Auditions; Jasper Jones

Our friends at Dead Set Theatre (in conjunction with St Judes @ Brighton, SA), are casting their production of JASPER JONES in April next year.


APRIL 2021

Deadset Theatre Company is collaborating with St Judes Players in April 2021 to produce an iconic Australian story, based on an award-winning novel and film. Production title will be announced at a later date!


*No previous experience required!

Aboriginal male aged 14 – 21 (stage age 16) –A young Aboriginal boy who is discriminated against by the town he lives in. Mysterious, brave, cool. He is emotional but tries to hide it.

Asian male aged 14 – 21 (stage age 14) – A cricket loving, superhero obsessed Vietnamese boy. He is quirky, cheeky and loves to swear.

Caucasian male aged 14 – 18 (stage age 14)– The narrator of the story. He is book smart, but awkward and tries his best to fit in. Adventurous, compassionate and naïve.

Caucasian female aged 14 – 17  (stage age 14) – A young girl with a troubled family. She loves books, is quite assertive and smart. Very kind and gentle.


Please email to receive the audition booklet with all the information and scenes. Video auditions need to be sent in by June 20th. Callbacks will be held in person at the St Judes Hall, 444 Brighton Road, Brighton on June 28th.

Rehearsals will be held from late January 2021 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons at St Judes Hall. Shows will take place on the 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 22nd, 23rd, 24th April 2021.

Please note – this is unpaid community theatre.

Please email  to receive the audition booklet. When emailing, please tell us your name, age and which role you are interested in auditioning for. We can’t wait to see your video auditions!!

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