OPEN CALL OUT – Recorded Audio Performance

Project:        Sound Stage recording of History by Roy Williams

Elizabeth Newman (Artistic Director, Pitlochry Festival Theatre) and David Greig (Artistic Director and Joint CEO, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh) have generated a new, online audio project in Scotland, to celebrate Scottish Theatre, called Sound StageSound Stage is a collaboration between Pitlochry Festival Theatre, The Royal Lyceum and the leading audio company – Naked Productions. The idea is to create a digital platform which will enable the audience member to really get the feeling of being in a theatre to watch their chosen production.  Each play will be recorded and then presented on Sound Stage for no more than 5 times.

LIVE Casting

General information 

  • All lines are Equity and Covid-19 secure contracts
  • We are seeking actors who feels comfortable working and rehearsing remotely/online.
  • Recording Method. Remote recording from home. Working on Zoom and Zencaster.
    If the actor does not have recording kit it will be sent to them via post and full support will be given in setting up the equipment.
  • Dates: week commencing 2 August 2021
  • Days and Times: the number of days and times will vary according to the line of parts, but times will be between approximately 10:00-17:30

Submissions are welcome from:

  • Actors of any age over 18 years old.
  • Any gender*
  • We actively encourage submissions from those self-identifying as any combination of the 9 protected characteristics defined by the Equality’s Act of 2010.
  • At PFT we prioritise auditioning actors based in Scotland and those based elsewhere who self-identify as Scottish.*as defined by Spotlight UK

Open call submissions are in highlighted below:

Line 1

Neil: (Black, late teens/early20s) Neil is a shelf stacker in Sainsburys. From London

Under Offer

Line 2

Gary: (Black, mid 20s) Gary is a young man who has what it takes to be a successful politician. From London

Under Offer

Line 3

Jordan: (Black, early 20’s) Full of charm, and passion. From London

Under Offer

Line 4

Dennis (Black Late 20s) A Police officer from London

Open call

Line 5

Kelle (Black, late teensA passionate and aspirational young woman From London

Open call

Line 6

Gwen (Black Early 50s) From London

Under offer

Line 7

Claire (Black, late teens early 20’sFrom London

Under Offer

How to submit? 

First round: Please submit your CV via spotlight. If not on spotlight please submit your CV to

Submission deadline: Tuesday 20th July at 5pm

Decisions: Wednesday 21st July 

Second round: an audition on Zoom with the Production’s Director, Ben Occhipinti

At least 8 actors from this open-call will be invited to a second-round audition.

Second round auditions: 24th July 

Everyone will be informed by 26th July if they were successful or unsuccessful.

Further information 

  • Some of the lines are currently under offer to artists who have previously been engaged with the projects and/or have specific/distinct skills required and/or have become a member of the extended Creative Team.
  • We will audition at least 12 actors for the project
  • Feedback will be provided for every second-round audition
  • We will publish figures of how many people submitted and how many actors were invited to the second-round audition
  • This breakdown will also be shared with all agents via Spotlight