Due to the massive level of interest shown at auditions for new cast members for Ros na Rún last month, the Irish language drama is holding another round of try outs at the end of April.
Candidates with the greatest flair and acting ability will get to join the cast of Ros na Rún for the show’s 24th season which begins filming in August.
Marion Ní Loingsigh, Series Producer, said that she has been incredibly impressed with the standard of talent she has already seen.
But a fresh round of auditions is being to meet the demand of all those candidates disappointed that they didn’t get a chance to attend in March.
With new characters introduced every season this year the producers of Ros na Rún are looking in particular for a woman her 40s, a woman in her 50’s/60’s and a young man in his mid-twenties.
That said actors and actresses of every age are welcome to try out as you never know what talent you’ll stumble across.
It goes without saying that on top of acting ability, any candidates must have Irish.
Marion said that through the years the show has been fortunate “to have found cast members among local amateur groups in Gaeltacht communities.”
“Indeed, many of these have adapted so naturally to their characters and been so popular with viewers that their roles have been expanded.”
The drama takes place in the fictional village of Ros na Rún in Spiddal and is the largest independent production commissioned in the history of Irish broadcasting.
The team behind Ros na Rún consists of 150 core members of crew, directors, writers and actors as well as about 80 extras a week.
Roughly 150,000 people tune in to its twice weekly broadcasts on Tuesday and Thursday, along with the subtitled omnibus on Sunday.
If you would like to take part in the April auditions send an up to date CV and headshot photo to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Christina on 091 558400