The local children set to star int he Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s (QPAC’s) season of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang have been announced.
Selected from over 300 auditions, playing the coveted roles of Jeremy and Jamima Potts are four Queensland locals, Jayden McGinlay, 8 years, from pacific Pines, Campbell MacCorquodale, 11 years, from Kenmore Hills, Sophie Moman, 10 years, from daisy Hill and Emma Cobb, 9 years. from Mackay.
Along with these four successful children, another 32 local boys and girls have secured roles as the sewer children; those who live in the sewers underneath the destardly Baron Bomburst’s castle, to escape from the evil Child Catcher.
Director Roger Hodgman who sits in on all the children’s auditions believes that the children who have been cast in the QPAC production are some of the best he has seen so far.