Pay Rate: Stipend
Audition Date and Time: Sept 26 and Oct 4 - 6-10pm
Contact Person Email: casting@strawdog.org
Contact Person Name: Karissa Murrell Myers, Casting Director

Strawdog Theatre Company announces auditions for HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS, based on the book by Eric Kimmel, adapted for the stage by Mike Daily, directed by Lauren Katz.

A stage adaptation of the classic children’s book, the show will use live music to tell the fantastical story of Hershel defeating a series of goblins over the eight days of Hanukkah.

Seeking non-AEA actors of all backgrounds for principal and understudy positions. We strongly encourage performers of all ethnicities, ages, sizes, genders, and abilities.

Auditions – Thursday, Sept 26th 6-10pm

Callbacks – Friday, Oct 4th – 6-10pm

We will also be accepting video submissions.

To submit, please email casting@strawdog.org with the subject line, “HERSHEL”. Include your headshot and resume saved in a single pdf file in the following format: LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME.pdf. Please ensure that your resume includes both a phone number and email. Please include your availability for Sept 26 and Oct 4.

Material to Prepare:

Auditions will consist of one contemporary 60-90 sec monologue and a 60 sec prepared selection of the actor’s choosing demonstrating skill in singing or playing an instrument (or both). 

Time Commitment:

Schedule Overview

Nov 5 to Nov 27 - Rehearsal

Nov 30 to Dec 7 - Tech/Previews

Dec 8 to Dec 30 - Performances

To apply for this job email your details to casting@strawdog.org