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The Court & The Fortune Open Auditions


The Court Theatre and Fortune Theatre will be holding joint open auditions on 13 February 2013. Open auditions will be held at the Court Theatre in Christchurch, which is located on Bernard Street in Addington.

The Court Theatre in Christchurch and Fortune Theatre in Dunedin are two of New Zealand's foremost theatre companies. Both theatres are committed to supporting and employing local, national and international artists of the highest calibre.

Those wishing to audition will be required to prepare two contrasting monologues, one of which must be from a New Zealand play. Actors who are also skilled singers should come prepared with 16 bars of a song. Both the monologues and the song should not exceed a combined duration of 5 minutes. Actors may only be asked to perform one monologue.

Expressions of interest, including contact details, a photo and a short acting resume, must be emailed to Melanie Camp at:

Successful candidates will be contacted with a confirmed audition time. Priority will be given to those who have not previously auditioned.

Established in 1979, The Court Theatre is one of New Zealand’s premier theatre companies. The Court is a significant contributor to both the local economy and national arts sector, employing up to 80 equivalent full-time staff, actors and theatre practitioners.


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