Open Auditions 7/8/9 January 2020

That’s right, it’s barely December and we’re already champing at the bit for next year’s auditions. 

Kick off the January blues at Season Launch Party from 4 pm, Sunday 5 January 2020.

Join us for Open Auditions at 6.40 pm on Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 or Thursday 9 January 2020 at Theatre Deli, Broadgate Studios.

Recalls will be held (TBC) on Saturday 11 January 2020.

Come along and audition for all three shows over the course of one evening. Auditions for KDC’s Spring Season shows will be held back-to-back.

Auditions are free and open to all.

If cast, a subscription fee will be payable which helps to cover the production, rehearsal and venue costs of the show. For more info, click here.

Wait! When are rehearsals? Which theatres will be the shows be performed at? Fear not… click here for all the important dates and information.

KDC’s Spring Season Productions

Pomona by Alistair McDowell

Directed by Tom Cunningham

Dates: Tue 24 – Sat 28 March 2020

The Skriker by Caryl Churchill

Directed by Fozia Khaliq

Dates: Tue 31 March – Sat 4 April 2020

Rules for Living by Sam Holcroft

Directed by Duncan Moore

Dates: Tue 7 – Sat 11 April 2020

Auditions this week

The spring season is go! Was great to meet everyone at the launch party, I’ve mostly got over my hangover now. So it’s time to assemble our casts!

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday at 6:40pm at Deptford Lounge. Come any evening you like, and you can audition for all three shows on a single evening. You don’t need to prepare anything, and all the details are in the notices above.

Season Launch Party

Curtains up for the new productions — come find out about them, direct from the directors (so to speak)! Our season launch party is this week, Thursday 10 January. From 7pm, upstairs at the Hoop & Grapes pub. See you there!

Audition information

Spring 2019 Shows

Oh yes it’s time to get an early present from us here at KDC Theatre — our Spring Season shows are all ready for you to get excited about!

Join us at the season launch party on 10 January at the Hoop & Grapes pub in Farringdon to hear from the directors and about all they ways you can get involved. Cast auditions will be the following week.

Maybe Radio

19-23 March. Directed by Anna Markland

Moscow’s number hit music station is launching their annual phone-in charity fundraiser … or at least they would be, if their biggest rivals hadn’t already stolen their theme. Join the DJs and station management as they try to save the day whilst dealing with endangered animals, suspicious pies, the Russian navy, office romance and of course – the best musical acts. After all, this is – Maybe Radio.

Hand to God

26-30 March. Directed by Duncan Moore

All hell breaks loose in a small Texan town in this blood-dark comedy. Recently widowed Margery runs a Christian Puppet Ministry at the local church. Soon Jason, her son, discovers that his puppet’s gone rogue and has taken on a shocking personality all of its own. This lightning-paced comedy tackles the big themes of death, grief, depression, guilt and religious hypocrisy, with a little help from one foul-mouthed puppet.

Hush Now

2-6 April. Directed by Danielle Florence & Carl Fletcher

Hush Now is a semi-devised piece utilising physical theatre and puppetry to tell the story of a family fractured by grief. The play centres around a teenager haunted by his own guilt. He navigates the world in a new way since his father was taken from him, but as the pain he feels festers and grows, so does the monster that begins to torment him…

Auditions 14, 15, 16 January!

Upcoming auditions

Future Imperfect:

KDC’s summer show is the return of last summer’s new writing success, What Keeps Me Awake, with the same format and a new theme.

Until the end of March 2018, writers from across the globe are submitting short plays written for KDC. Writers have only two words to guide them, the title: Future Imperfect. Last year over 130 plays were submitted. From these, 5 directors chose the best 12.

Auditions
Mon-Wed, 23 – 25 April 2018
Registration: 6.40pm. Audition: 7 – 9pm
Venue: Clean Break studios, 2 Patshull Road, London, NW5 2LB

Recalls (by invitation only)
Sun 29 April 2018
Time: 12 – 4pm
Venue: Clean Break studios, 2 Patshull Road, London, NW5 2LB

Performances
Tue-Sat, 19 – 23 June 2018
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Lion and Unicorn Theatre, 42-44 Gaisford St, Kentish Town, NW5 2ED

Dress and tech
Mon 18 June, all day

Rehearsals
Rehearsals will be mainly but not exclusively on Monday and Wednesday evenings, and Sunday afternoons. Rehearsal venues are in central London, often at the Hoop and Grapes pub (80 Farringdon St, EC4A 4BL) and Theatre Delicatessen (2 Finsbury Avenue, EC2M 2PA).

Budding writer?
Find out how to submit your short play for ‘Future Imperfect’ here.