Casting Call

Casting Call

We are looking for 24 of the most talented young actors in Cork for a major new professional production of William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

The production will be open in the Granary Theatre on Midsummer Day 21 June and run for 5 performances during the Cork Midsummer Festival 2016.

Actors must be between 12 and 14 years old, attend secondary school and have acting and/or dance experience.

We will be holding casting workshops in early May and rehearsals are part-time during May and full time from 30 May to opening night.

This is a wonderful opportunity to perform in an incredible contemporary version of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays and work with a professional director and designers.

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 4 May – 6pm to 8pm

Thursday 5 May – 6pm to 8pm

Friday 6 May – 6pm to 8pm

To book an an audition slot in one of the casting workshops, please call 021 4904272 or email


The production will be one of the highlights of this year’s Midsummer Festival, is directed by Tony McCleane-Fay with music and visuals by Cormac O’Connor and choreography by Philip McTeggart-Walsh.
The rehearsal process will be mostly in June:
30 May – 3 June 10am – 5pm
7 – 10 June 10am – 5pm
13-17 June 10am – 5pm
20 June – late afternoon into evening for Tech and Dress rehearsals
21-22 June 5pm & 8pm Shows
23 June 5pm only
There will be a few fun rehearsals during mid-May (T.B.A. outside of school hours) to build the ensemble and generally for everyone to get to know each other.