Child and teen actors looking for a big break or parents of future stage stars who can’t stop singing and dancing have four new musical projects available on Backstage that will suit the young performer perfectly. From revivals of golden classics in Colorado to tours of storybook favorites, belt and box step your way into your perfect role.
“BILLY ELLIOT”Brick Wall Theatrical is now casting male talent to play both the child and adult versions of Billy Elliot for a lead and supporting role, respectively. Two male actors, aged 10–13, will be cast as Young Billy. Candidates must be extremely strong dancers, singers, and actors. Young Billy actors will begin rehearsal on Sept. 25, with the first official rehearsal on Oct. 2. The production will close Jan. 6, 2019, in Arlington, Virginia. Compensation is $480 per week. Apply here!
“DR SEUSS’ ‘HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS’”Now’s your chance to join the cast of the Dr. Seuss Christmas classic! Young female talent, aged 8–13, is wanted to play the roles of Cindy Lou Who and Annie Who. The actress cast as Cindy Lou must be no taller than 4’2” and able to sing the “showpiece” ballad of the show.