Season 2017-18

Canberra REP launched its 2017-18 Season on 21 October at Theatre 3, 3 Repertory Lane Acton, with the assistance of the cast from their next production of Noises Off. REP celebrates its 85th year with plays new to our repertoire and accomplished directors to guide us through these adventures of love, intense passion, intrigue, friendship, laughter and remembrance.

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Audition Information

Audition image Canberra REP has six shows each calendar year for which we hold open Auditions.

The 2017-18 Season productions audition dates will be listed below when known:
dates subject to change

AUDITIONS: Audition date for REP's production of Trelawny of the WELLS 10 and 11 December at the Yarralumla Guide Hall.

Trelawney of the WELLS director Tony Turner; Audition information as below.

23 Characters & playing ages.
James Telfer, 60-70 - “a thick-set elderly man…somewhat sonorous in speech and elaborately dignified in bearing”
Augustus Colpoys, 40-50 -“an insignificant wizened little fellow who is unable to forget that he is a low comedian”
Ferdinand Gadd 25-30 -“a flashily dressed young man”
Tom Wrench 30-35 -“a shabbily dressed, ungraceful man … with eyes full of good humour”
Mrs Telfer 50-60 -“a large lady of middle age – a failed queen of tragedy”
Avonia Bunn 20-25 -“an untidy tawdrily dressed young woman with the airs of a suburban soubrette”
Rose Trelawney 20-30 -“looks divine…graceful and charming”
Imogen Parrot 25-30 -“a pretty, light hearted woman daintily dressed.”
O’Dwyer 40-60
Sarah 20-30 -“a diminutive servant”
Mrs Mossop 40-60 -“a portly middle aged Jewish woman”
Ablett 45-60 -“a working class grocer”
Arthur Gower 20-28 -“a handsome boyish young man”
Sir William Gower 70-80 -“a grim bullet headed old gentleman”
Miss Trafalgar Gower 60-70 -“a spare prim lady of gentle manners”
Clara De Foen -“a footman”
Members of the company of the Pantheon theatre - 3 men 25-45 & 2 women 25-30
Hall Keeper of the Pantheon 50-65 (male)

Some roles may double – Audition times from 9.30am to 4pm, 15 minutes per auditionee.

Auditionees should read the play and be prepared to read a scene or two.

Scripts are available from Theatre 3, Mon - Fri 10am to 4pm. Audition bookings are now open.Please call to make a booking on 6257 1950 or email the auditions email below. The auditions will also will be promoted on the REP facebook page.It is very important that all auditionees have read the play.

If you have any questions please email auditions [at] canberrarep.org.au

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