AUDITIONS

MATILDA

Auditions for MATILDA will be held, by appointment only, November 16, 2019 at Hale Studios (537 N. 1200 W. in Orem).

Auditions for Matilda will be held, by appointment only, November 16, 2019 at Hale Studios (537 N. 1200 W. in Orem). 

Audition appointments may be made by calling the box office at 801-226-8600. Arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to fill out the appropriate paperwork before your audition time. Please prepare 16 bars of a song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. Headshots and resumes are encouraged. Bring sheet your sheet music. No minus tracks may be used. 

Matilda will be directed and choreographed by Ashley Gardner Carlson with music direction by DeLayne Dayton. Callbacks, by invitation only, will be on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019. 

Anyone who is unable to attend the initial audition may submit an audition form and video. Please send your video along with a headshot, resume, and your audition form to meagan@haletheater.org no later than November 15th to be considered for callbacks. You may download the audition form below.

You may download the audition form here.

Character Descriptions

(Auditions are open to Men and Women ages 18+ and Youth ages 8-17)

MATILDA WORMWOOD ((Female; Able to play ages 6-10):)

An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched. Vocal Range: A3-D5

MISS AGATHA TRUNCHBULL ((Male or Female; Ages 25+):)

The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school who despises children. Vocal Range: A2-G4

MISS HONEY ((Female; Ages 25-40):)

Matilda's kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull. Vocal Range: F3-D5

MR. WORMWOOD ((Male; Ages 35-45):)

Matilda's uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman. Vocal Range: D3-A4

MRS. WORMWOOD ((Female; Ages 30-45):)

Matilda's self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer. Vocal Range: A3-F5

MICHAEL WORMWOOD ((Male; Able to play ages 10-15):)

Matilda's older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents.

BRUCE ((Male; Able to play ages 7-14):)

Matilda's classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull. Vocal Range: C4-E5

LAVENDER ((Female; Able to play ages 7-10):)

Matilda's classmate and friend.

MR(S). PHELPS ((Male or Female; Ages 25+):)

A nice librarian.

ADULT ENSEMBLE ((Male & Female; ages 18+):)

Rudolpho, Escapeologist, Acrobat, Doctor, Children’s Entertainer, Cook, Henchmen, Parents.

YOUTH ENSEMBLE ((Male & Female; Able to play ages 8-15):)

Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy.

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