Audition Pack 2023

Summer School dates

Rehearsals at Conservatoire EAST, West Suffolk College: 
17th – 21st July 2023
24th – 28th July 2023

  • One Saturday promotional day in The Arc, Bury St. Edmunds – Saturday 29th July, 9am – 4pm – TBC
  • Monday 31st July (Daytime ‘Get-In’ for Technical Students) performers required from 6pm – 21:30pm for a Sitz with the Band at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds
  • Tuesday 1st August – 12 Midday arrival at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, Afternoon Tech Rehearsal, Evening Dress Rehearsal with band until approximately 10pm. Actual times will be confirmed the week before when we know the running time of the show.

Performances at Theatre Royal
2nd – 5th August 2023 including both a Matinee and Evening show on Saturday 5th August.

Auditions will be held at:

Auditions on Sunday 7th May 9am – 5pm
at Greene King Social Club, off Cullum Road, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3PB.
(Online video auditions to be submitted by Sunday 23rd April)

Audition Information for our 44th Annual Summer School

Auditions are In-Person or by video application. If you wish to audition please fill out the online audition application form. We will then email you with all the details

Auditions will consist of performing a song and a monologue from memory chosen from this pack and a dance. 

Dance: a short routine require to illustrate you movement ability and rhythm.

Singing: Please choose a song to prepare for your audition from the list provided.  Click the link to access the songs. Please note, the songs chosen cover a range of parts and do not mean you are only auditioning for that role. We will be considering you for lots of different roles. You will be expected to sing from memory.   

Link to Audition Pack info – CLICK HERE

Acting: Please choose and perform from memory one of the monologues included in this pack.

The Story 

Ghost The Musical— SYNOPSIS

Adapted from the hit film by its Academy Award-winning screenwriter, Bruce Joel Rubin, Suffolk Young People’s Theatre bring you GHOST THE MUSICAL, which follows Sam and Molly, a young couple whose connection takes a shocking turn after Sam’s untimely death. The bond of love transcends the boundaries of life itself to grow stronger and more fully realised. Trapped between two worlds, Sam refuses to leave Molly when he learns she is in grave danger. Desperate to communicate with her, he turns to a storefront psychic, Oda Mae Brown, who helps him protect Molly and avenge his death. Featuring the classic hit by the Righteous Brothers’ “Unchained Melody”, GHOST THE MUSICAL is a poignant romance that builds comedy, suspense, and deeply felt emotion to an ethereal climax that audiences will never forget. Founded in 1979, SYPT has been supporting students in the arts for 44 years and is an annual three-week summer school, giving young people from 14 – 21yrs the opportunity to work with professionals from industry, to produce a full-scale production with two weeks intensive rehearsals, followed by a week’s run in Theatre Royal.

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