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Actor Callout: State Theatre Company South Australia

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The State Theatre Company South Australia


About the opportunity

The State Theatre Company South Australia are looking for actors from across Australia to submit for the role of Dr Emma Brookner, one of the critical roles in THE NORMAL HEART. The actors who played this role in the last major revivals won Tony and Olivier Awards for their performances.

State Theatre Company South Australia’s production of THE NORMAL HEART by Larry Kramer will be directed by Dean Bryant at the Dunstan Playhouse, 30 Sep – 15 Oct 2022.


  • Early 30s – late 50s
  • A pioneering doctor at the beginning of the AIDS crisis. Passionate and intelligent, intensely caring and committed to getting to the root of this burgeoning epidemic, Emma does not suffer fools.
  • Polio as a child has her use a wheelchair regularly.
  • We are looking for female-identifying performers with lived experience of disability.

Production Details

Location: Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre

Rehearsals: Rehearse from 29 August 2022

Previews from 30 September 2022
Opens 4 October 2022
Closes 15 October 2022