Audition Announcements

Auditions for South Pacific and Evita will be posted soon.

Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts will hold auditions for The Little Mermaid Jr. on Monday December 10 at the theatre located at 2 East Main Street, Smithtown.

Ages 8-11 will be seen from 7pm – 8:30pm and ages 12 – 18 will be seen from 8:30pm – 10 pm.

For the vocal audition, be prepared to sing 32 bars of a song in the style of the show that showcases your vocal range.  An accompanist will be provided, no a cappella singing allowed.

Please bring Headshot/Resume & sheet music.

Director: Christine Boehm
Choreographer: Courtney Braun
Musical Director: Melissa Coyle

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN.

Performance Schedule:

Saturday, March 16, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, March 17, 2019 – 2PM
Saturday, March 23, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, March 24, 2019 – 11AM
Saturday, March 30, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, March 31, 2019 – 11AM
Saturday, April 6, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, April 7, 2019 – 11AM
Sunday, April 14, 2019 – 11AM
Saturday, April 20, 2019 – 2PM
Monday, April 22, 2019 – 1PM
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – 1PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 – 1PM
Thursday, April 25, 2019 – 1PM
Friday, April 26, 2019 – 1PM
Saturday, April 27, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, April 28, 2019 – 11AM

NO PERFORMANCE CONFLICTS ACCEPTED. Rehearsals will begin January 14, 2019 and will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Additional rehearsal times during evenings and on weekends may be added if necessary. There is no audition fee, but a $200 performance fee must be paid at the parent meeting the first day of rehearsal, January 14, 2019. There are NO rehearsal conflicts the week of tech week, March 10-15, 2019, no exceptions!

CALLBACKS will be Wednesday December 12 beginning at 7 PM.

Callback notifications will be emailed. If you do not receive a callback email, it does not mean that you are not cast in the production!

If you have questions, please send an email to christinenboehm@gmail.com.

There are no other dates/times for auditions or callbacks. If you cannot attend the audition, please email a video submission to christinenboehm@gmail.com including 32 bars of a song using piano or karaoke and a brief dance combination that best exemplifies your technique (jazz, ballet, tap, etc) or movement ability!

PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE BOX OFFICE. THEY HAVE NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION THAN WHAT IS POSTED HERE.

Character Breakdown:

ARIEL the heroine of our story, is a little mermaid who longs to be human. Soprano with Mix.

URSULA is the manipulative sea witch who tries to overthrow King Triton. She is cunning and devious and will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Mezzo with Mix/Belt.

FLOUNDER is Ariel’s sincere and sensitive best friend who is loyal to the end. Boy or Girl. Alto.

PRINCE ERIC is the adventurous prince who captures Ariel’s heart. Tenor.

SEBASTIAN is the meticulous and anxious crab who tries to keep Ariel safe. Boy or Girl. Alto/Tenor.

SCUTTLE is the know-it-all seagull who serves as Ariel’s expert on humans. He is funny and off-beat. Tenor.

FLOTSAM & JETSAM are Ursula’s slippery spies. These electric eels are sinister and sneaky. Boy or Girl

GRIMSBY is Prince Eric’s prim and proper valet. He is rigid in personality and constantly trying to guide Prince Eric towards the throne.

KING TRITON rules the sea and is a force to be reckoned with.

CHEF LOUIS is the over-the-top head chef in the palace. He is always wild and frenetic.

MERSISTERS (Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Adella, Allana) are Ariel’s siblings and full of personality and sass. May double as the PRINCESSES.

ENSEMBLE & FEATURED ROLES (PILOT, CARLOTTA, SEAHORSE, LAGOON ANIMALS, MERFOLK, SAILORS, SEA CREATURES, CHEFS, MAIDS, GULLS, ETC)