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Theatre 121

Auditions for Matilda the Musical

THEATER 121 ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Director: Jordan Rakittke

Assistant Director: Aaron Gomez

Vocal Director: Sarah Inendino

Choreographer: Chesney Murphy

Auditions for Children ages 8-12 (including those 12 and under wishing to audition for Michael Wormwood) will be held from 7-8:30 PM on Tuesday, December 3rd and Wednesday, December 4th. Please note that as all auditions are private, parents will be asked to remain in the waiting area during auditions. Auditions for Adults (including teenage males wishing to audition for Michael Wormwood) will be held each night from 8:30-10 PM Tuesday, December 3rd and Wednesday, December 4th. Please arrive 15 minutes before your audition.

Enter the Woodstock Opera House from the Dean Street entrance (side door near the corner of Dean and Calhoun). There is parking in the city lot behind the Opera House. Callbacks (INVITATION ONLY) will be December 5th from 7 PM-10 PM.  There will be a cast read through on Sunday, December 8th (Time and location TBA).

Please prepare 32 bars of a song of your choice (musical theater is preferred); an accompanist will be provided. No recorded tracks or acapella. Please have your sheet music clearly marked for any cuts and in a 3-ring binder. You will be taught a short dance number. Please wear dance shoes and comfortable clothes you can dance in. There will be cold readings of the script. You can fill out your audition form in advance by visiting: www.theatre121.org

Those auditioning for Miss Trunchbull are encouraged to sing a song in their natural voice that shows their vocal range and ability.  A portion of a Miss Trunchbull monologue will be provided to all adults wishing to be considered for the role. To request the Miss Trunchbull monologue, please email [email protected]. Please note: the actor MUST be able to lift a small child. 

For all other questions, please contact our production coordinator Shannon Lee Day at  [email protected] 

NO PARTS ARE PRECAST OR PAID. Appointment is necessary. 

PLEASE DO NOT AUDITION IF YOU CAN NOT ATTEND ALL TECH REHEARSALS AND PERFORMANCES. No exceptions will be made. 

Tech Week: Sunday, March 1st- Thursday March 6th

Show Dates: 

March 6th - 8:00PM
March 7th - 8:00PM
March 8th - 2:00PM
March 13th - 8:00PM
March 14th - 2:00PM & 8:00PM
March 15th - 2:00PM 
March 20th - 8:00PM
March 21st - 2:00PM & 8:00PM
March 22nd - 2:00PM

 

*** There will be a potential Matinee on 3/13 during the day. This will be mandatory and have a small stipend for this show only*** 

Rehearsals will be held Sunday afternoons and Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings starting January 5th. Actors will only be scheduled for rehearsals when needed. A schedule will be provided by the first rehearsal. Please note all conflicts on your form when auditioning. Cast members pay a refundable deposit of $25 for their script and supply their own make-up and shoes.  

The creative team of Matilda The Musical is looking to cast 25 individuals to fill the following roles: 

The Children

Matilda Wormwood

An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched.

Gender: Female

Stage Age: 6 to 10

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Michael Wormwood

Matilda's older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents.

Gender: Male

Stage Age: 10 to 16

 

Bruce

Matilda's classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.

Gender: Male

Stage Age: 7 to 14

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Lavender

Matilda's classmate and friend.

Gender: Female

Stage Age: 7 to 10

 

Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, and Tommy

Matilda’s Classmates

Stage Age: 7 to 10

 

The Adults

Miss Agatha Trunchbull

The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school who despises children. MUST be able to lift a small child. 

Gender: Any

Stage Age: 40 to 60

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: A2

 

Miss Honey

Matilda's kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.

Gender: Female

Stage Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: F3

 

Mr. Wormwood

Matilda's uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.

Gender: Male

Stage Age: 35 to 45

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: D3

 

Mrs. Wormwood

Matilda's self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.

Gender: Female

Stage Age: 35 to 45

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: A3

 

*Rudolpho

Mrs. Wormwood's ballroom dance partner. 

Gender: Male

Stage Age: 25 to 40

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: D#3

 

*Mrs. Phelps

A nice librarian. 

Gender: Female

Stage Age: 25+

 

*The Escapologist

A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. 

Gender: Male

Stage Age: 25- 40

Vocal range top: E4

Vocal range bottom: C3

 

*The Acrobat

A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. 

Gender: Female

Stage Age: 25 to 40

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: D4

 

*Doctor

Mrs. Wormwood's Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda. 

Gender: Male

Stage Age 30-45

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: C3

 

*Children’s Entertainer

A party entertainer at the start of the show.

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: Eb4

Vocal range bottom: F#3

 

Ensemble

 

The Big Kids

The older children at Matilda’s School played by four adult males and four adult females. 

*Cook, Nurse, Sergei, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, Parents, Ballroom Dancers

*Parts may be combined with other named character roles and Big Kid roles.

Created by:   Shannon Day
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (CST) Available Slot
12/03/2019 (Tue.) Woodstock Opera House (Children's Auditions) 7:00pm - 7:30pm  

Name (10)

 
All slots filled
Julia Baumer
Mary Martin
Can't wait!!
Kelly Vignocchi
Sydney Vignocchi
Kalea Edgar
Tyler Hartz
Lakya Brents
Xander Marland
Looking to audition for Michael wormwood
Jasmin Lopez
Dawn Moore
McKenna Moore
Addison Ambrosia
7:30pm - 8:00pm  

Name (10)

 
All slots filled
Story Thiegs
So excited
Alyssa Madigan
Reagan Kottke
Lydia Johanson
So excited!
Lia Hyrkas
Alexie Hyrkas
Samantha Lowrey
Matthew Zurawski
Super excited!
Madison Baugh
Katie Witt
8:00pm - 8:30pm  

Name (10)

 
All slots filled
Will Madigan
Madelyn Sral
Kamila Kay
Logan Romano
Tanner Bennett
Kylie Schiller
Cameron rush
Kayleigh DeGeorge
Addison Mauck
Lauren Wolfe
Vito Falbo
Vito falbo
Woodstock Opera House (Adult Auditions) 8:30pm - 9:00pm  

Name (10)

 
All slots filled
Kenzie Parry
Kelsey Waughon
Britny Hendrickson
Janelle Graf
Thomas Neumann
Christopher Plotts
Sydney Adkins
Gianah Tomczak
Landon Simecek
Brittney Martin
9:00pm - 9:30pm  

Name (10)

 
2 of 10 slots filled
Alex Fayer
Claire Haran
Claire Haran
9:30pm - 10:00pm  

Name (10)

 
12/04/2019 (Wed.) Woodstock Opera House (Children's Auditions) 7:00pm - 7:30pm  

Name (10)

 
9 of 10 slots filled
Kendra Norris
Malaika Parpart
Addison Olson
Braelyn Berg
Mae Osborn
Sarah Lush
Riley Travis
Isabella Jackson
Lucia Melton
7:30pm - 8:00pm  

Name (10)

 
8 of 10 slots filled
Emerich Parpart
Lizzie Gvozdev
So excited!
Sarah Crothers
Braden Crothers
Kendra Heidtke
Ashlynn Drach
Annabella Getty
Sophia Stabenow
McKenna M
8:00pm - 8:30pm  

Name (10)

 
8 of 10 slots filled
Natalie Ortega
Makayla Graf
Miles Purvin
Andrea Medina
Kaghan True
Deborah Grover
Sophia Grover
Rivka Grover
Woodstock Opera House (Adult Auditions) 8:30pm - 9:00pm  

Name (10)

 
8 of 10 slots filled
Cheyenne Burnidge
Miles Purvin
Samantha Eyerly
Travis Greuel
Tracey Lanman
Lea Grover
Elaine Cashmore
Angelina Straus
9:00pm - 9:30pm  

Name (10)

 
9:30pm - 10:00pm  

Name (10)

 
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