Nebraska Theatre Caravan
The Nebraska Theatre Caravan will hold auditions for youth (ages 7-18) and adults (ages 19 and older) for the anticipated national touring production of A Christmas Carol. Auditions will be held Saturday, August 4th at 11:00 am at the Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass Street. Please enter through the stage door on the west side of the building. The audition will include singing and reading from the script, followed by movement. Applicants should bring a resume and headshot, a 16 bar cutting of a prepared song with sheet music, and be prepared to read from the script. Applicants should also be prepared to move. An accompanist will be provided. Estimated contract dates for A Christmas Carol are late October through late December 2018. Note: These ARE touring productions and performances will be conducted across the United States. Rehearsals will be held 9 a.m. – 6 p.m in Omaha. All actors must be available to attend all rehearsals during stated times, as well as all performances. Youths selected for the tour will miss approximately seven weeks of school. A tutor / chaperone will be provided for the tour.
For additional audition or production information, contact Company Manager Kate Whitecotton at (402) 553-4890, ext. 135.
The Nebraska Theatre Caravan, the professional touring wing of the Omaha Community Playhouse, was founded in 1975 as a joint project between the Omaha Playhouse and the Nebraska Arts Council “to bring together a small group of professional performer-teachers for workshops into Omaha and out-state. Since its inception, the Nebraska Theatre Caravan has produced over 100 fully mounted productions and has played to over 160 Nebraska communities and hundreds of others across the nation. The national tour of A Christmas Carol has performed in over 600 cities in 49 states and 4 Canadian provinces, and has been seen by over 3 million audience members.