Miracle on 34th Street
Kodiak Arts Council presents auditions for the community theatre production Miracle on 34th Street, directed by Jessi Marlow.
Auditions Dates & Times:
Friday, September 10 at 6 pm OR
Saturday, September 11 at 11 am
Friday, December 3
Saturday, December 4
Sunday, December 5
Miracle on 34th Street is a classic Christmas tale of the power of hope and belief. When a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way to the Supreme Court, and a little girl’s belief makes all the difference in the ‘miracle.’
Kris Kringle (adult male) - Santa Claus
Doctor Pierce (adult) - physician and friend to Kris
Doris Walker (adult female) - Personnel manager at Macy’s, single mother
Susan Walker (child, age 9 -12) - Doris’ child, a Santa skeptic
Fred Gayley (adult male) - a lawyer, friend to Doris and Susan
Shellhammer (adult) - Macy’s PR employee, Doris’ assistant
Sawyer (adult) - Macy’s vocation guidance counselor
Macy (adult) - owner of Macy’s department store
Elves Ensemble: 4-6 actors, ages 10-17, some caroling may be required
Ensemble: We are looking for an energetic ensemble of 8 - 10 actors including adults, teens, and youth ages 8 and up, to fill an approximate 14 character roles, some caroling may be required.
What to expect:
Enter the Auditorium through the main public doors (salmon mural doors).
Participants will complete an audition form indicating desired roles. Please be prepared to list any and all scheduling conflicts you may have for evening and weekend rehearsals in October and November.
Auditioners will be invited to sing a simple Christmas carol in small groups. This production is not a musical but some performers will carol. Singing is not required as part of auditions.
Auditioners will read dialogue with others in small groups. Preview the audition scenes here.
Masks - Masks are required and will be available free at auditions.
Proof of Vaccination - Kodiak Arts Council requires proof of vaccination against COVID-19 for all cast & crew ages 12 and up. The following are acceptable as proof of vaccination and should be brought to auditions:
Vaccination card OR a photo of a vaccination card as a separate document OR a photo of the participants vaccine card stored on a phone or electronic device OR documentation of vaccination from a healthcare provider.
Rehearsal Protocols - Download our COVID-19 mitigation protocols for rehearsals (beginning Sept. 18)
The Kodiak Arts Council has been the resident theatre company of the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium since 1986. Our community theatre program is propelled through the services of hundreds of volunteers including artistic directors, musical directors, choreographers, set designers and fabricators, stage managers, costumers, lighting and sound designers, and the performers: actors, singers, and dancers.