Audition Notice for The Black Line by Nathan Maynard

Audition Notice for The Black Line by Nathan Maynard

Female Actor | late 20s-40
Role | English convict
When | Monday, 29 August 2022, 5pm
Where | The Peacock Theatre, Salamanca Arts Centre, 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart
Payment | MEAA rates

We are seeking an actor for a new work being developed by Nathan Maynard about the Black Line. We will be having a two-week creative development starting 23 January 2023 with the aim of producing the play in 2024.

If you’re interested, please email Lucien Simon ( by 5pm, 22 August 2022 to receive your time slot and audition piece.

Set during Van Diemens Land’s 1830 military movement known as The Black Line.
The story of THE LINE is centred around a property with a white mistress, a black servant and an unexpected visitor. 

Funny, edgy and volatile, the line pulls no punches in its exploration of the hard but relevant question- 

How do we move forward together when our shared history is so violent? 

Writer and Assistant Director | Nathan Maynard
Director | Nancy Black from Blackhole Theatre (VIC)
Producer | Salamanca Arts Centre and Blackhole Theatre