Calling all pirates everywhere, heave-ho me hearties, we’re off on an action-packed, exciting, adventure! 

Treasure Island Auditions 2018

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

is delighted to be casting its youth production of



4 performances, 5–7 April 2018

Rehearsal period from 9 January to 5 April 2018

First workshop audition will take place on: Saturday, 4 November 2017 2 – 6.30pm

Please return the completed forms by Monday, 30 October 2017

Shiver me timbers, landlubbers, pin back your ears and we’ll tell you a tale of mysterious strangers, mutinous pirates and buried treasure!  Come aboard the good ship Hispaniola with us and cabin boy, Jim Hawkins, and we’ll sail across the seas on the hunt for Captain Flint’s hidden gold. We’ll outwit that old seadog, the notorious pirate, Long John Silver, and his madcap crew – but watch out for the Black Spot! Calling all pirates everywhere, heave-ho me hearties, we’re off on an action-packed, exciting, adventure!

This adaptation of Treasure Island is by Phil Willmott with great parts for both male and female performers.

The production will also feature original music by David Lewington who worked with us recently as Musical Director on Our Day Out

We are looking for budding actors, singers and dancers, aged between 9 & 22, to audition for this production.
We are particularly interested in those with a flair for comedy, character roles and who play a musical instrument.

There is a fee for being a part of this production which is £150. If you are a member of the youth theatre and continuing with it in the spring term you will be entitled to a reduced fee of £100. This fee will be payable once cast in the Company.

There are also some scholarship places, so please contact David Whitney individually about this.

You need to be:

  • hard working,
  • a keen actor, singer and dancer
  • prepared to attend all rehearsals
  • prepared to work hard if offered a place.
  • prepared to work extra dates as we near the production including some weekends.

You will be required to work weekly on Tuesday evenings from 5.00 to 9.00 pm.

The registration form can be found here – Treasure Island Audition Form

If you need to ask any questions, please contact David at or call 01284 829933.