Elf, the musical
by Wonder Theatre (formerly Woodlawn Theatre)

Sep. 07 - Sep. 08 (2021)

Auditions for a role in Elf, the musical with Wonder Theatre (formerly Woodlawn Theatre) on Sep 07 through Sep 08.



Dance auditions will start at 7 pm sharp each night; please wear clothing and shoes that are appropriate for movement. Performers need to prepare one song in the style of the show, 32 bars or a verse and chorus. Please bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. No tracked music or a cappella singing will be allowed. Please bring a headshot and resume if you have one. Individuals of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to audition for all roles. Auditions are only for performers 18 and up and they receive a small stipend for being in the shows. All youth roles (Michael and Elves) will be chosen from the Woodlawn Academy at a later date.


Performances: Nov 26-Dec 23, 2021 

Showing on weekends (Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm)

Special Showings Dec 21, 22, and 23 at 7pm

Rehearsals Start 10/11/21, usually Sundays through Thursdays in the evenings. There will be no rehearsal on Thanksgiving Day.



Director: Chris Rodriguez

Choreographer: Kristin McGregor

Musical Director: Jaime Ramirez



Born a human but raised at the North Pole as a Christmas Elf, Buddy is eager to find his place in the world. He is a child at heart and that child-like curiosity makes him both endearing and gets him into trouble. 

Gender: male, Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: C5 

Vocal range bottom: Ab2



Buddy's girlfriend. She works at Macy's and has a bit of a cynical outlook on life and love because of the men she's dated. She is caught off guard by Buddy's genuinely big heart.

Gender: female, Age: 25 to 30

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: G3



Buddy's workaholic father. He is a Children's book writer, but lacks any of the childlike spirit that Buddy has. He is selfish, tense, and generally angry with life.

Gender: male, Age: 55 to 65

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: A2



Walter's wife. Though she is sweet and willing to take him in, she thinks Buddy is crazy at first. Wishes her husband would spend more time with the family.

Gender: female, Age: 40 to 50

Vocal range top: Eb5

Vocal range bottom: F3



Walter's secretary. Takes an instant liking to Buddy simply for the novelty of it. Though she aims to please and is a bit of a suck-up, she feels under appreciated.

Gender: female, Age: 25 to 55

Vocal range top: Eb5

Vocal range bottom: D4



A heavy-set manager at Macy's. He is a good, friendly guy just trying to do his job and get by.

Gender: male, Age: 35 to 40

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: B2



Walter's boss. He is what Walter will become if he continues down the path he is on. A tyrannical, workaholic who cares nothing about the people around him or who work for him.

Gender: male, Age: 55 to 65



Just another workingman. Loves his job and Christmas, but also likes to kick-back and watch the game when a rare opportunity arises. A natural storyteller.

Gender: male, Age: 65 to 80

Vocal range top: E4

Vocal range bottom: A2



One of Walter's right-hand men. He is desperate to keep his job, and perhaps the dumber of the two.

Gender: male, Age: 40 to 50



One of Walter's right-hand men. He is desperate to keep his job and is the schemer of the two.

Gender: male, Age: 35 to 40



A variety of singers and dancers to play multiple roles in the show

Gender: all, Age: 18 and up

Audition Forms

For every individual who plans to audition, Woodlawn Theatre asks that you please click on the links below, print each form (both are required), fill them out, and bring them to the Audition with you. If you are unable to print these forms, we will have some on hand at the auditions.