• Huge opportunity for Yorkshire youth

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    October 28, 2019
    Huge opportunity for Yorkshire youth - Yorkshire based talent academy auditioning 7-18 year olds
    • Students have already appeared on ITV’s Coronation street, The Voice UK and in critically acclaimed UK Touring productions such as Dr Doolittle & Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
    • Yorkshire Based CAST Academy launching new wave of auditions November 2nd at their Wath Upon Dearne based training facility.
    South Yorkshire based Musical Theatre academy is holding open auditions on the 2nd of November for children aged 7 – 18 years old looking to attain a career in TV, film and theatre. 

    Recently celebrating 5 years of success as one of South Yorkshires top theatre lesson provider’s, owners Rebecca Elliot and Amy Parkers ethos remains unchanged - “Anyone who wants to be, can be a star”. After launching the agency class earlier in the year, aptly dubbed the “star team”, the majority of student have already landed paid acting work as the academies unwavering ability to generate new opportunities for it’s students continues to grow.  

    Unlike other talent management agency’s, CAST Academy’s star team provides world class coaching to the students signed up for the course. All talent attend weekly classes aimed to develop their students performing abilities. The star team also receive master classes from industry professionals such as casting director Lee Mountjoy & west end’s Amy Ross. With students receiving bespoke support and coaching for all parts they audition for academy co-founder Rebecca Elliot claims this is the secret to their high success rate: “South Yorkshire never fails to amaze me when it comes to producing world class talent. 

    We truly want the best for each of our students here at CAST Academy. That’s why we’ve launched the star team. We work alongside our students as they attended professional auditions to ensure they’re as prepared as they can be. This is what differentiates us from a typical talent representative. We really get to understand each of our students and nurture their abilities so they’re as confident as they can be.  

    Ultimately, it’s our goal to put South Yorkshire on the map by showcasing the talent we have right here on our doorstep. If you think you or your child has what it takes to be a professional performer come down to our auditions and show us what you’ve got!”

    Someone who has already made the cut is 13 year old Alex Rose Wright who recently bagged a place on the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang international tour, “I love the Star Team lessons, they’re so much fun & I have learnt so much already. My favorite part about being on the star team is the ongoing training and support. The teachers at CAST Academy put the feedback into practice to make sure that when I go to auditions I’m the best I can be and that I’m continually improving audition after audition. I really feel like my skills have improved leaps and bounds since I started in January”

    With limited amount of places available on their books, the academy is holding open auditions on the 2nd November. The successful auditionees will be then be enrolled and will receive training designed to boost their ability in acting, singing, dancing & audition technique.  

    CAST Academy always welcomes new talent any age and any ability. Whether it’s professional or just for fun they have it covered. With a growing adult cast & exciting dance classes the academy is thriving. To book a star team audition simply go to star.castacademy.co.uk or for any other enquiries contact CAST-Academy via email: info@castacademy.co.uk
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