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Auditions: "Matilda"-Jacksonville, FL - Casting ID # 1596554
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Jacksonville, FL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 06-19-19
Audition Date 06-24-19 Submission deadline 06-23-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Matilda is a clever little girl with the extraordinary ability to move things with her mind. Unloved by her cruel parents, Matilda also is mistreated by Miss Trunchbull, her school’s child-hating headmistress who lives to dream up terrible punishments. But Matilda’s teacher, sweet Miss Honey, loves her for being a bright, brave young dreamer. The kindness of just one person, plus Matilda’s own vivid imagination, empowers her to find the courage to change her destiny. Inspired by the dark whimsy of Roald Dahl’s book and the beloved 1996 film, this is a thrilling, joyous, girl-power romp full of catchy songs and high-energy dance numbers. Children and adults alike will fall in love with Matilda! fall in love

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

A young girl, very small; no taller than 4’4”. Mezzo-soprano, A3-D5. Matilda is a fiercely clever child. Living in an abusive household, she escapes into books and her imagination. This actor must have very strong acting ability, a clear voice, and be confident in both movement and speech. Matilda is a very big role, so good memorization skills are essential. As this character carries the entire show on her tiny shoulders, good family support will be essential.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 9
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Miss Agatha Trunchbull: Male, age 24-40. Please note: This role is female, played by a male. Baritone/tenor, C3-A4. The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda’s school who despises children. This actor must have strong comic and vocal ability.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 24 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Miss Honey
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mezzo-soprano, F3-D5. Soft-spoken and kind, she befriends Matilda. She is tired of living in fear under the reign of Miss Trunchbull.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Mr. Wormwood
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Baritone/tenor, D3-A4. Matilda’s idiotic, uncaring father. A slimy, greedy, used-car salesman who has no redeeming qualities. This role requires a strong comedic actor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Mrs. Wormwood
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mezzo-soprano/belter, A3-F5. Matilda’s self-absorbed mother and an amateur ballroom dancer. There is not a maternal bone in her body. Strong singer and dancer needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Mrs. Phelps
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The kind librarian who takes a liking to Matilda. Strong acting ability needed. Will play other ensemble roles.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Michael Wormwood
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Matilda’s older brother. He’s not very bright, but he is favored by their parents. Comedic actor needed. Will play other ensemble roles.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 12 to 20
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Very strong singer and comic actor. As part of the onstage action, this character is required to eat chocolate cake, cream, and icing. This actor must not be allergic to these ingredients. Also must not be allergic to prop latex.

Please Note: All Children Auditioning for "The Little Kids" Must Be No Taller Than 4’10.”


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 11
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Lavender
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Strong singer and actor. Lavender is loud and kooky. She likes to have fun and has a BIG personality.

Please Note: All Children Auditioning for "The Little Kids" Must Be No Taller Than 4’10.”


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 11
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Amanda
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The sweet one. Strong singer.

Please Note: All Children Auditioning for "The Little Kids" Must Be No Taller Than 4’10.”


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 11
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Alice
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Strong and bold. Strong singer.

Please Note: All Children Auditioning for "The Little Kids" Must Be No Taller Than 4’10.”


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 11
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Hortensia
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The feisty one. Strong mover.

Please Note: All Children Auditioning for "The Little Kids" Must Be No Taller Than 4’10.”


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 11
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Eric
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The tiny one. Must be as small as possible. Good singer.

Please Note: All Children Auditioning for "The Little Kids" Must Be No Taller Than 4’10.”


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 11
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Nigel
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Has important dialogue. Must have vocal power.

Please Note: All Children Auditioning for "The Little Kids" Must Be No Taller Than 4’10.”


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 11
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Tommy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tommy: Male. Part of the crowd. Must be a good singer.

Please Note: All Children Auditioning for "The Little Kids" Must Be No Taller Than 4’10.”


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 11
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Females
Seeking 4 talent(s) for this role

The Big Kids: This is a group of strong dancers and singers, but must all appear to be in their teens. These are the tough kids at the school. These individuals also play other ensemble roles.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 12 to 25
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Males
Seeking 4 talent(s) for this role

The Big Kids: This is a group of strong dancers and singers, but must all appear to be in their teens. These are the tough kids at the school. These individuals also play other ensemble roles.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 12 to 25
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 The Escapologist
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of the Adult Ensemble. This is a group of strong adult actors and singers who move well. These actors play many roles in the story and have a lot of stage time. Other featured parts, many with vocal solos and lines.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 The Acrobat
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of the Adult Ensemble. This is a group of strong adult actors and singers who move well. These actors play many roles in the story and have a lot of stage time. Other featured parts, many with vocal solos and lines.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Rudolfo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of the Adult Ensemble. This is a group of strong adult actors and singers who move well. These actors play many roles in the story and have a lot of stage time. Other featured parts, many with vocal solos and lines.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Latin Dance Partner
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mrs. Wormwood’s Latin dance partner - Part of the Adult Ensemble. This is a group of strong adult actors and singers who move well. These actors play many roles in the story and have a lot of stage time. Other featured parts, many with vocal solos and lines.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: African American -

Role # 22 Doctor
Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role

Part of the Adult Ensemble. This is a group of strong adult actors and singers who move well. These actors play many roles in the story and have a lot of stage time. Other featured parts, many with vocal solos and lines.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Part of the Adult Ensemble. This is a group of strong adult actors and singers who move well. These actors play many roles in the story and have a lot of stage time. Other featured parts, many with vocal solos and lines.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Children’s Entertain
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Part of the Adult Ensemble. This is a group of strong adult actors and singers who move well. These actors play many roles in the story and have a lot of stage time. Other featured parts, many with vocal solos and lines.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Part of the Adult Ensemble. This is a group of strong adult actors and singers who move well. These actors play many roles in the story and have a lot of stage time. Other featured parts, many with vocal solos and lines.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 26 Henchmen
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Part of the Adult Ensemble. This is a group of strong adult actors and singers who move well. These actors play many roles in the story and have a lot of stage time. Other featured parts, many with vocal solos and lines.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -