AUDITIONS – Cratchit Children

Date posted: July 14, 2017

AUDITION NOTICE – VICTORIA

The Belfry is auditioning children and youth ages 6 – 18
for the Cratchit family in our production of

A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Michael Shamata

AUDITION DATE
Monday, July 24th 3 – 8pm

PRODUCTION DATES (must be available for all performances)
Rehearsals start November 4, 2017 (weekends and after school)
Previews November 28, 2017
Closes December 17, 2017
Potential Holdover December 23, 2017 

ROLES AVAILABLE
Martha Cratchit – Age 13 – 16
Peter Cratchit – Age 12 – 16
Belinda Cratchit / Fan – Age 8 – 12
Tiny Tim Cratchit / Ebenezer as a young boy – 6 – 12
(*Ages are approximate – relative heights will be considered)

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
Please prepare the following:
– One short speech, for example a poem or nursery rhyme, memorized
– Be prepared to have fun!

Please email, mail, or drop off a photo (need not be a professional headshot) and a letter of interest, including training and experience (if any) to:
Erin Macklem, Belfry Theatre, 1291 Gladstone Ave, Victoria BC, re: Christmas Carol
associate@belfry.bc.ca (Subject: Children’s Audition)

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT – July 21, 2017

Equity Members and Registered Apprentices will be seen first at these auditions but we will be seeing both members and non-members. We encourage diversity in casting, everyone interested in encouraged to apply. 

Please Note: We have a limited number of audition spots.  If you have not been notified of an audition time by July 21st, this means we won’t be able to see you this time around.  Erin Macklem will call you …we would prefer that you don’t call her.

(Photo Credit – Simeon Sanford Blades and Lily Cave from A Christmas Carol 2012.  Photo by David Cooper.)