Local talent sought for Aladdin panto in Croydon

UK Productions and Fairfield Halls are on the hunt for local talent for this year’s enchanting pantomime Aladdin, which will play at the Ashcroft Theatre from 16 Dec 2023 – 07 Jan 2024.

Starring EastEnders’ Davood Ghadami as ‘Aladdin’, Milkshake! Favourite, Croydon local, and Brit School graduate Kiera-Nicole as ‘Princess Jasmine’ and panto favourite Charlie Guest as ‘Wishee Washee’, with further principal roles to be announced.

Auditions for the Principal Ensemble are taking place at Fairfield Halls on Friday 7 July from 5.30pm. Dancers are sought who are aged 16 and older, have completed their GCSEs, with a high standard of ballet and jazz, and who are available to start rehearsals from Monday 4 December 2023. These Principal Ensemble Dancers may be required to cover principal roles and must be available for the whole run from 16 December 2023 – 7 January 2024.

Auditionees must prepare and film a Disney song and a script which will be sent in advance, and also be prepared to sing on the day. Auditionees are asked to email jo@ukproductions.co.uk to register by Monday 3 July. Good luck!

Join hero Aladdin, his mother Widow Twankey and his brother Wishee Washee as they embark on a magical adventure and try to defeat the evil Abanazar and his plan to become master of the world with help from the Genie of The Lamp and the Spirit Of The Ring.

An enchanting tale of magic, mayhem and misunderstandings live on the famous Ashcroft Theatre stage. Aladdin is a laugh-a-minute extravaganza with stunning sets, musical hits, fabulous costumes and amazing special effects to keep audiences both young and old entertained!

Damian Sandys, Artistic Producer and General Manager, said

We’re so excited to discover what talent Croydon has – our pantomime at Fairfield Halls is always designed with the Croydon community in mind, and so we can’t wait to work with the brilliant young people of the area.”

Not to be missed, tickets and group bookings are available from bhlivetickets.co.uk with special early bird rates and super schools offers also available.