined October, 2014
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Brainstorm Productions is one of Australia’s largest and most respected educational theatre companies, performing to over 360,000 primary and high school students each year. Our award-winning productions help schools and students by addressing issues such as bullying, cyber bullying, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, exam stress, eating disorders, violence, harassment, online ethics, decision-making, risk-taking and substance misuse.

We will cast 13 actors for the 2020 season:
7 male actors (1 Brisbane, 2 Melbourne, and 4 Sydney based)
6 female actors (1 Brisbane, 2 Melbourne, and 3 Sydney based)

**Specific roles/contract details can be found on site link provided after application**

Please let us know if you wish to be considered for roles in other cities, if it eventuates that we are unable to offer you a role in the city you currently reside in.

Essential criteria

• Must be at least 19 years old

• Playing range of 16-24

• Current drivers licence and good driving record (Learners licence not sufficient)

• Fit, healthy and able to travel away from home

• Energetic and responsible

Some singing, physical theatre and dance experience an advantage.


About the Auditions:

Initial auditions will be held one at a time – you will need to perform a short monologue provided in advance by Brainstorm and sing ‘Happy Birthday’ unaccompanied. These auditions will be filmed for later reference.

Please arrive a few minutes early to complete application forms prior to your audition. You will be asked for information about your driving record, your availability for the coming season, some medical history and your employment history, experience and training.

You or your agent will be advised that day if you are required for callback and to make a time.

Callbacks are in groups of 4-5. You will be asked to demonstrate ability to move/dance etc depending on the role(s) we are considering you for. You will also be asked to improvise a variety of scenarios including some school-based situations. No accompaniment for singing and dancing please.

Application Information:

Please make sure your application lists your full name, Date of Birth and the city you are auditioning in. Freelance actors please also supply your mobile phone number and email address.

If you are represented by an agent you MUST make your submission through them, or at least let them know that you are sending an application directly to us and list them on your application.

Closing Dates for Applications:

Brisbane applicants: Applications close Mon 4th November 2019

Melbourne & Sydney applicants: Applications close Thurs 7th November 2019

Please note late applications cannot be accepted.

If your application proceeds to an audition you will be contacted by Wed 6th November (Brisbane), or Mon 11th November (Melbourne and Sydney) to allocate audition times.

You will be notified by phone or email by the 18th December 2019 if you have been cast or if you are unsuccessful. If you are represented by an agent, we will notify you through them.


If you are shortlisted:

- Before an offer of employment is made you will be asked to provide a Service NSW, QLD Roads or VIC Roads print out of your driving record.

- We will require your permission to conduct a mandatory criminal record check for any history of violence or sexual based offences to provide you with a Working With Children Check number.

- Some individual schools may require us to supply them with your full name, date of birth and Working With Children Check number - this is a requirement of your ongoing employment with Brainstorm Productions.

PLEASE NOTE: It is an offence under the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence or child related personal violence to apply for these positions.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Audition Dates for our 2020 Season

Brisbane: Mon 11th November, with callbacks on Tues 12th November 2019.

Melbourne: Fri 15th & Sat 16th November, with callbacks on Mon 18th November 2019.

Sydney: Tues 19th & Wed 20th November, with callbacks on Thurs 21st November 2019.

Please note: If you are a student graduating from an acting or musical theatre degree and the auditions coincide with your showcase dates, you are welcome to contact us to discuss your specific situation.

Job payment

Paid - Current award rates for 2020 plus tax free living away from home allowance (LAHA) when away from your base city + holiday pay & super


Brisbane Based

Playing range of 16-24

Anyone, aged 19 to 30

Applications closed 8 November 2019.

Melbourne Based

Playing range of 16-24

Anyone, aged 19 to 30

Applications closed 8 November 2019.

Sydney Based

Playing range of 16-24

Anyone, aged 19 to 30

Applications closed 8 November 2019.

About the advertiser
  • Located in New South Wales, Australia
  • Joined October, 2014
Email verified
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Previous listings

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