First Step to Stardom
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is seeking young non-union volunteer performers ages 7–13 for its reimagining of the Charles Dickens' holiday classic!
Take Your First Step to Stardom!
Seeking non-union singers and actors of all gender identities; age range 7-13 years old. Performers must be no older than 13 years old through the run of the production.
This is an unpaid, volunteer position.
Rehearsals begin: November 7, 2023
Dress Rehearsal: November 26, 2023
Previews begin: November 28, 2023
Opens: November 30, 2023
Closes: December 10, 2023
Performers will play carolers on stage and will be asked to sing in three or four part harmonies. Experience singing in harmony is a plus but not required to audition. Performers may also be asked to play hand bells, create sounds throughout the play, and move props on stage. Speaking roles; including the role of “Tiny Tim” and other children are also available.
Saturday, September 23, 2023
Auditions begin at 10am
Check in begins at 9:30am
Audition Location: Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 East Indiantown Rd | Jupiter, FL 33477.
Please enter through the main entrance of the Theatre.
What to bring:
Two headshots and resumes stapled back to back (if available). You may also upload your headshot and resume to the registration form below.
What to prepare:
Song: Please be ready to sing the Soprano/Melody vocal part for “In the Bleak Midwinter” plus an additional part that feels comfortable in your voice.
You will not need to have the words memorized for the audition; you may use your music.
Click/Tap Here or the button below to get the the sheet music as well as MP3 tracks with each individual vocal line.
Sides: Those auditioning may be asked to stay and read sides. No advanced preparation is needed for this. Short sides will be provided on the day of the audition.
Want to take an optional "First Step to Stardom" prep class for A Christmas Carol?
An optional 6-week prep class is available through the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory.
For more information and to register, please visit: jupitertheatre.org/conservatory and scroll down to Fall Classes.
Rehearsal and Performance Schedule
Actors must commit to the entire rehearsal, technical rehearsal, and production schedule.
Schedules are subject to change.
Please review the schedule to confirm availabilitly.
Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
(Children will be scheduled to begin rehearsals after school hours and may go later than 6 p.m.)
Tue, Nov. 7, 2023
Wed. Nov. 8, 2023
Thu. Nov. 9, 2023
Fri. Nov. 10, 2023
Sat. Nov. 11, 2023
Sun. Nov. 12, 2023
Mon. Nov. 13, 2023 (Day off)
Tue. Nov. 14, 2023
Wed. Nov. 15, 2023
Thu. Nov. 16, 2023
Fri. Nov. 17, 2023
Sat. Nov. 18, 2023
Sun. Nov. 19, 2023
Mon. Nov. 20, 2023 (Day off)
Tue. Nov. 21, 2023
Time: 12 p.m.-12 a.m. (Children will be scheduled to begin rehearsals after school hours)
Wed. Nov. 22, 2023 (tech rehearsal)
Thu. Nov. 23, 2023 (Off-Thanksgiving Day)
Fri. Nov. 24, 2023 (tech rehearsal)
Sat. Nov. 25, 2023 (tech rehearsal)
Sun. Nov. 26, 2023 (rehearsal/Preview 1)
Performance Schedule (Two weeks of performances)
Actors must report to the theatre no later than 30 minutes prior to the start time of each performance.
Parents will not be allowed in the rehearsal room during production rehearsals. Parents will drop off their child at the stage door at the start of rehearsal and will pick them up at the stage door at the end of rehearsals.
Tues, Nov. 28, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Wed, Nov. 29, 2023 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Thu, Nov. 30, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Dec. 1, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 2, 2023 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2023 at 2 p.m.
Tues, Dec. 5, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Wed, Dec. 6, 2023 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Thu, Dec. 7, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Dec. 8, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 9, 2023 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 10, 2023 at 2 p.m.
Possible Extension Dates:
Tues, Dec. 12, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Wed, Dec. 13, 2023 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Thu, Dec. 14, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Pre-registration not required but preferred