Elf Equity Audition Information

Actors Equity Association (AEA) members must submit an audition tape online.

UPLOAD LINK: https://form.jotform.com/pioneertheatre/equity-elf-casting

Online auditions can be submitted FOR ONE DAY ONLY, from 9:00 a.m. July 30 to 9:00 a.m. July 31. MDT.
  • Call backs are in-person, by invitation only, on Saturday, August 21, 2021. Time: TBA
  • All auditioners must be available to attend in-person call backs.
  • If you are auditioning for a SPECIFIC role, please use the music linked below.
  • If you are auditioning the ENSEMBLE, you may use the music below or prepare 32 bars of a song of your choice.


Rehearsal/Performance Dates:
November 8, 2021 – December 2, 2021 (Rehearsal)
December 3, 2021 – December 18, 2021 (Performance)
Call back location (if invited):
Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre
300 South 1400 East, Room 245
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Unvaccinated people are strongly encouraged to wear masks.

Cast breakdown for “Elf the Musical”

All roles listed in character breakdown below are available. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to audition.
BUDDY – (High Baritone/Tenor. Range: Low A flat to High C) Any ethnicity, male, age 30s to 40s but boyish. Funny and warm with an infectious personality. He has been raised as one of Santa’s Elves and has the innocence of a child. He has outrageous enthusiasm for everything he sees and does but it is very genuine. We are seeking a comedian with great timing and impeccable physical comedic skills. Must be charming and extremely likable.
JOVIE – (Mezzo Soprano/Alto. Range: G (below middle C) to High F, strong belt) Any ethnicity, female, age 20s to 30s, warm, funny and comedic. A New Yorker that doesn’t have much Christmas spirit until meeting Buddy. Must have a great singing voice and be appealing and relatable and offbeat funny.
WALTER – (High Baritone/Tenor. Range: Low A to High G) Any ethnicity, male, age 50s. He is an upscale successful business man who has become cold and distant with his family until Buddy enters their life. He is a workaholic with little time left for enjoying life or appreciating simple things. Must have a great singing voice.
EMILY – (Mezzo Soprano. Range: A flat (below middle C) to D, strong belt) Female, age 40s, warm, amazing singing voice. A very New York, dry-witted loving mother to Michael, and wife of Walter.
MICHAEL – (Soprano/Mezzo Soprano. Range: F (below middle C) to High G, strong belt) Any ethnicity, male, age 10-12 years, funny, smart, amazing singing voice.
DEB* – (Mezzo Soprano/Alto. Range: Middle C to D, strong belt) Any ethnicity, female, age 30s to 40s, funny secretary, full of character and sharp wit, great singing voice and moves well.
MR. GREENWAY* – (High Baritone/Tenor. Range: D sharp to High A) Any ethnicity, male, age 50s, shrewd businessman, must have an amazing singing voice and great comic timing.
SANTA – (Baritone: Range: Low A to E above middle C). Any ethnicity, male, age 50s to 60s, jolly, warm, funny, good singing voice. Down to earth; a beer and pizza kind of Santa.