Community casting: Cheltenham auditions for A View from the Bridge

Community casting: Cheltenham auditions for A View from the Bridge

Friday, 24 October 2014

It was the turn of Cheltenham locals this week to take part in The Touring Consortium Theatre Company's community casting for future production, A View from the Bridge

To celebrate Arthur Miller's centenerary next year, the Touring Consortium Theatre Company will be producing a new production of the much loved play A View from the Bridge.  The production will also include a community ensemble hand-picked from locals to each tour stop on the way. It's X Factor for the touring theatre world!

"I'd love to take part as this is an opportunity I couldn't let pass me by!"
Claire Le Feuvre, auditionee 

This week, auditions hit Cheltenham and there were lots of excited hopefuls waiting to tread the boards of the prestigious Everyman theatre.

Auditionees included students and a teacher from local school, Millbrook Academy, a Psychology graduate, professional actors as well as a keen amateurs and community members of past Touring Consortium Theatre Company production To Sir, With Love.

"It was an amazing experience so, naturally, I jumped at the opportunity to audition for yet another play from the Touring Consortium."
Callum Newman, former To Sir, With Love young ensemble member

The full community cast for Cheltenham will be announced in January and will appear alongside the production’s professional company of actors. In the coming weeks, Theatre Cloud will also be reporting on community auditions in Darlington (10 November). 

For more information on applying for the community casts of A View from the Bridge, click here.

A View from the Bridge opens in Nottingham where it then tours to Cheltenham, Darlington, Wolverhampton, Bradford, Coventry, Blackpool and Edinburgh, where it concludes on 2 May. 

A View from the Bridge opened at Theatre Royal, Nottingham, where it ran from 4 to 7 March 2015. It then toured to Cheltenham, Darlington, Wolverhampton, Bradford, Coventry and Edinburgh, where it concluded on 2 May.