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AUDITION NOTICE: "Picnic at Hanging Rock" at Javeenbah Theatre

Journey into the enigmatic world of "Picnic at Hanging Rock" with Javeenbah Theatre! We invite passionate and dynamic actors to audition for this compelling play that delves into mystery, intrigue, and the consequences of a baffling disappearance.

Audition Date: Saturday, 9th March 2024, 10 am onward

Location: Javeenbah Theatre - Cnr of Stevens St & Ferry St, Nerang

Synopsis: For a group of Australian schoolgirls, a romantic Valentine’s Day outing turns into a puzzling mystery on the jagged peaks of Hanging Rock. Based on Joan Lindsay's runaway bestseller, this play explores the aftermath of a disappearance, unraveling the secrets of a small Australian countryside community. Who is responsible for the crime? Join us in examining the people of Woodend and the profound impact of their actions.

Creative Team:

  • Director: Hunter Wall

  • Stage Manager: Stephanie Starre

Performance Season:

  • School Preview Performance: Monday, 10th June

  • Normal Performance Season: 15th - 29th June

Cast: This adaptation of "Picnic at Hanging Rock" features a unique ensemble of five female-presenting actors who take on multiple roles. We're seeking strong and dynamic actors for this challenging portrayal of diverse characters within the same scene. The playing age for all cast members will be between 16-25. Please note that due to the play's content, auditions are open only to those aged 16 and older.

Content Warnings: This production delves into mature themes of child abuse, horror, and suicide. It will also include loud pressure sound effects and intense/strobe lighting.

Come be a part of the mystery! Don't miss your chance to be a part of this captivating production. Join us on the journey of "Picnic at Hanging Rock" and bring your acting prowess to the stage. Your talent could be the missing piece in unraveling this intriguing tale. We look forward to seeing you at the auditions!


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