Audition Information

Priscilla – Queen of the Desert

Based on the smash-hit movie, PRISCILLA is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they had ever dreamed of. With a dazzling array of outrageous costumes and a hit parade of dancefloor favourites, this wildly fresh and funny musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS!

For full information, please download the full audition pack here.

AUDITION DATES

FRIDAY, 3RD MAY 2024
VENUE: MTG CLUBROOMS/HOT ROD CAR CLUB
6pm – 8pm: ALL MALES AND DRAG QUEENS for speaking and lip sync and/or singing roles
8pm – 9pm: ALL WOMAN for 3 DIVA ROLES

SATURDAY, 4TH MAY 2024
VENUE: MTG CLUBROOMS/HOT ROD CAR CLUB
10am – 12pm: ALL WOMEN for speaking and singing roles

VENUE: DANCEFIT STUDIO, 398 PALMERSTON ROAD
1pm – 2pm: ALL MALES AND DRAG QUEENS for movement/ dance
3pm – 4:30pm: ALL AUDITIONEES for movement/ dance

SUNDAY, 5TH MAY 2024
VENUE: MTG CLUBROOMS/HOT ROD CAR CLUB
9am – 12pm: Callbacks

PRODUCTION DATES
Priscilla – Queen of the Desert will be on stage at the Gisborne War Memorial Theatre, Bright Street from Friday 15th November through to Saturday 23rd November. Sunday 17th November will be a Matinee performance and there is no show on the evening of Monday 18th November. All cast members MUST be available for all shows.

CHARACTER/ROLE DESCRIPTIONS
BERNADETTE: Male also plays drag. Playing age late 40’s to mid-late 50’s.
MITZI / TICK: Male also plays drag. Playing age mid 30’s to early 40’s.
FELICIA / ADAM: Male, also plays drag. Playing age early to late 20’s.
BOB: Male. Playing age 50’s – 60’s.

SHIRLEY: Female. Playing age late 40’s to mid-late 50’s. Ensemble also.
MARION: Female. Playing age mid 30’s to early 40’s. Ensemble also.
CYNTHIA: Female. Of Asian/Eurasian origin, playing age late 20’s to early 30’s. Ensemble also.
THE DIVAS (x3): Female. Strong vocal ability – disco. Ensemble also.
MISS UNDERSTANDING: Male, also plays drag. Character acting, dance and singing ability, mostly all ensemble pieces with one key scene.
FRANK: Male. Playing age late 20’s to early 30’s. Ensemble also.
JIMMY: Male. Playing age late 20’s to early 30’s. Ensemble also.
FARRAH / YOUNG BERNADETTE: Male, also plays drag. Playing age late 20’s to mid 30’s. Should look very beautiful as a woman.
BENJI: Male 9 – 11 years, playing age 8.

AUDITION SONG:
Shake Your Groove Thing (From “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert).
Please be familiar with the audition song for your audition.

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