Auditions

A Christmas Carol

October 14 and 15 at 1 pm
Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road
Callbacks Oct 15 at 4 pm
Directed by Vito Abate
Performances December 8-17, 2017

Adults, teens and younger children are all encouraged to audition. Roles include: Ghost of Jacob Marley, Ghost of Christmas Past, Ghost of Christmas Present, Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, Undertaker, Scrooge's nephew Fred, Fred's wife, Solicitors, Caroling Boy, Mr. Driftwood, Mary, Bob Cratchit, Mrs. Cratchit, Cratchit children including Tiny Tim, Peter, and Martha, Young Scrooge, Fan, the Fezziwigs, Belle, Want, Ignorance, Laundress, Old Joe, Charwoman, businessmen.

There are non-speaking roles like spirits, city people, guests, partygoers and people of London. Also seeking actor-musicians, singers and dancers for featured moments in the show. Caroling ability is helpful but this is not a musical production.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS: Actors are required to bring a recent photo, or headshot with resume (if they have them), and a list of all conflicts between October 22 and December 17.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script and the original Dickens text. As most of this play is set in and around London, actors will be asked to present upper and lower class British accents to the best of their ability.

Auditionees should memorize one verse and chorus and be prepared to sing a capella from one of the following carols: The Wassail Song, Deck the Hall, We Three Kings, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. Song should be about 30-45 seconds.

If interested but unable to make the audition times, please email achristmascarol2017@yahoo.com with your availability on and around those dates, and we will do our best to accommodate.

Rehearsals begin Sunday, October 22 and will generally be held Sunday through Thursday evenings.

Additional 2017-2018 Season Shows

Auditions for The Nerd will be held December 10 and 11, 2017 at 7 p.m. Callbacks will be December 11, 2017.

Auditions for A Time To Kill will be held January 28 and 29, 2018 at 7 p.m. Callbacks will be January 30, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Auditions for Spring Awakening will be held March 25 and 26, 2018 at 7 p.m. Callbacks will be March 27, 2018 at 7 p.m.

General Information

Anyone interested in performing on stage at Theatre Charlotte is welcome to audition. For musicals, generally you will be required to prepare a song and bring the sheet music to the audition and come dressed to move. For non-musicals you will most likely be asked to read scenes from the script. Perusal copies of scripts are often available for those interested in auditioning. Rehearsals are usually held Sunday through Thursday evenings. Theatre Charlotte is committed to diversity on our stage and in our audience. We strongly encourage actors of color to audition.

Employment

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