Panto 2021/2022 Auditions
Cast, chorus & dancer auditions will be held on the 4th & 5th September at the Westenders hall, Silver St, Brecon LD3 8BL
Dance auditions: 4th Sept - Time: 4pm
Chorus: 5th Sept - 11:00am
Cast: 5th Sept - 3pm
If you would like to audition please fill out the application form at the bottom of this page. Applicants need to be older than 8 years of age on or before the 1st of September 2021
If you wish to audition for cast with a singing part please bring a piece of music with you on a CD or your MP3 player/Smart phone.
If you would like to audition but are unable to make the audition dates please let us know in the comments section at the bottom of the application form
The Audition Process
Dance auditions - Our Choreographer will show you a simple routine for you to repeat as your audition piece. Dance rehearsals will be every Sunday from Mid November
Chorus Auditions - For the first part of the audition you will be divided into groups and will be asked to sing a section of a known song together. The second part you of the audition you will be shown a simple dance routine to preform.
Cast Auditions - People wishing to audition for cast will be required to read and act out extracts from the script, some parts will also require a singing audition. Please check the character list below for more information
Please be aware of physical distancing
Face coverings MUST be worn on entering the building and kept on until you are advised to remove them.
We are working in conjunction with Theatr Brycheiniog and Powys County Council under current COVID19 guidelines but please be aware this could change at any given time.
Cast and Chorus rehearsals will be Monday & Wednesday nights, from September onwards, with some Sunday Rehearsals at the Theatre in December.
The show will run from the 22nd - 29th January 2022. Prior to the show there will be a full week of tech rehearsals at Theatre Brychiniog that everyone will need to be present for.
Cast are also expected to attend fundraising events organised by the Westenders as well as publicity events in-line with current COVID guidelines at the time
Ugly Sisters - two male roles
Diamond lil - Owner of the lucky strike saloon - strong female role
Candy Cane & Golden Nuggets - Diamond Lils Saloon Girls, both flirty & funny. must be able to dance
Butch Casserole & Suntanned Kid - Male Comedy Cowboy Duo
El Loco - Mean Mexican, comedy Villain - Male or Female Role
Insanity Jane - Principle Girl, not your average panto heroine, tomboy-esque. Drives the stagecoach
Sherrif Quiet Burp - Principle boy, shy, awkward, well mannered, not the best at his job - male or female role
Doc Feel Good - Local medicine man, rip off merchant but underneath he is a good guy - Male Role
Chief Crazy Dawg - Indian Chief - Male Role
Wishy - Chinese bar tender, Diamond Lils right hand man - Male or female Role
Patrick - Wishys' pet Gorilla
Chorus - Various Roles -Singing/acting/dancing
Online registration now closed! Please attend audition on the day to register if you haven't already