Auditions

We’re holding open auditions for

My Pet Human
Written by Leah Pellinkhof. Directed by Julie Bray

Audition time & date

Adult audition
Thursday 31 May, 6:30 – 9:30pm

Call back: Sunday 3 June, 2:00 – 4:00pm

Young people audition
Sunday 3 June, 1:00 – 2:00pm

How to register for Auditions:

  1. Download the Audition pack PDF for character descriptions, rehearsal schedule and important information about auditioning.
  2. Fill out the Audition registration form with your details to register.
  3. Prepare an audition piece. Adults – comedic monologue 1-2 minutes. Young people – a short poem or monologue.

Synopsis

A heart-warming comedy about people dogs and their pet dogs humans.

When Ben finds a lost clueless Staffy Pup, Bow, his world is turned upside down when he encounters an extraordinary bunch of Canine lovers. With their assistance Ben grows to understand the special bond between humans and their pet dogs.

When Bow finds a lost naive Uni student Ben, his world is turned upside down when he encounters a pack of weird and wonderful people-loving pooches. With their help, Bow grows to appreciate the special bond between dogs and their pet humans.

Characters

Each actor except one plays two roles and should be prepared to physically act as a dog ie on all fours and taking on dog characteristics.

ACTOR 1 – Male (approx 20s)
BEN – A shy young man in his 20s.
BOW – His new clueless young Staffy.

ACTOR 2 – Female (approx 20s)
GEMMA – A want-to-be actress in her 20s
GIDDI – Her over enthusiastic Yorky

ACTOR 3 – Female (approx 30s)
LYDIA – A stuck up French woman in her 30s
LADY – Her stuck-up French poodle

ACTOR 4 – Female (40-70s)
GLORIA – A middle aged woman
GREY – Her sick old labrador

ACTOR 5 – Male (30-40s)
RODGE – A Sleazy Guy in his 30s
RIFF – His Sleazy British Bulldog

ACTOR 6 – Male (50-70s)
ALFRED – A know-it-all middle aged man
AUGGIE – His know-it-all Bloodhound

ACTOR 7 – Female (30-40s)
IDA – A Lovely lady
IZABELLA – Her Lovely little pug dog

ACTOR 8 – Male/Female (child/teen)
SONNY – A Pug-Doberman mix puppy

 

Important information for actors

Rehearsals: Mon & Thurs nights (6:30-9:30pm), Sundays (usually 1-4pm, some evenings)
Show Dates:  August 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, 31, September 1 (maybe 7, 8 TBA)

If you are cast, it is expected of you to:

  • Become a financial member of Growl Theatre. This covers insurance for our members.
  • Commit fully to performances
  • Attend the vast majority (if not all) rehearsals and arrive on time (usual times 6:30-9:30pm)
  • Pitch in for all aspects of the production. As a community group, we sometimes ask our actors to help source props, costuming and help clean and tidy the hall.

 

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