• Role

    Creative Learning

  • Salary


  • Type

    Work Experience

  • Interview Process

    2 Interviews:
    Sunday 29th May 2022
    Recall Auditions - Thursday 2nd June 2022

  • Closing Date

    13-05-2022 at 23:59

  • Location

    The Alexandra Theatre, Station Street
    West Midlands
    B5 4DS

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Stage Experience is The Alexandra’s annual youth theatre production. It is open to anyone aged 9 - 24 who can commit two weeks of their summer holiday to putting on a musical. You will work alongside our industry professional Director, Choreographer and Musical Director to mount a full-scale production of Fame in just two weeks! It is a unique opportunity to make new friends, hone your skills in a fast-paced theatre environment and ultimately, experience what it is like to take part in a large-scale production on a par with West End/touring musicals. The fortnight culminates in 4 fully-staged performances complete with our professional orchestra, set, lighting, sound and costumes at The Alexandra, Birmingham.Our stage experience will engage, accommodate and empower people of all abilities, ages, genders, races and socio-economic backgrounds and we actively welcome applicants from the global majority as well as the D/deaf and disabled communities.


Stage Experience runs from Fri 12 – Sat 27 Aug 2022

Performances Thu 25 – Sat 27 August, Thu – Sat 7.30pm and Sat 2.30pm


Audition Criteria

• You must be aged 9-24 on 12 August 2022

• You must be available to audition on Sunday 29 May 2022

• You must be available to attend a recall on Thursday 2 June 2022 if requested, in order to be considered for a leading role

• You must be prepared to sing, dance and act at your audition in front of the panel and other people auditioning


Technical Interview Criteria

• You must be aged 16-24 on the 12 August 2022

• You must be able to attend the interview session on Sunday 29 May 2022 at 10.30am

• Interviews will be in a group and will take no more than 2 hours


Criteria for all Participants

• You must be available for all dates between the Fri 12 – Sat 27 August 2022 (no exceptions)

• You must be able to get yourself to and from The Alexandra for all rehearsals and performances


How to register

Please complete the application form in full by Friday 13 May 2022.


Stage Experience Fees

If you are successful at your audition the fee to take part in Stage Experience is:

£200 for performers and £150 for technical placements. There will be a discount for siblings of £30 each.

If you are successful at audition and we cast you in the show you will be notified during the week commencing 6 June 2022.


Audition Information

Auditions will take place on Sunday 29 May 2022: Surnames A-J for 9.00am registration for an audition session from 10am to 1pm. Surnames K-Z for 1.00pm registration for an audition session from 1.30pm to 5.00pm. End times are approx. and will depend on quantity of auditionees.


You will be notified on the audition day if we require you to return for a recall audition on Thursday 2 June 2022. If you are not asked to attend a recall audition, this does not mean you have been unsuccessful, but it does mean that you are not being considered for a leading role.

Please be prepared to stay the entire duration of your audition session.

Please note that only those auditioning are allowed into the auditorium.

Closing Date

13-05-2022 at 23:59

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