Audition Notice: The Murder of Lady Jane

Job details

Experimental Theatre inc./ Bernd Struder
1 Feb 2013
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Performing Arts, Community & Access Arts


Audition: 3 February in Waimauku

7 Characters in search of their actors

Lady Jane, 55 - 75, looking fragile, but distinguished, wearing mainly white. Plays the role of a multi-personality patient on the ward. She is a charming manipulator.

Bianca, 55 - 75, tall and talkative, wearing colourful hippy clothes. Plays the manic, pathologically jealous, over-sexed elderly hippy.

Keith, 55 - 75, tall and un-communicative. But sings Rock titles well, wearing shabby clothing. Plays the depressive patient, helpless between the two women.

Wilma, 30 - 50, elegant and ambitious CEO.

Paula, 25 - 40, conservatively dressed. A good efficient, down to earth nurse with limited ability to comprehend more complex scenarios.

Fritz Hofman, 25 - 45, in a blue overall, technician and a lot more.

Chief Inspector Allen, 40 - 60. Experienced facilitator of both the actors and the audience, he leads the inquiry.

Extras will also be chosen on audition day.

Key skills

acting training an advantage, some acting experience essential

How to apply

Bernd Struder

027 275 9160



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4 Jan 2013