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Talented children are being given the chance to appear on the professional stage in a Midland theatre's forthcoming pantomime. They are invited to get their applications in for auditions which are due to take place at the Lichfield Garrick theatre on Saturday 10 September.

Sleeping Beauty
Children wanted to appear in Sleeping Beauty

And, for the successful child actors who get through the audition they are assured of a place in the popular panto Sleeping Beauty, starring Cbeebie's Rebecca Keatley, which runs at the Lichfield Garrick from December 1 to 31. The theatre is looking for 12 talented actors aged between 8 and 15 to take part in Sleeping Beauty.

Rebecca Keatley
Cbeebies star in Lichfield Garrick panto (credit Steve Gregson)

Tim Ford, Artistic Director at the Garrick, said: "We are looking for young enthusiastic people with some dance and singing experience, who have a passion for theatre. They must be committed, hard working and full of energy. This is a great opportunity to work alongside a professional company and a magical way to spend your Christmas!"

Sleeping Beauty
The cast of Sleeping Beauty with the sponsors car

Auditions will be held on Saturday 10 September. Children must be aged between 8 and 15 on 1 September 2016 and be 5 foot 4 inches tall or shorter to be considered for the roles. To apply, download an application form online and email it to by Monday 5 September.

Lichfield Garrick
Panto fun returns to Lichfield Garrick during December

Sleeping Beauty is the first pantomime at the Lichfield Garrick to be co-produced with Evolution Productions. Cbeebie's Rebecca Keatley has been confirmed to play Fairy Moonbeam and Sutton Coldfield based dame, Sam Rabone will take on the role of Nurse Nellie. Further cast announcements will be made over the next few weeks. Tickets are on sale now with a variety of schools, matinee and evening performances. Tickets cost from 13 for children and from 22 for adults, and can be booked online or by calling the Box Office on 01543 412121.
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Why? Children Given The Chance To Audition For Professional Panto Role
When: 1-31 December 2016
Phone: 01543 412121
Where: Lichfield Garrick, Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HR
Cost: Tickets from 22 for adults and 13 for children
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