What The Elf?! Auditions- Family Programming

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  • Hours Part-Time Contract
  • Start Date November 11th 2019

The Second City’s Family Friendly “What The Elf?!” is back for the 2019/ 2020 Holiday Season and we are looking for talented improvisers to join the ensemble!

Part-Time Rehearsals would take place between November 11th and 29th with matinee performances starting November 30th running through to January 3rd 2020.  This is a non-union contracted position.

Show Description:
Coming this holiday season WHAT THE ELF?!? is a hilarious, musical extravaganza for kids, parents, grandparents, siblings and reindeer of all ages! On stage for matinee performances from November 30th 2019 through to January 3rd 2020. Featuring brand new scenes for 2019, plus all the silly improv goodness that made it a hit in the first place, including original songs by Jay McCarrol (Brave Shores). Bring all your little elves down to the Second City for a fun & interactive afternoon at our legendary mainstage theatre, where laughing, dancing and singing along is highly encouraged!


Auditions are by appointment only, and will be held on November 5th 2019 between 10am and 6pm.

Callbacks (if necessary) will be held on Thursday November 7th between 10am and 1pm

To Apply:  With your Resume and Headshot handy please follow the link to this online application

*Please Note* Only submissions entered before Sunday November 3rd at 11:59pm will be considered and only applicants being offered an audition slot will be notified. We will attempt to schedule as we go but all successful applicants can expect notification via email before 12pm on Monday November 4th.

*Online Submissions only. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

*If you have encounter difficulty with the submission form please contact Christine Groom Associate Producer at cgroom@secondcity.com

About The Audition

You’ll be asked to prepare a 1 minute comedic monologue, and 16 bars from a contemporary song of your choice to be sung acapella.