(217) 222-3209

Upcoming Auditions

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT TIME

July 22-23
Main Stage Play
MEN & WOMEN AGES 14+

THE BOXCAR CHILDREN

August 24
Main Stage Play
GRADES 3-12 & ADULTS 18+

EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD (AND THEN SOME)

October 7 & 8 
Main Stage Play
MEN & WOMEN AGES 18+

 


Open to all! No experience necessary!

 

 

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

July 22 & 23
Main Stage Play
MEN & WOMEN AGES 14+

 

THE BOXCAR CHILDREN

AUGUST 24
Main Stage play
GRADES 3-12 & AGES 18+

 

EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD (AND THEN SOME)

October 7 & 8 
Main Stage Play
MEN & WOMEN AGES 18+

Open to all! No experience necessary

THE BOXCAR CHILDREN

August 24
Main Stage Play
BOYS & GIRLS grades 3-12 & adults ages 18+

AUDITIONS for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT TIME

AUDITIONS: July 22-23, by appointment.
LOOKING FOR:  Women & Men ages 14+. No previous theatre experience is required to participate. All are welcome.

 IMPORTANT DATES

First Company Meeting: Tuesday, July 30

Rehearsals:  Mondays-Fridays, anywhere between 6pm-10pm, and occasional weekend rehearsals, based on actors’ availability 

Tech Weekend: September 7-8
Dress Rehearsals: September 9-10-11

Sponsor Performances: September 12
Performances: September 13-15 & 19-22

Daytime Performance: Tuesday, September 18 – 9:15am

Materials To Prepare

  • READ: Please come prepared to read selections from the script. We suggest that auditionees read the entire script before auditioning.
    View an online copy of the script: CLICK HERE Please note: The script contains strong language. Permission has been granted to QCT to remove the profanity for our production. 
  • NOTE: Password to view the script: membership
  • REVIEW: Please review the following AUDITION TIPS.
  • CALL: To schedule an audition appointment, please register online (see above) or call the QCT Box Office at 217-222-3209.
  • PREPARE:  Be familiar with the story and characters. You will be asked to read sections of several different scenes.
  • BRING: Come with a full list of any conflicts you may have during the rehearsal and performance periods.
  • COMPLETE: You may print and complete this AUDITION FORM. Audition forms will also be available at the theatre.
  • ARRIVE: Plan to arrive at least 10 minutes before your appointment to fill out an audition form if you have not already done so.
  • ENTER: Please enter through the STAGE DOOR on the south side of the Oakley-Lindsay Center. Auditions are in the Lab Theatre.
  • REMEMBER: Make strong choices and take risks!

Audition Pages

14: Mrs. Shears, Christopher
23-24, 24-25: Mrs. Alexander, Christopher
27-28: Ed, Christopher
33: Judy
35, 36: Ed
52-53: Christopher, Man with Socks, Punk Girl
58-59: Ed, Judy, Roger
61-62: Siobhan, Christopher, Judy
64: Roger
67-68: Siobhan, Christopher, Judy
68: Revered Peters, Christopher

SYNOPSIS

Christopher has an incredible story to tell — and it starts with the murder of his neighbor’s dog, Wellington. Determined to catch the killer, Christopher does detective work around the neighborhood. Based on the best-selling novel, this critically-acclaimed play is a moving and compelling mystery about a brilliant teen on the autism spectrum and the discoveries that change his world forever.

 

PRODUCTION STAFF

Director | Brandon Thomsen
Stage Manager | TBA
Costume Designer | TBA
Scenic Designer | Lorne Kelley

AVAILABLE ROLES

List of characters:

Characters
Christopher
Siobhan
Ed
Judy

Company Doubling
Voice One: Mrs. Shears, Mrs. Gascoyne, woman
on train, Shopkeeper

Voice Two: Roger (Mr. Shears), duty sergeant,
Mr. Wise, man behind counter, drunk one

Voice Three: Policeman, Mr. Thompson, drunk
two, man with socks, London policeman

Voice Four: Reverend Peters, Uncle Terry,
station policeman, station guard

Voice Five: No. 40, lady in street, information,
punk girl

Voice Six: Mrs. Alexander, posh woman

Audition appointments are also available by calling 217-222-3209.

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AUDITIONS for THE BOXCAR CHILDREN

AUDITIONS: August 24, by appointment.
LOOKING FOR:  Grades 3-12 & Adults 18+. No previous theatre experience is required to participate. All are welcome.

 IMPORTANT DATES

First Company Meeting: Tuesday, September 3

Rehearsals:  Mondays-Fridays, anywhere between 6pm-10pm, and occasional weekend rehearsals, based on actors’ availability 

Tech Weekend: October 19-20
Dress Rehearsal: October 21

Daytime Performances: October 22

Sponsor Performances: October 23
Performances: October 24-27

Materials To Prepare

  • READ: Please come prepared to read selections from the script. We suggest that auditionees read the entire script before auditioning.
    View an online copy of the script: CLICK HERE
    NOTE: Password: membership
  • REVIEW: Please review the following AUDITION TIPS.
  • CALL: To schedule an audition appointment, please register online (see above) or call the QCT Box Office at 217-222-3209.
  • PREPARE:  Be familiar with the story and characters. You will be asked to read sections of several different scenes.
  • BRING: Come with a full list of any conflicts you may have during the rehearsal and performance periods.
  • COMPLETE: You may print and complete this AUDITION FORM. Audition forms will also be available at the theatre.
  • ARRIVE: Plan to arrive at least 10 minutes before your appointment to fill out an audition form if you have not already done so.
  • ENTER: Please enter through the STAGE DOOR on the south side of the Oakley-Lindsay Center. Auditions are in the Lab Theatre.
  • REMEMBER: Make strong choices and take risks!

Audition Pages

TBA

SYNOPSIS

The Alden children have just been orphaned. Knowing they will go to different foster homes, they escape to the woods and make their home in an abandoned boxcar. But someone is desperate to find them. Based on the popular children’s novel, THE BOXCAR CHILDREN is a powerful story teaching us that home can be anywhere as long as you have your family by your side.

 

PRODUCTION STAFF

Director | TBA
Stage Manager | TBA
Costume Designer | TBA
Scenic Designer | TBA

AVAILABLE ROLES

Click here for a complete list of characters:

 

Audition appointments are also available by calling 217-222-3209.

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