5 December - 14 December 2024

A Christmas Carol

Audition Notice

A Christmas Carol – but not as you know it.

Written by Patrick Barlow, Adapted from the story by Charles Dickens

Directed by Lindsey Bishop

Production dates:   Thursday 5th to Saturday 14th December 2024

Auditions:   Sunday 4th August from 10:00am

Cast: Lead Actors

  • Cast of five – 2/3 Female and 2/3 Male – Various ages.
  • Must be able to portray a range of character ages, genders, and backgrounds.
  • Each actor except for Scrooge (Actor One - M) has a main character and up to eight alternate characters.
  • Other main characters are:
    • Actor Two (M): Bob Cratchit and Marley’s Ghost.
    • Actor Three (F): Ghost of Christmas Present.
    • Actor Four (F): Ghost of Christmas Past.
    • Actor Five (M/F): Ghost of Christmas Future.
  • An ability to sing is an advantage.

Company Roles:

Actors, dancers, singers and stage hands all rolled into one (not separate roles).

  • Approximately six required – any gender any age.
  • Each company actor is required to do any or all the company roles.
  • Some singing and dancing.  An ability to dance and sing is required.
  • Rehearsals will involve several evening rehearsals though these will be kept to a minimum for younger actors.
  • The company roles will be auditioned at a later date.
  • If you would like to audition for a company role, please contact the director to register your interest.

Audition details for lead actors:

  • Auditions for Waipukurau Little Theatre’s production of this hilarious take on an old and well-known story will be held at Waipukurau Little Theatre from 10:00am on Sunday 4th
  • Auditions will be a sample of combined readings of a variety of characters.
  • Please contact the director to register your interest and to get a copy of the script.
  • A knowledge of the character combinations is essential for a successful audition.
  • Character roles may be split and arranged in a different way than is shown in the script but main characters will be the same.

Please contact the director as below.

Lindsey Bishop:  text 0274 711 550 or email lindseyb@littletheatre.net.nz