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Children's Casting Notice 2024

: 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 Sunday, August 4 or Monday, August 5
Callbacks: By appointment only, on Wednesday, August 7
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 12, 2024
Who Family and Child/Teen Ensemble - October 16, 2024
1st Preview: November 6, 2024
Opening Night: November 10, 2024
Closing Night: December 29, 2024
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 $16.85 per hour, regardless of role

Submissions: Please fill out this Audition Request Form to request an audition appointment. If you have any questions regarding the form, you can email Casting@TheOldGlobe.org.

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 Friday, July 26, 2024.

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.



2024 Audition Request Form

2024 Children's Casting Notice