Professional actor auditions set in Destin for “A Dickens Christmas”

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Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC), a not-for-profit professional theater company based in Miramar Beach, Florida, will hold auditions for its upcoming production of “A Dickens Christmas,” directed by ECTC’s Producing Artistic Director Nathanael Fisher. 

Auditions will be held Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Production dates will be Dec. 11-21, 2014 in Destin and Sandestin with rehearsals beginning in early November.

“A Dickens Christmas” is an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic “A Christmas Carol.” In this version, three actors will play multiple roles as they bring to life the tale of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformational night with the three ghosts.

Cockney and Standard British (RP) dialects will be used.

ECTC is seeking:

Male Actor: 50 plus looking, Ebenezer Scrooge type, but able to transform into other characters

Female Actor: 30s to 50s looking

Male or Female Actor: 20s to 30s looking

ECTC is seeking a diverse company of actors and is committed to equal opportunity employment and a flexible, non-traditional casting policy. Non-traditional casting is defined as the casting of ethnic minorities, senior actors, female actors or actors with disabilities in roles where race, ethnicity, age, gender or ability is not germane.

To schedule an audition, email ECTC’s audition coordinator at auditions@emeraldcoasttheatre.org (preferred) or call (850) 687-1637.

All performers are paid. Some housing is available.

Auditions will be held at Destin Community Center, 101 Stahlman Ave., Destin, FL 32541.

Please prepare a one-minute comedic monologue using a Standard British dialect. Actors may be asked to participate in improv games and cold readings.

Stage managers can email their resume to info@emeraldcoasttheatre.org.

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