5:00PM - 7:00PM at The Depot, 319 N. River St., East Dundee
Questions? Contact: Karen Blair
In preparation for the Dickens in Dundee holiday event, the Village of East Dundee is seeking individuals and performing arts groups interested in performing inside or outside businesses windows on Friday, December 5, from 6-9pm to come to the open casting call on Tuesday, Nov. 4 and November 11, from 5-7pm, at the Depot, 319 N. River St., in East Dundee.
“We welcome local choirs, musicians and performance artists of all ages. We have numerous business windows throughout the historic downtown business district of Dundee that are interested in showcasing a holiday display. It is sure to be a magical night!” commented Karen Blair, Marketing Director.
In addition, the Village is seeking character actors for six windows depicting scenes from “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. Roles include: (1) Storyteller, Male/Female Adult, (2) children under 12, Bob Cratchit (Male Adult, 20+), Scrooge (Male Adult, 50+), Jacob Marley (Adult Male,30+),Mrs. Cratchit (Adult, Female, 30+), Cratchit Family (Children, Ages 5-12), Ghosts of Past/Present and Future (Male, Adult 30+)
Those interested in seeking a character role are encouraged to come to the casting call on Tuesday, November 4 and November 11, between the hours of 5-7p at the Depot located at 319 N. River St., East Dundee. Photographs welcomed but not necessary.
For further information, please contact Karen Blair directly at (224)293-7101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About Dickens in Dundee
In the tradition of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, each year during the first weekend of December (second weekend after Thanksgiving) downtown East and West Dundee come to life in a Victorian Christmas celebration with small town atmosphere. The weekend kicks off with tree lighting ceremonies, hot cocoa, a visit from Santa and live portrayals of Christmas scenes in the merchant windows along Main Street. Saturday begins with the cornerstone event: the Spirit of Christmas Parade. Other popular events include Gingerbread House Making, Festival of Trees, Santa's Petting Zoo and, Christmas tree sales by the Dundee Lions Club in Grafelman Park. Friendly competitions include a gingerbread house decorating contest and a house decorating contest. For a complete schedule of events, please visit www.dickensindundee.org
About the Village of East Dundee
The Village of East Dundee is located at 120 Barrington Avenue, East Dundee, IL and is home to 2,882 residents. Its downtown plan is to create a “culinary” district consisting of the right mix of restaurants, retail, and community events to serve as a destination attraction for both residents and regional visitors. For more information regarding community events, visit the community calendar on the village website at www.eastdundee.net
The Village of East Dundee is also seeking individuals and performing arts groups interested in performing inside or outside businesses windows on Friday, December 5, from 6-9pm