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Casting Call for Boys and Girls for "The Little Mermaid"

Woonsocket, RI, United States
ID: 571273Exp: 8/9/2024

Disney’s "The Little Mermaid". Actors 16+ are encouraged to audition. The role of Flounder is open to actors 8-16 years of age, to play 8-12 years old onstage. Please see the breakdown below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: "Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World." Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea." Additional info: Please bring an actor resume and headshot to be submitted to the production crew. All those auditioning should prepare a cut of 16-32 measures from a song of your choosing. There will be a dance call at the initial auditions. Callbacks on Wednesday, August 14th if needed. Rehearsals begin on Monday, August 26th, and will be every Monday, Wednesday and Sunday evenings from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Tech week will run Sunday, November 17th – Thursday, November 21, 2024. Performance dates include: November 22, 2024 @ 10:00 AM & 7:30 PM PM November 23, 2024 @ 7:30 PM November 24, 2024 @ 2:00 PM Attendance is required for all tech week dates and performance dates set forth. If you are interested, please apply.

24 roles

ArielFemale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An ordinary, youthful mermaid with an extraordinary mind and vision for what can be. Ariel is the youngest of seven daughters to King Triton, and dreams of a life on land and out of the sea. She is optimistic, strong-willed, intelligent, creative, kind-hearted, and passionate about embracing the beauty of the world around her. Vocal range top: Gb5 | Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Prince EricMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

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. Vocal range top: G4 | Vocal range bottom: B2

GrimsbyMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Prince Eric’s guardian, who duly takes his job seriously. Grimsby presents with a stern, by-the-book mentality, and personality. He is consistently reminding Eric of his royal duties. Overbearing, traditional, droll. Vocal range top: C4 | Vocal range bottom: C3

FlounderMale8-16 y.o.All ethnicities

A fish and smitten with Ariel, his best friend. Rambunctious but cautious, fearful of the dangers that lurk in and above the water. Vocal range top: G4 | Vocal range bottom: A2

ScuttleMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A quirky, playful seagull who’s an expert in human artifacts and hilarity. Charming, loudmouthed, optimistic, and scattered. Scuttle is a comedic relief, and a loyal friend. Vocal range top: G4 | Vocal range bottom: C3

King TritonMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

King of the Sea and Ariel’s father. A parent and a protector to his seven daughters. King Triton leads with authority and leadership. He is full of emotion and grief from the loss of his wife, which often guides his outlook and decision making on the way in which he rules the sea, and his role as a father. Conflicted, powerful, charming, strict. Vocal range top: F4 | Vocal range bottom: Ab2

SebastianMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

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. Vocal range top: C5 | Vocal range bottom: Bb2

FlotsamMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An eel and one of Ursula's lackeys. Oily and spineless, he will say anything you want or need to hear. Vocal range top: C5 | Vocal range bottom: E3

JetsamMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An eel and one of Ursula's lackeys. Oily and spineless, he will say anything you want or need to hear. Vocal range top: A4 | Vocal range bottom: B2

UrsulaMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

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 Vocal range top: C5 | Vocal range bottom: Eb3

Chef LouisMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The French palace chef, a culinary perfectionist with an affinity for cooking and cutlery. High energy, spontaneous, unpredictable. Vocal range top: A4 | Vocal range bottom: Bb2

AquataFemale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

AndrinaFemale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

AristaFemale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

AtinaFemale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

AdellaFemale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

AllanaFemale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

PilotBoth genders16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

SailorsBoth genders16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Sea CreaturesBoth genders16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

GullsBoth genders16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

MaidsBoth genders16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

ChefsBoth genders16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

PrincessesFemale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities