In person Auditions for Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical have been cancelled. We will be posting information on how to submit a video audition soon. Thank you for your patience. 

 

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical

 

 

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.

 

PERFORMANCES: June 12, 13, 18, 19, & 20 @ 7:30 PM and June 14 & 21 @ 2:00 PM

 

Director: Michelle Blanchard
Music Director: Robert Stull
Choreographer: Mandy Brosius

 

 

 

Seeking Actors, Singers and Dancers to Play:

**All actors may be asked to attempt a British accent

 

Matilda Wormwood: An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched. We are looking for a strong singer and actor who shows a high level of confidence. Appears age: 7 to 11
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Miss Agatha Trunchbull:  The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school who despises children. Good physical actor with good comedic timing. (This character is traditionally cast as a man dressed as a woman) Gender: Any
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Miss Honey:  Matilda's kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull. Strong singer with a sweet sincerity.
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Mr. Wormwood:  Matilda's uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman. This actor will need to be able to improv and feel comfortable interacting with the audience.
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Mrs. Wormwood:  Matilda's self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer. Needs to be able to perform a high energy dance while “belting her face off.”
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Michael Wormwood:  Matilda's older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents. Looking for a young actor with deadpan comedic timing. Appears to be early older than Matilda (early teens).

Bruce:  Matilda's classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull. Preferably able to burp on command and a strong singer. Appears to be a contemporary of Matilda (7 - 11 years old)
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Lavender: Matilda's classmate and best friend. Strong actress with high energy. Appears to be a contemporary of Matilda (7 – 11 years old)

Mrs. Phelps/Adult Ensemble:  A kind-hearted librarian who Matilda confides in. Will also be a part of the Adult Ensemble.  

The Escapologist/Adult Ensemble:  A father figure in the story Matilda tells Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. Confident performer, will also be a part of the Adult Ensemble.
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C3

The Acrobat/Adult Ensemble:  A mother figure in the story Matilda tells Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. Acrobatic skills a plus (but not required) – these may include aerial silks, contortion, gymnastics, acro dance etc. Also part of the Adult Ensemble.
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D4

Rudolpho/Teen or Adult Ensemble:  Mrs. Wormwood's ballroom dance partner.  Mrs. Wormwood’s dance partner.  Should have a flare for character comedy, accents, and have great vocal and dance stamina. Will also be a part of either the Teen or Adult Ensemble
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D#3

Doctor/Adult Ensemble:  Mrs. Wormwood's Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda. Leads Soulful Pop-Ballad style song. Looking for a strong singer and confident performer. Will also be a part of the Adult Ensemble.
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Children’s Entertainer/Adult Ensemble: A party entertainer at the start of the show. Party tricks are a plus (but not required) – these may include juggling, making balloon animals, other clowning skills. Will also be a part of the Adult Ensemble
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: F#3

Sergei/Adult Ensemble: Head of the Russian mob. Must be willing to attempt a Russian Accent. Will also be a part of the Adult Ensemble

 

"Little Kid" Ensemble: Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy, and additional classmates of Matilda. Looking for quirky kids who appear to be contemporaries of Matilda (7 – 11 years old). Strong singers who are willing to have some fun with physical comedy.

 

"Big Kid" Ensemble: High School/ College age performers to play the older kids at the school. This ensemble is in several high energy dance numbers. Looking for strong singers and dancers who appear to be older than the Kid Ensemble. (Appear Teens to early 20s)

 

Adult Ensemble:  Looking for versatile performers willing to take on several roles that include singing and dancing. Will embody several characters each may include but is not limited to: Parents, characters in Matilda’s imagination, a cook, henchmen/henchwomen, ballroom dancers, and dance judges.

 

 

 

Full Company rehearsals will begin Monday, April 27th 2020.

 

Those auditioning should be prepared to list all conflict or potential conflicts between April 27th and June 7th. Availability for dress/technical rehearsals June 8-11, 2020 and all performances is mandatory.  Rehearsals will typically run weeknights with some weekend days.