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AUDITION NOTICE: 'An Actor's Nightmare' - Brisbane Arts Theatre

Auditions for "An Actor's Nightmare" - Brisbane Drama Festival Circuit

Presented by Brisbane Arts Theatre

About the Production:

Brisbane Arts Theatre is calling for auditions for their one-act entry, 'An Actor's Nightmare', for the Brisbane Drama Festival Circuit. Written by Christopher Durang, this short comic play follows the story of George Spelvin, an accountant who is mistaken for an actor's understudy and forced to perform in a play for which he does not know any of the lines.

Audition Information:

  • Date: Sunday, 9th June 2024

  • Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

  • Location: Lavalla Centre, 58 Fernberg Road, Paddington

Note: Auditions will be conducted in 45-minute slots, from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Each slot will accommodate up to 10 individuals.


  • Age: 18+

  • Attire: Wear comfortable clothing suitable for movement.

  • Prepare: A 1–2-minute comedic monologue.

  • Cold Reads: Will be performed on the day.

  • Availability: Must be available for all rehearsals and performances.

Rehearsal and Performance Schedule:

  • Rehearsals: Wednesdays 7 PM to 10 PM, Saturdays 1 PM to 4 PM.

  • Rehearsal Location: Lavalla Centre, 58 Fernberg Road, Paddington.

  • Drama Festival Locations:

  • Toowoomba: 26th to 28th July

  • Beenleigh: 2nd to 4th August

  • Ipswich: 9th to 11th August

  • KSP: 23rd to 25th August

Membership and Registration:

  • Membership: Performers must be financial members of the company. Memberships can be purchased online or by calling the office.

  • Registration: Register for auditions here.

  • Website: For more information, visit the Brisbane Arts Theatre website.

  • Enquiries: For all enquiries, contact or call (07) 3369 2344.

Cast Requirements:

  • George: Playing age 30-50

  • Meg: Playing age 30-50

  • Sarah: Playing age 25-45

  • Ellen: Playing age 25-45

  • Henry: Playing age 35-55

For more information and registration, please visit the Brisbane Arts Theatre website. For any enquiries, contact or call (07) 3369 2344.


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