SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE EXTENDED THRU 9/18!! ACT - A CONTEMPORARY THEATRE: "A Christmas Carol" Youth Actor Self-Tape Auditions
ACT - A Contemporary Theatre
About the project and the company
ACT is seeking non-union Youth Actors aged 16 or younger (must be no older than 16 at the closing performance) for its annual holiday production of A Christmas Carol, directed this year by John Langs and featuring Bradford Farwell as Ebenezer Scrooge (alternating with another actor still to be cast), with Avery Clark and Keiko Green as Mr and Mrs Cratchit.
Rehearsals begin November 7, 2022, for performances November 25 – December 24.
Available roles are open to young actors of all races/ethnicities, gender identities, disabilities, and neuro-diversities. Gender non-conforming, gender-queer, transgender, and non-binary youth artists, please submit for the roles you most identify with.
Self-tape submissions accepted now through September 18th.
In-person callbacks on September 26th at ACT.
Location of Audition
Self-tapes submitted per instructions Callbacks Sept 26 in person at ACT Theatre, 700 Union Street, Seattle WA
Videos will be reviewed by Director John Langs, Associate Director Shana Bestock, and Casting Coordinator Margaret Layne.
Detailed information about rehearsal expectations, performance schedule, and COVID precautions and procedures can be found in the Dropbox at this link:
If you have any questions, please email to:
**NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.**
COVID INFORMATION (thru December 2022): ACT mandates masking, vaccination and boosters against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Testing required a minimum of 3x per week. These policies may be revised pending new recommendations by CDC or FDA. ACT will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local law regarding mandatory vaccinations, including any legally required exemptions, limitation, payments, leave, and record-keeping.
Youth Actor video presentation should be about 5-6 minutes long and include the following: (1) Your name, age, and date of birth (2) Title or character name and source of your monologue and song (3) Monologue (or short poem) and song (accompanied or a cappella), memorized (4) Either before or after your monologue and song, please take a couple of minutes to tell us something you’d like us to know about you – this can be a story about something that happened to you, something you love to do, why you want to be part of the show, etc. (Parents, if you want to act as off-camera interviewer to help out, by all means do!) Please upload the link to your video, along with a picture, resumé, and some other information you’ll see requested, at this Airtable location: https://airtable.com/shrye4vBmclq4YJMl
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Preferred method of submission
Self-tapes accepted thru Sept 18th. Callbacks if needed on September 26th (in person at ACT)
Contract (union or other)
Callbacks or second audition/interview?
All submitting Youth Actors will be contacted about the outcome of their video submission and whether they're needed for a callback.
Upload link to self-tape w/headshot, resume, and some additional info at this Airtable: https://airtable.com/shrye4vBmclq4YJMl
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