All our Open Days are now fully booked.
We now recommend making an online application. We audition everyone who applies. Click on APPLY NOW for more details.
On the audition day candidates will spend all day at the Urdang and get the chance to speak to staff and current students. Parents/guardians will also be given an introductory talk by staff at the beginning of the day.
If you have any further enquiries please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 22nd November 2019 FULLY BOOKED
Friday 17th January 2020 FULLY BOOKED
Monday 20th January 2020 FULLY BOOKED
Pippa Ailion has cast over 185 productions internationally
She was Resident Associate Director and Casting Director for Jonathan Miller at The Old Vic between 1987-1991.
In 2018 she was awarded an MBE in the Honours Awards for Services to the Theatre and Diversity.
She has worked in the theatre since 1972 firstly as an actress in Theatre in Education having trained as a drama teacher, a company manager, a resident director and as a casting director since 1987. She was head of the BA Acting Department at Central School of Speech and Drama from 1994 – 1997 and still lectures at many drama schools. She is a Companion at LIPA.
Productions Credits include:
Come From Away (Dublin & Phoenix Theatre West End); Tina The Musical, Dreamgirls; Motown & UK Tour; The Book Of Mormon; Wicked & UK Tour, The Lion King; Twelfth Night (Young Vic); Moulin Rouge (Boston); Rocketman (Elton John film); One Love: The Bob Marley Musical; Funny Girl (Tour); My Fair Lady; Sunny Afternoon; Charlie And The Chocolate Factory; The Go Between; Billy Elliot; Bend It Like Beckham; Let it Be; Porgy and Bess; Ragtime; Into The Woods; Memphis; Here Lies Love; The Fairy Queen; We Will Rock You; Gypsy; Guys and Dolls; Sweeney Todd; The Pyjama Game; Love Story; American Psycho; Legally Blonde; Fela; Spring Awakening; The Drowsy Chaperone; Blue Man Group; The Book Of Mormon UK tour; On Your Feet! Tree (Young Vic)