YESPA Current Auditions

Do you want to spend your summer doing something fun and memorable? Then why not join YESPA and sign up for our 2024 summer production of School of Rock!

There is no audition process to join YESPA as a member or enjoy our workshops; however, you must audition for our summer production after first becoming a member.

School of Rock - Auditions 2024

Auditions for our 2024 Productions of School Of Rock have now closed, keep an eye out on our Social Media and Website for 2025 Show and Audition Information.

What to expect at auditions...

We understand that auditioning for the first time, or any time for that matter can be daunting! Don't worry, YESPA is an open and welcoming company and we strive to support our members throughout the audition process in the best possible ways.

Our auditions always start with 'welcomes' and 'warm-ups' to make everyone feel comfortable, prepared, and in the right frame of mind to perform. During your audition, we are always looking for the best in each performer, and we're not looking to catch people out!

So prepare your material beforehand to the best of your ability and enjoy performing to us!

Casting decisions and theatre as a collaboration

Not all of your principal auditions will be successful and we've all experienced the let down of rejection. You may not have the part you wanted but we remind you that everyone's contribution to a show's performance is important and valued. Theatre is a collaborative effort and performances are always better when everyone works together.

The creative team are looking to create an entire ensemble, and not just focus on individuals with parts that are more important than others. So trust their decisions, see the production as a whole, and perform to your best in whatever acting role you're in.

Accepting a Principal or Ensemble Role

YESPA are committed to and skilled at preventing a child from being cast in a role they cannot deliver to a standard that will make them proud.

Extra practical support and encouragement will be given to any young person feeling anxious about their part in a show, and a young person will be permitted to step out of a role and be replaced, without judgement or blame, if it is in the child’s best interests to do so. If this happens we will happily still have the child in the ensemble to restore their confidence and we will do everything we can to ensure they have an enjoyable experience on stage with us.