Child actors invited to audition for Sleeping Beauty
26th July 2016
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The city centre theatre is looking for 12 children to appear in their Pantomime of Dreams, Sleeping Beauty. The lucky actors will get the chance to perform on stage alongside Cbeebies star Rebecca Keatley in front of thousands of people over the festive run. 

Tim Ford, Artistic Director at the Garrick, said: “We are looking for young enthusiastic people with some dance and singing experience, who have a passion for theatre. They must be committed, hardworking and full of energy. This is a great opportunity to work alongside a professional company and a magical way to spend your Christmas!” 

To apply, download an application form from and send it to by Monday 5 September. 

Auditions will be held on Saturday 10 September. Children must be aged between 8 and 15 years old on 1 September 2016 and be 5'4" or shorter to be considered for the roles. 

Sleeping Beauty is the first pantomime at the Lichfield Garrick to be co-produced with Evolution Productions. Cbeebie’s Rebecca Keatley has been confirmed to play Fairy Moonbeam and Sutton Coldfield based dame, Sam Rabone will take on the role of Nurse Nellie. Further cast announcements for will be made over the next few weeks.

Sleeping Beauty opens at the Lichfield Garrick on 1 December and runs until 31 December 2016. Tickets for all performances are on sale now, with a variety of schools, matinee and evening performances.

Tickets cost from £13 for children and from £22 for adults, and can be booked online at or by calling the Box Office on 01543 412121.


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