Mark will be running a mock audition to give children a great insight in to how an Open Call works, with plenty of tips along the way!
Mark Hedges was most recently the Resident Director on The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre, London. Other productions for Cameron Mackintosh include Oliver! UK Tour – Children’s Director, Les Miserables London & UK Tour – Children’s Director, Mary Poppins UK/International Tour – Children’s Director & Mary Poppins Stuttgart and Hamburg – Children’s Casting and Rehearsal Director.
Previous work includes:
Director: The Clockmakers Daughter – Cadogan Hall, London, Kids of the West End in Concert – Leicester Square Theatre, London, Aladdin – Asia Tour, Peter Pan – Bridge Under the Theatre, London, Sunshine on Leith – Northern Stage, Newcastle, The Wiz – Peoples Theatre, Newcastle, ‘Tis the Season – Jermyn Street Theatre, London, Jason and the Argonauts – Swiss Arts Festival, Zurich.
Assistant Director: Little Women – Directed by Tamara Harvey, Uk Premier Workshop, Macbeth – Directed by Julien Chenery, Uk Tour.
Musical Staging: Three Phantoms – Uk Tour and China, Celebrate Christmas – Royal Albert Hall, London, Willy Wonka – Ductac Theatre, Dubai, A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Uk Tour, What the Ladybird Heard – Uk Tour, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – LSMT, Redhead – LSMT, Applause – LSMT, RSVP/ASAP, LSMT.
Childrens Director: The Bodyguard, UK Tour – Children’s Director, The Sound of Music, International Tour – Children’s Director.
Actor: Little Shop of Horrors – Ensemble, Edinburgh Festival, Kate Prince for ZooNation, Starlight Express – Turnov, U/S Rusty & Dustin, Apollo Victoria, London, Jerry Springer the Opera – Swing, Dance Captain, National & Cambridge Theatre, London, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – Ensemble, West Yorkshire Playhouse, High Society – Ensemble, Shaftesbury Theatre, London, Starlight Express – Prince of Wales, U/S, Dustin & Poppa, UK/Scandinavian Tour, Les Miserables – Swing, U/S Thenardier, Dance Captain, Queen’s Theatre London, Les Miserables – 25th Anniversary Concert – Ensemble, Dance Captain, O2 Arena.