A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS - The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and Lythgoe Family Panto Non Equity Auditions

Posted: September 10, 2019
Audition Location: Raleigh, NC

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Raleigh area dancers invited to audition for




Kids’ auditions at Crabtree Valley Mall this weekend on

Sunday, September 15, 2019


Initial star casting announced

Tickets on sale now at dukeenergycenterraleigh.com


The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and Lythgoe Family Panto are pleased to announce that open auditions for A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS will be held at Crabtree Valley Mall this weekend on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Judges are seeking kids ages 8–14, of all ethnicities, to take the stage alongside just-announced stars Garrett Clayton (Hairspray Live!, Disney’s Teen Beach movies) as the Huntsman and Jared Gertner (The Book of Mormon) as Muddles. Neil Patrick Harris (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, How I Met Your Mother) will star as the Magic Mirror via video projection. Additional stars will be announced later.


The creative team for A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS includes newly announced choreographers Napoleon and Tabitha D’umo (NappyTabs), Emmy Award winners for their work on the hit TV show So You Think You Can Dance, director and choreographer Bonnie Lythgoe (So You Think You Can Dance) will direct.


A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS will run at the Duke Energy Center November 30–December 8, 2019. The star-led production blends fairytales, comedy, the holidays, dancing, contemporary songs and local and regional references to create an unforgettable theater experience. The age-old fairytale of Snow White is given a modern twist with pop

music, from Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” to Huey Lewis and the News’s “Power of Love,” The Village People’s “YMCA” and more.

An updated version of the classic fairytale, Princess Snow White joins forces with the Seven Dwarves to defeat her wicked Aunt the Queen. In the style of British Panto, audiences are encouraged to interact, booing the baddies and cheering for the hero.

The schedule for A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS auditions this weekend is as follows:


12:00pm      Registration opens for Snow White kids’ auditions (age 8–14)

1:00pm        Auditions begin  


  • Audition registration will begin promptly at 12:00 pm at the Crabtree Valley Mall Promo Court (lower level below the food court). To expedite registration, those auditioning should print and fill out the registration form here.
  • Kids should come prepared to dance; wear comfortable clothes, soft sole shoes or jazz shoes, and bring water.
  • All auditions will end by 5:00 pm.
  • A rehearsal schedule and performance dates will be provided later.
  • Contact lfp@americanpanto.com with questions.


Tickets for A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS are on sale now at dukeenergycenterraleigh.com. For group discounts of 10 or more, including special discounts for Girl Scout groups, call 919-831-6941 x6949.




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