Synopsis: As the play begins… In the magical Kingdom of the Underwater Deep, a beautiful Mermaid Princess longs to become a human being. During a frightful shipwreck a Prince is tossed in the sea and rescued by the Princess. When she sings him a haunting lullaby he falls in lovewith the girl with the beautiful, musical voice. The Little Mermaid defies her father the Sea King andmakes a pact with Queen Odessa, trading her voice for humanhood. Her friends, Aruba and Finny, are at her side through the adventureproviding humor and fun to this children’s musical play of the beloved Hans Christian Andersen story.
Breakdown: Child/teen actors and actresses, ages 4 to 17 only, no adults
Odessa - Evil sea queen/witch who hates Neptune and wants Annabelle's voice.
Marlin - Neptune's first in command. "Babysits" for the mischievious Annabelle.
The Court - One of a group of sea animals in Neptune's kingdom that do his bidding. His "court."
Aruba - A flamingo and Annabelle's not so bright best friend.
Finny - A fish and Annabelle's overprotective best friend.
The Slithery Sirs - The Slithery Sirs are a trio of eels who are commanded by Odessa.
Prince Edward - Falls in love with the Little Mermaid. Tired of listening to his uncle.
The Sailors - The sailors sing. They drive the pirate ship and eventually shipwreck it.
Anabelle - The Little Mermaid who wants so badly to human. This role sings.
Reverend Gumbo - Preacher who marries the little mermaid and prince. Pretty serious about his/her job.
The Duke/Dutchess of Charleston - Entrusted to keep an eye on the prince.
Schedule an Audition: Auditions are scheduled for Saturday, March 30th between 12PM till 2PM by appointment only. Please visit this link to schedule your audition: www.supersaas.com/schedule/AlphaNYC/TheLittleMermaid What to Prepare: You should prepare a monologue, commercial, or knock knock jokes of their choice.
What If I Can’t Make Any of the Scheduled Audition Times?: You can also take advantage of our digital audition option. Simply record your audition video with a webcam or phone and e-mail it, dropbox it, or iMessage it to Adam@TheAlphaNYC.com
For Those Previously Scheduled, Where Are Auditions?: Auditions & rehearsals will be held at The Producers Club Theaters and Rehearsal Studios, located at 358 W 44th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues. Please sign-in when you arrive and wait there until your name is called for your audition.
What Should I Bring to the Audition? You must have a stapled headshot and resume with you at the time of audition for consideration. If you do not have a resume and headshot, please bring a piece of paper with your full name, cell phone number and e-mail address.
Rehearsal Guidelines: The complete rehearsal schedule is posted below for both casts. You may not leave early and you may not be late for any rehearsals. Sickness is also not an excuse for missing rehearsal. Rehearsals are also held at the Producers Club in Midtown New York City.
Performance Guidelines: This production is non-equity and there is no pay. There are no fees to participate. Performances will take place at the Producers Club (50 seats) in Midtown New York City.
Sunday, April 28th - 12PM till 3PM - Cast A Sunday, April 28th - 3PM till 6PM - Cast B
Saturday, May 4th - 12PM till 3PM - Cast A Saturday, May 4th - 3PM till 6PM - Cast B
Saturday, May 11th - 12PM till 3PM - Cast A Saturday, May 11th - 3PM till 6PM - Cast B
Mandatory Dress Rehearsal Saturday, May 18th - 8AM till 11:30AM - Both Casts
Mandatory Performances Saturday, May 18th - 12:30PM till 3PM - Cast A Saturday, May 18th - 3PM till 6PM - Cast B
Sunday, May 19th - 8AM till 12PM - Cast B Sunday, May 19th - 11AM till 2:30PM - Cast A
Fall Audition Class
The AlphaNYC Theater Company Spring Audition Technique Workshop
4 Consecutive Saturdays - 4 Hours of Instruction Total Saturdays - September 29th, October 6th, 13th, and 20th from 2:30PM till 3:30PM $75 Total for All 3 Weeks Work on a monologue or song with top acting kids coaches Adam Roebuck and/or Elizabeth Figols Producers Club Theaters & Rehearsal Studios 358 West 44th Street, Between 8th & 9th Avenues