Audition Information for Disney's The Little Mermaid


                                                    DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID

Music by Alan Menken 
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater
Book by Doug Wright
Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman & John Musker and written & directed by John Musker and Ron Clements

Creative team for North Carolina Theatre's production:
Artistic Director:  Casey Hushion
Director:  Jennifer Werner  Choreographer:  Brian J. Marcum
Musical Director:  Eddy Robinson

SEEKING TO CAST:   Strong male and female singers who are also strong movers.  Open auditions are for ages 18 and older only, any ethnicity.  Both Equity and non-Equity performers will be cast. (Performers under the age of 18 must be registered students at the NC Theatre Conservatory for the Performing Arts and may audition by permission only.)

DATE/TIME:  Sunday, April 6th.  Sign in begins at 11:00am.  Vocal auditions will begin at noon.  All callbacks (including dance) will be the same day following the vocal auditions.  No appointments will be taken for these auditions and you must be signed in by 1:00pm to be guaranteed an audition slot.

AUDITION LOCATION:  NC Theatre Studios/Conservatory. 3043 Barrow Drive, Raleigh NC, 27616.

PROCEDURE:  Sign in at desk and hand in photo and resume stapled together then wait for name to be called.  Bring sheet music in your key and prepare to sing best 16 bars then more if asked.  SONG SUGGESTION:  Contemporary Broadway or pop.  Bring soft soled or dance shoes and clothing to dance in if asked to callbacks. ALL AUDITIONING MUST HAVE PHOTO, RESUME AND SHEET MUSIC.  Please note:  There is no alternate date for local auditions and no videotaped submissions will be allowed. 

REHEARSALS/PERFORMANCES:  The show begins rehearsal on Monday, July 14th. Show runs July 29th through August 3rd at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Rehearsals are held at NC Theatre Studios and Raleigh Memorial Auditorium.  No conflicts are allowed from July 14th through August 3rd so please do not audition if there is anything conflicting with these dates.

Questions should be directed to Carolee Baxter, 919/831-6941 ext. 6945.

NYC AUDITIONS:  Appointment only auditions in NYC via agent submission will be held  Thursday, April 10th.  Details will be released via Breakdown Express.

Our Mission

Culture: Feed the spirit of local citizens by providing outstanding theatre productions, using the best regional and national talent available, while preserving the unique American art form of musical theatre.
Community: Fortify the cultural vitality of the region by offering broad access to live theatre, while strengthening economic growth in the region.
Citizenship: Foster the next generation of artists and leaders who will become future patrons of the arts through training, performance, and outreach programs.

Our Vision

The Vision of North Carolina Theatre is to preserve the unique American art form of musical theatre, to provide broad access to the arts and to entertain and engage diverse audiences.

Core Values

• Pursuit of artistic excellence and integrity of process.
• Care and attention to creating memorable patron experiences
• Fiscal transparency to uphold the trust of our donor community
• Belief in the power of the performing arts to transform lives and communities
• Commitment to theatre education across all ages
• Dedication to collaboration and community engagement

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