Auditions for Matilda

Matilda

Book By
Dennis Kelly

Music and Lyrics by
Tim Minchin

Details

Quick As A Wink Theatre Society is holding open auditions for their upcoming production of Matilda.

Ages 7 and up. Parents will be asked to accompany their children (ages 7-12) to rehearsals, or arrange for another adult to supervise them during the rehearsal time.

No experience necessary.  Quick As A Wink prides itself on taking actors of all skill levels, from first timers to experienced actors, and teaching skills required to perform for a live audience.  Our mission includes the education of community members in theatre and performing arts!  

When: Auditions will be held the following times:

Saturday, Nov 9 from 1-3pm
Tuesday, Nov 12 from 6-8pm

Where: King’s-Edgehill School Theatre

What is Expected: 

EVERYONE please prepare this section of “When I Grow Up” from the show (if you are able, please also learn the harmony at the end)

CLick here for the Sheet music for the audition song



Everyone will participate in a group dance: wear comfortable clothes and shoes to move in

If you are 15 years old and over, and auditioning for a singing role, please prepare a 30 second - 1 minute selection of a song that showcases your range and acting abilities

If you are 14 years old or younger, we will teach you any additional music needed at the audition

Some individuals will be asked to do cold readings



MATILDA

  • Directed by Toven MacLean. Musical Direction by Dan Kapp. Produced by Jennifer Alexander and Miranda Huskins per Quick As A Wink Theatre Society.

  • Rehearsals are scheduled for Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., starting December 7.

  • Show dates will be 7pm on May 28, 29, 30 and June 5 and 6 with special 2 p.m. matinees May 31 and June 6 and 7.

  • There may be one rehearsal between the two show weekends.

  • Full attendance during the rehearsal process and during production week is a requirement. Attendance concerns should be brought to the attention of the directors well in advance of the conflict date.

  • All participants will be given a rehearsal schedule. Conflicts should be brought to the attention of the director immediately upon receipt of this schedule.

  • Questions can be addressed to director, Toven, at tmaclean@qaaw.ca and Producers, Jenn and Miranda, at jalexander@qaaw.ca and mhuskins@qaaw.ca

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  • Roles Available:

    MATILDA
    MISS AGATHA TRUCHBULL
    MISS HONEY
    MR. WORMWOOD
    MRS. WORMWOOD
    MICHAEL WORMWOOD
    KIDS (BRUCE, LAVENDER, AMANDA, NIGEL, ERIC, ALICE, HORTENSIA, TOMMY)
    MRS. PHELPS
    THE ESCAPOLOGIST
    THE ACROBAT
    RUDOLPHO
    ENSEMBLE (DOCTOR, CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINER, COOK, HENCHMEN 1,2,3, TEEN STUDENTS, PARENTS, CHILDREN’S ENSEMBLE)


Volunteer Positions Available:

Quick As A Wink Theatre Society is always looking for new talent both on stage and off. Our crew working behind the scenes are instrumental in helping bring our visions to life and for this production of Matilda we are looking for:

Costume Team - We are in need of several volunteers to help sew and design costumes, as well as go shopping at second hand stores looking for specific items. 
Scenic Designer - We are in need of someone to take the lead on the scenic painting team.
Scenic Painters - We are in need of several painters for set scenes
Fundraising Captain - Someone to organize and track the fundraising goals
Set Construction - We are always looking for new volunteers to help the team build the set.
Front of House - Volunteers needed to work with Jan and Yvonne, our FOH Managers.
So much more... - email info@quickasawinktheatre.ca if you can help in any way!