Youth Theatre Summer Production

Little Shop of Horrors

Mon 27 Jul - Sat 8 Aug

Join us this summer as we produce the well loved comedy musical, Little Shop of Horrors, with passionate young people, on our Main Stage. 

Enjoy the professional experience of daily rehearsals combined with the fun of the Youth Theatre. Come and audition to be in the 50-strong cast. 

You will work with theatre professionals to produce a full scale production, culminating in five performances on the main stage.

You do not need to have worked with our Youth Theatre before, or be a part of any other group to be able to audition - it's open to everybody! 

Performer Auditions

To register your interest for performer auditions, please click on the below dates to register. You will then be contacted by our Youth Department to confirm further details.

Auditions are free and open to anybody - you don't have to be part of the Youth Theatre already!

Approximate Timings:

  • Sunday 17 May 2pm - 5.30pm (Ages 8-14)
  • Sunday 17 May 6pm - 9.30pm (Ages 15-19)

 Location: The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Sunday 17 May 2pm - 5:30pm (Ages 8 - 14)
Sunday 17 May 6pm - 9:30pm (Ages 15 - 19)

Backstage & Technical Spaces

Ten backstage and technical spaces are available for anyone aged 16-19 with a practical interest in stage management, lighting, sound and set. 

Application closing date: Monday 1 June.

Interview dates to be confirmed on an individual basis.

This is an opportunity to spend 1 week, 2 weeks or all 3 weeks in a backstage role, working alongside professional theatre technicians in all technical and stage management aspects of mounting a mid-scale musical.

Roles Available:

Week 1, July 20th-24th:

  • Lighting technician, 3 places.  Tasks: Rigging theatre lights, focussing, plotting and programming.
  • Stage technician, 3 places.     Tasks: Fitting up the scenery, carpentry, practical stage craft.

Weeks 2 & 3, 27th July - 8th August          

  • Stage Management, 4 places. Tasks: making & looking after props, changing scenery, flying scenery, operating the Audrey puppet.
  • Lighting technician, 3 places.   Tasks: Operating the lighting console. Operating the follow spots.

To apply, please fill out the below application form and email it to wex@yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

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Additional Information:

Price: £370 per person.

Assisted Places available to ensure financial or social situations are not a barrier to any young person who wants to take part.

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For more information about the summer production, please contact out Youth Theatre to discuss.

Email our Youth Team

Little Shop of Horrors Credits

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Book and Lyrics by HOWARD ASHMAN
Music by ALAN MENKEN

Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith.
Originally produced by the WPA Theatre (Kyle Renick, Producing Director)
Originally produced at the Orpheum Theatre, New York City by the WPA Theatre, David Geffen, Cameron Mackintosh and the Shubert Organization.

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with
Music Theatre International (Europe). All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe
www.mtishows.co.uk