HAIRSPRAY to play in Newcastle!

The largest production of HAIRSPRAY ever staged in the world is heading to the Newcastle Entertainment Centre for five performance only from 15 - 17 July 2016! Directed and choreographed by Callum Mansfield, this big fat arena spectacular stars Simon Burke (Playschool, Mary Poppins) as Edna Turnblad, Christine Anu (Aria Award winner, star of RENT) as Motormouth Maybelle, Wayne Scott Kermond (Anything Goes, Singing' in the Rain) as Wilbur Turnblad alongside a core cast of 30 professional performers and a large amateur ensemble of over 500 local performers. Harvest Rain is holding auditions this December for talented young performers who want to take part in the amateur mass ensemble for the Newcastle season of HAIRSPRAY! If singing, acting or dancing is your passion, then don't miss your opportunity to be a part of this record breaking production! AUDITION DATES Auditions will be held from 5 - 6 December 2015 at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre (Broadmeadow). AUDITION DETAILS Auditions will be held in groups and auditionees will be taken through a vocal and a dance audition that will last for 90 minutes in total. Auditionees do not need to prepare anything for this audition. CASTING REQUIREMENTS We are looking for young singers, dancers, actors, acrobats and gymnasts to audition for this production. You do not need to be an experienced singer or dancer to audition - we are looking for young people with all different levels of experience to audition for this production. The production has been designed as a training experience as well as a performance experience, so all those who are successful in getting in to the production will be given ample training and instruction - no matter their prior experience - to ensure they are well prepared and up to the task of performing in HAIRSPRAY. All auditionees must be 9 years or older at the time of the auditions, but no older than 21 by the 15th July 2016. For full details or to submit an audition application, CLICK HERE