Auditions for SPECC-tacular Productions’ Christmas pantomime Hansel and Gretel get underway Sunday, Aug. 9.
Anyone interested in dance will have an opportunity to audition at the Maple Ridge Dance Circle, 12011 224 St. in Maple Ridge from 11 a.m. to noon.
Following that there will be 10-minute open auditions for cast from noon to 3 p.m.
SPECC-tacular Productions will hold another round of auditions following the same timeline on Sunday, Aug. 16. Callbacks will be held Sunday, Aug. 23.
The following is a list of characters they are seeking:
• Hansel – male aged 16-25;
• Gretel – female aged 16-25;
• Witch (dame) – male 35-plus;
• Fairy – Female 18-plus;
• Dame – 45-plus;
• Broom and Pan – either 18-plus;
• Belladonna – female 30-plus;
• Woodcutter – male 30-plus;
• Prince – female 18-25;
• Princes Equerry – male 18-25;
• Bird – any gender/age;
• Travellers – 3 – small speaking rolls, will be chosen from chorus;
• Sweep, wolves, a ghost and villagers – any gender/age.
To book an audition you can firstname.lastname@example.org and you are asked to specify your name and age as well as specify if you wish to audition for a specific character roll or chorus. Strong singing and dancing is a must.