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Auditions (Edmonton): Youth Audition – The Citadel Theatre

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Auditions (Edmonton): Youth Audition – The Citadel Theatre

The Citadel Theatre is accepting applications from young actors/singers for our production of A Christmas Carol in our 2024/2025 Season.

Children’s Chorus
Age range: 8 to 15 (no older than 15 as of November 8, 2024)

“Tim” (he/him)
Age Range: 8-12
The role of “Tim” is double cast. Priority will be given to a Youth Actor with lived experience of disability and/or chronic illness.

Actors must be available for the following dates:
Rehearsal: In the rehearsal hall from November 8 to 17. The rehearsal week is Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Actors will not be called for the entire time but must be available to come if needed. Monday is the day off.
Technical (on-stage) Rehearsal: From November 19 to 28. These are intense days of rehearsing and performing, potentially lasting from noon to ten o’clock.
Run of the show: November 29 to December 24; eight performances per week, Tuesday to Sunday with matinees on some school days. The final performance is a matinee on December 24.

For specific details on this opportunity, please visit:
Actor must be available for the same dates as the Children’s Chorus (above). Singing ability is necessary for this role.


Parents: before deciding to book an audition for your youth, please be aware of the following: While we try to ensure that Citadel Theatre auditions are a rewarding experience for all actors, it is each parent’s responsibility to ensure your youngster understands that an audition or callback is not a guarantee they will be offered a role. Directors base their choices on many factors including age and size. Please be very sure that your youth does not have unrealistic expectations about being in our show. NOTE: Citadel Theatre only accepts audition requests from parents/legal guardians for any actor who is under the age of 18.

If you would like to have your youth audition:
Read the FAQ for Youth Actors on the Citadel website and note the commitment dates above. If your child is not available for all dates, please do not request an audition.
Submit your request to with “Youth Auditions” in the subject line.
Obtain and fill in the audition application form, which can be downloaded from the Citadel website or requested from;
Attach the application and staple it to a short resume of their relevant theatre experience and a recent photo of the youth
Bring the audition package to the Citadel when your youth comes to audition.

The audition dates for all youth roles will be May 27-28 with potential callbacks on May 29 and 30. Auditions may be scheduled during school hours.
The deadline to apply is May 15.
Each youth will be given the date, time, and location for their audition. They will be given instructions for material to prepare.
Some of the youth who attend the first audition will be invited to attend a callback. Information for the callbacks will be confirmed.

For a list of FAQ’s and our statement on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Commitments please visit

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