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Auditions for Matilda The Musical-Orlando, FL - Casting ID # 1596090
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Orlando, FL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 06-10-19
Audition Date 12-09-19 Submission deadline 12-08-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Over the course of her first term at school, Matilda and Miss Honey have a profound effect on each other's lives, as Miss Honey begins not only to recognize but also appreciate Matilda's extraordinary personality. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace!
school pupils' saving

Role # 1 Matilda Wormwood
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Matilda is an imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She is mysterious, serious, and intense. She lives in a verbally abusive home where she escapes to her books and into her imagination.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Agatha Trunchbull
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Trunchbull is the tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school. She adheres to her interpretation of rules and despises children.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Ms. Jenny Honey
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Miss Honey is Matilda's kind-hearted teacher. She is a mild, quiet person who never raises her voice and seldom seems to fully smile, yet she possesses the rare gift of being adored by every child under her care.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Mr. Harry Wormwood
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Ex-punkish rocker voice, vocal range is D3-A4. Mr. Wormwood is Matilda\'s uncaring father who only wants sons and doesn’t believe in books but rather from learning all he knows from the television.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Mrs Zinnia Wormwood
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Mrs. Wormwood is Matilda's self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom and salsa dancer.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Lavender
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Lavender is Matilda's classmate and best friend who is loud and kooky. She likes to have fun and has a big personality. She is the smallest of her classmates but gutsy, adventurous, and in awe of Matilda.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Bruce Bogtrotter
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Bruce attends Crunchem Hall. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull after she discovers he has eaten a piece of her chocolate cake.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Nigel Hicks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nigel is Matilda’s classmate. He is a bright boy who is confident and full of energy. He may be nerdy.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Amanda Thripp
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Amanda is a student at Crunchem Hall. She is tormented by Trunchbull. She has a slight frame and is spun around by Trunchbull by her braids. She dresses as Superwoman in the opening scene.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Eric
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Eric is Matilda’s classmate. He is tiny, cute, and picked on by Trunchbull. She lifts him up by his ear, stretching it, when he cannot correctly spell “what.”


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Hortensia
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Hortensia is a student at Crunchem Hall. She is a feisty, older girl, twice their age, already 10, and a veteran of battles with the Trunchbull.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Tommy
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Tommy is one of Matilda’s classmates. He is one of the strongest boy dancers. He dresses as the Incredible Hulk in the opening scene.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Alice
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Alice is a student at Crunchem Hall. She dresses as Wonder Woman in the opening scene.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Mrs. Phelps
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Mrs. Phelps is a warm and nurturing local librarian who encourages Matilda’s love of reading. She has an inner peace. An accent different from others in the show is required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Rudolpho
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Rudolpho is Mrs. Wormwood’s dance partner. He shares her passion for competition and dance. This actor should be genuinely fit, athletic, and have a flair for character and comedy with great vocal and dance stamina for the number ‘Loud’.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 The Escapologist
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The Escapologist, a circus performer who escapes from anything locked, is a character from Matilda’s story that comes to life on stage while his story is being told.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 The Acrobat
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The Acrobat, a circus performer who flies through the air as a trapeze artist, is a character from Matilda’s story that comes to life on stage while her story is being told.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Sergei
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Sergei is a Russian Mafia Boss who is physically intimidating with an accomplished Russian accent. He learns that Matilda is the smartest one in her family.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Doctor
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The Doctor appears in the opening scene and has dialogue and solos. He explains to an astonished Mrs. Wormwood that she is 9-months pregnant.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Children Entertainer
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The Children’s Entertainer for a birthday party appears in the opening scene and sings a 16-bar solo during the opening number.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Michael Wormwood
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Michael is Matilda's older brother who is not very bright but is favored by their parents. He is a boy of few words and even fewer thoughts. He spends nearly all of his time watching television.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 22 Henchman 1
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The Henchmen are all part of the Russian mafia. They enter the final scene in the show, provide comedic relief, and each has a short line or two.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 23 Henchman 2
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Henchmen are all part of the Russian mafia. They enter the final scene in the show, provide comedic relief, and each has a short line or two.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Henchman 3
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Henchmen are all part of the Russian mafia. They enter the final scene in the show, provide comedic relief, and each has a short line or two.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 25 Henchman 4
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Henchmen are all part of the Russian mafia. They enter the final scene in the show, provide comedic relief, and each has a short line or two.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 26 Student Ensemble
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Student Ensemble play elementary, middle, and high school age students to appear in various student scenes and songs.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 27 Parent Ensemble
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Parent Ensemble will play parents of children in the opening scene. Have specific musical solo lines. They play parents who think their child is extra special. Extra parents may be added.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 28 Mechanics
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These are non-speaking roles that provide comedic effect as children are playing adult roles as mechanics at Wormwood Motors. They will also be smoking fake cigars.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 29 Cook
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She may groan, moan, and ad lib her way on audience left to enter with a full 18” chocolate cake to replace the piece of cake that Bruce ate. She is covered in chocolate herself and appears a bit crazy.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 30 Scary Kid
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She may groan, moan, and ad lib her way on audience left to enter with a full 18” chocolate cake to replace the piece of cake that Bruce ate. She is covered in chocolate herself and appears a bit crazy.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 31 Nurses
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Nurses are non-speaking roles that add to the opening scene with The Doctor who treats Mrs. Wormwood. Nurses will go back behind the curtain to help Mrs. Wormwood give “birth”. Young doctors will stand and confer and appear as backup singers/dancers for the Doctor. Nurses will join in too.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 32 Doctors
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Nurses are non-speaking roles that add to the opening scene with The Doctor who treats Mrs. Wormwood. Nurses will go back behind the curtain to help Mrs. Wormwood give “birth”. Young doctors will stand and confer and appear as backup singers/dancers for the Doctor. Nurses will join in too.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 33 Loud Dancers
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Part of ensembles.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -