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An Audition for "Elf The Musical"-Augusta, ME - Casting ID # 1600883
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Augusta, ME Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 09-02-19
Audition Date 09-24-19 Submission deadline 09-21-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Buddy is a “normal boy” raised among Santa’s elves in the North Pole. He grows to twice their size, and when he learns he’s not an elf, he travels to New York City to find his real family resulting in a classic and hilarious fish-out-of-water tale. Everyone will think you’re a cotton-headed ninnymuggins if you don’t include this sparklejollytwinklejingly show in your holiday plans!


Please prepare at least 32 bars of a song in the style of the show that showcases your voice. Elf has a lot of showy songs - even its one ballad is comedic. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring your music in an appropriate key with cuts clearly marked. We will have the music from Elf at auditions and you are welcome to sing a song from the show. Dress comfortably to dance at auditions. You will be taught a brief combination. Cold readings from the script will take place at callbacks (sides available at 6:00 PM).

Auditioning to be in the ensemble should be prepared to sing “Jingle Bells” (first verse and chorus) or “Frosty The Snowman.” chorus) or “Frosty The

Role # 1 Buddy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is the perfect elf! He\'s good-natured, means well and is happy all the time…but he is not an elf, he\'s an adult human. Role is for a young man, excellent actor and good singer with energetic earnestness and comedic timing. The actor who plays Buddy will need to be a fearless risk-taker. Must have strong movement skills. Buddy is in every scene so availability will be a consideration in casting. Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: B3.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Santa Claus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Has a lot on his plate during the Christmas season and it is starting to show. Annoyed with the elves, tired of lying to Buddy and sad that people seem to be losing their Christmas spirit. He is still the same jolly old St. Nick underneath it all, but the job is getting to him. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: Bb3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 45 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Walter Hobbs
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Buddy\'s real father, focused on keeping his job and is not making time for his family. Stern and unemotional at times, but learns to recommit to family. Need great actor with strong, authoritative presence, but should also show softer side. Strong mover. Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom B3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Emily Hobbs
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A mover and a shaker; willing to fight for family. Problem solver and an excellent mother who does all she can to provide a positive family dynamic. Actress and singer who effortlessly conveys a sense of strength, maturity, and warmth. An island of calm in a sea of chaos. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: G3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 35 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Michael Hobbs
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Smarter than average 12 year old son of Walter and Emily. Does all he can to make sure Buddy becomes a permanent part of the family. Looking for a solid young actor and singer with an unchanged voice up to an E. Must move well. The role of Michael Hobbs may be double cast. Actors auditioning for Michael should audition on 9/22 or 9/23. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: G3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 10 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Jovie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Works as a Macy\'s store elf, but doesn\'t exude the Christmas spirit. Cynical, a bit tough around the edges and now the target of Buddy\'s complete adoration. Must have an amazing singing voice with a strong belt up to a D flat and great acting chops. Must have strong movement skills. Vocal range top: Db5 Vocal range bottom: G3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Deb
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Walter\'s secretary, keeps her boss and the whole office happy. Positive attitude with everyone with a pleasant demeanor, yet efficient work ethic. Strong character singer with an excellent belt. Quickly becomes Buddy’s office sidekick. Must move well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Manager
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Harried but enthusiastic manager of the Macy’s Toy Department. Strong belt.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Mr. Greenway
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the crankiest businessmen around. He is the big boss with a commanding presence.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Chadwick
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of Walter’s right-hand men. He is desperate to keep his job, and perhaps the dumber of the two.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Matthews
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of Walter’s right-hand men. He is desperate to keep his job and is the schemer of the two.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Elves
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talents who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 New Yorkers
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talents who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Macy\'s Customers
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

/(Employees and Customers). Seeking versatile talents who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Office Staff
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talents who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Children
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talents who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 5 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Security Guards
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talents who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Police Officers
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talents who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Parents
Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talents who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Disgruntled Santas
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talents who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Child Ensemble
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talents who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -