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Spotlight on young talent as Peter Pan auditions head to Doncaster Racecourse

Wed, Jul 2, 2014

DONCASTER Racecourse is calling for young actors and actresses to make their bid for stardom when the Peter Pan open auditions come to the Town Moor this weekend.

The racecourse team and pantomime producers David Lee and Stadium Entertainment Events Ltd have been overwhelmed by interest around the Peter Pan auditions which are expected to see over 150 people showcase their talents on Saturday 05 and Sunday 06 July, however they are urging more local young people to put themselves forward to be in with a chance of starring in a professional production alongside a host of well-known faces.

Organisers are on the hunt to find two teams of six young performers to appear as The Lost Boys' in the magical adventure to be set at the racecourse this Christmas and they will also be looking to cast Michael and John Darling, two key parts in the production.

On Sunday 06 July, the production team will be auditioning talent from the Nellie Stagles School of Theatre Dance to take part in the production.

The show will star Sally Thomsett, from the golden age of sitcoms like "Man About The House" and hit movies like "The Railway Children" who will play Mrs Darling. The production will see the welcome return of comedy favourite Pee Wee Price - Civic Theatre favourite, in the role of Smee.

All budding performers must be between the age of seven and 15 years and can either be male or female. The ideal maximum height sought if 5ft 4.

Anyone auditioning must also be available for the month of December 2014 and up to 5th January 2015.

The Open Auditions will take place at the Doncaster Racecourse on Saturday July 05 2014, with registration at 10am to 11am. All applicants are advised to arrive early to be seen and will be given a script to read for the audition.

Applicants wishing to take part in the open auditions should contact Mark Huby on: 07812 375745 for a copy of the audition script.

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