Event Description

The Nutcracker Auditions Day 2

7pm - 10pm | 12/10/2022 to 12/10/2022 | 5s.4.5 (Black Box)

Come audition for this year's TAS Christmas Pantomime - The Nutcracker

This year's Annual Christmas Pantomime is an adaptation of The Nutcracker written by Jade Marie and will be directed by Nifemi Wilson-Adu with Ena Chiara Teglovic as the assistant director. 

The auditions will take place 7-10pm the 11th and 12th of October in Black Box (room 5S.4.5). You only have to attend one day of auditions.

The panto will run from the 14th to the 16th of December in Lakeside Theater so if you are auditioning you have to be available to perform all three days.

We'd love to see loads of new and old faces come and audition. There is no previous experience needed - just bring yourself and come prepared with a song from the song list below you will audition with.

The auditions will consist of acting, dancing and singing segments so you must arrive at 7pm please make sure to wear suitable clothing for dancing and have learnt one of the songs beforehand.

For the singing part of the audition please come prepared to sing one of the songs below you will find the backing track that we will be using for the auditions linked as well:


Male solo songs: 

Bad by Michael Jackson (https://www.youtue.com/watch?v=v2YGadc5hZ4

Count on me by Bruno Mars (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DC3LY7K7WOI


Female solo songs:

You don't own me by Lesley Gore (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ix0lofXxMXY)

Hushabye Mountain by Hayley Westena (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fv8j-eDW58E)


Whilst the songs are fit to characters with those genders please pick the song that fits your vocal range and your identity.

Please do not hesitate to send me a message if you have any questions email ow19971@essex.ac.uk.

If you are unable to make the audition times but still want to audition please email Nifemi (ow19971@essex.ac.uk) before 6pm the 10th of October.