Organisers from across the Borough of Southwark Open Auditions for Elephant's Got Talent at Draper Hall This Thursday! | The Fan Carpet

Organisers from across the Borough of Southwark Open Auditions for Elephant’s Got Talent at Draper Hall This Thursday!


25 July 2018

Dancers, Comedians, Singers, Jugglers, Magicians, and more. Think you've got what it takes to become the winner of Elephant's Got Talent? However weird or wonderful your talent may be, come along to one of the audition heats to see if you’ve got what it takes to make it to The Big Final and win £100 on AUGUST 9 at THE ELEPHANT PARK!

Together organisers from across the Borough of Southwark including: Superarts Academy of Performing Arts, Draper Hall, Mercato Metropolitano, The Trunk at The Artworks and Elephant Park, have collaborated to create Elephant and Castle's very own Got Talent competition.

 

 

Whatever the talent may be, we invite people of all ages, to attend one of the three audition heats, the top three acts from each heat will progress through to The Big Final at Elephant Park for their chance to win £100.

WE'RE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THE BIG FINAL WILL BE CO-HOSTED BY BBC RADIO BROADCASTER AMANNY MOHAMED AND JOHN WHELAN.

AMANNY MOHAMED
Amanny Mohamed is a Film Critic, Radio broadcaster and Producer/Director who's worked with best of British talent including Mariella Frostrup, Claudia Winkleman, Mark Dolan and Phill Jupitus, as well interviewing the creme de la creme of A-list talent from around the globe including Ashwariya Rai, Liam Neeson, Keira Knightley, Halle Berry, and Borat AKA Sascha Baron Cohen. Amanny regularly contributes to BBC 5Live and has weekly radio broadcasts as BBC Surrey Breakfast's film critic, You can follow her on twitter @amannymo.

JOHN WHELAN
John Whelan is a local theatre and community arts practitioner. He has a community theatre company, Peoples Company, based at Southwark Playhouse. He has performed in a variety of plays and is currently directing a community version of Shakespeare As You Like It with the Globe. Last year he worked with the Tate to create an animated trail of the war artists and has done numerous community arts engagements projects in and around Walworth. As part of his work he is animating the new Elephant Park with the Summer series events which the Elephants Got Talent is part of.

JUDGES WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY.

 

 

THE PROCESS:
1. Three winners from each heat will each win a prize and be selected to go forward to compete in the BIG FINAL.

2. On the 9th August, nine acts will go head to head in an attempt to win the £100 PRIZE MONEY. Prizes will also be given to the two runners up.

No need to register in advance, just turn up at one of the below venues and show us what you’ve got…don’t forget to bring your music, materials, costume or special bag of tricks.

THURS 26 JUL @ 6.30pm DRAPER HALL, 1 Howel Walk, SE1 6TL
Doors 6.00pm - Registration commence.
Compere: Alida Pantone

TUES 31 JUL @ 6.30pm MERCATO METROPOLITANO, 42 Newington Causeway SE1 6DR
Doors 6.00pm - Registration commence.
Compere: Kelly Jade Williams

THURS 2 AUG @ 1.00pm ARTWORKS, Elephant Road, SE17 1AY
Doors 1.00pm - Registration commence.
Compere: Amanny Mohamed

THE BIG FINAL: THURS 9 AUG @ 6.00pm ELEPHANT PARK, Elephant Road, SE17 1AY
Doors 6.00pm
Compere: Amanny Mohamed

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