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AUDITIONS

Queensbury Theatre is committed to diversity and encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender, identities, & abilities to attend.

*Per AEA guidelines, Queensbury Theatre is requiring all actors to be fully vaccinated*

Seeking adult union and non-union singers, dancers, and movers

ELF THE MUSICAL
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based upon the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum

 

Director: Jimmy Phillips

Music Director: Steven Jones

Choreographer: Bethany White
 

AUDITION DATES

Wednesday, September 8th | 6 - 9pm Non Equity Open Singers Call at Queensbury Theatre

Non Equity performers please sign up for an audition slot here

 

Audition video submissions are also welcome for Non Equity. Due by Wednesday, September 8th at 6pm

Covid Protocol - if anyone has experienced or been exposed to Covid symptoms or positive test results in within 14 days, we ask that they submit an audition video instead.

Monday, September 13th | 6pm Deadline for Equity Video Submissions

Equity Audition Materials: Click here

 

Wednesday, September 15th | 6 - 9pm

Equity & Non Equity Callbacks at Queensbury Theatre

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Rehearsal Start Date: Monday, November 9, 2021 (Primarily evening and weekends)

*Tentative Music Rehearsal Dates: October 30 - November 2, 2021

First Preview: December 3, 2021

Performance Dates: December 4 - 19, 2021

Buddy a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn't even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.

 

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

Please prepare one 32 bar cut of a song in the style of the show

 

IN PERSON AUDITIONS: Accompanist will be provided. No recorded tracks please.

Masks are required in the waiting area during auditions.

Auditions will be held at Queensbury Theatre | 12777 Queensbury Lane 77024

Covid Safety Protocols are in place.

Parking: Garage behind the theatre, free with validation at the box office.

VIDEO SUBMISSION AUDITIONS: Please submit a direct Youtube link, Vimeo link, or any other platform not requiring a download for viewing. Acapella submissions will not be accepted. Please use piano accompaniment or karaoke tracks. Attach a PDF of headshot and resume.

Please submit to: auditions@queensburytheatre.org
 

CALLBACKS - Equity & Non Equity Callbacks are scheduled for Wednesday, September 15th 6-9pm at Queensbury Theatre and will include a dance call. Please bring appropriate attire to move in as well as jazz, character, & tap shoes.

 

TSPA Youth actors interested in auditioning please visit here

BUDDY (This role has been cast)

Born a human but raised at the North Pole as a Christmas Elf, Buddy is eager to find his place in the world. He is a child at heart and that child-like curiosity makes him both endearing and gets him into trouble.

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: C5, Vocal range bottom: Ab2


JOVIE

Buddy's girlfriend. She works at Macy's and has a bit of a cynical outlook on life and love because of the men she's dated. She is caught off guard by Buddy's genuinely big heart.

Age: 25 to 30

Vocal range top: D5, Vocal range bottom: G3
 

WALTER

Buddy's workaholic father. He is a Children's book writer, but lacks any of the childlike spirit that Buddy has. He is selfish, tense, and generally angry with life.

Age: 55 to 65

Vocal range top: G4, Vocal range bottom: A2


EMILY

Walter's wife. Though she is sweet and willing to take him in, she thinks Buddy is crazy at first. Wishes her husband would spend more time with the family.

Age: 40 to 50

Vocal range top: Eb5, Vocal range bottom: F3
 

MICHAEL

Buddy's stepbrother who is excited to have a new friend and brother. Unlike his mother, he doesn't take much convincing to have Christmas spirit, but like his mother, he wishes his father would spend more time with the family.

Age: 12 to 16

Vocal range top: G5, Vocal range bottom: F3
 

DEB

Walter's secretary. Takes an instant liking to Buddy simply for the novelty of it. Though she aims to please and is a bit of a suck-up, she feels under appreciated.

Age: 25 to 55

Vocal range top: Eb5, Vocal range bottom: D4


MANAGER

A manager at Macy's. He is a good, friendly guy just trying to do his job and get by.

Age: 35 to 40

Vocal range top: F#4, Vocal range bottom: B2


GREENWAY

Walter's boss. He is what Walter will become if he continues down the path he is on. A tyrannical, workaholic who cares nothing about the people around him or who work for him.

Age: 55 to 65


SANTA CLAUS

Just another workingman. Loves his job and Christmas, but also likes to kick-back and watch the game when a rare opportunity arises. A natural storyteller.

Age: 65 to 80

Vocal range top: E4, Vocal range bottom: A2


CHADWICK

One of Walter's right-hand men. He is desperate to keep his job, and perhaps the dumber of the two.

Age: 40 to 50


MATTHEWS

One of Walter's right-hand men. He is desperate to keep his job and is the schemer of the two.

Age: 35 to 40


ENSEMBLE

Mrs. Claus, Elves, Charlie, Tiara, Mr. Narwhal, Teenager, Employees, Security Guard 1&2, Customer 1&2, Saleswoman, Store Elf 1&2, Fake Santa 1&2&3, Boy, Mother, Policeman 1&2, Sarah, Jim, Vendor, Waitress, Charlotte, Man, Woman