SHREK Jr AUDITIONS are Open!!

 

Shrek Jr logo

 

Shrek jr, to be performed in January 2017, will have auditions on Sunday 2nd October (in the Guide Hall next to Ballina Players Theatre) and on Monday 3rd October (at Ballina Players Theatre), both days from 10am-4pm.

Auditions will be by appointment only, and you will need to ring to book an audition.

For more information click here

CAST-The Patrick Pearse Motel

GRAINNE GIBBON….Brook Lacy
DERMOD GIBBON…..Daniel Richards
MIAMH KINMORE…..Jaime Sheehan
FINTAN KINMORE…..Mike Sheehan
JAMES USHEEN………Carl Moore
MISS MANNING………Mechelle Anderson
HOOLIHAN……………..Mike Harris

Return To The Forbidden Planet Cast

As at 18th April

CAPTAIN TEMPEST-Brian Pamphilon

DOCTOR PROSPERO-Graeme Speed

MIRANDA-Jamaika Smith

YOUNG MIRANDA – Primrose Scott

ARIEL-Josh Green

COOKIE-Trevor Stone

SCIENCE OFFICER-Yvonne Lingua

BOSUN-Daniel Richards

NAVIGATION OFFICER-Jaime Sheehan

AXEL DENT-Dane Bodley

DEE TERGENT-Shelly Halpin

ANDY SEPTIC-Lachlan McGeary

CUTIE CULL-Sheena Felton

FEMALE CREW-Alex Botha, Jacinta Hunter, Siena Pamphilon, Ella Jackowski

NEWS READER-Warwick Manning

CAST/INSTRUMENTALISTS
Jamaika-Guitar
Yvonne-Keyboard
Josh-Piano/Flute
Jacinta-Guitar
Siena-Piano/Trumpet
Brian-Keyboard
Sheena-Flute

2016/2017 Committee

At the AGM held on Tuesday 16 February at the Theatre, a new committee was elected.

President: Warwick Binney (elected unopposed)

Vice-President: Lyn Gale (elected unopposed)

Treasurer: Geoff Marsh (elected unopposed)

Secretary: Mike Sheehan (elected unopposed)

Committee Members: Sue Belsham, Peter Harding, Jaime Sheehan

FORBIDDEN PLANET Auditions Information

Forbidden Planet

RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET

A Rock n’ Roll Masterpiece

Meet the Directors

  • Directed By Clem & Shelly Halpin
  • Musical Director Paul Belsham                                    
  •  Choreographer Jamie Sheehan

 For Audition Kits, a little more info, a drink and a chat with us come along ….Sat 27th Feb 4pm, to the Theatre at 24 Swift St Ballina

Fasten your seatbelts, return your tray tables to the upright position and prepare to blast off for a Rock and Roll extravaganza!

In this crazy-quilt starship, helmed by Captain Tempest, makes an emergency landing on the uncharted planet D’illyria. In residence is Mad Science Doctor Prospero who was banished into hyperspace with his infant daughter Miranda.

Featuring rock-and roll hits of the 50s and 60s.

(“Great Ball of Fire”

“Good Vibrations”

“Pretty Woman”

“Shake Rattle and Roll”)

many many more.

 Audition Requirements, Must book in! Please contact Clem at

clemshellyhalpin@gmail.com

IF YOU ARE COMING IN FOR A LEAD ROLE or CHORUS please bring in a backing track.

IF YOU ARE COMING IN FOR THE CHORUS- please be dressed to move! Dancers who do not sing will be considered. Singers who do not dance will be considered. Singers come in with a song -dancers come in with the moves from the 50s/60s.

 Character Breakdown:

Captain TempestA captain’s captain. Square jaw, rocking voice. Think… Tenor/Baritone, Audition song- “It’s A Man’s World”

Dr. ProsperoScientist who has been marooned on the planet D’illyria. Is he a mad scientist, or is he just being driven crazy by his teenage daughter? Baritone, Audition song- “ Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”.

MirandaProspero’s daughter; a teenager discovering men for the first time-‘nuff said. Alto/Soprano, Audition song- ‘Teenager in Love’

 ArialMale Robot loyal to Dr. Prospero. Must use roller skates whole show. Tenor/Baritone, Audition song “ Who’s Sorry Now”

 Science Officer-Gloria– a woman with history with Dr. Prospero

(spoiler alert- she’s his wife and Miranda’s mum) Alto/Soprano Audition song -“It’s a Mans World”

 Navigation Officer– male or female, who knows where he or she is going.-Audition Song “Pretty Woman”

 CookieThe ship’s cook a hopeless romantic. A keyboard player, or guitarist, a plus, killer air guitarist a must. Baritone-Audition Song “She’s Not There”

 Bosun Arras– the ship’s bosun (look it up) Tenor/Baritone-Audition Song “Pretty Woman”

 The Crew (Chorus/Ensemble) (male & female) comprised of ensigns/Petty Officers, etc. How many on the CREW has yet to be determined. Sing Back-Up for almost all songs.

Audition songs,,,,,,,Male: “Pretty Woman”    Female: “ Teenager In Love”

Audition Date 1pm on Sat 12th March

For More Info: email   clemshellyhalpin@gmail.com

CAST of Funny Money

HENRY PERKINS – Peter Harding

JEAN PERKINS – Jaime Sheehan

VIC JOHNSON – Dane Bodley

BETTY JOHNSON – Sheena Felton

DET SGT DAVENPORT – Dylan Wheeler

DET SGT SLATER – Brian Pamphilon

BILL – Brian Alston

MR BIG – Trevor Stone

Gold Coast Area Theatre Awards Tues 15 Dec 2015

Out of 13 nominees, we had 5 winners…congratulations to the following members for their achievement.

Xion JarvisXion Jarvis – Magic Moment Of Theatre Award – Oliver

CarlCarl Moore – Best Supporting Actor in a Musical – Big River

DSC_0358Carly Hebbard – Best Supporting Actress in a Musical – Love Off The Shelf (SUPA North)

James Webb – Best Sound Design – It’s A Wonderful Life

DSC_0362Brian Pamphilon – Best Actor in a Musical – Big River

DSC_0355Jack Lucas was remembered in the Obituary section of the night.

Brian Awards Brian Pamphilon

As you can see, Ballina Talent won 3 of the 4 acting awards in musicals.

24 members attended the night and had a great, late, night!!