Casting breakdown

The Adventures of Katie: The Case of the Missing Nativity

 Deer Park Church’s Christmas Event will be a unique, fun-filled, kid-focused event where audience members will be part of the story in a kind of “choose your own adventure” style of story telling. This year’s Christmas Event will build on the success of 2013’s “Bernie’s New Job” where film, theatre, and music are used to tell the story.

Casting will begin in early September for “The Adventures of Katie: The Case of the Missing Nativity”.  Breakdowns (descriptions of each character) are located below.

Shooting is from mid-September to mid-October mostly on weekends. Theatre rehearsals will begin in October most likely on Sunday afternoons. Performances are scheduled for Nov. 28-30 and possibly Dec. 5-7.

Fill out the Contact Form at the bottom of this page to indicate your interest in a particular role.  You must also send a headshot (recent photo of your face) plus a resume (any and all acting experience) to DPCcasting@gmail.com


Character Breakdowns

KIDS

Female / 10-12 yrs. / Any Ethnicity

KATIE – Principle role - Adventurous, leader, helpful, thoughtful. Just recently lost her father in a farming accident. Leads a small group of kids who regularly solve mysteries and crimes in their small rural Alberta town.

 

Male / 10-12 yrs. / Any Ethnicity

FREDDY – Principle role - Intelligent, very resourceful, likes to read, adventurous. A mix of “MacGyver” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacGyver) and “Data” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_%28Star_Trek%29) in his skill set . Very smart and handy in coming up with ingenuitive gadgets to accomplish various tasks.

 

Female / 10-12 yrs. / Any Ethnicity

PATTY – Principle role - Strong, adventurous, very active, courageous. Acts as the “muscle” for this small group of adventurers. Strongest of the bunch. Not afraid to get her hands dirty in a task that is before her.

 

Male / 10-12 yrs. / Any Ethnicity

STAN – Actor role (supporting) – A bit of a loner and a bully. Loves to over eat – chocolate bars in particular. Not very active but likes to get into trouble.

 

ADULTS

Male / 40-65 yrs. / Any Ethnicity

PROFESSOR NO – Principle role – Leader of organization called “D.O.N.T.” dedicated to getting rid of all things Christmas. This “evil” organization is definitely more comical than bad. Not a real professor but likes to think of himself as such.

 

Male / 40-65 yrs. / Any Ethnicity

HERR MAYBE – Principle role – A lieutenant/VP in the organization called “D.O.N.T.” dedicated to getting rid of all things Christmas. This “evil” organization is definitely more comical than bad. Has a strong Germanic heritage and accent. Loves apple strudel and European chocolate.

 

Female / 25-40 yrs. / Any Ethnicity

MISS YES – Principle role – A lieutenant/VP in the organization called “D.O.N.T.” dedicated to getting rid of all things Christmas. This “evil” organization is definitely more comical than bad. Intelligent woman who dreams of starting her own “evil” organization someday. Nice person but slightly misguided.

 

Female / 35-45 yrs. / Any Ethnicity

MOM – Actor role (supporting) – Mother to Katie. Hard working, family oriented, caring. Working two jobs since husband recently died in a farm accident.

 

Male / 60-75 yrs. / Any Ethnicity

MR. BROWN – Actor role (supporting) – Local farmer who has lived and worked in rural Alberta for his entire life. Working through the social stigma and emotional turmoil of having a tragic accident take place on his farm where Katie’s Dad was killed. Gentle man with much wisdom and life experience.

 

Male or female / 20-40 yrs. / Any Ethnicity

AGENT 1 – Background – A henchman for evil organization “D.O.N.T.”

 

Male or female / 20-40 yrs. / Any Ethnicity

AGENT 2 – Background – A henchman for evil organization “D.O.N.T.”

 


Fill out the form below indicating the role you are interested in. You must also send a headshot (recent photo of your face) plus a resume (any and all acting experience) to DPCcasting@gmail.com

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