In-Schools Audition Notice

shake & stir, one of Australia’s leading contemporary theatre companies is holding general auditions for its 2017 in-school touring seasons.

shake & stir provides a dynamic, fast paced and challenging professional theatre environment and this position is a fantastic opportunity for talented young actors seeking a rewarding career in the performing arts.

shake & stir is seeking male and female actors with a keen interest in Shakespeare and performing for young people.

Auditions will be used to cast January – November 2017 in-schools touring.

Experience/relevant actor training is highly desired and an infectious enthusiasm for the live arts is essential.

To apply for an audition: Please send a current headshot and acting CV to You will then be contacted should the Artistic Directors wish to see you for an audition. If you have auditioned for shake & stir in the last 18 months there is no need to apply for another audition, you will be automatically considered.

Applicants need to prepare one Shakespeare piece (1 min – own choice) and a contemporary Australian monologue (1 min – own choice). One piece should be comic, the other should show dramatic range. Pieces should suit the applicant’s age and skills. shake & stir theatre co desires actors with fantastic physicality, great vocal skills and who are highly presentable.

All applicants must be 18+ years old and possess (or have the ability to successfully apply for) a current QLD blue card and a QLD drivers licence with a good driving history.

Auditions will be held Tuesday 13 September 2016, individual times TBC.

Primary Drama Instructor

We are on the lookout for talented, motivated and enthusiastic young people, who enjoy working with children to join our rapidly expanding team in the role of after school drama instructors. As a Drama Instructor with shake & stir, you will be working with primary aged students and over the course of the school term will lead fun drama-based activities and work with the students in putting on performances. These classes are a great chance to fine-tune both your teaching skills and your skills as an actor. Classes take place between 3:00 and 5:30pm every school week afternoon. Working hours are flexible and can be worked around part time jobs or uni. Relevant tertiary degree desired but not required. To apply, please email

We are always on the look out for enthusiastic people to join our team.  Send through a current CV and head shot to
and we will keep your details on file.