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Friday, November 13, 2009

Geordie Productions seeks children to play the role of Tiny Tim in upcoming production of A Christmas Carol

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November 2, 2009 (MONTREAL) - Geordie Productions has launched its search for children to play the role of Tiny Tim in its upcoming Mainstage production of A Christmas Carol, premiering at the D.B. Clarke Theatre from December 4th - December 18th, 2009.

This unique, non-remunerated opportunity to appear on-stage in a professional production is open to children age 7 - 11 of all race and gender. No acting experience necessary! There are no prior rehearsals for the selected participants, but they will be required to arrive one hour prior to their performance time and will be guided throughout duration of the performance by members of the company.

This large-scale adaptation of Charles Dickens' timeless holiday classic is presented by Geordie in its Montreal Mainstage Series that has included such acclaimed productions as: The Little Prince, The Jungle Book and Alice Through the Looking Glass. Adapted by Alexandria Haber, directed by Dean Patrick Fleming and with 12 adult actors and a team of award-winning designers and choreographer, Geordie's A Christmas Carol is set be THE holiday event for all ages.

To apply to be Tiny Tim, Bob Crachit's frail but generous and loving son who helps Scrooge learn the true meaning of the holidays, applicants are asked to submit:
· a recent head-to-toe photo
· a short letter telling us what's the best gift you've ever received or given someone and why?

Complete application forms and details are available from Geordie's website: www.geordie.ca. Up to 26 applicants will be selected based on creativity and enthusiasm of their responses, as well as applicant's physical size and availability. Geordie Productions is committed to equality.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 20th. Entries can be sent by email to auditions@geordie.ca; or mailed to Geordie Productions, 4001 Berri, Suite #103, Montreal, QC (H2L 4H2). Selected participants will be announced on November 25th, 2009.

Geordie Productions is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and engages under the terms of the Canadian Theatre Agreement, professional Artists who are members of Canadian Actors' Equity Association. A Christmas Carol is a co-production with Concordia University's Department of Theatre.

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