Calling all aspiring Tiny Tims! Goodman Theatre announces open call auditions on Saturday, September 21, from 9am - 2pm for six of the young performer roles in A Christmas Carol - now in its 42nd year. Chicagoland actors from ages 5 - 17 are invited to audition for the roles of Tiny Tim, Boy Scrooge, Peter Crachit, Emily Cratchit, Belinda Cratchit and Turkey Child.
Prior experience is not required; the Goodman welcomes actors of all races, ethnicity, national origin, religion, mental and physical abilities, sexual/affectional orientation, gender and its expression.
Day-of, in-person registration takes place from 8:30 - 10:30am at the Goodman Theatre (170 N. Dearborn; please note: this is an accessible facility) on a first-come, first-served basis; registration will end at 10:30am sharp.
Parents/guardians: note commitment dates of October 22 - November 15 (rehearsals) and November 16 - December 29 (performances; opening night is November 24).
Material To Prepare:
Performers should come prepared to deliver a memorized poem or monologue, one minute or less in length; sing one verse of a song a cappella, preferably a holiday song or Christmas carol; and bring a photo and resume listing previous theatrical and related experience/training, address and contact information.