05 August 2014
The Snow Queen - Read-throughs and Auditions
Stromness Drama Club's next venture is our usual winter production which is a pantomime this year, The Snow Queen, with David Fidler as main Director.  The Snow Queen will be performed from Wednesday 3rd to Saturday 6th December (including a matinee on Saturday afternoon) and anyone interested in taking part in the show is invited to read-through sessions on the dates below:
Read-through of the script: Tuesday 19th and Thursday 21st August, 7.30pm, Stromness Town Hall
First rehearsal: Sunday 24th August, 7.30pm, Stromness Town Hall (anyone who cannot make the weekday read-throughs is welcome to come along on Sunday night)
Rehearsals will take place on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings and it is anticipated that a provisional rehearsal schedule will be available on Sunday 24 August.  It is important that those participating are available from Sunday 23 November to Sunday 7 December (set-up, final rehearsals, performances and dismantling).
We would like to invite a wide range of folk of all ages to come and take part as there are plenty of roles for younger cast members; please see the cast list below:

(In order of appearance)
Crow, a crow; Rudy, a reindeer stag; Lapp woman, an oracle; Tessie, Stromness townswoman; Bessie, another Stromness townswoman; Jessie, yet another Stromness townswoman; Granny McFannie, Gerda and Kai’s grandmother (Dame); The Snow Queen, wannabee global dominatrix; Sleet and Slush, two servants to the Snow Queen; Araminta, princess of Stromness; Trudy, a reindeer hind; Gerda, a young girl witch, sister of Kai; Kai, a young boy wizard, brother of Gerda; William, prince of Kirkwall; Herald; King Cheemie of Stromness; Queen Ethel of Stromness; Robber Girl, a girl robber; Chorus of Townsfolk including kids; Older kids for scene 2:3 (the baking scene); Younger kids as attendants for Snow Queen; Younger kids as attendants for King and Queen of Stromness
For those of you who attended the Shopping Week Revue, come along to find out where that present from Aberdeen gets into the show!

If you have any queries or would like any further information please contact David on dvdfid@aol.co.uk or dvdfid@aol.com or dvdfid@yahoo.co.uk.  David will be away until the 17th August but will read his emails.

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