Would you like the chance to be part of a production at the Queen’s Theatre? We have the opportunity for three children to play the role of ‘Ivanka’ in our professional production of Once this autumn!

We are looking for three girls, who look between the ages of 5 – 6 years to play the daughter of ‘Girl’. There will be three children cast who will alternate throughout the run.

Once tells the unforgettable story of a Dublin street musician and a funny Czech woman, drawn together by their shared love of music.

As they assemble a band from her wild Czech family and his quirky Irish mates, the craic grows, the music flows and they fall slowly in love. The ensemble of actor/musicians play their instruments live on stage, in a dynamic show that steals your heart. If you ever imagined Ed Sheeran writing a musical, this is probably what it would sound like.

Once is about what happens when you take chances and go for your dreams.

Winner of eight Tony Awards® in 2012, including BEST MUSICAL.

A New Wolsey Theatre and Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch production.

Directed by Peter Rowe (Artistic Director of the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich) and working alongside a professional company of actor-musicians, this is set to be a great experience for some budding young actors.

Auditions: Saturday 16 June, 2 pm at the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch. Please book an audition space by registering your child’s interest. You cannot just turn up on the day.

Rehearsals: 15 and/or 22 September 2018 at the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich (tbc)

Technical / Dress Rehearsals: 1 – 3 October 2018 at the Queen’s Theatre

Performances: 3- 20 October 2018 (with matinees on Thursdays and Saturdays) at the Queen’s Theatre

Individuals must be available for all rehearsals, technical and dress rehearsals, and the full performance period. Performers will be supervised at all times by our licensed chaperone team, and subject to the terms of a performance licence.

Further information for anyone interested in auditioning can be viewed here. If you have any questions please do get in touch.

To register:  please email our Learning & Participation Department via James Watson (Head of Learning & Participation): jamesw@queens-theatre.co.uk

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