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Join us for a read-through of the Beauty &  the Beast script to audition for a place in our ever popular panto.

​Auditions       Wednesday 1st September  7:30pm until 10pm

 

Rehearsals at PADOS Studio Theatre

17 Performances Fri-Sun over 4 weekends from Novermber to January

 

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Cast Roles

A traditional style pantomime set in the village of Petit Pois, France.

Auditions will be held at PADOS Studio Theatre, St. Marys Road, Prestwich, M25 1AQ.

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BELLE                        

The principal girl. Spirited and strong-charactered. 

PRINCE LOUIS            

The Principal Boy. Slightly spoiled, but good natured. 

THE BEAST                  

Wears make-up/mask, a strong performance required. 

MADAME DOLORES LILLY CHANTILLY TRES JOLIE  (DAME DOLLY)

Traditional pantomime Dame. Flirty and fun.

CHARDONNAY            

Belle’s older sister. Comedy role. 

LAMBRINI                    

Belle’s older sister. Comedy role. 

JEAN-CLAUDE            

Handsome, but vain, self-obsessed & egotistical. 

JACQUES                       

Prince Louis' valet and best friend.  Can be played as a second principal boy

THE ROSE FAIRY          

Traditional Panto Fairy. Good and kind ….. a French accent, if possible! 

COUNTESS CRUELLA   

Traditional Panto Baddie. She wants to marry Prince Louis, and will stop at nothing. 

PAPA                          

Belle’s Father, Dame Dolly’s Husband. Hard-working, down-trodden and kind. 

ROLES FOR CHORUS AND DANCERS 

Villagers / Courtiers / Beauty Parlour Employees / Madame Botox / Madame Tricot.   A number of “Villagers” have speaking lines.

PADOS is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we welcome applications from all members of the community.  We would particularly encourage applications from people who are currently under-represented within our Society.   The audition will consist of a read-through of the script with a chance to read parts you're interested in.  

There will be 17 performances in total over 4 weekends in November, December and January.  You should be able to commit to all of these dates which will be explained at the audition.

 

We will be operating Covid-Safe auditions, but are conscious that the situation continues to change.  We will therefore send out details of our Covid safety measures in a reminder email 1 week before the auditions.