Wildwood seeks child actors for Oliver

The Wildwood Park for the Arts is putting on Oliver this fall and they’re looking for actors.

Specifically child actors to play the Artful Dodger, Oliver, as well as a child ensemble. 

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The Artful Dodger needs to be between 13 to 17 who is also a strong singer with some dance experience. The part can be played by a boy or girl.

Oliver would be a boy between the ages of 9 and 13 who is a strong singer with an unchanged voice, who also has some dance experience.

The ensemble members need to be between 8 to 13 who have treble voices and also have some dance experience. These parts can be played by any gender.

Auditions are this Saturday at the Cabe Theater at Wildwood in rural west Little Rock. It will start at 10 a.m. and continue until 6 p.m.

To schedule an audition, email Zachary Rhodes at zach@wildwoodpark.org, who can also provide instructions on what to bring.

Rehearsals for Oliver will start on Sunday, Aug. 16 with the first performance being held on Oct. 14. It will be directed by Bevan Keating and choreographed by Moriah Patterson. Supporting and main roles are paid positions. Ensemble and children’s roles will receive honorariums.

Adult auditions will be held later this summer.