Casting Breakdowns for Guildford Fringe Christmas Pantomimes

September 10, 2020

We are casting for two pantomimes, Beauty and the Beast in Godalming and our Christmas Adult Panto in Guildford. See details below.

Casting Breakdown for  Beauty and the Beast

VENUE: Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming, Surrey GU7

REHEARSALS: Monday 30 Nov – Friday 11 Dec (this includes tech and dress)

SHOWS: Saturday 12 Dec – Saturday 26 Dec

6 day week, 1 day off per week.

FEE: £300 per week – pro rata on 6 day week

This venue is capped at 80 per performance due to COVID at the time of writing this breakdown.

The show will be one act with no interval. Approx. show length 1 hour – 1 hour 15mins

Up to 5 shows a day (remember these aren’t full length shows!)

We may sell online streaming tickets as well to boast numbers but this will depend on WiFi and will be confirmed nearer the time.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

We are looking for a diverse cast and welcome submissions from every background and ethnicity.

Beauty: Female. Feisty ingenue with a good heart and brave spirit, great comic timing. Excellent actress, singer and dancer. Playing Age – 18-30

Dominique Derriere: The Dame. Housekeeper to Monsieur Bertrand. Great actor, singer, dancer. Playing Age 30-60

Sybil: Female. An Enchantress. The baddie with a lot of twinkle. Sassy, big stage presence and great comic timing. Excellent Actress, singer, mover. Playing Age 20-50

Prince Jacques/The Beast: Male. Cold hearted Prince & Beast.  Big presence & great physicality for the beast. A versatile performer needed. Great actor singer, dancer. Playing Age 18-30

Potty Pascal Derriere: Female/Male. Dominique’s son, great audience rapport, comic timing, loveable and fun. Excellent actor, singer, dancer. Playing age 18-40

Monsieur Bertrand:  Male. Beauty’s Father. Great comic timing, loveable, long suffering. Great actor, singer, mover. Playing age 40-70

TO APPLY:

Please email you Spotlight links to ds@denisesilvey.com with Godalming Panto in the subject line.

 

Casting Breakdown for Guildford’s Adult Panto!

VENUE: The Back Room of The Star Inn, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3TY

REHEARSALS: Monday 16 Nov – Tuesday 24 Nov (this includes tech and dress)

SHOWS: Wednesday 25 Nov 2020 – Saturday 9 Jan 2021

6 day week, 1 day off per week

FEE: £250 per week – pro rata on 6 day week

This venue is capped at 30 per performance due to COVID at the time of writing this breakdown.

The show will be one act with no interval. Approx. show length 1 hour – 1 hour 15mins

Up to 5 shows a day (remember these aren’t full length shows!)

We may sell online streaming tickets as well to boast numbers but this will depend on WiFi and will be confirmed nearer the time.

CASTING BREAKDOWN:

We are looking for a diverse cast and welcome submissions from every background and ethnicity.

Dame: Male. Brilliant comedy actor. Dame experience a benefit but not compulsory. Must be able to deal with a rowdy crowd whilst holding character and humour. Great singer and good mover.

3 x actors/actresses to play every other role: Male or Female. All 3 will play multiple roles including leading man, leading lady, baddy, silly billy, cat and all other panto roles!

These actors must be great at multi rolling, be high energy with great voices and brilliant movement skills.

TO APPLY:

Please email you Spotlight links to ds@denisesilvey.com with Guildford Panto in the subject line.

 

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