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Auditions

We run open auditions for all of our productions, and it is free for members to perform with us. If you fit the age range specified in the audition notice, then we would love to see what you can do.

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Two Twenty Somethings Decide to Never be Stressed Ever Again. Ever (ages 18-25)

TWO TWENTY SOMETHINGS DECIDE NEVER TO BE STRESSED ABOUT ANYTHING EVER AGAIN. EVER.

by Michael Costi

ABOUT THE PLAY

A young couple are worried about, well, everything. From student debt to hand hygiene, the resurgence of ISIS to whatever the hell edamame is. After a ruined dinner, they write a list of everything that troubles them. A deal is made: they will never be stressed about anything, ever again. Ever. 

What follows is a desperate attempt to live the ideal millennial lifestyle, filled with cool friends, indoor plants, and home brewed Kombucha. But getting it all right is harder than it seems. This is a generation of self-care and selfies, handicrafts and humble brags, of adult responsibilities and childlike impulses, in a fast-paced, high-stress world. 

Two Twenty Somethings is a biting, satirical, comedy that captures the anxieties of being young right now. It is a probing look into a society where the expectations of the perfect life have outmatched the realities of growing up, uncovering the fears that rule our daily lives, and the hope that things will somehow fix themselves. 

Auditioning ages: 18-25 years

Roles: 2 Male + 1 Female. 

We encourage performers from diverse backgrounds to audition, including for roles where a character’s ethnic or cultural background, age, gender, sexuality or disability need not be specified.

Auditions: Monday 26 July 6:40 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday 28 July 6:40 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Callbacks: Week commencing Monday 2 August 2021

Location: Gorman Arts Centre

Rehearsal and Season Schedule

REHEARSAL DATES & TIMES:

 

Rehearsals: 16 August – 15 October

Production Week: Commencing Saturday 16 October

All cast must be available every evening for the entire week and present for all technical and dress rehearsals.

Season Dates: Wednesday 20 – Saturday 23 October 2021 (Wednesday – Saturday 7:30pm, Saturday 2:00pm)

Venue: Courtyard Studio, Canberra Theatre Centre

All actors cast must join as members of Canberra Youth Theatre. This is an unpaid project.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Actors must prepare one contemporary comedic monologue of your choice of no more than two minutes in length.
  • To book an audition, fill out the online form. Auditions will be in 10 minute slots. You will receive confirmation of your exact time via email by Friday 16 July 2021.
  • You must have read the play prior to auditioning. You can read a hard copy of the play at our office. Please contact our office on 62485057 to arrange a time to read on site.

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