Auditions: A Christmas Carol

Audition Notice:

A Christmas Carol

Orcas Center will be presenting “A Christmas Carol” Dec 13-17th. This is the beloved  version that has become an island tradition, complete with Jim Bredouw’s brilliant and heartwarming music.

This year Jim returns as Musical Director, with Melinda Milligan taking the wheel as Director. Melinda is known to many on Orcas as an actor, singer in “The Olga Symphony” , and director with the Actors Theater of Orcas Island.

This production of “A Christmas Carol” is open to anyone. We encourage anyone to audition for any role, and gender is not an issue. Do you want to be the first female Scrooge? How about Tiny Tess? Please come and read for whatever role you feel called to…

Auditions are Wed. Sep 20th, and Thu. Sep 21st, from 6-9pm at Orcas Center, in the Madrona Room. Callbacks will be Fri Sep 22 6-9pm at Orcas Center.

Come prepared to read or preferably speak a short memorized piece and sing a short song of your own choosing. Sample pieces of the script (sides) will be available at Orcas Center and the Library one week prior to auditions, if you would like to prepare to audition for a specific role.

CALL TO ACTORS

Scrooge
Cratchit
Collector 1 & 2
Nephew/niece
Marley
Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come
Young Scrooge
Ali Baba
Little Fan
Scrooge’s childhood friends (2)
Fezziwig and Spouse
The Cratchit Family (various ages and gender, including Tiny Tim or Tess))
Scrooge’s fiancee
Greed and Ignorance
Assorted villagers (some with speaking roles, all sing)
Mrs. or Mr. Pinchet
Thieves

PERFORMANCE DATES: Five consecutive performances December 11 – December 16
Interested actors are encouraged to call Melinda Milligan with any questions at 360-376-4193

more information on OC website here