AUDITIONS

ELF JR.

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Elf, Jr.. will run 3 weekends, November 30-December 16, 2018.

There will also be two matinees on Thursday, December 6th.

We are seeking an ensemble ranging from age 5 to 18.

SYNOPSIS: Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. This modern-day holiday classic is sure to make every youngster embrace his or her "inner elf."

PRINCIPAL ROLES:

Buddy: A human who was raised at the North Pole as an elf, exuding Christmas spirit, Vocal range: G5-B3

Santa Claus: An older (and somewhat cranky) man, trying hard to keep his holiday spirit, Vocal range: D5-Bb3

Walter Hobbs: Buddy’s father; strong, authoritative presence who also shows a softer side, Vocal range: E5-B3

Emily Hobbs: Walter’s wife who does everything she can to provide a positive family dynamic, Vocal range: D5-G3

Michael Hobbs: Smarter-than-average 12-year-old son of Walter and Emily, Vocal range: D5-G3

Jovie: Macy’s elf, who is a bit cynical and now the target of Buddy s complete adoration, Vocal range: Db5-G3

Elves: Ensemble full of youthful spirit, who enjoy singing and work well together as a group

Charlie: Charlie is in charge of monitoring the Elves, making sure every present is wrapped & every bow is tied

Shawanda: Shawanda is a dependable and caring elf

Sam: Sam is one of Walter’s Office Staff who is in a bind at the top of the show

Deb: Walter’s secretary has the big responsibility of keeping her boss and the whole office happy

Security Guards: A stern duo from Walter’s office

Saleswoman: Smiling, over-friendly, and always trying to sell something

Manager: He does everything he can to make sure all the employees at Macy’s stay in line

Santa's Helper: Macy’s Employee who announces when each kid gets to visit with Santa

Fake Santa: Poor replacement for the real Santa

Policemen: A friendly pair of cops who return Buddy to the Hobbs household

Sarah: Staff member at Walter’s office

Mr. Greenway: One of the crankiest businessmen around

Chadwick and Matthews: Staff members at Walter's office, trying to save the day and make their boss happy

Charlotte Dennon: TV reporter with a big personality

Ensemble: includes New Yorkers, Macy’s Employees, Members of the Rockefeller Crowd, Office Staff, etc.


AUDITION DATE & TIME

Saturday, October 13th @ 10am
Location: Foothills Playhouse at Historic West End Hall
201 South 5th St, Easley, SC 29640.


PREPARATION:

Actors should be prepared to sing 15 bars (about 30 seconds) from Elf, Jr, a similar musical, or from an upbeat Christmas song. Please bring an accompaniment track or sheet music (a Bluetooth speaker will be available). No acapella singing will be allowed. Actors should come prepared to dance (with comfortable clothing and shoes-athletic, jazz, or character). Actors should also bring a resume, headshot (or non-returnable photo) and their calendar in order to accurately share conflicts. No previous acting experience is required. Callbacks will be held after the initial audition.


ANTICIPATED REHEARSAL SCHEDULE:

Rehearsals will begin approximately on Oct. 15 and will be in the evenings. Tech rehearsals will begin on Nov. 24th.

For further questions, email office@foothillsplayhouse.org