ELF THE MUSICAL - Ogunquit Playhouse Non Equity Auditions

Posted: September 13, 2018
Audition Location: Ogunquit, ME

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Children’s Auditions Announced for the Ogunquit Playhouse Holiday Production of Elf the Musical, Presented by The Musical Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire


The Ogunquit Playhouse is holding auditions for the upcoming holiday

production of Elf the Musical on Saturday, September 29, 10AM to 4PM at The Music Hall Loft, located at 131 Congress Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

The Ogunquit Playhouse is seeking children of all ages, ethnicities and personalities, but no taller than 60 inches, to portray the North Pole Elves. The Playhouse is also seeking young male actors to portray Michael, a 12 year boy of any ethnicity, who is funny and smart, quickly bonds with Buddy the Elf, and is determined to share a great Christmas with his entire family. An amazing singing voice with range up to an E is required for the role of Michael.

Auditions begin with an open call sing from 10AM to 1PM, with dance callbacks scheduled from 1:30PM to 3PM. All talent auditioning should be available to attend the dance callbacks if requested. Boys interested in being considered for the role of Michael should also be available for callbacks from 3PM to 4PM if requested.

To schedule an open call singing appointment from 10AM to 1PM, please follow these

instructions: email Sal Bucci, Ogunquit Playhouse Producing Assistant, at

sbucci@ogunquitplayhouse.org. Participants are asked to title the email ‘Elf Auditions – (Name of child)’, and within the body of the email provide the first and last name of the child, their gender, height, and the best email/phone contact information. Children will be assigned to a specific hour within the 10AM – 1PM time block.

Participants should prepare a short song (no longer than 2 minutes) that shows personality and range and bring sheet music. A piano accompanist will be provided. Performers may bring a picture with a resume stapled to the back. Boys interested in being considered for the role of Michael should prepare the packet linked on the Ogunquit Playhouse website www.ogunquitplayhouse.org/auditions.


Rehearsals begin on Tuesday, November 13 th in Ogunquit, Maine. A rehearsal schedule is not set however, please note that school schedules will be accommodated as best as possible. Housing and transportation are not provided for rehearsals or for the show run.

Elf The Musical runs for three weeks at the Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, from Wednesday, November 28 to Sunday, December 16, 2018. If cast, each child will participate during one performance week within the three week run, totaling eight consecutive performances. The role of Michael will be shared by two boys evenly throughout the duration of the run. To view the full performance schedule visit www.themusichall.org/events/elf-the-musical.

For more information, visit www.ogunquitplayhouse.org/auditions

Directions to the Music Hall Loft: From interstate 95, from the north or south take Exit 7 to Market Street Extension. Turn east toward downtown Portsmouth. Take the third right, Hanover Street to the public garage or park at a metered spot nearby. Walk to the The Loft at 131 Congress Street in downtown Portsmouth.

Elf The Musical is on stage at the Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, from Wednesday, November 28 to Sunday, December 16, 2018. For ticket information, please visit www.themusichall.org/events/elf-the-musical/ or call the Box Office at 603.436.2400.

About the Ogunquit Playhouse:

The Ogunquit Playhouse, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization listed on the National Historic Register, is located on Route One in Ogunquit, Maine and produces the finest Broadway musicals each season with performances Tuesday through Sunday, from May through October. Follow the Ogunquit Playhouse on Facebook (facebook.com/OgunquitPlayhouse), Twitter (@OgunquitPH) and Instagram (@ogunquitPH) for behind-the-scenes info, photos and fun throughout the season. For a complete list of show times, pricing and more information about the season visit www.ogunquitplayhouse.org.

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