Auditions

CTC Seeks Student Actors for

Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas 

Children's Theatre Company seeks student actors- ages 10-17- for multiple roles in our 2018-2019 holiday production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas, which will be directed by CTC Artistic Director, Peter C. Brosius, choreography by Linda Talcott Lee and music direction by Victor Zupanc. 

Rehearsals begin October 9th, 2018, opening performance is November 9th, 2018 and runs through January 6th, 2019.  CTC performs up to 10 shows per week that includes student matinees and evening performances Tuesday through Friday and back-to-back performances on weekends. 

Auditions will take place at CTC on May 16th and 17th, 2018 between 4pm and 8pm. *SEE BELOW 

Callback auditions will be held between 5pm and 8pm 4pm to 7pm on Friday, May 18th.  Thursday, May 24th. 

Anyone interested in an audition timeslot, please email auditions@childrenstheatre.org with the following information:

  • STUDENT NAME
  • STUDENT AGE
  • HEADSHOT/CURRENT PHOTO if available 
  • PARENT/ GUARDIAN NAME
  • MAIN CONTACT INFO
  • AUDITION DATE/TIME PREFERENCE (1-hour slots)  UPDATE: ALL Wednesday (5/16) and Thursday (5/17) SLOTS ARE CURRENTLY FULL and we have now ADDED FRIDAY, MAY 18th from 4-8pm for inital audition slots (1 hour slots).  Callbacks will now be held on Thursday, May 24th- Times TBD. 
  • SUBJECT LINE:  GRINCH AUDITIONS

Initial auditions will be conducted in small groups where students will learn a short song, dance combination and possible script line in the room.  

 

CTC CASTING STATEMENT: Children’s Theatre Company is actively recruiting and seeking performers of color, performers of all abilities, and LGBTQ performers for all casting, recognizing the value and importance of reflecting the diversity of our audience on stage. As a national leader in the field, Children’s Theatre Company serves our region’s intergenerational audience of over 265,000 children, teachers, families, and community members. 

PA Audition Form
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Conflicts Form
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Grinch Audition Form
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General Information

Auditions for youths (student actors) between the ages of 8 and 18 are held at various times during the year depending on the needs of each production. Typically, we hold auditions anywhere from 6-9 months in advance of the production’s first rehearsal. Our auditions for student actors are usually group-style format. Each audition notice will detail the specifics of who we are looking for, what the actor will do (e.g. sing, dance, monologues, etc.) and how to schedule an audition. All auditions are by appointment only. The student actor positions are unpaid.

Auditions for adult Equity and non-Equity actors are held periodically throughout the year. Preparation is needed and based on the specific needs of each production. Adult actor positions are paid.

All auditions are listed here and on MinnesotaPlaylist.com.

CTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We advocate for diversity throughout the organization and strongly encourage applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups.

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