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Mary Poppins Auditions-Wellington - Casting ID # 1620338
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Self Response
Location Wellington Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 01-11-21
Audition Date 04-02-21 Submission deadline 04-01-21
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Mary Poppins is an enchanting and magical mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breath-taking dance numbers, and astonishing stagecraft.

Based on the stories by P.L. Travers, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Role # 1 Jane Banks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Range: A3 – F#5 | Accent: Neutral British
Girls auditioning can be any age but must look the appropriate stage age.
Personality: The high-spirited daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Banks. Bright and precocious but can be inclined to snobbishness. Child soprano. Some dance training is an advantage but not necessary.

Vocal Audition: Chorus from \"Let\'s Go Fly a Kite\" and the full song \"The Perfect Nanny\", plus a song of your choice that shows us your vocal ability.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 11 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Michael Banks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Range: A3 – E5 | Accent: Neutral British
Boys auditioning can be any age but must look the appropriate stage age and have an unbroken voice.
Personality: Cute and cheeky. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Banks. Excitable and
naughty, he adores his father and tries to be like him. Both he and Jane misbehave in
order to get the attention of their parents. Some dance training is an advantage but not necessary.

Vocal Audition: Chorus from "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and the full song "The Perfect Nanny", plus a song of your choice that shows us your vocal ability.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 9 to 10
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Mary Poppins
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Range: Gb3 - C6 | Accent: Neutral British
Jane and Michael Banks's new nanny. She is extraordinary and strange, neat and tidy, delightfully vain yet very particular, and sometimes a little frightening but always exciting. She is practically perfect in every way and always means what she says. She should be able to dance/move well. Please familiarise yourself with Practically Perfect and Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Also prepare an additional song of your choice.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Range: B2 - F#4 | Accent: Cockney
The narrator of the story and a good friend to Mary Poppins. An everyman, Bert has many occupations, including hurdy-gurdy player, sidewalk artist, and chimney sweep. Bert watches over the children as well as the goings on in Cherry Tree Lane. He has charm, speaks with a Cockney accent, and is a song-and-dance-man. Should be able to dance/move well, tap would be advantageous but not necessary.

Please familiarise yourself with the song Let's go fly a kite and Jolly Holiday. Also prepare an additional song of your choice.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 George Banks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Range: Bb2 - Eb4 | Accent: Neutral British (RP
- Received Pronunciation)
The father to Jane and Michael Banks. He is a banker to the very fibre of his being. Demanding "precision and order" in his household, he is a pipe-and-slippers man who doesn't have much to do with his children and believes that he had the perfect upbringing by his nanny, the cruel Miss Andrew. His emotional armour, however, conceals a sensitive soul.

Please familiarise yourself with the song Good for Nothing and an additional song of your choice.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Winifred Banks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Range: A3 - D5 | Accent: Neutral British (RP - Received Pronunciation)
George's wife and Jane and Michael's mother. A former actress, she is a loving and distracted homemaker who is busy trying to live up to her husband's desire to only associate with "the best people" as well as be a model wife and mother. She suffers from the conflicting feelings that she's not up to the job of "being Mrs. Banks," yet, she is, and more. She has a great warmth and simplicity to her tone.

Please familiarise yourself with the song Being Mrs. Banks and an additional song of your choice.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 35 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Mrs. Brill
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Range: F#3 - D#5 | Accent: Cockney
The housekeeper and cook for the Banks family. Overworked and harassed, she's always complaining that the house is understaffed. Her intimidating exterior is a cover for the
warmth underneath. Mrs. Brill doesn't have a high opinion of nannies in general and Mary Poppins in particular.

Please familiarise yourself with the song Feed the Birds and an additional song of your choice.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Range: F3 - G#4 | Accent: Cockney
The houseboy to the Banks family. Lazy, sleepy, and grumbling, he never gets things right and believes himself to be useless.

Please familiarise yourself with the song Jolly Holiday and an additional song of your choice.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Range: Gb3 - C5 | Accent: Cockney
Covered in a patchwork of old shawls, her pockets are stuffed with bags of crumbs for the birds. She tries to sell her crumbs for the birds to passers-by, who ignore her as if she doesn't exist. She has a gruff, folksy quality to her voice that reflects the hardness of her life.

Please familiarise yourself with the song Feed the Birds and an additional song of your choice.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 70
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Range: Gb3 - F5 | Accent: Neutral British (RP - Received Pronunciation)
George's overbearing and scary nanny. With her bottle of nasty-tasting brimstone and treacle to keep naughty children in line, she is a bully who only knows one way of doing things - her way.

Please familiarise yourself with the song Brimstone & Treacle and an additional song of your choice.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Mrs. Corry
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Range: A3 – D#5 Accent: Jamaican/Caribbean
An upbeat, energetic and magical woman who operates a fantastical shop. She is described as being one of the oldest women in the world (although she doesn't look it). In the musical, she gives out candy and assorted treats, including gingerbread stars.

Please familiarise yourself with the song Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and an additional song of your choice.




Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Accent: Neutral British
Male ballet dancer to play the role of Neleus, classical training prefered. This role is primarily dance but also has dialogue and a little solo singing.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Accent: Neutral British
A retired Royal Navy man and neighbour of the Banks family. A physically large man with a loud and booming voice, he speaks in Navy jargon and has a soft spot for his neighbour, Miss Lark.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 45 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Range: C3 - D4 | Accent: Neutral British
The head of the bank where Mr. Banks is employed. He is an Edwardian stuffed-shirt.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 45 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Range: C3 - D4 |Accent: West Country (Pref) or Scottish, Brummie, Scouse, Geordie etc.
Small business owner. Kind hearted, honest, family man with good intentions.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Von Hussler
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Range: C3 - D4 |Accent: German
Arrogant con man. Deceptive, dishonourable, with bad intentions.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Miss Lark
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Required to prepare a song from Mary Poppins of your own choice. Dance training an advantage, especially tap. There are several smaller roles and solos to be played by members of the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 14 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Park Keeper
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Required to prepare a song from Mary Poppins of your own choice. Dance training an advantage, especially tap. There are several smaller roles and solos to be played by members of the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 14 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Required to prepare a song from Mary Poppins of your own choice. Dance training an advantage, especially tap. There are several smaller roles and solos to be played by members of the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Required to prepare a song from Mary Poppins of your own choice. Dance training an advantage, especially tap. There are several smaller roles and solos to be played by members of the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Katie Nanna
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Required to prepare a song from Mary Poppins of your own choice. Dance training an advantage, especially tap. There are several smaller roles and solos to be played by members of the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 14 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -