Call for male actor

‘Terriers’ theatre production, various Liverpool venues, auditions July 2017

The team are looking to cast a male role in ‘Terriers’ by Maurice Bessman. Playing age 15-16 but actors over 20 only. Native Liverpool accent essential, North West based only. Must have good dance/physical theatre abilities. The piece will tour schools, community venues, prisons across Merseyside

Production dates: Rehearsals: w/c 11th  September; 5 days (possibly 7 days) Performances: 6 weeks, September 18th – November 3rd 2017.

Producer: Royal Court Liverpool Trust

Director: Miriam Mussa

Location: Liverpool

Casting details: Auditions to take place at Liverpool July 2017.  Times and dates to be confirmed


Terriers explore the immense pressure young boys and girls are under from gang mates and girlfriends. The play throws up the moral dilemmas and life changing decisions that some young boys and girls have to make.

The show was originally commissioned by Merseyside Police in 2008 and to date over 180,000 young people from secondary schools across Merseyside have seen the play and studied the primary and secondary educational packages. Written by Maurice Bessman and directed by Miriam Mussa.

Aldo (Male)

Playing the age of 15, actual age MUST BE OVER 20. Gang member, a follower, and a little naïve. Dance/physical theatre abilities required.

Native Liverpool Scouse accent essential.

Agreements: Royal Court Liverpool Trust contract, pay equivalent to Equity Minimum

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