Page updated February 8, 2019
A Christmas Carol - 2019
Theatre Calgary will be holding auditions for our 2019 production of A Christmas Carol. This is a new adaptation by Geoffrey SImon Brown, directed by Stafford Arima.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FROM CALGARY-BASED ARTISTS ONLY
Artists of all ethnicities, genders, and abilities are encouraged to submit.
ROLES (All actors will be playing roles in addition to the ones listed below):
BOB CRATCHIT: male, age range: 25-45
JACOB MARLEY: male, age range: 50+
FEZZIWIG/OLD JOE: male, age range: 50+
YOUNG SCROOGE/SAM (homeless man): male, age range: 20-30
FRED: male, age range: 25-35
DICK WILKINS/SIMON (poor man)/TOPPER: male, age range: 20-30
BELLE/ROSE (Fred’s wife): female, age range: 20-30
ALICE CRATCHIT: female, age range: 25-45
EMILY (Fred’s friend)/CAROLINE (poor woman): female, age range: 25-35
PENNY (Fred’s friend)/DILBER (Scrooge’s housekeeper): female, age range: 20-35
GERTIE FEZZIWIG/ETHEL (solicitor)/CHARNOCK (Scrooge’s laundress): female, age range: 50+
CHRISTMAS PAST: any gender, any age
CHRISTMAS PRESENT: any gender, any age
FIDDLER: any gender, plays fiddle onstage, any age
Please download the full audition notice here.
Please submit headshots and resumes via email with the subject line CHRISTMAS CAROL Audition. Please include which role you would like to be considered for in the body of the email as well as your availability on the audition dates.
Deadline for submissions is end of day Wed Feb 13.
Successful applicants will receive audition materials and further information on Feb 15.
*Please note that auditions for the Young Company roles will occur at a later date. If you are interested in receiving more information on those auditions, please email with the subject line CHRISTMAS CAROL Young Company.
Shakespeare by the Bow
Theatre Calgary will be holding auditions:
Sunday, February 10 in Edmonton
Monday, February 11 in Calgary, and the morning of Tuesday, February 12 in Calgary
There are a limited number of slots for Skype auditions if you are currently studying out of province.
Please download the audition notice for complete details (including what to prepare).
• Must be a graduate of a post-secondary institution within Alberta, OR be an Albertan who has graduated from a post-secondary institution elsewhere. No housing or transportation will be provided.
• Must have graduated between 2015 and spring of 2019.
• Cannot be a member of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.
The deadline for submissions has passed. All artisits to be seen for an audition have been contacted.
General Auditions for 2019-20 season
The deadline for submissions for our upcoming General Auditions as passed. All successsful candidates will be contacted.
Show-specific auditions for 2019-20 will be held later this year, please check back to this page regularly.
Artists who are members of the Canadian Actors Equity Association will be given audition priority. Non-Equity artists will be seen when and if spaces are available. Theatre Calgary is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres, and operates within the jurisdiction of the Canadian Theatre Agreement. Artists cast in any production, regardless of CAEA standing, will be engaged under a CTA contract.