Throughout the competition, contestants are given feedback from our panels made up of West End performers and industry professionals. Each of our judges have lots of experience in auditioning so their advice and feedback is invaluable to anyone wanting to pursue performing as a career or those wanting to build their confidence and skill set.
Previous judges' credits include Hamilton, Les Miserables, Wicked, Heathers, Aladdin, The Book Of Mormon, SIX, Phantom Of The Opera, Shrek, Beautiful, The Addams Family, We Will Rock You, West Side Story, Dreamgirls, Tina, Bend It Like Beckham, Mamma Mia, 42nd Street, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Motown, The Lion King, In The Heights, Waitress, Everybody's Talking About Jamie and many more...
In the live rounds, we invite industry professionals including agents, directors and casting directors to come and watch so you never know who could be watching or what it could lead to!
"I LOVE West End Calling. It's such an incredible opportunity for young performers wanting a career in musical theatre. It was a complete joy being a judge and I can't wait to see some of their faces in the West End in the near future!"
Scott Paige - West End Performer
(Eugenius, The Addams Family, Made In Dagenham, Seussical The Musical)
"I wish I'd had the opportunity as a young performer to experience something like West End Calling. It would have really helped me prepare for auditions in later life, and given me much needed advice from current working professionals to help further my training. It's an experience like no other!"
Lauren Samuels - West End Performer
(Les Miserables, We Will Rock You, Bend It Like Beckham, Grease, The Last 5 Years)
Eugenius, Loserville, The Book Of Mormon, FIVER