CASTING

Production: Ellie & Starlight’s Christmas Adventure

We are now casting the roles of:

Ellie is a brave and adventurous little girl who, with the help of her best friend Starlight the Polar Bear who embarks on a journey to the North Pole where she must find Father Christmas before 24th December.

The actor should be aged 20 – 30, 5ft – 5’6 and confident performing to children/families in a show where there will be lots of audience interaction.  She should be a strong stage performer who can sing and move. We welcome applications from actors of all ethnicities.

Starlight the Polar Bear is a warm and fun character who brings lots of comedy to the story.  He is Ellie’s best friend and guides her to the North Pole where they meet Father Christmas.

The actor should be aged 20 – 40, 5’8+ and confident performing to children/families in a show where there will be lots of audience interaction.  He should be a strong stage performer who can sing, move and play basic guitar. We welcome applications from actors of all ethnicities.

Narrator/Father Christmas tells the story and interacts with characters on stage as he drives the play forward and frames the action.  He doubles as Father Christmas for a short scene at the end of the play.

The actor should be 20 – 50, 5’8”+ have a good voice quality, strong story-telling skills and be able to sing.  We welcome applications from actors of all ethnicities.

Production Details

Rehearsals: 4th – 12th December in Hampton Hill

Performances 13th – 24th December at Cecil Hepworth Playhouse, Walton

Performances (11.00am / 2.00pm) daily.  Duration 50 minutes.

Fee: ITC/Equity Small Scale Theatre Equivalent

Applicants should send CV & photo with brief covering note to contact@stephen-leslie.com by Friday 8th September.

Auditions: Mid September

Production: Buddy & Cocoa’s Christmas Adventure

Please note Buddy & Cocoa’s Christmas Adventure is now cast.

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