The Gaiety School of Acting

The National Theatre School of Ireland

Presenters Needed

About Last Night is looking for young
presenters aged 18-32 to host a brand
new t.v show that will cover Ireland’s
vibrant and energetic nightlife / music
About Last Night are looking for a
confident and ambitious presenter who
has a firm grasp of music across various
genres, most notably dance music.
Someone who can work in a busy
environment from a script and also have
the ability to work unscripted due to the
nature of the show.
The position will involve filming one
night per week in the top night-clubs and
venues in Dublin, interviewing artists
and DJ’s, and being able to work with a
crowd and facilitate good content.
No professional experience necessary
and open to everybody within the
stipulated ages.
We will be meeting people between
09.00 and 14.00 on 12/5/18 at Opium
Garden on Camden St


Contact for more information.


The Gaiety School of Acting is not affiliated with any castings posted here unless otherwise stated.


Casting Call for Short Film

Steady Break Productions are hosting auditions for their upcoming production “Chocolate Icecream and Bow Shaped Pasta”. 

What we are looking for: 
• Young male, aged 18-25 years, must have driving permit or full license (own car preferable but by no means necessary) 
• Woman, 30s-40s (grey hair preferable but by no means necessary)

Where and when: 
• Auditions will be held on the 27th of April in the Gaiety School of Acting, Temple Bar 
• They will be held from 4pm-7pm 
• VERY IMPORTANT: Audition slot must be booked in advance

Other information: 
• Auditions will last approx. 20 mins 
• Roles are unpaid, though a small compensation may be offered to cover travel expenses
• Filming will be taking place in Dublin and potentially Kildare
• Audition pieces can be found on our Facebook page, or email us to request a copy (see below)

• For any questions or to book an audition slot, please email us at
• Our Facebook event can be found here:


Please note that the Gaiety School of Acting is not associated with any castings posted on this blog unless otherwise stated.

Male Actor needed 18-25

Male actor 18-25ish to play Haines, upper-class English accent plus various smaller roles in a dramatised adaptation of Ulysses which is performed on-street in Blackrock. Rehearsals in Blackrock, Dublin on Saturday 5th May and every Saturday until performance day 16th June.


Music Video Call for Actor

Dublin band Oski Bravo are making their debut video for their new single Emily and seek a female actor to play the titular role.

The actor would be required to channel the appearance and character of Emily Dickinson on a windswept beach in North County Dublin on the weekend of 28/29th of April. We are looking for someone who can dress and look Gothic and portray the muse of our new song. The location is Balbriggan Harbour and Gormanstown Beach. We can offer a modest fee, transport and sandwiches.

The new single builds on the past achievements of the band and we anticipate significant distribution opportunities through our appearances at some high profile festivals this summer and other promotional events.

If you are interested in the role please reply with a cover letter and head-shot to by 25th April 2018

For more information on the band please follow these links



The Gaiety School of Acting is not affiliated with any of the castings posted on this blog.

Volunteering Opportunity with Dublin Dance Festival

“Don’t Just Stand There, Lets Get To It – Strike a Pose – Volunteering, There’s Nothing To It”

18 Days of Dance, 18 chances to experience first hand, 18 opportunities to volunteer and see for yourself what dance brings not only to the stage but to Dublin this coming May (2nd – 20th)

This year’s festival sees it’s most ambitious programme yet from storming the main stage at the Abbey Theatre to taking up residency for 5 nights at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, from show casing up and coming new Irish works in our First Looks at Dance House to Community and all age inclusive workshops and Break Dance, Krumping & Beatbox Dance Offs at Meeting House Square. We have Olivier Nominated International Companies dancing next to Award Winning Irish Contemporary Artists, from Multi Media to Artificial Intelligence, from Traditional Mourning to Spiritual Awakenings, from the Controversial to the (un)Conventional, from a Firework of Flamboyant Theatricality & Sexuality to the Deconstruction of Dance by a legendary Pioneering Dance Artist – there is something for everyone- not to be missed!

DDF18 offers a chance to volunteer behind the scenes, centre stage as well as down amongst the audience with roles in Front of House & Venue Support, Artist Liaison & Hospitality or Marketing Online Assistance & Photographic Archiving. The Festival offers a chance for those interested in pursuing a career in The Performing Arts and Events Management – be it in the Spotlight and Centre Stage or Behind The Scenes – an insiders peek as to what it takes to bring a festival of this size to fruition. Volunteering is a must of all dance aficionados – of all levels of embarrassment and professionalism.

How to ‘Put On Your Red Shoes & Dance’…oops sorry, Volunteer this Festival

Simply complete the Volunteers application attached and email it back to Mama Fonteyn by Sunday 22nd of April or come along to our Recruitment Evening on Wednesday Evening of the 18th – see below for more details. Any questions, comments or queries please do not hesitate to contact this Volunteer Mama at

Still not sure if you want to ‘krump’ with the rest of us?

So still not sure that you want to commit – why not come along to our Open Recruitment Call on Wednesday Evening April 18th @ 19:30 Festival House – 12 East Essex Street – You can find out all about volunteering with this Festival Family and what our guilty pleasures are that we like to dance to when no one is watching

Deadline for completed Applications is Sunday 22nd April 2018, 5pm sharp


Casting notice for one woman play

Actress (Age range from 20’s to 30’s) required for a 30 minute one act play called ‘Once an Actress’ by Tony Layton

Auditions on Thursday 12th April 2018 between 6-9pm in the Lab on Foley Street, Dublin 1.

Rehearsals in the Lab, Foley Street, Dublin 1 on the 16th, 19th, 23rd, 26th April ’18 and 1st & 3rd May ‘18 between 6 and 9pm.

Please prepare a short monologue of two/three minutes long for audition
Venue for play TBC

Actor must be able to learn lines well and quickly and commit to rehearsal period.
Part of submission for Directing for Theatre Certificate in NUI Maynooth 2018
Play will be videoed and may be useful for acting reel for actor.

€200 paid once the play has been staged

Email CV and headshot, also actor reel if available to


The Gaiety School of Acting is not affiliated with nor endorses any casting notices on this blog.


Don’t forget, a new term of short courses and masterclasses begins at the Gaiety School of Acting on April 10th! Check out all we have to offer here. 

Casting Notice!

Rush Casting Notice!
Title – ‘For Creativity!’
Director – Buro (James Brosnan)
Type – Student Short Film
Length – 3 – 5 minutes
Expiry date of notice – 14/04/2018 at 9 PM BST
Film location – Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Gender – Is not relevant
Age Range – 16 – 25

Apply to – Email . In your application email please include your C.V. and Headshot.

Story description – ‘For Creativity!’ is a short student film based upon ‘Symphony no.5’ by Shostakovich. We journey through the mental state of an individual who has been oppressed by the world that surrounds him.

Role description – You will be playing the role of a young person who is pressured by the community to live by the rules. You will, through non-verbal acting, portray the journey from being oppressed, to breaking through the wall that surrounds you and living the life you want to live.


Gaiety School of Acting is not associated with and does not endorse any casting notices posted on this blog.


A new term of short courses and masterclasses begins at the Gaiety School of Acting this week. See for more information!

Casting Call for Student Short

“I Am Conor” is an emotional short film which charts the story of two parents and their child Conor, who has Down syndrome, on his speech development journey.

We are looking for:
Doctor: Male/Female, between the ages of 40-50
Father: Male, between the ages of 30-40
Mother: Female, between the ages of 30-40
Speech Therapist: Female, between the ages of 25-35 [Sign Language (Lámh) desirable but not necessary]

Newbridge, Co. Kildare
Saturday, April 14th [Call times TBC]

This is a student short film and therefore there will be no remuneration. However, copies of the short film will be provided to the actors as part of their showreels. We really appreciate the help as this is a finally project for our degree.

Email your headshot to



The Gaiety School of Acting is not affiliated with any castings on this blog.


A new term of short courses and masterclasses begins at the GSA on April 7th. See for further information!

Casting for Student Film

*UNPAID* Seeking cast for Student Short Film

Location: Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Dates: 5th/6th April (TBC)

We are a group of undergraduate media students in Maynooth University writing and producing a short film to submit as part of our final year mark.
We are looking for: 3 young males and 1 middle-aged female to play as our characters.
Any actors interested in availing of an opportunity to gain some portfolio footage are welcome to apply!
The cast:
1. Séamus – Young male in his late teens/early 20’s. Séamus is well educated and has a privileged lifestyle. He is quite timid and easily influenced by his peers.
2. Aaron – Young male in his late teens/early 20’s. Aaron is in a gang and carries a ‘tough-guy’ persona, but in reality he is sincere and compassionate to others.
3. Cillian – Young man in his early 20’s. Cillian is the gang leader and a typical alpha male. He has a dominant personality and has low tolerance for weakness.
4. Mrs Shiels – Middle-aged female. Mrs Shiels is Séamus’ mother. She is warm and kind and is fiercely protective of her shy son.
Anyone who would be interested in any of the above roles is encouraged to contact us via email. The final cut will be available to use for portfolio purposes. We will be shooting in Maynooth for 2 days max. in the first week of April. All applications welcome!


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