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Upcoming Auditions

Open to all! No experience necessary!
View the scripts here.

Open to all! No experience necessary
View the scripts here

 

A Christmas Carol

AUDITIONS: October 13-14, 2020

LOOKING FOR 1 small boy and 5 adults ages 18+. All experience levels and races/ethnicities are encouraged to audition.

IMPORTANT DATES

Auditions: October 13 & 14

Callbacks, if needed: Thursday, October 15

First rehearsal: Monday, October 19

Technical Rehearsals: December 5-6

Performances: The production will be performed live at QCT with audiences of 50, December 9-13, 16-20.

A Christmas Carol, based on the book by Charles Dickens, tells the story of the redemption of a human soul. This play with music follows the ever powerful story of Scrooge, a lonely miser, who, through the help of spirits and visions from his past, present and future, finds a second chance to become a loving, generous human being. This adaptation by playwright Christopher Schario utilizes a cast of 6 actors and 1 musician to play all of the characters.

 

If interested in auditioning, take note of the following:

    1. Rehearsals will be conducted in-person following safety guidelines.
    2. Auditions will be held as individual 10-minute sessions in person at QCT.
    3. To prepare for the audition, please read the entire script:
      https://www.1qct.org/on-stage/auditions/audition-materials/
      (password: membership) Specific audition pages will be announced at a later date. There is nothing to memorize for the audition, but a familiarity with the script is strongly encouraged.
    4. Sign up for an audition appointment here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0548A8A72BAAFA7-achristmas
    1. Prior to your audition, please fill out this online audition form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHS_kqwKL0rab4Y27ZqixOMh5h7BiSlKbpSr17qtdxuqsqHA/viewform?usp=sf_link
    2. Those auditioning should wear a mask until they enter the audition space for their individual appointment.

A fiddler is also required for this production. If interested in being considered for the musician role, please contact Artistic Director Brandon Thomsen: brandon.thomsen@1qct.org / 217-222-3209

Audition Sides:

11-12: Scrooge, Fred

13-14: Scrooge

14: Bob Cratchit, Scrooge

17: Marley, Scrooge

19: Christmas Past, Scrooge

21: Fan

24: Belle

25, 29: Christmas Present

27: Bob Cratchit

29, 34: Mrs. Cratchit, Bob Cratchit

33: Old Joe, Charwoman

36: Scrooge

36-37: Turkey Boy, Scrooge