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January 6, 2018

Auditions for The Little Mermaid, Cromwell Community Theater

The Cromwell Community Theater will present The Little Mermaid, July 12-14, 2018 at Cromwell High School.  Auditions for performers will be held January 8, 9 & 16, 2018 (audition location details listed below). Please note the auditions on January 9th will be for anyone interested in Ensemble only.  We will need many ensemble performers.  Lead auditions will be held on January 8 and 16.  Anyone auditioning for a lead role should come prepared with one up tempo piece and one ballad type piece.  Callbacks will be immediately following the last lead auditions on January 16 at 6:30 PM. Anyone aged 7 and older is welcome to audition. 

This is a great opportunity for family members to perform and participate in the show together! Performers do not need to be Cromwell residents to be a part of the production.  A character breakdown shown, further below.

Anyone interested in auditions should go to https://www.cromwellcommunitytheater.com/ and select the Audition Information tab, then click on the date you are interested in to sign up for a time slot.

You will also find contact information on the website, should you have any questions.

Auditions will be held on January 8, 9 & 16, 2018 at:

Company ‘N Tempo

211 Shunpike Road, Suite 8 (parking/entrance around the back)

Cromwell, CT

 

Character Breakdown:

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: 16 to 25

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

Grimsby

Prince Eric’s British guardian. Droll, stuffy, and constantly urging Eric towards his royal duties, specifically marriage.

Gender: male

Age: 40 to 60

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: 15 to 20

Scuttle

A disheveled seagull and expert in human artifacts. Loudmouthed, optimistic, and a bit ignorant, despite his supposed expertise.

Gender: male

Age: 25 to 40

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

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.

Gender: male

Age: 30 to 45

Flotsam

An eel and one of Ursula’s lackeys. Oily and spineless, he will say anything you want or need to hear.

Gender: male

Age: 20 to 40

Jetsam

An eel and one of Ursula’s lackeys. Oily and spineless, he will say anything you want or need to hear.

Gender: male

Age: 20 to 40

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

Chef Louis

The French palace chef, diabolical and violent. A culinary perfectionist with an affinity for blades, seafood in particular.

Gender: male

Age: 30 to 50

Ensemble

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

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