Celebration of Christmas – 40th year
Dream City Church

Director: Mark Stoddard
Music Director: Rachel Stoddard
Choreographer : Brooke Baker, Kathleen Brazie, and many more.
Compensation: No Pay
Rehearsals Begin: September 9, 2017
Run/Shoot: December 6, 2017 – December 19, 2017
Ages: Adult & Child
Nudity? No
Fees? No

Show Synopsis

This is the 40th annual Celebration of Christmas production that plays to over 50,000 people each December in our 3500 seat auditorium.  This Broadway-style musical features a 40 piece live orchestra; a cast of 300 actors/singers/dancers; flying aerials; live animals; and state-of-the-art technical elements.  Because of the size of the cast there are multiple choreographers who create spectacular dance numbers – including broadway, swing, hiphop/urban, jazz, modern, lyrical, tap and more.

Character Breakdown

Character Breakdown:

Sign up for auditions at: auditions.celebrationofchristmas.org

The cast consists of around 300 performers in various disciplines.  All areas are open for children, teen and adult performers.

Acting: includes lead and supporting character roles (some roles require strong singers)

Dance:  includes featured dancers in various styles (Jazz, Broadway, Swing, Lyrical/ballet, Urban, Cheer/Acrobatics and more).

Vocalists: featured singing roles in various genres including: Gospel/R&B, Broadway, Pop, Classical Pop

Aerials: flying angels and aerialists

Special Talents: acrobatics, percussion, impersonations, rap, (folk dances: specifically Hawaiian/hula, India/Bollywood, Mexico/Folklorico)

Orchestra – we use a live orchestra and are looking for players. You can contact creativearts@dreamcitychurch.us for more information.

What To Prepare

Details about what to prepare are on the audition registration webpage.

Register at: auditions.celebrationofchristmas.org

Additional Info

Celebration of Christmas is a Phoenix holiday tradition and has played to nearly 2 million people in the valley of the sun over the last 39 years. The production is under the direction of award-winning actor/director/writer Mark Stoddard. Dream City (formerly Phoenix First) continues to expand its theater programming with summer Broadway musical series including ‘The Little Mermaid’ that plays July 13-16, 2017.

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Auditions By Appointment

Audition Contact

Dan Stoddard, Stage Manager

Audition Dates/Times

There are multiple audition times:
Acting: August 12 & 13
Aerials: August 12 & 13
Non-speaking extras: August 17
Dance and Special talent: August 19 & 20
Vocalists (for featured soloists): August 19 & 20

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Audition Venue

Dream City Church (Phoenix campus)
13613 North Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ, United States

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