People’s Light is accepting video auditions for youth (ages 7-11) for our upcoming production of A Christmas Carol. Youth should be strong actors who can sing.

People’s Light is a professional theatre located in Malvern, PA. Youth will work under a PA minor’s entertainment permit. The families are responsible for transportation to and from rehearsals and performances. 

Production Dates

Rehearsals are Tuesday through Sunday. Actors will need to miss some school for technical rehearsals and possible matinee performances. There are 6 to 8 performances a week with Monday as the day off.

First Rehearsal: October 15, 2021

Tech Rehearsals: November 12 – November 18, 2022

Production Opens: November 23, 2021

Production Closes: January 2, 2022

Audition Info

Auditions are by online submission due June 15, 2021. In-person callbacks will follow, dates TBD.

Youth are asked to submit a recent photo, and a video in which they sing a verse of a song and read a provided piece; Complete details can be found in the audition instructions, linked below. A resume or biographical paragraph to introduce any performing experience and other personal interests is welcome but not required.

CLICK HERE to download the audition instructions & script excerpt.

CLICK HERE to submit your audition.

Check out our “Welcome to Auditioning” video for some helpful tips about submitting a great audition!


People’s Light seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to create an antiracist, socially just, and inclusive presence in Chester County and our surrounding community. People’s Light does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Applicants from populations historically underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.