Attention ALL actors and prospective actors!! From now on we will be using a NEW website and blog!!
Here is the link to the new website:
Our rehearsals will be on that site as well, under:
Please begin using this website from here on out!
***Please check carefully!! We have cast several of you in more than one role.***
A big thank you to all those who came out for auditions. Please let me know by email whether or not you accept your role by Sunday, September 20th - 6:00PM. email@example.com
Ebeneezer Scrooge: Robert Atkinson
Bob Cratchit: Todd Kelson
Fred: Mathew Jensen
Jacob Marley: Ricky Pierce
Ghost of Christmas Past: Teresa Jack
Ghost of Christmas Present: Robert Burns
Ghost of Christmas Yet to Be: Stephen Kruse
Mr. Fezziwig (This is a Non-dancing role): Daris Howard
Mrs. Fezziwig: Maren Smith
Belle: Alissa Cromar
Portley: Isaac Marble
Stout: Nathan Hooper
Mrs. Fred: Jessica Lifferth
Mrs. Cratchit: Elizabeth Parson
Martha Cratchit: Sariah Cali
Peter Cratchit: Liam Godfrey
Belinda Cratchit: Jenna Henry
Tiny Tim: Magnus Burns
Young Ebeneezer at 10: Maverick Thompson
Ebeneezer at 17-23: Tanner Karn
Dick Wilkins: Lynn Hall
Fan: Serena Berrett
Ignorance Orphan: Tristan Moss
Want Orphan: Ainsley Burns
Old Joe/Chestnut Peddler: Jack Law
Charwoman/Fruit Peddler: Jerusha Hamsom
Undertaker/Potato Peddler: Grant Christopherson
Mrs. Dilber/Doll Peddler: Shalise Wayman
Mrs. Claypole/Bread Peddler: Trissa Howard
Tom/Young Thief: Boston Jensen
Businessman #1: Stephen Holloway
Businessman #2: Stephen Kruse
Businesswoman #3: Camilla Twede
Mrs. Quilp: TBA
Mrs. Quincy: Olivia Hilder
George: Austin Pixton
Kathryn: Rebekah Hockett
Agnes: Lindsey Bair
Coffin Bearer 1: TBA
Coffin Bearer 2: TBA
Fezziwig Daughter #1: Abbie McCurdy
Fezziwig Daughter #2: Carissa Berrett
Fezziwig Daughter #3: Lani Jugganaikloo
Fezziwig Daughter #4: Desiree Dennis
Fezziwig Daughter #5: Mickey Eggett
Fezziwig Daughter # Amy Parry
Fezziwig Daughter # Amy Parry
Albert Hall: Roberto Reynoso
Fred’s Niece (Speaking role): Elliana Howard
Carol Leader: Kallie Hames
Street Musicians: Megan Gehmlich, Nathan Hooper
Fezziwig Ball Dancers:
2. Austin Pixton
3. Lynn Hall
4. Tanner Karn
5. Boston Jensen
6. Allissa Cromar
7. Megan Southam
8. Trissa Howard
9. Rylea Farrens
10. Shalise Wayman
1. Makayla Lee
2. Sonja Mayfield
3. Cami Bryner
4. Ashley Otterbach
5. Emily Plank
1. Boston Jensen
2. Austin Pixton
3. Lynn Hall
4. Tanner Karn
5. Camilla Twede
6. Emma Rindfleisch
7. Trissa Howard
8. Shalise Wayman
9. Sara Badiali
9. Sara Badiali
Guests at Fezziwig Ball:
1. Kallie Hames
2. Alex Wagman
3. Camilla Twede
4. Stephen Holloway
5. Stephen Kruse
Guests at Fred’s Party:
1. Roberto Reynoso
2. Sara Badiali
Amy Parry, Kylie Eggett, Mckenzie Winegar, Bekah Holloway, Katelyn Parson, Sirri Jensen
Child soloists: TBA
Shoppers and Surplus Population: TBA
Our first rehearsal will be a read through for the entire cast on Tuesday, September 22, from 7:00-9:00 PM at the Romance Theater. We will hand out the first few weeks of the rehearsal schedule on this night.
For future reference, check the rehearsal schedule and cast breakdown of when you need to be in attendance. If in doubt- ask: firstname.lastname@example.org
(We reserve the right to make changes if necessary.)
Well done, everyone!
Rexburg Community Theatre Production Team
Kaitlin Bennett - Director (208) 206-3866
Ann Cluff – Assistant Director/Producer (208) 201-2918
It's that time of year again!
Auditions open to the public, ages 8-99. NONE of RCT's shows are precast.
Auditions are Friday Sept. 18th, 6:00-9:00pm and Sat. Sept. 19th, 9:00-12:00pm in the Rexburg City Tabernacle.
Come prepared to sing 30 seconds of a traditional Christmas song, accapella. No exceptions.
A cold reading of the script will follow.
You will be taught a short dance routine. Dress appropriately. No flip flops or boots.
This will be a closed audition, allowing no bystanders.
Please bring a headshot to your audition as well as a resume if you have one. Audition forms will be available at the auditions. Please allow a few minutes to fill it out.
We are also looking for a small quartet of instrumental players: Violin, Euphonium/baritone horn, French Horn, Fiddle, bass, cello, viola. Please prepare 16 measures of a Christmas song to play at your audition.
Rehearsals will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00-9:00 PM and Saturdays 9:00-12:00 Noon.
Rehearsals will begin Tuesday September 22, 7:00-9:00pm at the Romance Theatre. Performances will be December 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, and 21st.
Performers will only be required to attend the rehearsals that coincide with their roles in the show. Thus, some will be at every rehearsal and others will only be at a few.
A nonrefundable $20 participation fee will be required of everyone and needs to be paid at the first 3 rehearsals.
If you would like to be involved behind the scenes, please contact the Director, Kaitlin Bennett, at email@example.com
Ebenezer Scrooge: Male, 50-75, hates the world, cold hearted, miserly. Neglected as a child. Uncaring, love of money and little else. Disdainful. Stingy, lives on little himself, cranky to all who are unfortunate enough to cross his path. He lives in willful ignorance of the needs of those around him. Doesn't believe it is his responsibility to help others. Also able to play high jollity and care. He slowly reveals the inner Scrooge as he understands what he is missing in his life. A man fighting with change.
Bob Cratchit: Male, 30-43, Scrooge’s overworked employee, a timid man afraid to stand up to his boss’s demanding ways. The patriarch of a family poor in wealth but rich in love, he cares especially dearly for his crippled son, Tiny Tim. Cratchit is a symbol for the Victorian poor, good-hearted and hard-working but unable to climb out of the stifling conditions of poverty.
Mrs. Cratchit: Female, 30-42, a strong woman with a heart of gold. She is loving and caring to her family and like a lioness in her protection of them. She can stand her ground.
Fred: Male, 20’s, bright, cheery, caring. Scrooge’s nephew. Undeterred by his Uncle Scrooge’s bad humor, he is determined to stay merry and playful to the last.
Mrs. Fred: Female, 20’s, like her husband, kind, loving, has never met Scrooge, feels impatient towards him.
Belle: Female, 17-20ish, Young Scrooge’s only love. A shop girl. Caring, thoughtful and slight. Pretty and honest. Wistful, demure, with a ‘heart of gold.’
Jacob Marley: Male, 60’s, wiry, gaunt, gloomy, haunted, a messenger of doom. Leaden and weighted down by the world
Christmas Past: Female, 17-20ish, light, fairy like, whimsical, Tinkerbellish – happy, giggly, sparkly, happy.
Christmas Present: Male, 40-50’s, jolly, full of life, large voice with the spirit of Christmas surging through every vein. Embodiment of goodwill. All that is bright and cheerful follows him.
Christmas Yet to Come: Male, non-speaking. Dark, foreboding, tall and malevolent
Mr. Fezziwig: Male, 50’s, generous, fun-loving,, rotund and jolly. Caring. The epitome of a good man. Playful.
Mrs. Fezziwig: Female, late 40’s, the mirror or her husband in female form.
Mr. Portly: Male, 30-50, one of two portly wealthy gentlemen who visit Scrooge at the beginning of the play seeking charitable contributions for the poor. They narrate throughout the production.
Mr. Stout: Male, 30-50, one of two portly wealthy gentlemen who visit Scrooge at the beginning of the play seeking charitable contributions for the poor. They narrate throughout the production.
Young Ebenezer: Male, 10, neglected by his peers and his father, lonely, light singing.
Fan: Female, 8, Scrooge’s younger sickly, sister. Sweet and kind. She dearly loves her brother but they are often kept apart by a cold-hearted father.
Young Scrooge: Male, 19-23, some dancing, prime of his life, handsome, in love with Belle, smitten
Dick Wilkins: Male, 19-23, some dancing, best friend to Young Scrooge
Mrs. Claypole: Female, 30’s, a kind hearted, good natured woman. Poor working class. Sells bread and owes Scrooge money.
Martha Cratchit: Female, 15-18, is employed in a milliner’s shop. Hard working and caring. She is considerate and kind. Light singing.
Peter Cratchit: Male, 12, the ‘man’ of the family when his father is not there. Playful and jolly. Light singing.
Belinda Cratchit: Female, 10, a young happy little girl. Loves her mother dearly.Light singing.
Tiny Tim: Male, 8-10, small, weak but still holding on to the joy his family brings him. Pensive and sometimes playful. Light singing.
Fezziwig’s Daughter: Female, teen, some dancing
Albert Hall: Male, 17+ (non-speaking), some dancing, interested in Fezziwig’s daughter
Mrs. Quilp: Female, 40-50’s, Fezziwig’s cook, fun loving, jovial, bossy
Mrs. Quincy: Female, 40-50’s, Fezziwig’s cook, fun loving, jovial
Agnes: Female, 20’s, wealthier class, party guest, light singing, some dancing
Kathryn: Female, 20’s, wealthier class, party guest, light singing, some dancing
Topper: Male, 20’s, wealthier class, party guest, light singing, some dancing
George: Male, 20’s, wealthier class, party guest, light singing, some dancing
Want: Female, 8+, non-speaking
Ignorance: Male, 8+, non speaking
Business Person #1:Male or Female, 20+, business owners, distaste for Scrooge, working class
Business Person #2: Male or Female, 20+, business owners, distaste for Scrooge, working class
Business Person#3: Male or Female, 20+, business owners, distaste for Scrooge, working class
Old Joe: Male, 30-50’s, a ‘fence’ of stolen goods. Very low character. Back street underhand dealings are his game. He is the typical criminal class in a Dickens novel although he tries to be genteel. Cockney accent.
Charwoman: Female, 30+, wiry, Scrooge’s housekeeper, poor. A foil to Mrs. Dilber. Sharp features and a sharper way about her. She steals from Scrooge when he dies and sells possessions. No remorse. Cockney accent.
Undertaker: Male, 30+, low class, steals from Scrooge when he dies and sells possessions. No remorse. Cockney accent.
Mrs. Dilber: Female, 30+, Scrooge’s laundress. Bold and brassy. Very low character. Also steals from Scrooge when he dies and sells his possessions. Cockney accent.
Tom: Male, 12+, poor boy, buys prize turkey for Scrooge
The Surplus Population: Male and Female, all ages of adults and children, destitute, poor, homeless, needy
Carolers: Male and Female, 14+, heavy singing,
Choirgirl and Choirboy: Male and Female, 8+, share song “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”
Carol Leader: Female, 16+, motherly, leader of children’s choir
Caroling Children: Male and Female, 8+
Rich Shopper: Male, 23+, upper class
Chestnut Peddler: Male, 18+, lower working class
Fruit Peddler: Female, 18+, lower working class
Young Thief: Male, 10+, lower class, street urchin
Lamplighter: Male, 15+, lower working class
Shoppers and Peddlers: Male and Female, 13+, lower and upper class
Fezziwig Guests: Male and Female, 16+, some dancing
Fiddler: Male, 15+, does not need to know how to play fiddle
Coffin Bearers (2): Male, 15+
Spectres (4): Ghostly phantoms during Marley, Ghost of Christmas Yet to Be, and other creepy parts– contemporary dancing
There are many speaking roles within the ensemble such as street vendors, well-to-do passers-by, party guests, shop girls and boys, children, etc. Do not let age deter you. Makeup and hair can age you and make you look younger.