Auditions: Babe



by Dick King-Smith, adapted by David Wood


This fun family show has casting opportunities for ages 7-80! 

Performance dates: May 23rd, 24th and 25th at 2.30pm and 6pm



Youth auditions (all at Progress Theatre)

School years 3- 8: Saturday 23 November at 11:30 am - 1pm

School years 9-11: Monday 18 November at 5.30 - 7.30 pm

School years 12 and 13: Monday 18 November at 8 - 10 pm


Adult auditions (venue details below)

Saturday 23 November, 2 – 5 pm: Palmer Park Hall (

Wednesday 27 November, 7 – 10 pm: Progress Theatre



We are looking for 12 keen youngsters between 7 and 12 to play sheep and puppies.  These roles will be double cast so that each child will perform in 3 shows over the weekend of performances.  Rehearsal will be Sundays during term time for the youth cast, only increasing nearer the show dates when they will be needed for technical and dress rehearsals.  Adult cast members will be needed on some Sunday afternoons to rehearse with the youth.

List of Characters

Farmer Hoggett - age 50-80

Mrs Hoggett - age 50-80

Babe - May be aged 13-mid 20's.  Must be agile and dance or martial arts or movement experience preferable. May be double cast.

Fly - Babe's Sheep Dog Mum - late teens to 20's - must be agile

Ma - An elderly sheep - age 30's-80's

Cockerel - teens- 40's

Cat - teens - 20's

Turkey - Teens - 40's

Puppies and Sheep (7-12 year olds)


Ensemble roles. To be doubled/ tripled up. Any age.



TV commentator


Sheep Dog

Stall holders/ Weight guessers/ New puppy owners/ Rustlers/ Warrier dogs/ Officials


Auditions are open to all.

You only need to attend one of the audition dates and there is no need to prepare anything in advance. If you have any questions or would like to be considered but can't make the audition dates, please contact Beckie, the director, on prior to the auditions.