2019-2020 Season Opportunities!

Below you will find opportunities for:

1. YOUTH ONLY  "A Christmas Carol" (musical)    Seeking well behaved children who are confident singer/actors/movers.

Martha Cratchit: eldest daughter: 15-17 years old

Belinda Cratchit: 2nd eldest daughter: 11-13 years old

Peter Cratchit: eldest son: 11-15 years old

Matthew Cratchit: 8-10 years old

Tiny Tim: 5-7 years old

Please contact director, Pamela Russell via email to schedule an audition time to come in.  Rehearsals begin with a Meet N Greet/Sing/Measure on Oct 21, with rehearsals commencing in November.  

2. Hiring for a Choreographer : "A Christmas Carol." Requires working with both adults and youth, all levels of skill. Nov/Dec


"Ebenezer Scrooge declines Christmas dinner with the family, opting to be alone on this frosty winter night. His heart being as cold as his home, is challenged to warm up as the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present & Future take him on a musical journey of his own life. Awakening his spirit brings a joyous new day in this classic, cherished Dickens story."

PRODUCTION NOTES: This version of the show is an original musical that has been workshopped and performed in a student setting, now adapted and growing wings into its next production. Well behaved children ages 6 and above are welcome to audition.  Actors with solid vocal ability strongly encouraged to audition.  3 of the 6 shows will be performed at Long Lake Theater in Park Rapids (3 hours north). Lodging will be provided. (We may have children ONLY perform in Mpls and not travel)

REHEARSALS:  Rehearsals will be held at 10650 County Road 81 Unit U, Maple Grove. Schedule will consist of rehearsals on weeknights or Sundays beginning in late October or early November. No Saturdays will be implemented during our rehearsal time. 

SHOW DATES: (Maple Grove/Our Space)  12/13,12/14, 12/15  (3 shows)   (Long Lake Theater, Park Rapids) 12/21, 12/22 (3 shows) 

PAY: No child roles will be paid in the show. 

WHEN:  Private appointments only. Please email for more info. [email protected]  

WHAT: A favorite carol should be prepared and sung acapella.  (young children may sing anything they know) Bring a current headshot/resume (or photo/list of experience) along with any and all conflicts weekday evenings after 6pm, plus weekends.  Conflicts with the tech and performance schedule are not acceptable. Schedule is available by request.

WHERE:  All auditions and rehearsals will be held at 10650 County Road 81, Maple Grove, Unit U (within the Maple Business Center)

*** Hang on.... Isn't Top Hat JUST for kids? NOPE! Check out one of our favorite reels from a past Fringe show we wrote and produced. We LOVE our adults and mixed age casts. Top Hat is for EVERYONE!



A choreographer is needed to choreograph the above noted "A Christmas Carol." which will begin rehearsals in early November and run til opening production in mid-December. STIPEND $400 depending on avail/experience. Must be comfortable working with youth and adults of all levels, have a positive attitude and be very reliable. Submit email of interest, along with resume and references.  Links to your work are great... otherwise plan to prepare a short musical theater dance to a Fezziwig's Ball type style showcase your skills. Interviews will begin immediately.



If you are interested in learning more about our production based classes and workshops please visit our facebook page: Top Hat Theatre Maple Grove.

Contact information

Top Hat Theatre
Pamela A Russell

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Friday, October 11
Posted September 10