The Luddite Players

The Luddite Players are looking for an “Artful Dodger” & “Betsy Trotwood” for our 10th Annual Dickens Holiday Celebration Dec.14th 2019 Sat.10:00 am-4:00 pm … *Auditions by appointment ONLY at The International Printing Museum call 310-515-7166 Tues-Sat.


“Dickens Holiday Celebration” / Male / Supporting / Caucasian / 10 – 13 yrs


Dickens serio-comic character from “Oliver Twist” and Fagin’s prize pick-pocket and co-compatriot in crime! Winsome, conniving and duplicitous..good physical comedy and improv skills…cockney dialect needed..sleight of hand and magic tricks a plus.10 yrs-13 yrs Slender and great movement skills as well.   Will improvise from set pieces…Must be under 5’6″ and promise not to grow during production. Rehearse primarily Sat. afternoons.

Minors must be accompanied by parent and/or legal guardian for audition!

Only serious about acting and commitment need apply…

Costume with Top Hat and coat should have white shirt,black pants and black shoes or slip ons.

  Lunch & 2 comps for the event. provided


Female / Supporting / Caucasian / 35 yrs. – 55


Betsy Trotwood from “David Copperfield” eccentric strait-laced fuss budget, stern protector of young David, good improv & comedy skills, stiff upper lipped British dialect. 

 Will improvise from set pieces.

and interact with museum guests thru out the day plus lecture audience on how to behave during pre-show routine. Lunch & 2 comps included.

Costume dress  and possible  wig provided.

*Note: Actors should bring Pix & Resume plus 2 1/2 min. monologue and dress casually for improv segment for the audition.

Rehearsals will be primarily Sat. afternoons scheduling characters when needed from 1:00 pm-3:30 pm from late Oct.-early Dec. 2019