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Auditions (Calgary): Bumbles’ Big Christmas Adventure – DIY Theatre

Auditions (Calgary): Bumbles’ Big Christmas Adventure – DIY Theatre

Bumbles’ Big Christmas Adventure – AUDITIONS
We are looking for performers for our upcoming production of Ingrid Hansen Smythe’s Bumbles’ Big Christmas Adventure, produced in partnership with Bert Church Theatre in Airdrie.

It’s an exciting time in Santa’s workshop as the elves get ready for Christmas day. Bumbles – the happy, snappy, never-nappy elf – is especially excited as he helps to make the toys and clean the workshop in preparation for Santa’s big arrival. It’s a thrill for elves and children alike when Santa arrives, and all is well until that fateful moment when Santa entrusts Bumbles with the all-important jar of Christmas magic. When everything goes awry it appears that Christmas is doomed, but Santa has confidence in Bumbles’ ability to fix his mistake. The question is, can Bumbles get the magic back in time to save Christmas? Join Santa and his elves (plus the Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy!) for a gripping adventure, in which Bumbles learns that the key to big success is found in just one little word – persist!

Roles to be Cast:
(Actors ages 10 and up are invited to audition)

  • BUMBLES – an energetic, child-like elf — preferably good at tumbling
  • TINKLES + MAGICIAN – a managerial, officious elf
  • BINGLES + TOOTH FAIRY – a sweet, though slightly bossy and snitchy, elf
  • JINGLES – another sweet, though slightly bossy and snitchy, elf
  • DAVE – the wise-guy — a slightly cynical elf

There is no age range set for these characters. If you think you can play an elf (or Santa), then you can audition! This show is a high energy show, which uses music, improvisation, and physical comedy.

Audition Requirements:
For all roles, please prepare 32 bars of a musical theater song or Christmas carol, and a one minute comedic or TYA monologue.
We are asking for video submissions for the first round of auditions.

Performance Dates are December 21st to 24th, 2023

Actors will receive an honorarium for their work. Rehearsals will take place in Calgary and performances will be at Bert Church Theatre in Airdrie.

Please submit your headshot and resume to for casting consideration. Submissions will close Monday, September 18th. Successful applicants will be contacted with video audition information.

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