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Directed by Ellie King

Casting paid, non-union roles: 3 F. 25 – 45 yrs. 1 M. 30 – 40

Rehearsals Sats, Suns & Thurs at The Studio, 10660 City Parkway, Surrey

Surrey/New Westminster:

Rehearsals Sats & Suns 10am –4 pm;  Thursday evenings 6pm – 10 pm

Auditions by appointment Saturday June 2nd, call back Saturday June 2nd


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Although we saw some wonderful talent, we didn’t quite find our Mortimer. So –

Royal Canadian Theatre Company, Dir. Ellie King.

Casting paid, non-union, lead role, male 30 – 40.

Rehearsals Sats, Suns & Thurs at The Studio 10660 City Parkway, Surrey.

Show runs October Surrey/New Westminster.

Auditions 29th May 6.30 by appointment


Breakdowns, sides, script available upon registration.


PLEASE NOTE: if you are cast we will ask you to join RCTC. It’s just $10 for the year. This covers you for insurance purposes and also means you will get information about upcoming events, auditions and so on.


Mostly at the Studio, 10660 City Parkway, although October 6th, 7th, 13th and 14th will be held at Newton Cultural Centre.

Rehearsals will begin in mid – late September and will be held Saturdays and Sundays 10 am – 3 pm approx. We suggest you bring snacks and lunch.

We ask that you make sure you have no conflicts with either rehearsals or performances BEFORE you audition.

We expect our panto people to come to rehearsal on or before their call time, ready to work. We have a lot of fun but at the end of the day it’s our goal to create a wondrous piece of theatre and to do that we need everyone to be committed to the project.


SURREY – Surrey Arts Centre, Friday December 21st – Sunday December 30th. We don’t play every day!

NEW WESTMINSTER – Massey Theatre, Friday January 4th and Saturday January 5th (matinee only)

Performance times are 3.30 for matinees, and 7.30 for evening performances. You will be called at least an hour before curtain, although we can probably get into the theatre earlier than that.
EXCEPTION: Thursday December 27
th is our Relaxed Performance for people with intellectual and other disabilities. Curtain will be 6.30 pm.

Directed by Ellie King. All ages, all levels of experience welcome – non-union. Auditions June 16th and 23rd at The Studio, 10660 City Parkway, Surrey by appointment only. Sides available after registration. Rehearsals from late September Saturdays and Sundays, shows Dec 20th – Jan 5th Surrey and New Westminster. Email


KING RAVEN – 25+ – demon king. Bit silly and childish, very full of his own importance, immortal force for evil, able to be pretty nasty when he wants, decides to mess up the lives of a couple of humans just for fun.
ENGLEBERT STRUDELMEISTER – 30+ – widower, head of the village and father to Hansel and Gretel. He is a kind man, unaware that his fiancee is not as nice as she appears to be.
MCINTOSH – 18+ – village wise-acre, good heart inside a cheeky exterior, brother to Honey Crisp.
CHARLIE SHAKENBAKE – 20+ – comic, kids’ friend, member of the Shakenbake Touring Company. Much audience interraction.
LOTTA SHAKENBAKE – 35+ – dame, matriarch of the Shakenbake Touring Company, physical comedy, audience interraction.
HANSEL – ages 5 – 13 – *can be played by male or female*, son of Englebert, brave, likeable

QUEEN BLUEBIRD – 18+ – fairy queen, immortal. Wife of King Raven, although currently they are separated. A little impatient with her wayward husband, but kind, efficient and sure of the power of good and with a sense of humour.
GRANNY SMITH – any age playing 60+ – wise woman of the village, gifted with second sight, full of doom and gloom
HONEY CRISP – 16+ – principal girl, sister to McIntosh, teaches school, nice nature, gentle and kind.
BILLY SHAKENBAKE – 18+ – principal boy, member of the Shakenbake Touring Company. Fights the evil monster to save Hansel & Gretel
TIFFANY GRIMM – 18+ – not very nice but sees the error of her ways eventually.
LUCIA GRIMM – ALREADY CAST – mother of Tiffany, fiancee of Englebert, becomes a witch.
HANSEL – ages 5 – 13 – *can be played by male or female*, son of Englebert, brave, likeable
GRETEL – ages 5 – 11 – sister to Hansel, sweet but feisty.


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