Actors! Crew! The ghost finder needs you

Blackshaw Theatre have issued the casting and crew calls for their Wandsworth Arts Festival and Fringe (WAFF)  2013 double bill: London Pride by Katie McCullough, and Audience with the Ghost Finder by me.

The deadline for applications is Friday 1 March, and auditions/callbacks will be in the evenings of the week beginning Monday 4 March, at The Selkirk Upstairs in Tooting. If you’re picked to audition Blackshaw will send you a script extract to prepare.

Rehearsals will be Saturday daytimes and some weekday evenings, and the performances are on 8, 9, 10, 15 and 17 May 2013.

Actors: send your acting CV or Spotlight link to info@blackshawonline.com

Crew: send your CV / portfolio and a quick paragraph about why you’d like to get involved to info@blackshawonline.com

Here’s what we’re looking for:

Cast – Audience with the Ghost Finder

Thomas Carnacki – the ghost finder. 30s. Hale.

William Dodgson – a compatriot of Carnacki’s. Mid-30s. Earnest.
Mrs Judith Allenby – philanthropist. Late 30s. Formidable.
Miss Florence Allenby – debutante. Late teens. Prickly.
(All three to be played by one female actor with a strong physical theatre skill set.)

Cast – London Pride

Shelly – 29. Landlady. Londoner.

Joe – 28. Painter and decorator. Londoner.

Pavel – 32. Polish.

Crew  – combined double bill

Lighting Designer (paid) – you will be required to attend the get in/tech rehearsal (Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May). Please send examples of your previous work.

Lighting Operator (expenses) – some previous experience needed. Required for every show, and for the technical rehearsals (Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May).

Assistant stage managers / Propmakers (voluntary) – some previous experience needed.

Event / Front of House staff (voluntary) – no previous experience necessary.


About M. J. Starling

Writer, and host of the Schenectady Six-Pack podcast. Gave William Hope Hodgson's ghost-finder, Carnacki, his stage debut.


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