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AUDITION NOTICE: Christmas Actually - The Little Red Company

Nativity Lobsters for Christmas Actually

Presented By: The Little Red Company

Genre: Festive Musical Theatre


Synopsis:

Join the cast of Christmas Actually in the iconic role of Tenor 2, affectionately known as the Nativity Lobster. This festive hit by The Little Red Company combines humour, audience interaction, and pop tenor vocals in a lively and unscripted show.


Audition Self-Tape Due: Applications close Friday, 21 June 2024

Audition Requirements:

  • Professional CV

  • Headshot

  • Self-tape: Singing an audition cut of "White Christmas" by Otis Redding

  • Note: The demo track has a 2 Bar intro instead of the 4 bars indicated on the score.

  • Applicants must have a pop tenor voice within the vocal range of B♭2 – A4.


Available Roles: We are casting one Queensland-based lobster and one Victoria-based lobster. We invite applications from male-identifying performers aged 20-35 with pop tenor voices of all cultural backgrounds and access requirements.  Successful applicants will be excellent singers and performers no taller than 178 cm with a ‘primary school’ playing age (a pivotal plot point in an otherwise completely unscripted show!). We are looking for youthful, comical performers with a passion for backing vocals who aren’t afraid to parade around in a papier-maché lobster head during our confetti-filled finale!

Audition Registration: Submit your application here


Performance Dates:

  • Queensland Dates: Thursday, 28 November - Sunday, 22 December 2024

  • Victoria Dates: Thursday, 12 December - Sunday, 22 December 2024


Rehearsal Dates: Wednesday, 13 November - Thursday, 14 November 2024


Warnings: The role involves performing in a papier-maché lobster head during the confetti-filled finale. Applicants should be comfortable with this aspect of the performance.


Other Information: 

  • This is a paid role following standard LPA fees.

  • The production values showmanship, cheekiness, and lively interaction with the audience and band.




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