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Alpine Community Theater (ACT) is sending out a call for AUDITIONS for A Christmas Carol: The Musical!, which will be performed December 14 through December 18, 2020 at American Fork Jr. High.
Auditions will be held Saturday, September 26, at the Liahona Preparatory Academy, 2464 W 450 S, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062.
Audition times are as follows:
Children (8-12) 9:00 to noon
Teens (13-18) 11:30 to 4:30
Adults (19 and up) 12:30 to 4:30
Plan to spend two hours to complete the audition process. Please contact Laura Snyder in advance at 801-404-0736 if a time other than what is outlined above is needed. All ages from 8 to 88 are needed and invited to audition! Masks are optional.
The following information will help you prepare for the auditions:
SINGING: Please be prepared to sing 16 measures of an upbeat Broadway musical (nothing from Wicked or Hamiltonplease). Bring your own accompaniment tracks (without vocals) on your own electronic device. A pianist WILL NOT be provided.
DANCING: Be prepared to learn dance steps by wearing appropriate footwear and clothing (no flip-flops or sandals). You will be asked to perform the dance steps learned as a group during auditions. Please let us know if you can tap. Tappers are needed!
ACTING: Some may be asked to read lines and do some improvisation. Presenting a one-minute monologue is optional at call backs only.
SPECIAL SKILLS: If you have special skills, such as gymnastics or acrobatics, please let us know at auditions. We would love to see these special talents!
CALL BACKS: Call backs will be held September 29 through October 1. If we need you to return for a callback, you will be notified as to which date and time. Not every role needs a callback, so please remember to check the final cast list, even if you didn’t get called back. Callbacks will be held at the Valentine Theater.
FINAL CAST LIST: The final cast list will be posted on our website on Friday, October 2nd, after 7:00 p.m. Please check the final cast list even if you did not receive a call back!
MANDATORY PARENT/CAST/STAFF MEETING: If you or your child is cast in this musical, you must attend this meeting with your child on Saturday, October 10th, at the Liahona Preparatory Academy from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Leads will stay for a read through until 1:00 p.m.
A Christmas Carol: The Musical!
Based on the story by Charles Dickens, from the creators of Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Book by Mike Ockrent and Lynn Ahrens
Enjoy all the nostalgia of the holidays wrapped up in this lively musical retelling! A Christmas Carol: The Musical! will surprise and delight those who are familiar with the original, while entertaining the entire family with a holiday classic and an experience they’ll not soon forget.
A Christmas Carol: The Musical! is a holiday must-see, filled with beautiful melodies that families will sing all the way home!