Auditions: Saturday, November 2
Kids & Teens auditions at 11am
Adult auditions at 1pm
Directed by: Brittany Covert
Song selections will be provided on this page approximately 2 weeks prior to auditions
Matilda (female, 7-14) small in stature, extremely bright, fearless and focused, strong singer and confident speaker; must sing and move.
Miss Trunchbull (male, 30-50) headmistress, once a famous athlete now a gigantic holy terror; preferably tall, physical role; high baritone, must be able to speak in British dialect.
Miss Honey (female, 25-40) sweet and adored by the children at Crunchem Hall; soprano.
Mr. Wormwood (male, 35-50) a crook dealer in second hand cars; Matilda’s father; baritone.
Mrs. Wormwood (female 30-45) shallow, vain, loud of voice, dress and makeup; indifferent mother of Matilda, must be strong dancer.
Mrs. Phelps (female, 30-55) encouraging librarian and confidant of Matilda.
Rudolpho (male 20-35) Mrs. Wormwood’s dance partner; should be fit and athletic; flare for character comedy, very strong dancer, Latin ballroom a plus.
Michael Wormwood (male, 14-18) Matilda’s older brother; a man of few words and even less thoughts, prefer tap dancing ability as well as ability to play a little bit of ukulele.
The Escapaologist: (male 30-40) charismatic, confident, warm and caring; might double as Doctor or Ensemble, Baritone
The Acrobat: (female 20-39) graceful, elegant; doubles as Ensemble; must sing.
Doctor: (male or female) confident, caring; might double as Escapologist or Ensemble; must sing (Hi tenor)
The Kids/Teens: (ages 7-18) seeking strong dancers and singers to fill various soloist and named roles.
Adult Ensemble: to play various roles, including Parents, Salsa Dancers, Henchmen, Mechanic, Cook, etc.; some (not all) ensemble roles require dancing.