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AUDITION NOTICE: Backbone Ensemble 2024

About Backbone Ensemble: Backbone Ensemble is a transformative 30-week program aimed at nurturing the performance-making skills of young artists aged 18-30. We're looking to hear from emerging artists from any performance discipline. Led by experienced facilitators Stephen Quinn and Fen Carter, this immersive program offers skill-building workshops, collaborative devising sessions, and a culminating performance at Backbone Festival 2024.

Location: Seven Hills Hub, 28 Tallowwood Street, Seven Hills 4170

Dates: Tuesdays, April 16th - November 5th, with additional sessions around Backbone Festival (October 11th - 26th, 2024)

Time: Weekly sessions from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Cost: $300 (Payment plans and scholarships available)

Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024

Audition Process:

  1. Complete the Registration Form: Fill out the application form by the deadline.

  2. Attend Audition Session: Tuesday, April 9th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  3. Prepare Your Audition:

  • A short monologue (<2 mins.) by a writer other than yourself.

  • A unique showcase piece (<2 mins.) demonstrating your talent or skill.

  1. Notification of Outcomes: Applicants will be informed of outcomes by Friday, April 12th, 2024.

Additional Information: For more details about Backbone Ensemble and the audition process, visit our website: Backbone Ensemble Info

Contact: For inquiries or alternative application methods (e.g., video submission), reach out to us at

Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your performance skills and collaborate with fellow emerging artists. Apply now to be part of Backbone Ensemble 2024!


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