St Mary’s Choral Society

St Mary’s Choral Society (Clonmel) are currently in rehearsal for their next production of Chess.

St Mary’s Choral Society (Clonmel) are currently in rehearsal for their next production of Chess.

The show has a requirement for dancers for two contemporary dances and opens auditions will be held on Monday, February 20th at the On Your Toes Dance Studio, Crann Ard at 8.30pm. Gymnastic ability is a bonus, but not essential. Dancers will only appear in the two dance numbers and will not be a member of the overall show cast.

Over 18s, transition year and fifth year students only to apply. No exams years will be allowed to audition. Dances will be exclusively choreographed by Majella Louise Fitzgerald at an intensive weekend workshop. Please message Gillian on 086 893 5294 if you wish to attend.

Meanwhile auditions have been held for the principal roles in the production and the line-up of principals is as follows: Diarmuid Vaughan will play Anatoly Sergievsky the Russian.

Florence Vassey, the lady in the love triangle will be played by Aine Hennessy. Emmet Donlan will play Freddie Trumper the American. Sheena Fennessy will play The Arbiter. David Hughes is Walter de Courcey, the leader of the US Delegation and Keith Greene plays Molokov, the leader of the USSR Delegation. Svetlana Sergievsky is being played by Michelle Moloney.

Booking will open on Tuesday, April 17th at Marians, O’Connell Street, Clonmel - 052 612 3813.