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Children's Casting Notice 2023

: Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Authors: Timothy Mason and Mel Marvin
Director: James Vásquez
Venue:The Old Globe
Audition Dates: By appointment only, on Monday, August 7 or Tuesday, August 8
Callbacks: By appointment only, on Saturday, August 26
Seeking: Girls ages 6-10 for the role of Cindy-Lou Who
Boys and girls ages 6-12 for the Who Family and Child Ensemble roles
Boys and girls ages 13-15 for the Teen Ensemble
1st Rehearsal: Cindy-Lou Who - October 14, 2023
Who Family and Child/Teen Ensemble - October 18, 2023
1st Preview: November 8, 2023
Opening Night: November 12, 2023
Closing Night: December 31, 2023
Performances: All children are double cast and will perform approximately five to six times per week, including several weekday mornings matinees
Salary: All children will be paid $16.30 per hour, regardless of role

Submissions: Please e-mail one (1) photo of your child and a one (1) page info sheet that MUST include: current height, weight, date of birth, parent/guardian names, home address, phone number and e-mail address to: casting@TheOldGlobe.org.
If you are unable to attend any of the audition dates, please let us know in your submission. We can give you instructions on how to submit a video audition.

Eligibility: All auditioning must be residents within San Diego County. Children cannot be members of Actors’ Equity. In order to be considered for the role of Cindy-Lou, your child must be between 6-10 years old, no taller than 50” and weigh no more than 55 lbs. In order to be considered for Who Family and Child Ensemble, your child must be between ages 6-12, no taller than 60” and weigh no more than 100lbs. In order to be considered for Teen Ensemble, your child must be between ages 13-15, no taller than 65” and weigh no more than 125lbs. These terms are non-negotiable.

Audition Info: Once we’ve determined that your child meets all the criteria, and there is space available, you will be contacted via e-mail (starting mid-June) with audition details. Please remember to include a valid e-mail address with your submission. The deadline to submit is Sunday, July 30, 2023.

COVID Safety: A written copy of The Old Globe's COVID-19 policies and procedures will be provided on the first day of rehearsal. All participants in Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! will be expected to comply by The Old Globe's COVID-19 policies and procedures.

Special Note: The rehearsal and performance schedule requires that your child miss time from school (amount of time varies according to the role), however, most rehearsals do not interfere with class schedules. We will have a studio teacher present to help children keep up with class work, but please only submit your child for an audition if you and your child’s school are amenable to absences during rehearsals and performances.



2023 Audition Info Sheet

2023 Children's Casting Notice