Auditions

 

Auditions

OPEN CALL

Adult Actors for Summer and Fall shows at Birmingham Children’s Theatre

 

What:

Summer and Fall shows The Three Little Kittens, Wizard of Oz, Rumpelstiltskin, Babes in Toyland, An Elf Tale

When:

Thursday, April 3, 2014

2:30-3:00- Sign In. Note: Sign in WILL CLOSE at 3:00. Please be here prior to 3:00 to ensure your spot. Auditions begin at 3:00pm.

Callbacks will be held from 3:00pm-4:00pm

Where:

Birmingham Children’s Theatre

                2130 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N

                Birmingham, AL 35201

All Auditions will be held in the Birmingham Children’s Theatre’s rehearsal hall. Park on 19th Street North, enter the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center and come down the large set of stairs. At the bottom of the stairs, take a left and come to “Backstage Door 2”. Signs will be posted to point the way.

What to Bring:

  • A 60 second memorized monologue
  • 30 seconds (16-32 bars) of a musical theatre song. Please provide marked sheet music. Accompanist will be provided.
  • Dance or movement clothes. You may wear these to the audition if you wish- changing area will be provided.
  • Headshot and resume.

 

Rehearsals and Performances:

The Three Little Kittens

All rehearsals will be held in a 4 hour block during the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm at Birmingham Children’s Theatre from Monday, May 19, 2014-Monday, June 2, 2014.

The Show opens on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 and runs Tuesday through Saturday at 9:30am and 11:00am from Tuesday, June 3, 2014 to Saturday, June 14, 2014

Rumpelstiltskin

All rehearsals will be held in a 4 hour block during the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm at Birmingham Children’s Theatre from Monday, August 25, 2014-September 15, 2014.

The Show opens at BCT on Tuesday, September 16 and runs Monday through Friday at 9:30am, 11:00am and occasionally at 12:30pm (contingent upon demand) from September 16, 2104-October 3, 2014. Public Performances: Sunday, September 21 at 3:00pm and Saturday, September 27 at 10:00am and 12:00 noon.

The show will tour from October 4, 2014- December 5, 2014

Wizard of Oz

All rehearsals will be held in a 4 hour block during the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm at Birmingham Children’s Theatre from Monday, September 8, 2014- September 29, 2014.

The Show opens at BCT on Tuesday, September 30 and runs Monday through Friday at 10:00am and 12:00pm from September 30, 2014-October 14, 2104. Public Performances: Sunday, October 5 and October 12 at 3:00pm

The show will tour from October 15, 2014- December 5, 2014

Babes in Toyland

All rehearsals will be held in a 4 hour block during the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm at Birmingham Children’s Theatre from Tuesday, November 4, 2014-Tuesday, November 25, 2014. The theatre will be dark from Wednesday, November 26-Monday, Sunday, November 30, 2014. There will be a four hour rehearsal on Sunday, November 30, 2014 and an all day tech rehearsal on Monday, December 1, 2014.

The Show opens at BCT on Tuesday, December 2 and runs Monday through Friday at 10:00am and 12:30pm from December 2, 2014-December 19, 2014. Public Performances: Saturdays December 6 and 13 at 2:00pm and Sundays December 7 and 14 at 2:30pm.

An Elf Tale

All rehearsals will be held in a 4 hour block during the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm at Birmingham Children’s Theatre from Thursday, November 6-Friday, November 21 with a four hour rehearsal on Sunday, November 23.

The Show opens Monday, November 24 Monday through Friday at 9:30am, 11:00am and occasionally at 12:30pm (contingent upon demand) November 24 and 25 and again from December 1, 2014-December 19, 2014. The theatre will be dark from Wednesday, November 26-Monday, December 1. Public Performances: Saturdays December 6 and 13 at 10:00am and 12:00 noon  and Sundays December 7 and 14 at 2:00pm

 

Roles Available:

Role of Whiskers (the thinker- the cat who is clearly in charge) in The Three Little Kittens

Over 20 roles in The Wizard of Oz, Rumpelstiltskin, Babes in Toyland, An Elf Tale

All Adult roles are paid.

All physical types encouraged to audition!

 

Questions? Please email Jen Lane at jen@bct123.org

 

Please take a moment and review BCT's Audition Tips from our Director of Production and Education, Jen Lane, in order to better prepare yourself for auditions.

 

 

 

Missed an Audition Date?

 

Adult Actors interested in BCT who have missed the audition date, or are between audition dates, may still submit information to be included on our mailing list for audition announcements. Please submit your name, date of birth, address, home/cell phone number, and email to Leah Luker via email. Please also attach your resume and headshot. If you prefer to mail your information, please address it to: Birmingham Children's Theatre, Attn. Leah Luker / Auditions, P.O. Box 1362, Birmingham, AL  35201.

 

Audtions for Children 4 to 18

Children Auditioning must be available during weekdays to rehearse and perform. BCT accepts auditions from both Home School children and public school children. Public School children MUST obtain permission from their administrators to miss school during the rehearsal period and run of the show. 

 

Please fill in the information below if you would like your child to be considered for roles here at Birmingham Children’s Theatre. We will add your information to our audition mailing list. Please call 205-458-8193 or email Leah Luker for more information and to set up an audition!

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