Character Auditions


Saint Charles Christmas Traditions

2017 Auditions

Looking for: Carolers, Holiday Characters, & International Santas

Saint Charles Christmas Traditions seeks a cast for their 43rd season!

Saint Charles Christmas Traditions is an equal opportunity employer and seeks a diverse cast.

Auditions are by appointment only 

Visit Christmas Traditions - 2017 Auditions to schedule your audition

Friday, August 25th 

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Saturday, August 26th 

10:00am - 6:00pm 

All positions are paid at the starting rate of $11.19 per hour for performance dates and rehearsals.  All applicants (except for Tiny Tim) must be 16 years of age by August 15, 2017.  If cast, you will be required to complete pre-employment testing.

Christmas Characters: Acting experience is preferred, but not necessary.  An outgoing personality and the ability to cheerfully interact with the public 'in-character' is essential! Applicants must be in good physical condition and able to stand and walk for long periods of time throughout the day/evening in all types of weather. For your audition, please prepare a memorized one  minute (non-Christmas) comedic monologue.

Christmas Carolers (SATB): Qualified candidates will have at least 2 years of experience singing in small and/or large ensembles, must learn music quickly, and have the ability to cheerfully interact with the public in all types of weather. For your audition, please prepare a verse and chorus of a Christmas carol to be sung a cappella.  

What to Bring:  Please provide one performance resume.  Come with your calendar and/or availability for October, November, and December.

All applicants must be available Saturday and Sunday days, plus Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings from November 24 to December 24, 2017. Some conflicts can be worked around, but availability will be given strong consideration when casting.

Mandatory Rehearsal Dates

September 16th (Saturday)

October 14th (Saturday) or October 16th (Monday)

November 12th (Sunday)

November 19th (Sunday)

Additional dates TBA

E-mail with any questions

To learn more about the festival, and see past examples of characters, please visit


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