Ireland’s largest Theatre School, BSPA, have announced an all Ireland search for young actors wishing to play the highly sought after roles of Cosette, Valjean or Javert in what is set to be the company’s most exciting production to date, the audition process comes to Belfast this January and it is expected to attract a huge number of musical theatre hopefuls
As the iconic musical marks its 30th year on stage, and with kind permission from Cameron Mackintosh, BSPA, will showcase Les Misérables Schools Edition in Belfast during the summer of 2016. This exciting show is open to children and young people aged 9-19 and will take place in Belfast’s Grand Opera House in August 2016. The three week rehearsal & show process will be a residential for those who are travelling from across Ireland to take part.
James Huish, Director at BSPA is excited to be scouting the country for talent;
“I am in no doubt that this audition process will be one of the most gruelling I’ve ever undertaken – Ireland is filled with creative talent and I’m so excited to take BSPA on the road and see who we can find! Even if you have never been on the stage before but feel you have what it takes we want to see you at one of our open auditions. This is a great opportunity for young people to take part in what is arguably the most recognisable stage production of our time.”
Each year, BSPA, produce around 10 spectacular stage productions which regularly sell out in theatres across Northern Ireland, the Les Misérables School Edition performed entirely by students, will be the biggest yet and promises to offer those taking part a unique life/theatrical experience.
Les Misérables Schools Edition – Auditions Dates:
Dublin 16th January 2016
Belfast 17th January 2016
Galway 23rd January 2016
Derry/Londonderry 24th January 2016
Waterford 30th January 2016
For further information or to register for an audition please visit www.thebspa.co.uk