The Elf Show – Auditions for The Chelsea Theatre’s Christmas Panto 2022
Auditions will be held on Friday 7th of October At The Chelsea Theatre 10:00 am onwards.
If you wish to apply and be sent a time slot please send your Skillzcard – Head Shot and CV
(Applicants must be 18 years or older.)
We are actively seeking all ethnicities and genders. Performers must be brilliant character actors with great comedic timing. We are looking for strong singing ability in pop, musical theatre, and Jazz styles, as well as strong dance ability in Jazz and Commercial dance styles. Tricks and acrobatic skills are a plus but not essential. The Elf Show This Elfie panto spectacular is full of surprises. Join the Elves of Santa’s workshop in their all singing all dancing preparation for Christmas. Throw in a rhyming panto fairy and a spot of mischief from a naughty elf sat on the shelf, who is determined to spoil Christmas and what can go wrong? With your help can the elves keep Christmas spirit high and make Santa’s sleigh fly, or will the naught elf turn everything awry…
Rehearsals: 7th-11th of December
Performances: 12th-16th of December total of 10 shows with possible extra day on the 17th of December (2 shows per day 11:00pm -12:00 pm and 1:00- 2:00 pm)
Production location: The Chelsea Theatre Characters: There are 5 characters in this production played by 3 actors, 2 playing 2 roles and 1 playing 1 role.
Playing age: 20-40 years Height: Any Appearance: Any Gender: Any Contract info and pay: Rehearsals: £80 per day (4 rehearsal days made up of 2 half days and 3 full days) Show week: £100 per day 12th-16th of Dec 2 shows per day (6 hour day). With the possibility of an extra day and additional days’ pay being added on Saturday 17th for a commercial performance. (Please keep this date free) Show week total fee: £500 Characters Fiddle Sticks and Bob Fiddle Sticks- the Naughty elf of the shelf, turned evil form not having friend and being the outcast strong jazz, Musical Theatre singing voice great physicality and voice work.
Bob: Chief Elf at Santa’s workshop, a little nerdy and serious character who gets overly excited by hot coco. Jingle and Fairy boo Jingle: A boisterous boyish elf who is the sidekick to Sprinkles, playful but not the cleverest in the bunch.
Fairy boo: I chic and sarcastic wit, aware of her own greatness and always just in time to help. Narrates the story and keeps everyone in check. Sprinkles A bright and cheerful elf who lights us the room, cute as a button obsessed with her Elfie selfies but full of courage and brains. Great pop singing voice. Must have an amazing stage presence and be able to calmly command an audience of children.