“Beauty and the Beast”
Auditions for the Woodland Opera
House mainstage production “Beauty and the Beast” will be held at the rehearsal
studio at 415 4th Street on Sunday, October 9
at 6:00 p.m. and Monday, October 10th
at 7:00 p.m.
Roles are available for 8 men ages 20-70
8 women ages 20-70,
One boy age 7-11 and one girl age 8-12.
There is also a large singing and
dancing ensemble ages 13 and up
Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature, the
stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and
the late Howard Ashman along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The
original Broadway production ran for over 13 years and was nominated for 9 Tony
Awards including Best Musical.
The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the
Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.
If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be
transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not
learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.
come prepared to sing 16-32 measures of a musical theatre song.
Bring the sheet
music in your key. An accompanist will be provided.
Dress to dance. A
simple dance combination will be taught to all who audition.
will be Sunday – Thursday from 7 – 10 p.m. and will begin November 1st
will be no rehearsal over Thanksgiving break (Nov. 23-27) or Christmas break (December
show opens January 13 and runs through February 5 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30p.m.
Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
show is directed by Angela Baltezore, with music direction by James
Glica-Hernandez and choreographer Staci Arriaga. Stage
manager is Chris Taloff.
Rising Stars Workshop
and choreographed by Emily Jo Seminoff. Music Direction by Katie Carlson.
November 13 at 4:30 (Woodland Opera House Rehearsal Hall, 415 4th street)
(if needed), TBA
will read and sing from the show and learn a short dance piece.
are open to students ages 7+ with experience with one or more of the
Mini Musical Workshop
- Main Stage Performance
February 2 at 9:30 & 12:30 (School Outreach performances)
February 4th at 12:00 & 3:00
Thursday from 4:00-6:00, December 5-January 26th (no rehearsal December
22-27). Students will not attend every rehearsal but will only be called to
rehearsals for which they are needed.
Mandatory Tech Week Schedule:
30- February 1 from 4:45-7:00.
Costume/Production fee: $30
Cinderella (female) She is a
strong-willed girl with enormous faith. Cinderella believes that, in time, good
things happen to good people, and deep down she knows her day will come. She
does not resent her Stepfamily - she is aware of their social and emotional
limitations. This role requires an actress who can convey Cinderella's
conviction and her inner beauty.
Anastasia (female) Cinderella’s
stepsister. She is spoiled rotten and not very bright. She's used to getting
her way and throws a fit whenever she hears the word "no."
Drizella - (female) Cinderella’s stepsister
and a bully of the two. Although both Stepsisters hate Cinderella equally,
Drizella is more likely to be the one that starts a fight with her.
Stepmother (female) - The mother to
Anastasia and Drizella and the stepmother to Cinderella. She is cold, cruel,
and calculating. She is unhappy with her place in life and is determined to use
her daughters to get where she wants to be: the Palace. She is threatened by
Cinderella's kindness and the effect it has on people.
Perla (female) – is the most mature
of the mice and is always ready to straighten out a mess. She has a maternal
instinct about her. She is often near Gus, helping him on his way.
Jaq (male or female) - is Luke's
partner in crime. A happy, playful mouse, he is always eager to help.
Luke (male or female) - is Jaq's
partner in crime. Even though he is just as playful as Jaq, he is more
level-headed. He is fiercely loyal to Cinderella. Luke gets the most upset when
the Stepfamily is mean to Cinderella.
Gus (male or female) - is the most
innocent of the mice and Cinderella's biggest fan. Often simple, shy and
fearful, Gus responds immediately when Cinderella calls to him.
Fairy Godmother (female) The Fairy
Godmother is the quintessential female mentor. She is kind, gentle and loving,
yet strong and extremely capable. Her goal is to help Cinderella succeed by
teaching her how much power she has within herself.
Narrator(s) (male or female) Storyteller(s)
of the plot.
King (male) The King is a parent who
just wants his child to be happy. The King throws the royal ball so his son,
the Prince, can meet a potential mate. Once the Prince meets and then loses
Cinderella, the King does everything in his power to help his son find her
Prince (male) The Prince is a young
man who is not happy with his duty to find a bride. At the royal ball, he is
bored and petulant. The Prince's world changes when he finally meets
Grand Duke (male) The Grand Duke is
clearly the brains behind the royal family. He knows how much he is needed by
the royal family and thinks very highly of himself.
Herald (male or female) The Herald is
a wonderful sidekick to the Grand Duke.
Ensemble (male or female) – Strong
singers and dancers
Auditions will be held at the
Woodland Opera House Rehearsal Studio at 415 4th Street on Sunday,
11 at 6 pm and Monday, December 12 at 7 pm. Auditions
will be cold readings from the script. All roles are available.
Anne Frank- Teenage female (young
looking adults considered)
Otto Frank- Anne's father
Edith Frank- Anne's mother
Margot Frank- Anne's sister
Peter Van Daan-teenage male (young
looking adults considered)
Petronella Van Daan- Adult female
Putti Van Daan- Adult male
Jan Dussel- Adult male
Mr. Kraler- Adult male
Miep Gies- Adult female
Nazi Officers (3)- Adult male
Light schedule starting January 2nd through 13th. (Conflicts with Beauty and the Beast rehearsals will be accommodated if possible.) Full schedule
Jan 16th to opening. Technical rehearsal will be
held on Sunday, February 19 from 1-6. The show runs February 24 - March
19 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 and Sundays at 2. There will be a School
Outreach performance on Thursday, March 2 at 9:30 am. Directed by Dean
Disney's "Mulan Jr."
Friday, January 6 at 5:30pm and Saturday, January 7th at 4pm At the 4th street studio
More information TBA