Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, will be holding open auditions later this month. Performers are invited to attend a day of auditions for Oompa-Loompas to join the 2016/17 West End Company.
Auditions will be held on Monday 26th October 2015 at The Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road. Auditions for female performers start at 10:00 am and for male performers at 2:'' pm.
The creative team is looking for technically strong dancers, highly skilled in a range of styles including ballet, street, hip-hop, disco and tap. Alongside dance technique, the team will be looking out for performers with bags of personality and excellent facial and character skills. Whilst this will be a dance only call, strong singing voices will be required for any recalls. Attendees must be aged 18 years or older, eligible to work in the UK and having a playing age of 18 – early 30s. Female performers to be 5’1’’-5’8’’ and male performers 5’6’’ – 6’0’’. Performers of all backgrounds and ethnic groups are encouraged to attend.
Auditionees should bring tight fitting dance clothes, ballet shoes, trainers and kneepads as well as a C.V. and headshot stapled together.