Auditions for TEN's new talent show I Will Survive: Priscilla kick off Thursday April 19 and we are thrilled to reveal an impressive reward for the very best theatre performer Australia has to offer.
· A phenomenal cash prize of $250,000
· Unique and exciting opportunity for a promotional performance on Broadway
· One month's accommodation in New York City to explore US opportunities
· Representation with an established US agent
Auditions are open to all male performers 21 years and older
Network Ten and FremantleMedia Australia announces a brand new entertainment program, set to explode onto the screens later this year and catapult one exceptional performer to Broadway. I Will Survive is the search for Australia's next Triple Threat - SINGER, DANCER, ACTOR.
Ten is putting the call out for male theatre performers from all walks of life - gifted in singing, dancing and acting - to audition. the very best wil be invited to come on a road trip of a life time through Australia's breathtaking outback, ending the the bright lights of the Big Apple. all triple threat talent who might be interested in auditioning for this exciting project.
From open auditions, the most talented individual performers will be chosen to jump onboard the famous Priscilla bus which will retrace the steps of the box-office smash movie, from Sydney to Alice Springs. The program will see amazing performances from our contestants at each outback Australian location along the way under the direction of the best in the business.
Along this incredible ride our judges, mentors and industry professionals will challenge, train and critique our finalists, with the field slowly being whittled down.
Our final four will be flown to New York City, where the famous musical has just celebrated its year anniversary on Broadway. There they will receive intensive training in the lead role of Tick, one of the toughest roles in theatre and a character made famous by Hugo Weaving in the original Aussie movie.
If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere, and for the last man standing it’s a golden opportunity to showcase their talents on Broadway and kick-start an international career.
Network Ten Chief Programming Officer, David Mott, said: “I Will Survive is an exciting prospect for TEN. This is big, broad family entertainment with the unique backdrop of iconic locations in our own backyard.”
“The format is one that has captured the imagination of critics and audiences alike overseas, and we’re thrilled to bring it to Australian viewers for the first time.”
FremantleMedia Australia Director of Television, Tim Clucas, said: "Although it ends up on Broadway, I Will Survive is so much more than a musical theatre casting show. The winner will have impressed our big name judges in every performance skill - singing, dancing and acting. They will be the ultimate performer. The entertainment world will be theirs for the taking whether it be television, live theatre or Hollywood."
Thursday 19 April
Saturday 21 April
Monday 23 April
Friday 27 April
Sunday 29 April