AUDITIONS for the chance to perform in front of an internationally known composer are being held next week.
The opening event of The Thurrock International Celebration of Culture will be at the South Essex College’s Woodview Campus on Saturday 9 July at 2pm.
It will be for people who have worked hard on their skills and can offer a polished performance.
Auditions for the event will be held in room G1 at the Culver Centre, Daiglen Drive, South Ockendon on Tuesday 28 June between 5pm and 8pm and anybody who lives, works or studies in Thurrock is invited to apply.
Applications forms are on the website www.ticculture.co.uk where you can also find full details of all other events planned for the two-week long festival.
It has been confirmed that Thurrock-born composer Mark Anthony Turnage will be at the opening event. He will be there as a guest of the Royal Opera House who are joint partners in the event with Thurrock Council and hosts South Essex College.