Auditions

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Ayr Community Theatre (ACT) "Scrooge: The Musical" Auditions

Thank you for your interest in auditioning! 

Audition requests must be submitted by midnight Friday, September 9, 2022. Virtual audition videos may be accommodated by request for those who are unable to attend in person.

Audition Requirements & Information

Creative Team 

Director - Marc Hurwitz 

Assistant Director - Sophia Diebold 

Musical and Vocal Director - Deva Neely 

Choreographer - Deanna Clatworthy 

Assistant Choreographer - Laura Radcliffe

 

Performance Dates* 

Thursday, November 24 @ 7:30 p.m. 

Friday, November 25 @ 7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, November 26 @ 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. 

Sunday, November 27 @ 2:00 p.m 

*Based on the interest from local schools, there may be a Student

performance the morning of Thursday, November 24th. 

About the Show 

Due to the many characters in this production, an actor may be cast in more than one role. 

Ages listed for the characters pertain to the age an actor can play and not the actual age of the actor. For example, a 10-year-old child may be able to pass for 6 year old Tiny Tim. We welcome those aged 10+ as of November 24th to audition. 

Cast size may range between 20 and 30 individuals. 

Ebenezer Scrooge (a miserly old man) – 60ish, Baritone (full range) F2-G4 Bob Cratchit (Scrooge’s clerk) – mid 30’s, 2nd Tenor range A2-F4 

Harry (Scrooge’s nephew) - mid 20’s to 30’s, Tenor/Baritone G2-F4

Kathy Cratchit - 12, Soprano 

Tiny Tim 6-10, Soprano G3-Eb5 

Tom Jenkins - 20’s to 40’s, Baritone/Tenor Mezzo/Soprano range A2-F4 Jacob Marley - 60ish, Baritone (low) F#2-F4 

The Ghost of Christmas Past - Non-specific age, Woman Mezzo 

The Ghost of Christmas Present - Male, Bass 

Fezziwig (Young Scrooge’s employer) – 40ish, Baritone (low) F2-D4 

Mrs. Fezziwig (Mr. Fezziwig’s wife) – 40ish, Alto/Low Soprano E3-D5 Isabel (Young Scrooge’s love) – mid 20’s, Soprano/Mezzo E3-G5 

Young Scrooge - 20’s, Baritone/Tenor G2-F4 

Dick Wilkins (Young Scrooge’s best friend) - 20’s 

Helen (Harry’s wife) – mid 20’s to 30’s, Soprano E3-G5 

Topper (Harry’s friend and party guest) 

Mary (Party guest) 

Jen (Scrooge’s young sister) – 10ish 

Ebby (Young Scrooge) – Grade school age 

Mrs. Cratchit - mid 30’s 

Peter Cratchit - older son of Bob Cratchit 

Martha Cratchit - young daughter of Bob Cratchit 

Belinda Cratchit - young daughter of Bob Cratchit 

There are many Additional and Supporting Ensemble Roles 

Auditions and Callbacks 

Auditions will take place at Ayr Community Centre, 7 Queen Street in Ayr on:

          ● Saturday, September 10th 

          ● Sunday, September 11th 

          ● Callbacks (if required) Tuesday, September 13th 

To schedule your audition, please use the form link HERE.

 

Once you have completed the audition form, a member of our production team will email you an invitation to audition. We will do our best to accommodate the date and time you have requested. 

Please see the audition application for more details. 

To check out the music for Scrooge The Musical refer to the following links: Cast Recording and Scrooge the Musical 1970

MEMBERSHIP 

Please note that all cast and crew must be current members of ACT. Membership dues of $25 can be paid at your first rehearsal or by e-transfer to ayrcommunitytheatre@gmail.com.

 

In addition to Membership, all cast are required to volunteer five hours towards the production. This could be set painting, help with props or costumes, etc. 

REHEARSALS 

Registration, Meet & Greet and possible first read/sing through on Thursday, September 15 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm.

Rehearsals begin on Sunday, September 18, 2022 

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00pm - 10:00pm are at the Roseville Community Centre, 3195 Roseville Rd., Ayr. 

Sundays from 2:00pm - 6:00pm and 7:00pm - 10:00pm are at the Ayr Community Centre, 7 Church St., Ayr. 

TECH WEEK 

Cast will be required for Tech Week which will run from Saturday, November 19 to Tuesday, November 22, 2022. 

All cast and crew will be expected to help with teardown after the Sunday matinee on November 27. 

COVID-19 PROTOCOL 

In the best interest of our patrons and cast and crew, ACT will continue to monitor local COVID-19 trends and meet the protocols mandated by local governments. By auditioning for this production, you agree to abide by the health and safety measures in effect throughout rehearsals and show dates, which may include, but not be limited to, wearing masks, providing proof of vaccination status and/or providing proof of negative COVID-19 test. Please note these confirmations will apply to all members of the cast, crew and ticket holders.

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