Children's Casting


Auditions for Principal Children

We are looking for children who are confident singers, dancers and performers to audition for a part in Nativity! The Musical

This exciting show, written and directed by Debbie Isitt, will open at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry on 23rd October and then tour to theatres in Liverpool, Glasgow, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Oxford and London.

To audition for a part the children need to be:

  • Aged 9 to 11 by 1 September 2018
  • No taller than 135cm
  • Living in the Midlands area
  • Naturally confident, outgoing and keen performers
  • Available for all the rehearsal and performance dates detailed below

How to apply:

Upload a 1 minute YouTube clip of your child showcasing his/her talents. That can be singing, dancing, rapping or breakdancing  - whatever you think best shows their performing talent and personality.

Don’t forget to get your child to introduce themselves, and tell us their name, age and where they are from at the start of video.

When you’ve uploaded the clip, complete the form and include a link to the video here

The closing date for you to get your clips and audition forms in to us is Friday 27th April 2018.

Please make your uploaded video private.  This option can be selected when you upload the video


Next Steps:

            We will let you know if your child has been shortlisted by the middle of May.

Shortlisted children will be invited to attend an audition one day during wk. beg. 28th  May 2018.



Please find below the key dates for the production. Your child will need to be available for and commit to all of the below if s/he is auditioning.

Rehearsals in Coventry:

Monday 17 September 2018 – Saturday 22 September 2018

Monday 24 September 2018 - Saturday 29 September 2018

Monday 1 October 2018 – Saturday 6 October 2018

Monday 8 October 2018 – 13 October 2018

Monday 15 October 2018 – 20 October 2018

Monday 22nd, Tuesday 23rd, Friday 26th October 2018


Show dates for Coventry and Tour:

Coventry Belgrade Theatre - Tuesday 23rd to Sunday 28th October 2018

Liverpool Empire Theatre – Wednesday 31st October – Sunday 4th November 2018

Glasgow Kings Theatre – Wednesday 7th – Sunday 11th November 2018

Milton Keynes Theatre – Wednesday 14th – Sunday 18th November 2018

Nottingham Theatre Royal – Wednesday 21st – Sunday 25th November 2018

Edinburgh Festival Theatre – Wednesday 28th November – Sunday 2nd December 2018

Stoke Regent Theatre – Wednesday 5th – Saturday 8th December 2018

Oxford New Theatre – Tuesday 11th – Saturday 15th December 2018

London Hammersmith Apollo Theatre – Wednesday 19th – Monday 24th December &

Wednesday 26th – Monday 31st December 2018