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Cultivate 2019: Open Auditions

Cultivate 2019 Open Auditions

Thursday 13 June

Deadline for applications: 10am, Friday 24 May


As part of Cultivate 2019 we will be holding open auditions with a panel of industry experts: Chris Lawson (Coliseum Acting Artistic Director), Sarah Punshon (Artistic Director, The Dukes, Lancaster), Claire Bleasdale (Casting Director) and Joanne Moss (ITV Coronation Street Casting).


We’re not casting for anything specific at the moment but we always have an eye on our upcoming productions. This is an opportunity for you to meet industry professionals and a chance for us to meet you. Our panel will be split into two groups: Chris Lawson and Sarah Punshon for theatre and Claire Bleasdale and Joanne Moss for television and film.


We’re looking for actors with a minimum of one professional acting credit or recent drama school graduates. If you’re interested in coming along, please email your Spotlight link or a CV and an expression of interest to with the subject OPEN AUDITIONS by 10am, Friday 24 May.


You can apply for a place as an individual performing a monologue or as part of a pair performing a duologue. Pieces for performance should be contemporary work.

We are committed to casting actors from the North West and expressions of interest from local actors will be prioritised.


Please indicate whether you would like to attend as an individual or with another actor. If performing as a duo, please send a joint application. We’ll be in touch with further details if you are successful in securing an audition slot.


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