|Hartford Stage's A Christmas Carol with Bill Raymond and children. Photo: T. Charles Erickson|
Hartford Stage will be holding auditions for child actors for the Tony Award-winning theater's 16th annual production of A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas on Tuesday, Sept. 17 and Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 3 to 6 pm each day. Callbacks will be on Friday, Sept. 20.
Auditions are for Non-Equity children of all ethnic backgrounds, 5-13-years-old. Children, who wish to audition may not turn 14 years of age until after Dec. 28, 2013. Rehearsals begin Tuesday, Nov. 12, with performance dates from Friday, Nov. 29, through Saturday, Dec. 28.
Auditions are by appointment only, and there are a limited number of appointments available. To schedule an audition call 860-520-7103 Monday through Friday between 10 am and 5 pm or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Audition location and requirements will be discussed when parents or guardians call to arrange an appointment.
A Christmas Carol is by former Hartford Stage Artistic Director Michael Wilson and has been presented annually since 1998.