Auditions

Auditions for Disney's The Little Mermaid will be held in April 2017 at Diamond Fork Junior High School in Spanish Fork, Utah. All auditioners must be at least 13 years old at the time of auditions.

AUDITION INFORMATION

Auditioners will be expected to perform 16 bars (or approximately 30 seconds) of a Broadway song. (Please no pop songs.) Also come prepared to dance. We will provide and accompanist and a speaker for electronic devices, but you are welcome to bring your own pianist. Headshots and resumes accepted but not required.

DATES AND TIMES

Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Friday, April 21, 2017 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Saturday, April 22, 2017 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Please sign up for an audition time HERE. Walk-ins will be welcome, but we prefer that you schedule an audition time.

CALLBACKS

A callback list will be posted a few days after auditions. Please visit this page to check the list to see if you need to attend callbacks. Readings, soloist, and specialty dancer auditions will occur at callbacks. Callbacks will be held the following weekend, on Saturday, April 29 at 10:00 AM.

SHOW COMMITMENT

A rehearsal schedule is posted on our backstage page to give you an idea of the time commitment. All actors are required to attend all performances - no exceptions. Please do not plan vacations in July with the exception of July 4th as that month is full of technical and dress rehearsals!

PERFORMANCE DATES

July 20, 21, 22, 24, 27, 28, 29, 31

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

Ariel
A mermaid and King Triton's youngest daughter. She is obsessed with everything about the human world, and dreams of becoming a part of life above the water. Hardheaded, naive, and emotional, but also kind hearted.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: Gb5
Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Prince Eric
A human monarch who has no interest of taking the crown. A handsome, affable lad with a buoyant, adventurous nature. After Ariel saves his life, he becomes obsessed with finding her and hearing her voice once more.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Grimsby
Prince Eric's British guardian. Droll, stuffy, and constantly urging Eric towards his royal duties, specifically marriage.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: C4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Flounder
A fish and smitten with Ariel, his best friend. Rambunctious but cautious, fearful of the dangers that lurk in and above the water.
Gender: male
Age: 13 to 20
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Scuttle
A disheveled seagull and expert in human artifacts. Loudmouthed, optimistic, and a bit ignorant, despite his supposed expertise. Tap dancing experience is a plus!
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 40
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: C3

King Triton
King of the Sea and Ariel's father. Beneath his imposing presence and commanding nature lurks a harried single father who will do anything to protect his daughters. The death of his wife has also given him an irrational fear of humans.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Sebastian
A crab and advisor to King Triton. A musical virtuoso who is constantly distraught from keeping after Ariel. Despite his paranoia, he can't bring himself to stand in Ariel's way. Must be able to speak in a Jamaican accent.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Flotsam
An eel and one of Ursula's lackeys. Oily and spineless, he will say anything you want or need to hear.
Gender: male or female
Age: 20 to 40
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Jetsam
An eel and one of Ursula's lackeys. Oily and spineless, he will say anything you want or need to hear.
Gender: male or female
Age: 20 to 40
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Ursula
The banished Sea Witch and sister of King Triton. Supposedly spurned at childhood, she will use whatever method necessary to steal the kingdom and claim it as her own. Malevolent, calculating, and deceptive.
Gender: female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: Eb3

Chef Louis
The French palace chef, diabolical and violent. A culinary perfectionist with an affinity for blades, seafood in particular. Must be able to speak in a french accent.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Ensemble
Crew Members (Pilot, Sailors); Sea Creatures; Mersisters (Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Adella, Allana); Gulls; Maids; Chefs; Animals; Princesses

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