Casting & Auditions

Audition call for Berkshire Theatre Group’s Non-Equity Touring show production of Magic Tree House: The Knight at Dawn KIDS

Sunday, August 21, 2022, from 6-9pm

Berkshire Theatre Group seeks young actors to audition for its upcoming non-Equity touring show production of Magic Tree House: The Knight at Dawn KIDS for the 2022-2023 school year. Based on the best-selling book series, Jack and Annie journey in their magical tree house to the Middle Ages and the time of chivalry.

Roles are open to young actors of all ethnicities in grades 6-12 ages twelve and up. Auditionees must be fully vaccinated and boosted at the time of the audition. Proof of vaccination will be required to audition. Students should come prepared to learn songs from Magic Tree House: The Knight at Dawn KIDS and may be asked to read from the script. Callbacks will take place as needed on Monday, August 22 in the early evening. Rehearsals will start in mid-September and occur after school, evenings, and weekends. All rehearsals will take place in Pittsfield, MA. Performance dates start in October and run through the end of May with up to two performances a week, some weekends, and evenings. Brush up rehearsals will occur throughout the run. Performances will occur during the school day.The play is based on the Magic Tree House Book #2: The Knight at Dawn written by Mary Pope Osborne with book by Jenny Laird and music and lyrics by Randy Courts and additional lyrics by Will Osborne. The play is directed and choreographed by Kathy Jo Grover, with musical direction by Erin M. White.

All auditions will take place at:
The Colonial Theatre,
111 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201

Appointments are necessary to audition.

To schedule an audition time slot or for further information, please email Allison Rachele Bayles – Director of Education:

allison@berkshiretheatre.org

Pre-registration and submission of proof of vaccination will be required.

The health and safety of our patrons and staff is of utmost importance. BTG has outlined COVID-19 procedures and protocols in a manner that is consistent with state and local mandated health and safety guidelines.

Magic Tree House: The Knight at Dawn KIDS is an adaptation of the second of Mary Pope Osborne’s award-winning fantasy adventure books from the Magic Tree House book series, which has sold more than 100 million copies and is available in more than 100 countries around the world.  This time around, Jack and Annie’s tree house takes them to an age of knights in shining armor, where the two discover the power of hope and the true meaning of gallantry.

 

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Farah Alvin, Jaygee Mapugay and the cast of Working A Musical, 2019. Photo by Emma K. Rothenberg-Ware.

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