Promise Productions is very pleased to announce our 2012 General Auditions for the Snow Globe Festival of Children’s Theatre on June 25 and 26, 2012 in Studio B at the TransAlta Arts Barns (10330-84 Avenue, Edmonton). To submit for a general audition please send a headshot, current resume, and letter of intention to Ellen Chorley, Artistic Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to be considered for Babes in Toyland please prepare a short monologue and a short musical theatre song. Please bring accompaniment in CD or tape form, a ghetto blaster will be provided for you.
If you wish to be considered for Robin Hood and Birdie on the Wrong Bus (but not the musical) please prepare two short contrasting monologues.
Pieces do not have to be Theatre For Young Audiences based, but please be aware all three shows in the Snow Globe Fest 2012 require actors to play multiple characters.
About Promise Productions
Promise Productions is an Edmonton based theatre company dedicated to producing educational, entertaining and imaginative works of theatre aimed at families.
Since 2006, Promise Productions has produced original theatre for young audiences- including mainstage productions, Fringe shows, touring productions and the Snow Globe Festival of Children’s Theatre. The inaugural Snow Globe Festival of Children’s Theatre was held at the Avenue Theatre in Edmonton from Tuesday, December 20 to Saturday, December 24, 2011.
This year, the second annual Snow Globe Festival of Children’s Theatre will take place from Tuesday, December 18 to Saturday, December 22 at the Catalyst Theatre in Edmonton. The festival will feature a line up of three TYA plays: Babes in Toyland by R.J. Ryland and Bill Francouer, Robin Hood by Kathryn Schultz Miller, the world premiere Birdie on the Wrong Bus by Ellen Chorley, along with a musical lobby show The Holiday Half Time Show that will play in between performances.
For more information on Promise Productions please visit www.promiseproductionstheatre.com
About the Shows at Snow Globe Festival 2012
Birdie on the Wrong Bus by Ellen Chorley
Rehearsal: November 12- December 10 (evenings/ weekends)
Show Runs: TBC Tour December 10-14, Festival Run Dec 18-22 (day and evening shows)
Robin Hood by Kathryn Schultz Miller
Rehearsal: November 13- December 17 (evening/ weekends)
Show Runs: December 18-22 (student matinees and evening shows)
Babes in Toyland Book by Rebecca Ryland, Music and lyrics by Bill Francoeur
Actors must be comfortable working with child actors
Rehearsal: October 29- December 17 (evenings and weekends)
Show Runs: December 18- 22 (no student matinees, only evening and weekend shows)