Smithtown, NY “The Little Mermaid” Auditions for Kids & Teens 7+ – Paid Roles for 16+

08/28/2015

The Little Mermaid

Location: Smithtown, NY

Type: Theater

Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts will hold auditions for The Little Mermaid on Sunday, September 13th at the theatre located at 2 East Main Street, Smithtown. ALL ROLES ARE OPEN. Open to ages 14+ (Flounder 7-14). Please prepare 32 bars of music in a style appropriate to the show. You may be asked for a second selection. Please bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. Please provide headshot/resume. A callback will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015.

Sunday, September 13, 2015 (Vocal Auditions)
9:00am-10:00am Flounders (Boys/Girls ages 7-14 under 5 ft.)
10:00am-1:00pm All Other Roles

Performances are November 21, 2015 through January 24, 2016 – All Saturdays at 2:00 PM, Sundays at 3:00 PM, with four Saturday evenings at 7:00 PM (Nov 21, Nov 28, Dec 5, Dec 12), two Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM (Dec 3, Dec 10) and one Friday evening at 7:00 PM on December 11, 2015. All those cast must be available for the 2:00 PM matinee performances on:
Friday, November 27, 2015
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Monday, December 28, 2015
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Monday, January 18, 2016

Rehearsals will begin October 19 and will be every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings as well as some weekends. Stipends are available for all performers 16+ (Ages 16 & 17 receive a stipend at the end of the run, Ages 18+ receive a per show stipend paid on specific dates throughout the run) – Equity Guest Artist contracts available as needed.

Little mermaid auditions for kids

For additional information please email ONLY Jordan.hue@gmail.com
PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE BOX OFFICE THEY HAVE NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OTHER THAN WHAT IS POSTED HERE.

Director- Jordan Hue
Choreographer – Melissa Rapelje
Musical Director – Melissa Coyle
Producer – Kenneth J. Washington

Character Breakdown

Ariel – A mermaid and King Triton’s youngest daughter. She is obsessed with everything about the human world, and dreams of becoming a part of life above the water. Hardheaded, naive, and emotional, but also kind hearted. Female, 16-25 yrs old Range: Ab3 – Gb5

Prince Eric – A human monarch who has no interest of taking the crown. A handsome, affable lad with a buoyant, adventurous nature. After Ariel saves his life, he becomes obsessed with finding her and hearing her voice once more. Male, 20-30 yrs old Range: B2 – G4

Grimsby – Prince Eric’s British guardian. Droll, stuffy, and constantly urging Eric towards his royal duties, specifically marriage. Male, 40-60 yrs old Range: C3 – C4

Flounder – A fish and smitten with Ariel, his best friend. Rambunctious but cautious, fearful of the dangers that lurk in and above the water. Male/Female Range: A2 – G4

Scuttle – A disheveled seagull and expert in human artifacts. Loudmouthed, optimistic, and a bit ignorant, despite his supposed expertise. Male, 25-40 yrs old Range: C3 – G4

King Triton – King of the Sea and Ariel’s father. Beneath his imposing presence and commanding nature lurks a harried single father who will do anything to protect his daughters. The death of his wife has also given him an irrational fear of humans. Male, 35-45 yrs old Range: Ab2 – F4

Sebastian – A crab and advisor to King Triton. A musical virtuoso who is constantly distraught from keeping after Ariel. Despite his paranoia, he can’t bring himself to stand in Ariel’s way. Male, 30-45 yrs old Range: Bb2 – C5

Flotsam – An eel and one of Ursula’s lackeys. Oily and spineless, he will say anything you want or need to hear. Male, 20-40 yrs old Range: E3 – C5

Jetsam – An eel and one of Ursula’s lackeys. Oily and spineless, he will say anything you want or need to hear. Male, 20-40 yrs old Range: B2 – A4

Ursula – The banished Sea Witch and sister of King Triton. Supposedly spurned at childhood, she will use whatever method necessary to steal the kingdom and claim it as her own. Malevolent, calculating, and deceptive. Female, 35-45 yrs old Range: Eb3 – C5

Chef Louis – The French palace chef, diabolical and violent. A culinary perfectionist with an affinity for blades, seafood in particular. Male, 30-50 yrs old Range: Bb2 – A4

Mersisters: Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Adella, Allana

Ensemble: Crew Members (Pilot, Sailors); Sea Creatures; Gulls; Maids; Chefs; Animals; Princesses

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Smithtown, NY
Please submit to: jordan.hue@gmail.com by 2015-09-13

This casting notice was posted by: Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts



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  1. Dusty

    I have loved little mermaid since i was four years old. It would be amazing to be apart of something like this. Dang it California why are you so far away from NY!!! :'(

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