Dick Whittington: Main Cast & Ensemble Auditions

The Albany Theatre is delighted to invite established performers, professional actors, and budding entertainers to audition to be a part of the main cast and ensemble for Dick Whittington presented by Albany Productions opening on Thursday 30th December 2021 and running until Saturday 8th January 2022.


AGE 18 + AUDITIONS: Wednesday 1st September & Sunday 5th September for over 18’s who wish to audition for main parts detailed below and for those who would like to be part of the ensemble. 

Wednesday 1st September at Albany Theatre 7pm – 9:30pm. Adult workshop will begin at 7.00pm for everyone. Individual auditions for parts will then follow on at 8pm.

Sunday 5th September at KTs Studio – 2pm – 4.30pm. Adult workshop will begin at 2pm for everyone. Individual auditions for parts will then follow on at 3pm.

AGE 9 – 17 AUDITIONS: We will be holding auditions for children and teenagers (who are aged 9 by 1st September through to age 17) on Sunday 12th September.

Sunday 12th September at The Albany Theatre – children and teens auditions 2:30pm, individual auditions will then follow on at 3.30pm.

The well-loved, panto classic, Dick Whittington will be the very first pantomime created at The Albany Theatre under the in-house producing company name Albany Productions. The team at the theatre is pleased to have the opportunity to do what they do best and get creating live theatre once again, all they need now is you!

Pantomimes don’t just make themselves (oh no they don’t!), a production team has been recruited for the show to ensure a spectacular and successful run. In the director’s chair is Karen Staton, Choreography by Katie Gavin, Millie Morris fills the shoes of Dance Captain and Cate Mellor is Musical Director.

The team is excited to announce that they will now be holding workshops and auditions for Dick Whittington on Wednesday 1st September and Sunday 5th September for over 18’s who wish to audition for main parts and for those who would like to be part of the ensemble. They are also inviting children and teenagers aged between 9 and 17 who would like to audition as part of the ensemble.

For further information and to obtain audition pieces, please click below to download a registration form.



Deadline for registration has now been extended. Completed registration forms must be submitted to [email protected]

Characters available for audition:

Dick Whittington (female)
Alderman Fitzwarren
Fairy Bow Bells
King Rat
Sarah (Dame)
Idle Jack
1st Lieutentant

Additional information for Dick Whittington will be announced very soon, please keep an eye out for updates on the Albany’s website and on social media.

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