Garrick on the lookout for young actors to star in theatre’s 2016 pantomime

Young actors are being invited to apply for the chance to appear in the Lichfield Garrick’s 2016 panto.

The theatre is looking for 12 children aged between eight and 15 to appear in Sleeping Beauty alongside CBeebies star Rebecca Keatley.

Tim Ford, the Garrick’s artistic director, said: “We are looking for young enthusiastic people with some dance and singing experience, who have a passion for theatre.

“They must be committed, hardworking and full of energy. This is a great opportunity to work alongside a professional company and a magical way to spend your Christmas.”

To apply, download an application form from and send it to by Monday 5 September.

Auditions will be held on September 10. Children must be 5’4″ or shorter to be considered for the roles.

Sleeping Beauty will run from December 1 to 31. For tickets, visit the Garrick website or call the box office on 01543 412121.

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