Walton Arts Center in conjunction with Phoenix Entertainment, will hold children’s cast auditions for (a) young male actor(s) to portray the role of “Tom of Warwick” in the national tour of Camelot on Friday, Jan. 9 from 4pm to 6pm and Saturday, Jan. 10 from 10am to 12pm in Walton Arts Center’s Starr Theater and McBride Studio, located at 495 W. Dickson St. The internationally acclaimed Camelot will run eight shows beginning Tuesday, Feb. 17 through Sunday, Feb. 22. Tickets range from $36 to $74 and can be purchased by calling the Walton Arts Center Box Office at 479.443.5600 or visiting waltonartscenter.org.

Seeking local males in good physical shape, and appear to be between the ages of 8 and 13 and less than 5’ tall are encouraged to audition. Actor must prepare to read the “Tom of Warwick/King Arthur” scene (end of Act 2). Actor should be able to memorize approximately 10-15 lines, take stage direction and attend rehearsal and wardrobe fittings. Audition registration forms may be downloaded at waltonartscenter.org. Performers must submit their completed registration with a 50 word bio and headshot photo.  Please email Sara Broome for an audition script.  (Click here to see a YouTube clip of the scene.)

“Opportunities for children to work in-depth with artists are a vital part of Walton Arts Center’s learning programs,” said Laura Goodwin, Vice President of Learning and Engagement. “We are thrilled our local actor will interact with national and regional artists as they explore the skills and processes used in creating a Broadway show,” she said.

For more information about the Camelot audition, visit waltonartscenter.org or call the Walton Arts Center Box Office at 479.443.5600.