ACT-San Diego to hold auditions for ‘A Christmas Carol’ Sept. 8 in Carmel Valley

The award-winning Actors’ Conservatory Theatre (ACT-San Diego, announces auditions for Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” for ages 8-18, directed by veteran actor/director Bernard Baldan, from 4:15-7:45 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Ocean Air Rec Center, 4770 Fairpoint Way, San Diego, 92130.

Callbacks will be held Sept. 10, beginning at 4:15 p.m. Performances will be held at the Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego, 92101 from Dec. 11 through Dec. 20.

Auditioners should prepare a one-minute song and a one-minute comedic monologue. They should bring a CD or sheet music in the appropriate key. An accompanist will be provided. A $325 production fee will be payable at the audition. Family discounts and need-based scholarships are available. A downloadable application (which must be completed in full before auditioning) as well as a character breakdown can be found at

Rehearsals (subject to change) start Oct. 5 and will run weekday evenings (usually from 6-9 p.m.) in Carmel Valley.