Audition Information

for A Christmas Carol

12:00pm, Sat, 22 Jun 2019

  • Event Details
  • Production: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
    Type of event: Audition
    Duration: 4 hours
    Venue: 3 Laidley Plainland Rd,
    Laidley North QLD 4341
    Description: Auditions for A Christmas Carol
    Children and adults of the Lockyer Valley are encouraged to attend auditions for our next production, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

    Major and minor speaking roles available for actors of all ages, as well as chorus (non-speaking) parts. We are also seeking volunteers for backstage, costuming, and front of house.

    No preparation for the audition is necessary. You will be invited to 'cold read' for your preferred part on the day.

    Auditions will start promptly at 12pm on Saturday. Please arrive 10-15min early. Call backs may be required for some parts. This will take place on Sunday 12pm. You will be notified on Saturday if you are required for a call back. We recommend you wear comfortable clothing, and bring a water bottle and some afternoon tea.

    New and renewing members will be provided with membership forms and information at the audition. A membership fee is required to help cover insurance costs.

    Rehearsals are every Sunday commencing on 7 July 1pm-4pm. Performance dates are: Fri 1 Nov, Sat 2 Nov, Sun 3 Nov (matinee), Sat 9 Nov, Sun 10 Nov (matinee). Additional rehearsals will be held in the week leading up to opening night. Please ensure you can commit to the performance dates and rehearsal schedule.

    Here is a character list and the number of lines for each. Character descriptions will be available at Auditions.
    Character No. of Lines
    Ebenezer Scrooge 323
    Charles Dickens 120
    Bob Cratchit 82
    Fred 63
    Mrs Cratchit 46
    Miss Belle (Ebenezer's Fiance) 43
    Ghost of Christmas Present 43
    Jacob Marley 40
    Laundress (Mrs Dilber) 34
    Ghost of Christmas Past 28
    Ebenezer (Age 20) 28
    School Master 25
    Mr Fezziwig 24
    Old Joe 22
    Mr Buckworthy 20
    Martha Cratchit (Age 15) 13
    Undertaker's Man 13
    Fan (Ebenezer's Sister Age 12) 12
    Charwoman 11
    Topper (A party guest) 10
    Belinda Cratchit (Age 13) 10
    Gentleman 1 9
    Peter Cratchit (Age 17) 9
    Tom (Fan's Husband) 8
    Businessman 3 8
    Street Boy 7
    Belle's Husband 6
    Sara (Fred's Wife) 6
    Gentleman 2 5
    Theatre Manager 4
    Shopkeeper 4
    Young Scrooge (Age 10) 4
    A Raucous Lady 4
    Caroline Buckworthy 4
    Businessman 4 4
    Businessman 5 4
    London Bobby 3
    Miss Fezziwigs (1. 2. 3.) 3
    Dick Wilkins 3
    Businessman 1 3
    Businessman 2 3
    Mother 2
    Mrs Fezziwig 2
    Belle's Daughter (Little girl) 1
    Tiny Tim 1