Matilda the musical | Auditions at Progressive Academy of Dance

June 14, Friday 7:00-9:00pm | 9-15 years old
June 15, Saturday 9:30-11:30 | 9-15 year olds
June 15, Saturday 1:30-3:30 | 16 & older for adult roles
June 16, Sunday 3:30-6:30pm 

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VENUE: Progressive Academy of Dance | 4060 Sullivan St, madison, AL 35758

REQUIREMENTS: MATILDA (FB)

Audition requirements (must be at least 9 years old by audition date up to age 50)

1. Prepare a minute monologue (appropriate to the role/s auditioning for, preferably with a British accent)
2. Prepare a memorized minute cut of a show-tune that will show your vocal range (appropriate to style of the show and the role/s auditioning for)
3. Wear or bring dance attire for the “on the spot” dance audition.
4. Bring your calendar to submit to us all your possible conflicts - absolutely no absence during tech week, Oct 13-17 (5pm-12 the latest); and show time, Oct 18-27 (10 shows)

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Matilda tentative Rehearsal Sched (subject to change)

Choreography with Haylee Blackmon in July:
Thursdays at 5:30-6:30pm
Saturday mornings 9:30am-12:30pm
Starting August:
Saturday mornings music with Gianna Gimenez at 9:30-10:30am for the first hour; then direction with Luz Ladrillono after, from 10:30-12:30am; and afternoon dance with Haylee at 1:30-4:30pm.
Sundays
2-4:30pm choreo/direction (only on some Sundays if needed)
6-9:30pm run thru of learned numbers.

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Casting

Cast Size: Large
Cast Type: Children
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

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: 9 to 14
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Miss Agatha Trunchbull
The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school who despises children.
Gender: Any
Age: 21-50
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: 16-40
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Mr. Wormwood
Matilda's uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.
Gender: Male
Age: 21-45
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Mrs. Wormwood
Matilda's self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.
Gender: Female
Age: 21-45
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: 9 to 14
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Lavender
Matilda's classmate and friend.
Gender: Female
Age: 9 to 14

Mrs. Phelps
A nice librarian.
Gender: Female
Age: 16 to 25

The Escapologist
A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.
Gender: Male (16 and older)
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 (16 and older)
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D4

The Acrobat
A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.
Gender: Female (12 and older)
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D4

Rudolpho
Mrs. Wormwood's ballroom dance partner.
Gender: Male (16 and older)
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D#3

Doctor
Mrs. Wormwood's Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda.
Gender: Male (16 and older)
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Children’s Entertainer
A party entertainer at the start of the show.
Gender: Male (16 and older)
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: F#3

Ensemble
Cook, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, Kids (Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy), Classmates, and Parents.

Director: Luz Ladrillono
Assistant Director: Joe Mosley
Music Director: Gianna Gimenez
Choreographer: Haylee Blackmon


Dates: June 14 - 16
Location: Progressive Academy of Dance | 4060 Sullivan St, madison, AL 35758