TUACAHN CENTER FOR THE ARTS 2021 AUDITIONS
Tuacahn Center for the Performing Arts is an equal opportunity employer who encourages and actively seeks actors of all Ethnicities, Nationalities and Gender Identities.
Seeking union and non-union actors. Salary, travel and shared housing provided, if applicable.
If auditioning for adult roles, please prepare and submit a short song in the style of or from the show that shows range and personality.
If auditioning for any of the youth roles, please submit a video singing a short selection of a song of your choice in the style of or from the show OR singing “Somewhere Hovering over Indiana” with the provided MP3.
All video submissions should be emailed to [email protected]. Please include your name and hometown in the subject line. Please also include your headshot and resume with your video submission. You will be contacted if there is further interest. Please do not call the theater or Wojick/ Seay casting.
No submissions will be accepted past August 18, 2021.
A Christmas Story, The Musical
Tuacahn Center for the Arts
AEA LORT D- $739.00 minimum
NON AEA - $500.00 minimum
YOUTH ROLES - Paid. Rate TBD.
Plus travel and housing
Producing Artistic Director: Scott S. Anderson
Assistant Artistic Producer: Shari Jordan
Director/Choreographer: Mara Newbery Greer
Assistant Choreographer: Marjorie Failoni
Music Director: Andrea Yohe
Casting: Wojcik/Seay Casting
YOUTH CAST begin October 27, 2021
ADULT CAST begin November 1, 2021
Opens: November 27, 2021
Closes: December 22, 2021
Please note offensive language will be modified
[RALPHIE PARKER] Young dreamer and schemer. 10-14. Must be under 5’ tall with an unchanged voice. A regular boy with a strong presence and an honest actor. Carries the show.
[MOTHER] Ralphie’s Mother. Patient and warm but with firm conviction. It takes a lot to ruffle her feathers. 30-45. Belt and soprano.
[THE OLD MAN] Ralphie’s Father. The Parker family’s patriarch. Rigid and grumpy but ultimately good-hearted. Has a deeply held desire to be a winner. 35-50. High Baritone. Must have great comedic timing and be a very strong mover.
[RANDY] Ralphie’s younger, smaller brother. Cute and off beat. Age 6-9. Also must sing with an unchanged voice and be an excellent tap dancer.
[MISS SHIELDS] Ralphie’s Teacher. Sassy and fun. Not stereotypically uptight.30-45 A belter. Strong tap dance ability needed.
[JEAN SHEPHERD] Ralphie’s older, wiser alter ego. Functions as the narrator and occasionally steps out to assume the roles of various townspeople. Charming and warm. An excellent storyteller. 45-65
[Men] 25-55. All types and vocal parts to play a variety of roles throughout the show including parents. Including Santa Claus.
[Women] 25-55. All types and vocal parts considered to play a variety of roles throughout the show including parents.
[Youth ensemble] 9-16. Strong singer/dancer/actors to play a variety of roles. Strong tap skill are a must. Boys must have unchanged voices.
[Schwartz] 10-14. Ralphie’s best friend. He becomes the scapegoat when Ralphie gets in a tight spot. Must tap. Voice unchanged.
[Flick] 10-14. Ralphie’s other best friend. He accepts a triple dog dare to stick his tongue to a frozen flagpole. Must tap. Voice unchanged.
[Scut Farkus] 10-14. The schoolyard bully who routinely torments Ralphie and friends. Must tap. Voice unchanged.
[Grover Dill] 10-14. Farkus’ side kick. Delights in in the fear he inspires from the neighborhood kids. Must tap. Voice unchanged.