Want to star in Cats? Now’s your chance!

The famous illustration on the front of Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot
15 Mar 2018 @ 9.55 am
| Community news, Entertainment

Pick Me Up Theatre is bringing Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s hugely popular Cats to York’s Grand Opera House later this year.

The production will be directed and choreographed by Ali Kirkham and run from November 9-17.

And if you’ve ever fancied yourself as Old Deuteronomy, Gus/Growltiger, Rum Tum Tugger and the rest now’s your chance.

Pick Me Up is holding auditions for the show in the next few days.

Based on Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by TS Eliot, the musical tells the stories of the Jellicle Cats who come out to play on one special night of the year – the night of the Jellicle Ball.

Audition details

Main audition – Sunday 18th March 2018, 10am – 6pm.

Secondary options: Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th March from 6-9pm. John Cooper Studio at 41Monkgate.

This information is for performers 14 years and older. Younger performers will be auditioned at a later date.

All prospective cast members are asked to complete an expression of interest form and bring it with them to the audition. Please email [email protected] to receive your audition material.

The audition will be in both movement/dance and singing which you will be taught on the day workshop style.

If you are wanting to be in the show you need to attend one of these audition dates and come dressed in dance/movement gear. Please also wear dance/jazz shoes/similar.