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Auditions open for youth production of Bugsy Malone

Date Posted:04/04/2017

Milton Keynes TheatreSplurge guns, gangsters, glamourous girls, and dreams of Hollywood – family classic Bugsy Malone will be brought to life by local talent at Milton Keynes Theatre. No previous musical theatre experience is necessary for Stage Experience, just a passion for performing! The intense two week summer project offers the chance to discover what life is really like as a musical theatre performer.

Produced by MKT’s Creative Learning Department. Bugsy Malone will be the sixth critically acclaimed youth production – previous credits include West Side Story (2011), Guys and Dolls (2012), Footloose (2013), The Wiz (2014) and Fame (2016).

Acting, Dancing and Singing auditions will take place in front of our panel of working professionals at Milton Keynes College on Tuesday 11 April, at 10am for students in school years 5 – 11, and 2pm for students in school years 12, 13, or university years 1-3 (or equivalent) - maximum age 21. Followed by re-call auditions on Wednesday 12 April at 10am for principal roles.

The production creative team includes Director Robert Marsden, Choreographer Bethany Hague and local Musical Director Matthew Reeve. High quality set design and a live orchestra, make Stage Experience an unforgettable project for all participants.

Rehearsals for Bugsy Malone will take place at Milton Keynes College completed with three performances on the Milton Keynes Theatre stage on Friday 4 & Saturday 5 August. There’s 100 places available for young people aged 10-21 years who must be available for all rehearsal dates, including weekends, between Monday 24 July and Saturday 5 August.

Auditions for Bugsy Malone are by application only which must be submitted by Friday 7 April. If you would like more information email MKT’s Creative Learning Department at: or download an application here -