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ELF - Fireside Theatre Auditions

Posted: May 25, 2018

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ELF - Chicago EPA
Fireside Theatre

AUDITION DATE

Mon, Jun 25, 2018
10:00 am - 5:30 pm (CDT)
Lunch: 1-2pm

APPOINTMENTS

Equity Members may sign up for an appointment through the Member Portal beginning Monday, June 18th at noon.

CONTRACT

Dinner Theatre Fireside Dinner Theatre Agreement; $665/week

SEEKING

Actors for the upcoming production of ELF the musical. See breakdown for details.

PREPARATION

Prepare a short song in the style of the show. You may sing from the show.

LOCATION

Actors' Equity Association - Chicago
557 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60661
Dial 011 at front door.

PERSONNEL

Ed Flesch - Director
Mary Ehlinger - Musical Director
Buddy Reeder - Choreographer - ELF

OTHER DATES

1st Rehearsal October 15; Opens November 1; Closes December 23

OTHER

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN

BUDDY
Male, late 20’s – early 30’s. Funny and warm with an infectious personality. He has been raised as one of Santa’s elves and has the innocence of a child. He has outrageous enthusiasm for everything he sees and does but it is very genuine. Good comic actor with great timing and a strong singing voice up to a G. A strong mover with a great sense of physical comedy.

JOVIE
Female, 20’s -early 30’s Good comic ability, appealing, and relatable. A New Yorker who doesn’t have much Christmas spirit until she meets Buddy. A strong singing voice with a belt up to a D flat.

WALTER
Male, 40’s – 50’s. Upscale businessman who has become cold and distant with his family until Buddy comes along. A workaholic with little time left for enjoying life. A strong singer.

EMILY
Female, 30’s – 40’s, Walter’s wife. She is at first overwhelmed by Buddy but soon embraces him as part of the family. Warm with a strong singing voice with a belt up to a C

DEB
Female, 20’s -40’s, Funny secretary at Walter’s office, full of character and sharp wit. Strong character singer with an excellent belt. Strong mover.

MR. GREENWAY
Male – 40’s -50’s, Shrewd business man, must have great comic timing and sing well
SANTA
Male 40’s -60’s, Jolly, warm, funny with a good singing voice. Down to earth. A beer and pizza kind of Santa


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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