BXPE 2014 Auditions

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Seattle Public Theater will be holding youth auditions for our annual holiday production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson, directed by Emily Purington, Tuesday, September 9th from 2pm—8pm and Thursday September 11th from 4pm—8pm at the Greenlake Bathhouse.


All actors will need an appointment.

Please email Kelly Kitchens at castingspt@gmail.com with your

a) Full contact information (parent email, parent phone number);

b) age (birthdate) and gender of student auditioning

c) availability on Tuesday, September 9th and/or Thursday September 11th


Auditions will be scheduled in five minute slots. If necessary, callbacks will be held on Saturday, September 13th from 12pm—5pm.

We may not have time to see everyone, but every possible effort will be made to do so.

Below is the production calendar. PLEASE INDICATE YOUR CONFLICTS WITH REHEARSALS AND/OR PERFORMANCES WITH YOUR AUDITION REQUEST. Conflicts with some rehearsals may be workable. All technical rehearsals and performances are mandatory.


What to expect at the audition:

Auditions will consist of reading sides (scenes from the script) with a reader.

Script and side information will be emailed with audition time.

Actors should rehearse and familiarize themselves with what they will be reading.

Actors will not need to prepare a monologue but may be invited to sing up to 30 seconds of a song (not required).


What to bring to the audition:

Headshot/recent photo and a resume of theatrical experience.

Whatever scenes have been emailed to you.


Performance days: December 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Performance times: 2pm & 4pm


Production Calendar


Sun Nov 2, 4:00-6:00pm

Tue Nov 4, 6:00-9:00pm

Thu Nov 6, 6:00-9:00pm

Sat Nov 8, 10:00am-12:00pm

Sun Nov 9, 6:00-9:00pm

Thu Nov 13, 6:00-9:00pm

Sat Nov 15, 10:00am-1:00pm

Sun Nov 16, 4:00-6:00pm

Monday Nov 17, 6:00-9:00pm

Tue Nov 18, 6:00-9:00pm

Wed Nov 19, 6:00-9:00pm

Sat Nov 22, 10:00am-1:00pm

Sun Nov 23, 2:00-5:00pm

Tue Nov 25, 4:00-6:00pm

Wed Nov 26, 4:00-6:00pm

Sat Nov 29, 1:00-5:00pm

Sun Nov 30, 1:00-5:00pm


Technical Rehearsals:

Mon Dec 1, 6:00-9:00pm

Tue Dec 2, 4:00-6:00pm

Wed Dec 3, 4:00-6:00pm

Sat Dec 6, 9:00am-1:00pm

Sun Dec 7, 9:00am-1:00pm

Mon Dec 8, 6:00-9:00pm

Tue Dec 9, 6:00-9:00pm

Wed Dec 10, 6:00-9:00pm