Alter Ego

Hackney's biggest Talent Show returns!

The search is on for Hackney's untapped talent. COULD IT BE YOU?

Audition online or attend our auditions on Saturday 12th January 2013 for your chance to perform on the Hackney Empire stage as part of the Alter Ego finals.

Auditions will be held from 10:00 - 18:00 at Hackney Empire. Entrants must be 13-21 years old and live in Hackney.

Book your audition slot now:
projects@hackneyempire.co.uk
020 8510 4396

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Watch some of last year's auditions here ›

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