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AUDITION NOTICE: 'Fancy Long Legs' by La Boite Theatre and Little Red Company

La Boite Theatre, The Little Red Company, and Brisbane Festival are seeking four talented performers for the roles of Fancy and their friends in the upcoming musical adventure, "Fancy Long Legs", adapted for the stage by Naomi Price and featuring original songs by Waveney Yasso, directed by Courtney Stewart.

Audition Details:

  • Applications close Friday 5 April.

  • Creative Developments: 29 April – 3 May 2024 and 15 – 19 July 2024

  • Rehearsals/Tech: 12 August – 7 September 2024

  • Performance Dates: 12 – 22 September 2024

Show Description: "Fancy Long Legs" follows Fancy, a lively young arachnid who struggles to stay focused on her creative task of web-building. With the support of her friends, Fancy embarks on a journey of self-discovery to find her own style and make something unique. This uplifting story takes a glittery look at neurodivergence, offering an adventure of acceptance, self-expression, and friendship.

Character Descriptions:

  1. Fancy: The hero of the story, neuro-sparkly, artistic, and creative. Charismatic dreamer, easily distracted.

  2. Busy: The eldest child, overachiever, organised, and confident. Talented perfectionist, thrives on structure.

  3. Incy: The perfect ally, empathetic, cosy, and kind. Grounded, collaborative, and accommodating.

  4. Charlotte: Risk-averse, anxious, and nervous. Talkative, with extraordinary knowledge about spiders.


  • Performers aged 20-30 of all gender identities, cultural backgrounds, and access requirements are welcome.

  • Strong singing, acting, movement, and dance skills preferred.

  • Performers without auditory sensitivity preferred, but the team is open to working with actors to find accessible solutions.

Application Details:

  • Submit online application here: Application Link

  • Include:

  • Professional CV

  • Headshot

  • Self-tape containing:

  • 60 seconds of a pop/contemporary song

  • A short contemporary monologue

If you encounter any issues with the application link, please email for assistance.

Join us in bringing this bright and bold family work to life, celebrating inclusivity, self-expression, and friendship!


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