Open Auditions

A Christmas Carol Young Cast Auditions

Ford's Theatre will be auditioning children ages of 7 through 13 for its 2019 production of A Christmas Carol on Friday, August 23, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, August 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Ford's Theatre Center for Education and Leadership, 514 10th St, NW (directly across from the theatre). Diverse actors are encouraged to attend. Due to the addition of a second day of open calls, we are asking all interested attendees to sign up in advance of the open call. To sign up in advance, please complete the below form. You only need to come to one day of open calls to be considered. If you are unable to sign up in advance, on site sign-ups begin half an hour before each open call time.

Callbacks for A Christmas Carol will be held Sunday, August 25, beginning at 9 a.m. Decisions for callback auditions will be made by the end of the second day of open calls and if we wish to see your child again, we will call you. While we are unable to cast everyone, we appreciate your coming in for auditions and your interest in Ford's Theatre. Please do not attend auditions if you have any conflicts between November 5, 2019 - January 1, 2020. Please prepare/provide the following:


  • Children should bring a photo and resume
  • Children should print and practice the male or female sides they wish to audition for
  • Children should be prepared to perform a verse and chorus of a Christmas song a capella.
  • Review the audition information sheet
  • Review and return the children's measurement sheet
  • Review and return the conflict sheet

Please note, children called back for the roles of Tiny Tim and Fan will be asked to prepare/perform a selected song. Sheet music can be found with the associated sides.