Auditions

 

Auditions

OPEN CALL

Adult Actors for Summer and Fall shows

at Birmingham Children’s Theatre

What:

Summer and Fall shows The Gingerbread Boy, City Mouse/Country Mouse, The Little Red Hen, The Reluctant Dragon, Seussical The Musical TYA and Dear Santa

When:

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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 4:00pm-5:00pm

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 by the Central Ticket Office 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.
  • Headshot and resume.

Rehearsals and Performances:

The Gingerbread Boy  WEE FOLKS IN HOUSE

All rehearsals will be held in a 4 hour block during the hours of 9:00am-1:00pm at Birmingham Children’s Theatre from Monday, May 18, 2015-Monday, June 1, 2015.

The Show opens on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 and runs Tuesday through Saturday at 9:30am and 11:00am from Tuesday, June 2, 2015 to Saturday, June 13, 2015

City Mouse/Country Mouse  WEE FOLKS IN HOUSE

All rehearsals will be held in a 4 hour block during the hours of 9:00am-1:00pm at Birmingham Children’s Theatre from Monday, July 6, 2015-Monday, July 20, 2015.

The Show opens on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 and runs Tuesday through Saturday at 9:30am and 11:00am from Tuesday, July 21, 2015 to Saturday, August 1, 2015

The Little Red Hen WEE FOLKS TOUR

All rehearsals will be held in a 4 hour block during the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm at Birmingham Children’s Theatre beginning in early September and Ending Mid-September

The Show opens at BCT in Mid-September and runs Monday through Friday at 9:30am, 11:00am and occasionally at 12:30pm (contingent upon demand) through early October 2015. Public Performances will be Sunday, September 20 at 3:00pm and Saturday, September 26 at 10:00am and 12:00pm

The show will tour from early October- December 4, 2015

The Reluctant Dragon MAINSTAGE TOUR

All rehearsals will be held in a 4 hour block during the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm at Birmingham Children’s Theatre from early- late September, 2015

The Show opens at BCT in late September and runs Monday through Friday at 10:00am and 12:00pm until mid-October. Public Performances: Sunday, October 4 and 11 at 3:00pm

The show will tour from mid-October- December 4, 2015

Seussical The Musical TYA MAINSTAGE HOLIDAY IN HOUSE

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-Monday, Sunday, November 29, 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 Sundays December 6 and 13 at 2:30pm.

Dear Santa WEE FOLKS HOLIDAY IN HOUSE

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.

*ALL DATES AND TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Roles Available:

Over 20 in house roles to be filled

9 touring positions available

All Adult roles are paid.

All physical types encouraged to audition!

 

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!

* Denotes a required field