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29-Apr-2019 at 07:00PM
01-May-2019 at 07:00PM

09 Aug 2019 to 24 Aug 2019

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Author: Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman

Director: Kellie Tweeddale

Enquiries: 0418 118 241 or Email

Characters Summary: 5M (15-60) 5F (13-55) plus 3M extras (20-40)

Characters: Character detail
(Ages are the character’s age – Actors’ true age can be different as long as they are look suitable for the role)
* Please note, basic English Accents will be required.
Anne Frank (13-16) Very outspoken, vibrant, curious, intelligent, loves to read, study and wants to be a writer when she grows up. A very large role.
Otto Frank (50's) Anne’s father. Modest, calm, a business man, very close to Anne, has a level head, loves his family.
Edith Frank (40-55) Quiet, keeps to herself, worries about Anne’s rambunctious behaviour but loves her family.
Margot Frank (16-19) Anne’s older sister. Poised, well-behaved, studious, considerate, afraid and lonely.
Miep Gies (20-30). Compassionate, kind, brave
Peter Van Daan (15-17) Shy, lonely son of Mr and Mrs Van Daan. Becomes good friends and romantic interest of Anne.
Mr Kraler (30-50) Compassionate, reserved, kind
Mrs Van Daan (40-55) Proud, high-status, flirty, wants to be treated with respect and has a hard time leaving her old life behind.
Mr Van Daan (45-55) Opinionated, egotistical, at times selfish. Wife to Mrs Van Daan.
Mr Dussel (40-60). A dentist. Religious, selfish, controlling and doesn’t know how to communicate well, particularly with children.
3 Soldiers (20-40) (very small roles for 3 men who might want to assist with the production in other ways or gain some experience)
* This play contains some adult themes of imagined violence and war. If you are a younger teenager who is cast in a role, permission may be required from a parent or guardian.

Audition Venue: Unicorn Theatre, Mount Waverley Secondary College, Lechte Road, Mount Waverley 3149

Theatre: Unicorn Theatre, Mount Waverley Secondary College, Lechte Road, Mount Waverley 3149

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Synopsis: Two Jewish families are forced to hide from the Nazis in a secret annexe in Amsterdam.

Other Information: Auditions will be in small groups and auditionees will be required to present a short dramatic monologue from any play (NOT Anne Frank), as well as read from the script.
Auditions by appointment only - please contact the director Kellie Tweeddale.
* Please note, as most characters are on stage for the whole play, you must be available for the full rehearsal period from May-August.