- 2021 SEASON
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Knoxville Children’s Theatre (KCT) will accept video audition submissions on Monday, May 3rd for our upcoming production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jr., based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the 1989 Disney film.
YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION BY APRIL 30TH.
KCT Intern Elijah Payne will direct the production. Deena Seals and Paul Jones will serve as Musical Directors and Donya Walker will choreograph.
The auditions are being held via video submission. Detailed instructions for submission format, etc. will be included with audition confirmation.
There are at least 20 available roles, including excellent roles for both boys and girls. The minimum age to audition is 9 years old, and the maximum age is 18.
There are four to five roles for actors making their KCT debuts.
Journey under the sea with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr., adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production. In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home – and her fins – behind and live in the world above. But first she’ll have to defy her father King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she’s the girl whose enchanting voice he’s been seeking.
Rehearsals will begin on Sunday, May 16 and continue through Thursday, July 8. Rehearsals are held Sunday through Thursday evenings. Actors should expect to attend most rehearsals. No rehearsal will be held May 28-31 in observance of Labor Day or July 3 & 4 in observance of Independence Day. Tech rehearsals on July 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, are mandatory.
A virtual (via Zoom) parent orientation will be held on Thursday, May 13 at 6:00 PM.
Actors must also be available for all 16 regular performances: July 9 – 25
To request an audition submission time slot, please use the online audition request form found at: http://knoxvillechildrenstheatre.com/register-for-an-audition/
No calls for slot assignments, please.
You will find some helpful tips for your audition by visiting our website: https://knoxvillechildrenstheatre.com/audition-tips/