Calling all actors and Actors-at Heart of South-East Queensland.
Want to Play? In a Medieval Way of Course!
We are creating a wonderful addition to our retinue of fun for all of you at the Abbey Medieval Festival next year.
Wandering Theatre Troupes were a highly entertaining and enjoyable part of Medieval Life.
Groups of actors (often using the backs of carts and wagons) staged skits and small stories for the amusement and, it has to be said, education of all who watched.
Setting up shop meant just parking the wagon, and going for it. Of course, the ‘family’ of the troupe were a huge mix of talent and ingenuity.
We are creating the Abbey Medieval Festival Theatre Troupe!
Auditions, rehearsals, and the beginnings of the preparations are all in full swing right now.
Are you a thwarted actor? Are you passionate about having fun while joining with like-minded people and doing ‘Medieval Stuff’?
Are you a drama student, or one who has already been in acting troupes ‘back when’?
Have you always wanted to be on stage and not had the chance?
This will be a great addition to your resume, and to the stories you have to tell to your grandkids. (Better yet, bring them along to watch you play.)
- There’ll be specialized lighting from good old sol.
- There’ll be a dressing room of sorts – we always find a way!
- There’ll be authentic costumes made by our very own tireless magicians of sewing-volunteers.
- There’ll be cameraderie galore as you join the over 200 to date volunteers who find they enjoy themselves here so much that they keep coming back year after year. We all love this – and are always happy to have more people to be with us.
All age groups are welcome to enquire and participate. All manner of body shapes and sizes, experiences on stage or not… If you’re interested we want to hear from you!
Come play with us!
If you want to dress-up, have masses of fun, get up and strut your stuff, entertain audiences of thousands (we had over 35,000 people at the 2012 Festival week) be in the fresh air and have a huge time using your skills and interests, then we are looking for you.
We are calling for initial enquiries right now via email – Performance@abbeytournament.com
We are starting preparations and rehearsals at the beginning of October 2012.
We’d love you to join our ‘family’ of participants in the Abbey Medieval Festival if you’ve a mind to.
Go on, you know you want to. 🙂
Email us today.