Anyone can come along and get involved with us because each show is cast completely from scratch by OPEN AUDITION. We’ve done it like that for almost 25 years.
We allocate 12 to 14 rehearsals to each show which are normally at weekends.
“The Essex Group bring musicals to life with an astounding array of young people that you just can’t help sitting there wondering if these are the actors of the future and then one such person arrives on stage at the Barbican playing Henry V with The Royal Shakespeare Company! Break a leg Alex Hassel who appeared with The Essex Group from boy to man”
Gary Sullivan - co Founder
LES MISERABLES is being auditioned between 24th and the 28th October 2016 - A full cast of young actors are required for a February 2017 production
Hilarious antics are back with the comedy due Gary Sullivan and Josh Handley in this years classic Festive Panto.
Starring Lily Downes at Feline The Cat and our usual band of enthusiastic locals!