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Actor Auditions

Auditions for our 2019 Season of 'Sticks & Stones' are now open!

Brainstorm Productions is one of Australia’s largest and most respected educational theatre companies, performing to over 360,000 primary and high school students each year with a range of cyber safety, bullying and student wellbeing programs. Our award-winning productions help schools and students by addressing issues such as bullying, cyber bullying, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, exam stress, eating disorders, violence, harassment, online ethics, decision-making, risk-taking and substance misuse. 

Essential criteria

  • Playing range of 16-24
  • CURRENT DRIVERS LICENCE and good driving record (Learners licence NOT sufficient)
  • Fit, healthy and able to travel away from home
  • Energetic and responsible
  • Some singing, physical theatre, dance or acro is an advantage


We are currently looking for one Sydney based male actor for a contract commencing 6th May 2019.

Toby (Performing in 'Sticks & Stones' Junior and Senior)

Must be able to sing and have some experience in Physical Theatre/movement.

Contract: 6 May to 22 Nov 2019 (possible extension to 6 Dec 2019) + between 2-5 days prework prior to the Far north Coast rehearsal period.

  • 3 weeks rehearsal near Byron Bay (Far North Coast of NSW)
  • 14-16 weeks in Sydney
  • 9 weeks in Melbourne
  • 2-3 weeks holiday in actors' base city

The tour details listed are estimated only, actual weeks will depend on bookings received but should be reasonably accurate.

This role requires an actor with a playing range of 16 - 25 years. However you need to be at least 19 years old so that you have at least one year driving experience, can show a good driving record, and have the maturity to cope with touring. The show is a 2-hander and the position requires you to tour with one other male actor.

Audition details

Date: Saturday 23rd February 2019

Location: Sydney (details of the venue will be provided if you are invited to an audition)

Initial auditions will be held one at a time – you will need to perform a short monologue provided in advance by Brainstorm and sing ‘Happy Birthday’ unaccompanied. These auditions will be filmed for later reference.

Please arrive a few minutes early to complete application forms prior to your audition. You will be asked to provide information about your driving record, your availability for the coming season, some medical history, as well as your employment history/experience/training.

You or your agent will be advised as soon as possible if you are required to attend a callback later that day.

Callbacks are in groups of 4-5. You will be asked to demonstrate ability to move/dance etc depending on the role(s) we are considering you for. You will also be asked to improvise a variety of scenarios including some school-based situations. No accompaniment for singing and dancing please. 

If you are cast

- Before an offer of employment is made you will be asked to provide a Service NSW, QLD Roads or VIC Roads print out of your driving record. 

- We will require your permission to conduct a mandatory criminal record check for any history of violence or sexual based offences to provide you with a Working With Children Check number.

- Some individual schools may require us to supply them with your full name, date of birth and Working With Children Check number as part of your ongoing employment.

PLEASE NOTE: It is an offence under the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence or child related personal violence to apply for these positions.   

Closing date for applications

Applications close Monday 18th February 2019

If your application proceeds to an audition you will be contacted by Wednesday 20th February to allocate an audition time. 

Applicants who have not been cast will be notified by email by Friday 1st March.

How to apply

Please send your CV and a recent headshot to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or post to PO Box 804 Alstonville NSW 2477. Please note the closing date listed above.

Please make sure your application lists your full name, Date of Birth and the city you are auditioning in (current auditions are for Sydney actors only). Freelance actors please also supply your mobile phone number and email address. 

If you are represented by an agent you MUST make your submission through them or at least let them know that you are sending an application directly to us and list them on your application.


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