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​​​​Upcoming Auditions For "ELF Jr.":

YOUTH AUDITIONS: Grades 1st-7th

Monday, November 6th, 3:45-6:45 p.m. by appointment


TEEN & ADULTS AUDITIONS: Grades 8th--Adult

​Tuesday, November 7th, 5:00-7:45 p.m. by appointment


CALL BACKS: (You will be emailed a callback time. Not receiving a callback does NOT mean you have not been cast.)​  Wednesday, November 8th, starting @ 5:00 p.m.


To schedule an audition:

You can call us at 201-825-8805 or email us at: srytheatre@aol.com

​Adult Actors 19 & Older: FREE

Students Grades 8th-12th: $125 Materials Fee

​Students Grades 1st-7th: $655 Non-Members, $570-$610 Members

(see Youth Workshops page for details.)

​All Community Theatre shows are competitively cast.


​The audition will include a reading from the script. Sides will be

​posted on the Audition Sides page of www.sryt.org. The vocal

​portion of the audition will consist of the singing of a song (Disney preferred)

​either accapella or with cd/ipod accompaniment. The section of

the song you choose must be no more than 16 bars or one minute

​of music.


WE AT SRYT REALIZE THAT IN THIS DAY OF HECTIC SCHEDULES,
BEING FLEXIBLE IS A NECESSITY. WE ARE HAPPY TO WORK WITH
EVERYONE'S SCHEDULE TO ENSURE THAT ANYONE WHO WOULD
LIKE TO PARTICIPATE IN A PROGRAM CAN DO SO. PLEASE LET
US KNOW YOUR REHEARSAL CONFLICTS AT THE TIME OF
AUDITION/REGISTRATION SO WE CAN BEST SERVE YOUR
SCHEDULING NEEDS. A FULL SEASON CALENDAR IS AVAILABLE

​ON www.sryt.org's Current Forms Page.


​SYNOPSIS

Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity! Dozens of comedic

​roles for children and adults alike!


​Audition Readings, Vocal Sides & Rehearsal Calendar will be posted on our Member site: www.sryt.org​'s Audition Sides page on October 1st, 2017.



Character Breakdown

Santa Claus


This is a great role for a character performer who can play an older (and somewhat cranky) man while trying hard to keep his holiday spirit.
Gender: male
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3

Buddy

Buddy is the perfect elf! He s good-natured, he means well, and he s happy& all the time. There s only one problem. He s not an elf  he s an adult human.
Gender: male
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Elves

The Elves are Santa s special helpers who love their job making toys to meet their Christmas Eve deadline. These roles are great for younger performers, or for those who can embody a youthful spirit, enjoy singing and work well together as a group.
Gender: both

Charlie

Charlie is in charge of monitoring the other Elves, making sure every present is wrapped and every bow is tied. Cast a young performer with a good speaking voice, someone who is comfortable taking command of the stage and has authority over the rest of the Elves, but always remains friendly.

Gender: male

Shawanda

Shawanda is a dependable and caring elf. She will do whatever she can to help out others, including Buddy, even though she accidentally reveals that he is a human.
Gender: female

Sam

Sam is one of Walter s Office Staff who is in a bind at the top of the show.
Gender: male

Walter Hobbs

Walter Hobbs, Buddy s real father, is so focused on keeping his job that he is not making time for his family. He can be stern and unemotional at times, but ultimately he learns to recommit to his family.
Gender: male
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Deb

Deb, Walter s secretary, has the big responsibility of keeping her boss and the whole office happy.
Gender: female

Emily Hobbs

Emily Hobbs is Walter s devoted wife who would prefer her husband to spend a little more time at home. She is a problem solver and an excellent mother who is doing everything she can to provide a positive family dynamic.
Gender: female
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Michael Hobbs

Michael Hobbs is the smarter-than-average 12-year-old son of Walter and Emily. He quickly befriends his new adult brother, Buddy, and does everything he can to make sure Buddy becomes a permanent part of the family.
Gender: male
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Security Guards

Security Guard #1 and Security Guard #2 are a stern duo from Walter s office, making sure everyone who enters has permission. Gender: both

Saleswoman

The Saleswoman is the first person to greet Buddy as he enters Macy s.
Gender: female

Manager

The manager is a terrific featured acting role for a performer with good comedic timing.
Gender: male

Jovie

Jovie works as a store elf at Macy s, but don t be mistaken  she doesn t quite exude the Christmas spirit. She s kind of cynical, a bit tough around the edges, and now the target of Buddy s complete adoration. This is a fantastic role for a young woman with a strong singing voice and acting chops.
Gender: female
Vocal range top: Db5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Santa's Helper

Santa's Helper works as a Macy s Employee and announces when each kid gets to visit with Santa. Gender: both

Fake Santa

Fake Santa is a poor replacement for the real Santa.
Gender: male

Policemen

Policeman #1 and Policeman #2 are a friendly pair of cops who return Buddy to the Hobbs household.
Gender: both

Sarah

Sarah is a staff member at Walter s office.
Gender: female

Mr. Greenway

Mr. Greenway is one of the crankiest businessmen around.
Gender: male

Chadwick and Matthews

Chadwick and Matthews are staff members at Walter's office who are doing everything they can think of to save the day and make their boss happy.
Gender: male

Charlotte Dennon

Charlotte Dennon is a TV reporter with a big personality.
Gender: female

Finale Soloists

Finale Soloists #1,#2,#3 and #4 are good roles to highlight four of your strong solo singers.
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: B3

Darlene Lambert and Emma Van Brocklin

Darlene Lambert and Emma Van Brocklin are on the scene in Central Park and are convinced of Santa s magic after Buddy reveals their past Christmas gifts. Gender: female

EnsembleThe Ensemble, including New Yorkers, Comforting New Yorker, Macy s Employees, Macy s Employee #1, Members of the Rockefeller Crowd, Office Staff, Business Woman, Flyer Guys, Teenager, Jogger, Carolers, Passerby, Children and Parents are all important roles for creating the distinct worlds of the North Pole and New York City.












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