Calling All Kids! Dollywood Holding Auditions for Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival
Calling all talented kids! Do you have a child with a big personality who loves music and the holiday season? Then this is the opportunity for you. Dollywood is holding auditions for children who can fit roles ages 8-12 for shows during the Smoky Mountain Christmas festival. They are casting specifically for O’ Holy Night, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and Christmas in the Smokies.
No one does Christmas quite like Dollywood! The festival has won eight Golden Ticket Awards for Best Christmas event and features several shows to get you into the Christmas spirit. Christmas in the Smokies returns to its home in D.P’s Celebrity Theater and features a cast of singers and dancers to perform your holiday favorites with accompaniment by a band of live musicians.
Watch as a young girl and her family discover their own Christmas miracle in the musical ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. The 12-person cast also features a four-piece band. In O’ Holy Night three shepherds follow as star as a little girl searches for an angel as they find their way to the heart of the Christmas Story.
Auditions for children’s roles in these musicals will take place on August 27 from 9 a.m to noon in the Connor-Short Center on the Sevierville campus of Walters State Community College. Those auditioning should be come prepared to sing three songs in the style of their choice including ballads and up-tempo songs. Performers are allowed to bring sheet music or CD accompaniment as an accompanist and CD player will be provided at the audition. Plan to dress comfortably and parents are welcome to watch!
Don’t be worried about the time commitment during the holiday season. Most of the roles being cast will be double-cast in order to provide more flexible scheduling. Now your child can have time for school, spending time with the family during the holiday season and taking the stage at the Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival. You can check out the audition website for more information.
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