It’s that time of year again… oh yes it is!

BUDDING stars of stage and pantomime are invited to register for this year’s Young Company and Young Ensemble auditions for Poole’s Lighthouse arts centre pantomime.

This year’s family show will be  Jack and the Beanstalk, which opens on Thursday 12th December and will run until Sunday 5th January.

The Young Company auditions are for primary school children from Year 5 to secondary school Year 11, between the ages of nine and 16 on 1 December 2019. The Young Ensemble auditions are for people who have completed their GCSEs, so from Year 12, between the ages of 16 and 21 as at 1st December.

Registration forms can be downloaded from Once completed, save a copy and email it to

The closing date for the receipt of registration forms is Friday 21st June. Audition details will be emailed on 28 June and the auditions held on 5th July with results emailed between 15th and 19th July.