French Lick Scenic Railway Seeking Actors/Actresses for The Polar Express

(FRENCH LICK) – French Lick Scenic Railway seeking actors and actresses for the 2019 Production of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride.

All positions are paid acting roles.

Character Breakdown: (improv skills for each character is required)

  • Elf: Male or Female, 13+, outgoing, personable, cheery, fun (ability to learn dance steps and songs is a must)
  • Conductor: Male or Female, 18+, personable, mature, responsible
  • Paperboy: Male or Female, 13+, outgoing, cheery, responsible, able to be a self-starter
  • Santa: Male, 45+, cheerful, sincere, warm, full of Christmas spirit (real beards required)

Audition Dates and Times:

  • September 11th from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Jasper Train Depot, 201 Mill St., Jasper, IN 47546
  • September 12th from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the French Lick Depot, 8594 W. St. Rd. 56, French Lick, IN 47432

Commitment Dates:

Orientation: September 29-30 (attendance at one date is required)

Rehearsals: 10/13, 10/16, 10/17, 10/20, 10/23, 10/24, 10/27, 10/30, 10/31, 11/03, 11/04, 11/05, 11/07

(Attendance of two rehearsals per week is required)

Attendance at Dress Rehearsal on Thursday, November 7th is required. Please do not audition if you cannot attend this rehearsal

Performance Dates: (2 performances per night, call 4:30 p.m., End of day 9:15 p.m.) 11/8, 11/9, 11/10, 11/15, 11/16, 11/17, 11/22, 11/23, 11/24, 11/29, 11/30, 12/1, 12/6, 12/7, 12/8, 12/13, 12/14, 12/15, 12/17, 12/18, 12/19, 12/20, 12/21, 12/22, 12/23

Requirements: Current headshot not required, but helpful. Please have your scheduling conflicts with you at your auditions.

Actors will not do every performance listed; however, preference will be given to actors with open availability.

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