Call Out: open auditions to be held for Midlands born, raised or based Deaf and disabled professional performers

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Derby Theatre and Nottingham Playhouse are holding a day of open auditions for Deaf and disabled performers (age 18+) who have trained or worked professionally* and either born, raised or currently living in the East or West Midlands. 

*A professional performer is someone who has worked as a performer with a professional creative team on a show, paid or unpaid, for a minimum of a one week run.

Audition Date

Thursday 5 December 2019 in the rehearsal room at Derby Theatre.

How To Apply

Please send your CV and headshot/Spotlight link to and include your access requirements and preferred method of communication.

Please note that we cannot guarantee everyone a slot. ​If you have not heard from us by Monday 18 November please assume that you have not been successful. 


The deadline for applications is Friday 15 November at 12pm.

Additional Information

A BSL Interpreter will be available, the space will be wheelchair accessible and assistance dogs are welcome. If you require any other information about the building or this audition process please contact Shannon on 01332 593900 or email

Please note that this is not an audition for a specific role or play but an opportunity for Derby Theatre and Nottingham Playhouse to meet performers for future projects.