Ballroom dancers are getting their chance to shine in Eastbourne.
Eastbourne Theatres are holding open auditions for a professional production of Kiss Me Quickstep, which is coming to the Winter Garden this summer.
Auditions for the ensemble are taking place on Sunday 22 May at the Assembly Hall in the Town Hall at 11am with registration from 10.30am.
Anyone over the age of 16, with preferably some ballroom dance experience is invited to take part. They must ensure they are available for rehearsals 2-3 days during weekends in June and then for 2-3 days and evenings in July. Of course, they will need to make sure they are available for all the performances 29 July – 17 August.
Eastbourne Winter Garden Floral Hall will be transformed into an atmospheric theatre-in-the round to present this heart-warming play set against the backdrop of the Blackpool National Ballroom Dance Championships in Blackpool’s own Winter Garden.
Those successful will have the opportunity to work in Eastbourne with the creative team from New Vic theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme and then appear in several dancing scenes with the professional cast. A contribution to expenses will also be paid.
Interested individuals should email firstname.lastname@example.org for a pre-registration form, pre-registration is certainly advisable. Those arriving on the day having not pre-registered should come early to ensure they have sufficient time to complete the necessary registration paperwork before auditions begin promptly at 11am.