Auditions

 

Auditions

FINAL CALL

ADULT AND YOUNG ARTISTS for Holiday shows at Birmingham Children’s Theatre

What:

Holiday Shows: Seussical The Musical TYA and Dear Santa

When:

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

3:00pm-4:00pm- Sign In FOR YOUNG ARTISTS. Note: Sign in WILL CLOSE at 4:00. Please be here prior to 4:00 to ensure your spot.

4:00pm-4:30pm- Sign In FOR ADULTS. Note: Sign in WILL CLOSE at 4:30. Please be here prior to 4:30 to ensure your spot.

Callbacks will be held immediately following these auditions

* If you auditioned in March or on August 11, that will serve as your audition- there is no need to come to the general audition on August 25.

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. Your song will be a capella.
  • Headshot and resume.

Rehearsals and Performances:

Seussical The Musical TYA MAINSTAGE HOLIDAY IN HOUSE (Leah Luker DIRECTOR)

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 3, 2015-Tuesday, November 24, 2015. The theatre will be dark from Wednesday, November 25-Saturday, November 28, 2015. There will be a four hour rehearsal on Sunday, November 29, 2014 and an all-day tech rehearsal on Monday, November 30, 2015.

The Show opens at BCT on Tuesday, December 1 and runs Monday through Friday at 10:00am and 12:30pm from December 1, 2015-December 18, 2015. Public Performances: Saturdays December 5 and 12 at 2:00pm and 4:30pm. ALL YOUNG ARTISTS AUDITONING MUST COMPLETE THE EDUCATIONAL PERMISSION FORM TO BE CONSIDERED.

Dear Santa WEE FOLKS HOLIDAY IN HOUSE (Roy Hudson DIRECTOR)

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, November 9-Friday, November 20, 2015 with a possible four hour rehearsal on Sunday, November 22.

The Show opens Monday, November 23. It will run Monday through Friday at 9:30am, 11:00am and occasionally at 12:30pm (contingent upon demand) November 23 and 24 (Nov 25-Nov 29 are dark days for Thanksgiving) and again from November 30, 2015-December 18, 2015. Public Performances: Saturdays December 5 and 12 at 10:00am and 12:00 noon.

Roles Available:

Over 20 in house roles to be filled

Seussical- the roles of The Cat in the Hat, JoJo, Horton, Mayzie, and Gertrude have been filled. All other roles open.

Dear Santa- The role of Santa has been filled. All other roles open

All Adult roles are paid.

All physical types encouraged to audition!


Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Performing Arts Academy

Presents

The Dance of the Grizzle

By Roy Hudson

 Set in a timeless age, this fable presents an epic struggle between good and evil as an enchanted girl struggles to break the curse that makes her a monster during the day and a ballerina at night.  This classic tale presented through verse, movement, and dance won the Alabama Thespian Festival and was selected to perform at the International Thespian Festival One-Act Play Marathon.

 Directed by Roy Hudson and Autumn Brown

Choreographed by Jessie Kisor

 October 23 & 24 @ 7:30 PM

October 24 & 25 @ 2:30 PM

 

AUDITONS:       August 18, 2015 @ 4:00 PM

                            Birmingham Children’s Theatre

 Students must present a 30 second monologue and be prepared for a movement and dance audition.

                            Auditionees must be in grades 4 – 12 to audition.

            PERFORMANCE FEE:    $295.00 PAYABLE WHEN CAST IN THE SHOW.

                                   SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE

Call (205) 458-8196 to apply for scholarships.

Please take a moment and review BCT's Audition Tips 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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