AREIL: 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.
Age: 16 to 25
Vocal range top: Gb5 bottom: Ab3
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.
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G4 bottom: B2
GRIMSBY: Prince Eric’s British guardian. Droll, stuffy, and constantly urging Eric towards his royal duties, specifically marriage.
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: C4 bottom: C3
FLOUNDER: A fish and smitten with Ariel, his best friend. Rambunctious but cautious, fearful of the dangers that lurk in and above the water.
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: G4 bottom: A2
SCUTTLE: A disheveled seagull and expert in human artifacts. Loudmouthed, optimistic, and a bit ignorant, despite his supposed expertise.
Age: 25 to 40
Vocal range top: G4 bottom: C3
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.
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F4 bottom: Ab2
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.
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: C5 bottom: Bb2
FLOTSAM/JETSAM: Ursula’s eel lackeys. Oily and spineless, he will say anything you want or need to hear.
Gender: Male/ Female
Age: 20 to 40
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.
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: C5 bottom: Eb3
CHEF LOUIS: The French palace chef, diabolical and violent. A culinary perfectionist with an affinity for blades, seafood in particular.
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
ADULT ENSEMBLE: Crew Members (Pilot, Sailors); Sea Creatures; Mersisters (Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Adella, Allana)
CHILDREN'S ENSEMBLE: * SEE BELOW Sea Creatures
Not everyone is guaranteed a role after their audition. Unfortunately there is a limited number of spaces, and the number of students cast varies from show to show. However, if you are cast, here are some things to expect:
You must be at all rehearsals for which you are scheduled. If an absence is necessary, it must be clearly stated on your audition submission form. Conflicts will be taken under consideration during casting. Any cast member missing more than two rehearsals may not be able to participate in the show. Conflicts (other than illness) presented after casting will not be allowed.
Leaving early or arriving late is considered a conflict, and must be approved prior to casting.
You must commit to approximately 40 hours of rehearsal time before move-in and dress rehearsal week.
You must attend all dress/tech rehearsals.
You must be at all performances.
You must pay a Production Fee which includes a T-shirt, a poster, and 2 tickets to any performance.
Your parents must agree to attend two parent meetings and to serve approximately 10 hours on a production committee. (Depending on show)
Parents must agree to the following:
I realize that if my child is chosen for the cast, I will be responsible to make sure he/she attends every performance and every rehearsal for which he/she is scheduled. In case of illness, I will notify the Stage Manager in advance. In order to ensure the quality of rehearsals and the production, I understand that two or more absences may result in dismissal from the show. I understand that I will be charged a $150 Production Fee per child. I am also responsible for personal items (i.e., shoes, tights, make-up). I understand that I will be required to attend two parent meetings and to volunteer 10 hours as part of a parent committee.
AUDITION DATES: TBA
REHEARSALS BEGIN : TBA
PERFORMANCES : SEPTEMBER
Rehearsals will be held 3 To 4 times per week (depending on role) in the evenings, with possible Saturday afternoon rehearsals.
TO SCHEDULE AN AUDITION CLICK HERE : COMING SOON
NOTE: All ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition.
Character Breakdown, Audition Sides