Brainstorm Productions is one of Australia’s largest and most respected in-school theatre companies, performing live theatre to over 360,000 primary and high school students each year.
Our award-winning productions help schools create safer and more positive environments for their students, by addressing issues such as bullying, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, academic stress, eating disorders, family relationships, violence, harassment, resilience, decision-making, risk-taking, cyber safety and online ethics.
Each show is developed by our passionate team of creatives, teachers and psychologists, and are based on current knowledge in the fields of education, cyber safety and mental health. Scripts are constantly updated to ensure content is relevant and challenging for our audiences.
Full-time employment for the duration of the contract (7-9 months), plus holiday pay, leave loading, superannuation contributions, and tax free living away from home allowance when away from your base city. We are dedicated to nurturing a positive environment where actors feel valued and supported in every aspect of their work.
We provide our actors with extensive industry-based training, including WH&S, mental health and wellbeing, social media, professional conduct and managing student disclosures.
Our actors have the opportunity to contribute to the lives of children and young people in a meaningful way, while developing their technical, creative and professional skills.
Applications to audition for our 2020 season are now open!
• Must be at least 19 years old
• Playing range of 16-24
• Current drivers licence and good driving record (Learners licence not sufficient)
• Fit, healthy and able to travel away from home
• Energetic and responsible
Some singing, physical theatre and dance experience an advantage. Melbourne: Fri 15th & Sat 16th November 2019, with callbacks on Mon 18th November 2019.
Sydney: Tues 19th & Wed 20th November 2019, with callbacks on Thurs 21st November 2019.
Please note: If you are a student graduating from an acting or musical theatre degree and the auditions coincide with your showcase dates, you are welcome to contact us to discuss your specific situation.
Melbourne & Sydney applicants: Applications close Thurs 7th November 2019
We will cast 13 actors for the 2020 season:
7 male actors (1 Brisbane, 2 Melbourne, and 4 Sydney based)
6 female actors (1 Brisbane, 2 Melbourne, and 3 Sydney based)
Please send your CV and a recent headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to PO Box 804 Alstonville NSW 2477. Please note the closing dates listed above.
Please make sure your application lists your full name, Date of Birth and the city you are auditioning in. Freelance actors please also supply your mobile phone number and email address.
If you are represented by an agent you MUST make your submission through them, or at least let them know that you are sending an application directly to us and list them on your application.
City or Location of call: Sydney, NSW Please submit to: email@example.com