April 6: Casting Call for Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.”
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces auditions for their upcoming musical, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.,” the story of the young mermaid Ariel who longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. The award-winning theater will cast all who audition, ages 6-18, and will be double-casting the entire show, so don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this amazing production.
Rehearsals begin April 11, with performances taking place May 30 – June 9.
Vocal auditions will be held April 6 at 11 a.m. The dance call for everyone will be held August 7 at 10 a.m., with callbacks at noon. Auditions, callbacks and rehearsals will be held at MTA’s performance space at 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem.
Those auditioning should prepare a musical theater song, 16-32 bars or one minute in length. Bring an accompaniment CD or iPod to sing with; you may also sing a capella if needed. Please have your registration materials (available on the website) completed prior to coming to the audition. If you are unable to make the scheduled audition time, please contact Musical Theatre of Anthem for an alternate appointment time.
Audition Preparation Classes will be held Thursday, April 4 at MTA. Work with the director of “Little Mermaid Jr.” and get a leg up on your audition. During these 90-minute sessions, participants will be instructed on cold reads, acting technique, characterization and audition practice. Group sessions for ages 6-9 will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m., ages 10-12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and ages 13-18 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Cost is just $35, and each session is limited to 18 participants. Reserve your spot online.