How To Apply

To apply for our main acting course please complete a  Cygnet Audition Application Form and return to Cygnet Theatre. 


  • All audition days are arranged by application which must be applied for in advance.
  • Access to courses is by audition only.
  • There is a £35 audition charge. A written assessment of the work presented at the audition can be obtained for an additional fee of £15 (non refundable).
  • Download the application form above, complete and send it in to us and we will send you a date to come and audition at Cygnet Theatre. Contact Cygnet office for more information: / 01392 277189.

At audition we ask you to perform two contrasting pieces up to 3 minutes in length, prepared in advance. One should be Shakespeare and the other from a modern playwright (post 1950). You will be asked to take part in a workshop
session with members of the present company and other audition candidates.  You will be asked to sight read a piece of text and sing an unaccompanied song of your own choosing.  A simple folk song or nursery rhyme will do very well.

Please note our audition days usually last until late afternoon.

To apply for our Summer Course download our Summer Course Application Form and return to us on