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Calling young actors...

Auditions!

August 12th & 13th
5:00 - 8:00 pm

WHAT TO BRING

Those auditioning should prepare to sing 30-45 seconds of a Christmas song! You may sing with a karaoke track from your own iPhone or iPad to our sound system to play your music.

Auditionees will also be taught a short dance combination, so please wear comfortable clothes and shoes you can move it.

Those who wish to audition for a speaking part will be given scenes from the script to read.

REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

Rehearsals will begin in September. The rehearsal schedule will be finalized after the cast is chosen and we will do our best to work around conflicts that are provided on the audition sheet.

The show runs November 16th -19th.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

Rudolph

A young buck. Youthful; physically agile; winning performer; vulnerable but strong; a solid singer.

Sam

A snowman. A warm, middle-aged man with a relaxed demeanor. A powerful storyteller who never gets in the way of the story he's telling. A knowing sense of humor; an appealing, warm singing voice. 

Gender: Male

Santa Claus

Larger-than-life personality; cheerful but distracted. Agelessly youthful, but should read middle-aged. Should not be cast as heavyset. Strong singing voice.

Gender: Male

Hermey

An elf. Charmingly apologetic, but with inner strength. Strong comic sensibility; must move well and have a strong character voice.

Clarice

A young doe. Youthful; physically agile. Strong, willful, loving, flirtatious, must have a lilting pure soprano voice.

Gender: Female

Yukon Cornelius

A prospector. Tall, large man who should read mid-40s; instantly likable character; slightly absent-minded; physically agile and strong comedic ability.

Coach Comet

Reindeer Games Coach; Clarice's father (can be double-cast as Yukon). Physically agile; featured member of Santa's team; leads the reindeer games with coach-like quality.

Donner

Rudolph's father (can be double-cast as Boss Elf). Physically agile; tougher on the outside than he is on the inside.

Gender: Male

Boss Elf

(Can be double cast as Donner) Humorless manager of the elves' workshop; innate comic sensibility. Also plays Blitzen in the finale sequence. 

Mrs. Donner

Rudolph's mother. Maternal, soft-spoken, quietly strong. Warm mezzo

Gender: Female

Mrs. Claus

Feisty, matter-of-fact, inherently warm. A strong belter.

Gender: Female

Fireball

A young buck. Featured member of the chorus; young, sparky, boyish 

King Moonracer

King of the Island of Misfit Toys. King Moonracer is conceived as a large stage puppet; his personality must come through his voice, which projects a strong, decisive personality; stern but warm.

Bumble The Abominable Snow Monster (Puppeteers) 

The Bumble is actually a series of three-dimensional puppet/set pieces, with a distinctive growl and series of sound FX

  • ENSEMBLE - The ensemble maybe Toys, reindeer, and elves

Charlie

A jack-in-the-box, one of The Misfit Toys (puppets with performer-puppeteers who voice these toys). The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

Doll

A girl doll, one of The Misfit Toys (puppets with performer-puppeteers who voice these toys). The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

Spotted Elephant

An elephant with spots, one of The Misfit Toys (puppets with performer-puppeteers who voice these toys). The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

Train

A train engine with square wheels, one of The Misfit Toys (puppets with performer-puppeteers who voice these toys). The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

Bird

A bird that swims, one of The Misfit Toys (puppets with performer-puppeteers who voice these toys). The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

Cowboy

A cowboy who rides an ostrich, one of The Misfit Toys (puppets with performer-puppeteers who voice these toys). The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

Plane

An airplane that doesn't fly, one of The Misfit Toys (puppets with performer-puppeteers who voice these toys). The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

  • Ensemble Reindeer - 

Blitzen

One of Santa's Reindeer. The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

Dasher

One of Santa's Reindeer. The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

Dancer

One of Santa's Reindeer. The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

Prancer

One of Santa's Reindeer. The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

Vixen

One of Santa's Reindeer. The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

Cupid

One of Santa's Reindeer. The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

  • Ensemble Elves - 

The Elves Chorus

6-10 children. The Misfit Toys, Santa's reindeer, and the Elves chorus should be double-cast as needed.

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