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“ . . . any challenge we face is just a matter of a bit of creativity . . . it is this problem solving that makes theatre so much fun! Shelly Higgs talks about directing Epitaph, a new work for the Australian War Memorial.

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Playwright-director David Atfield is seeking two male professional actor aged from early 20's to mid-fifties and two female actors aged 40-55  for a new comedy. 



Wednesday 15th July and Thursday 16th August 10am-6pm.


Below are details about the work, creative team, and audition process.

EPITAPH  by Ross Mueller

Epitaph tells the story of Australian families who found themselves faced with the emotional and intellectual challenge of framing an epitaph for a loved one after World War One.



Rehearsal Dates         

Monday 24 September – Monday 8th October

             10am - 5pm

Performance Dates     

November 2018


Rehearsal Venue: The Street Theatre

Performance Venue:    The Street THeatre

Conditions:   MEAA Award


The Creative Team

Writer:  David Atfield

Direction:  David Atfield

Design:  Imogen Keen



Venue Street Two, The Street Theatre, 15 Childers St, Canberra City West


To Audition

To register interest call Ketura on 6247 1223 between 10am-3pm or email

We will then respond with audition times and further information.






The Street Theatre will held general auditions in March 2018.  These general auditions were for professional actors who live in Canberra and have a relevant tertiary degree and/or professional or independent experience, and also an opportunity for us to meet actors emerging, newly graduated or already working in Canberra, we haven’t met before.

Works to be produced in 2018 include: The War of the Worlds by Howard Koch (literary Out Loud series) , Tourmaline by Emma Gibson, Diary of a Madman by David Holman, Venus in Fur by David Ives, Flight Memory by Alana Valentine and Sandra France, and Exclusion by David Atfield.

Auditions for 2018 are now closed. Please email an expression of interest if you have missed auditions, including your headshot and CV, to Ketura:



15 Childers St,

City West ACT 2601

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