Carousel Theatre For Young People Seeks Male Child Actor to play ‘James’ in James and the Giant Peach

          July 22nd, 2014

          Carousel Theatre for Young People is seeking a male child actor to play the role of James Henry Trotter in the new musical James and the Giant Peach which will play at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island in December 2014.

           We are specifically looking for:
          – Boys Ages 10-12 years with unchanged voices
          – Maximum height 4’11”
          – Must be strong singer/dancer/actor

          Contract dates: November 10, 2014 – January 4, 2015

          Candidates must be willing and able to miss school classes in November/December, as the majority of rehearsals and performances will occur during school hours. A parent or guardian may be required to chaperone the successful candidate during rehearsal and performance calls. This is a professional contract, and the successful candidate will be engaged as a Child Permittee Actor under the terms of the Canadian Theatre Agreement.

           Submission deadline: August 8 at 5:00 PM.

           Auditions to be held by invitation on August 27th and will consist of a dance call, two songs, and a scene from James and the Giant Peach.

           Please submit headshot, resume and letter of interest to:

          James and the Giant Peach Auditions
          Carousel Theatre for Young People
          1411 Cartwright Street
          Vancouver BC V6H 3R7

          Only candidates selected for an audition will be contacted.

          No faxes or phone calls please. Note: we will only be auditioning boys for this role.

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