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SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING!

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CentreStage is delighted to announce our 2023 September production of Priscilla.

 

We are currently taking expressions of interest to stage this much-loved production in Geelong at the fantastic Playhouse Theatre, Geelong Arts Centre

Please complete the form below to register your interest by scrolling down below and completing the questions. Applications close Feb 1st, 2023


 

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Production Team Applications

Get ready to shake your groove thing as Australia’s most successful homegrown musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert rocks in to Geelong for the very first time. The iconic hit musical has more glitter than ever, featuring a dazzling array of more than 500 costumes, 200 headdresses and a nonstop parade of dance-floor classics including “It’s Raining Men”, “I Will Survive”,“I Love The Nightlife”, “Finally”, and many more. Based on the Oscar-winning film, PRISCILLA is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime. Their epic journey is a heart-warming story of self-discovery, sassiness and acceptance.

WHAT IS PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL?

Based on the Oscar-winning film, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime. Their epic journey is a heart-warming story of self-discovery, sassiness and acceptance.

WHY SHOULD WE SEE PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL?

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT is much more than just great songs and fantastic costumes. It is an award winning uplifting musical experience which brings joy, inspiration, encourages strength and laughter. PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT is Australia’s home-grown musical which went on to travel the world and play to audiences on Broadway, the West End and numerous cities across Europe and Asia. 

WHO IS PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL RECOMMENDED FOR?

Priscilla is a fun, feel-good musical which at its heart tells a simple story about acceptance of yourself and others. Adult themes including sex, death and cross-dressing are referenced in the musical. We would encourage parents and teachers to use their own judgement as to the age-appropriateness of the show, however we would recommend it for audiences 14 years and above.

HOW LONG DOES THE SHOW GO FOR?

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT runs for approximately two hours and twenty minutes, including a twenty minute interval.

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ANTICIPATED DATES FOR POTENTIAL CREATIVE TEAM MEMBERS

Rehearsals commence on 26th June

Rehearsals on Monday and Wednesday Evenings and Sundays

Auditions: May 8-22nd

Audition Information Session: April 23rd (virtual)

First Creative Team Meeting: March 27th

Seeking the following creative roles including and not limited to:

  • Producer: Filled not seeking applications

  • Production Assistants (must be 18+)

  • Director

  • Assistant Director

  • Musical Director

  • Vocal Director

  • Rehearsal Pianist

  • Choreographer

  • Assistant Choreographer

  • Stage Manager (Previous experience as a Stage Manager required)

  • Assistant Stage Manager

  • Costume Management (Multiple roles)

  • Makeup Designer

  • Hair and Wigs Manager

  • Lighting Designer: Filled not seeking applications

  • Sound Designer: Filled not seeking applications

  • Front of House Manager

  • Marketing and Development

  • VIP Concierge Manager

Please note backstage, orchestra and cast applications/auditions will be available at a later date. 

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