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Hong Kong Players Present: Panto 2018 Auditions Snow White

Hong Kong Players Present:
Panto 2018 Auditions
Snow White

Hong Kong Players have been staging a traditional Christmas panto for more than 50 years. The show is an all-singing, all dancing extravaganza based on an original script. Come audition and be a part of the team that brings the magic of panto to kids young and old this Christmas. You know you want to . . . oh yes you do!

Audition Dates

Chorus auditions
Monday May 21st 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Tuesday May 22nd (PH – Buddha’s B’day) – 11.00a.m – 4.00pm
Saturday May 26th – 11.00a.m. – 4.00pm.

Principal Auditions
Sunday 17th June (10:00 – 16:00)
Wednesday 20th June (19:00 – 22:00)
Sunday 24th June (10:00 – 16:00)

Please note that you will be assigned a 30 minute time to attend and will not be required for the full session

Rehearsal dates start

Sunday 26th August 2018

Performance dates

Friday 29th November – Sunday 9th December 2018

Performance venue:

Shouson Theatre, Arts Centre, Wan Chai

Audition Venue:
The auditions will take place at Hong Kong Players rehearsal space, Spooky 3 3/F, On Tat Building (Block D), 3-5 Pat Tat St, San Po Kong (near Diamond Hill), Kowloon
For detailed information on how to get there, visit and click on Rehearsal Venue.

To book your audition time, please complete this form click submit or email to: and tell us which date and approximate time you would prefer. (We will do our best to a lot you that time, but please be prepared to be flexible). You will receive confirmation of the booking slot after Wednesday May 16th

Auditions for Principal Roles:
Your audition will take 10-15 minutes – please arrive at least 15 minutes before your allotted time. You can audition for several roles if you wish, and we’ll provide pieces from previous panto scripts for you to audition with. We’d like to hear you sing and we’d like you to tell us a joke or two! Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

NB Principals should be 18 years or older

Principal Roles:

Snow White (Female) Sweet and fierce.

Dame (Male) – Prince Charming’s nanny.

Evil Queen (F) Wicked, vain.

Mirror (F/M) Generally sarcastic

Buttons (F/ M) Smart, Snow White’s guardian

Prince Charming (F) Sports-mad, bit of a loner


Beaver 1 and Beaver 2 (F/M) Buttons’ sidekicks. Some mime involved, a few lines

Auditions for Musical Ensemble & Dwarf roles:
Seven Dwarves. Children aged 9 -12. We need triple threats for these roles – children who can sing, dance and act.

Ensemble (aged 11- 25). Must also be able to sing, dance and act!

The ensemble is the heart and soul of panto and we are looking for fabulous singers and dancers and actors with boundless enthusiasm and energy. Mainly modern dance, hip hop, also swing (lindy hop, jive). Other skills such as juggling, acrobatics, wire-walking, rollerblading, fire-eating, etc very welcome – come and show us what you can do!

Ensemble auditions will take about 20 minutes during which you will be taught a song and a dance routine. You should also prepare to sing a few lines a cappella from a suitable song.

NB, ensemble must be 9 years old or above by the time the show opens.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your allotted audition time. Wear loose comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for dancing (no flip flops!). If you have long hair please tie it back.

We look forward to seeing you at audition!

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