Auditions: Matilda the Musical – Feb 17 & 18 2020

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KEY DATES
Auditions: February 17th & 18th at 6:00pm
15615 Eighth Street, Victorville, CA
Normal Rehearsal Days/Times: Wednesdays at 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturdays at 9:00am – 1:00pm.
Tech Week: April 6th – 15th
Performances: April 16th, 17th, 18th, 23rd, 24th, 25th at 7:30pm
April 19th, 26th at 2:30pm

Actors who are auditioning:
• Bring sheet music for a 16 – 32 bar song in appropriate key an accompanist will be provided,or CD/MP3 in appropriate key.
ACTRESSES AUDITIONING FOR THE ROLE OF MATILDA WILL ONLY NEED TO PREPARE ONE OF TWO SONGS FROM THE MUSICAL: “Naughty” or “Quiet”.
• Headshot and resume, you may send this via email if you wish to mailbox@creativeartstheater.com
• Be prepared for a movement audition as well.
• Be prepared to stay at audition the whole time, unless asked to leave.

Breakdown of Roles:
Please note: All roles are open. Creative Arts Theater supports and encourages diversity in all casting.

Matilda Wormwood An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched.
Gender: Female
Age: 8 to 10
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
ACTRESSES AUDITIONING FOR THE ROLE OF MATILDA WILL ONLY NEED TO PREPARE ONE OF TWO SONGS FROM THE MUSICAL: “Naughty” or “Quiet”.

Miss Agatha Trunchbull The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda’s school who despises children.
Gender: Any
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Miss Honey Matilda’s kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 40
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Mr. Wormwood Matilda’s uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Mrs. Wormwood Matilda’s self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.
Gender: Female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Michael Wormwood Matilda’s older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents.
Gender: Male
Age: 10 to 15

Bruce Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: Male
Age: 7 to 14
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Lavender Matilda’s classmate and friend.
Gender: Female
Age: 7 to 10

Mrs. Phelps A nice librarian.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 45

The Escapologist A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C3

The Acrobat A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D4

Rudolpho Mrs. Wormwood’s ballroom dance partner.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D#3
Doctor

Mrs. Wormwood’s Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Children’s Entertainer A party entertainer at the start of the show.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: F#3

Ensemble to include roles for:
Adults: Cook, Henchmen, Parents
Kids: Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy, Students