Audition Announcements

Aladdin Jr
AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts will hold auditions for Aladdin Jr. on September 18th from 4pm-7pm for actors ranging from 5th-12th grade. We are looking for a diverse group of versatile actors. Rehearsals will begin sporadically in October, with full rehearsals beginning November. Rehearsals will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4pm-7pm (Specific rehearsal dates & times will be on the rehearsal schedule after casting) Prepare 16-32 bars from an appropriate musical in a similar style (Ex: Disney or Contemporary Musical Theater). Please do NOT sing from the show. Bring a headshot and resume!

Callbacks will be held Wednesday, Sept. 19th from 4pm-7pm. Callbacks will include dancing, singing, and reading. Tap shoes may be needed. You may be released before 7 pm at callbacks!  You will be emailed if you are needed for callbacks, PLEASE do not contact the box office.

There is no fee to audition for this show. If cast, there will be a $200 production fee payable at the parent meeting prior to the first rehearsal.

For further information or if you have questions please email courtney.braun227@gmail.com PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE BOX OFFICE – THEY KNOW ONLY WHAT IS POSTED HERE.

Director/Choreographer: Courtney Braun
Musical Director: Melissa Coyle
Stage Manager: Thomas Catt

Character Breakdown:

Aladdin
A poor street urchin, longs to make his mother proud, but sometimes loses his way. He is a thief with a heart of gold. Actors auditioning for Aladdin must be able to transition well between comedy and romance. Songs include: “One Jump Ahead, Proud of Your Boy, A Whole New World”

Babkak, Omar, Kassim
Aladdin’s three loyal and playful pals. Babkak loves food, Omar has a sensitive soul and Kassim is stubborn! Songs include: “One Jump Ahead, Prince Ali, High Adventure”

Genie
Fast-talking, fun loving, scene-stealing, wisecracker who lives in the lamp and yearns to be free. We are looking for great comedic timing and flashy showmanship! Songs include: “Friend Like Me, Arabian Nights, Prince Ali”

Iago
Fawning and funny sidekick to Jafar. Sarcastic asides and comedic flair are important! Songs include: “Prince Ali (Reprise)”

Isir, Manal, Rajah
Jasmine’s devoted attendants. They keep the princess grounded with their honesty. These three must have strong harmony skills. Songs include: “These Palace Walls”

Jafar
The power hungry and crooked Grand Vizier. He is the loyal advisor yet the scheming villain. Songs include: “Prince Ali (Reprise)”

Jasmine
The Princess of Agrabah. Curious and assertive, she knows what she wants and craves the freedom to make her own choices. We are looking to cast an actor who can portray both the romantic lead and a young woman caught between her responsibilities to her people and to herself. Songs include: “These Palace Walls, A Whole New World”

Sultan
The warm-hearted ruler who is committed to upholding the ancient laws of Agrabah. Sultan will also be in the ensemble. Songs include: “Finale”

Ensemble/Featured
There are a variety of roles in the ensemble as well as some featured ensemble members. These include Apple Vendor, Guards, Razoul, Prince Abdullah, etc.

PERFORMANCE DATES:

*There will be NO performance conflicts accepted. If conflicts are presented after casting, you will be asked to leave the production.*

January:
Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, January 13, 2019 – 2PM
Saturday, January 19, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, January 20, 2019 – 2PM
Monday, January 21, 2019 – 2PM
Saturday, January 26, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, January 27, 2019 – 2PM

February:
Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, February 3, 2019 – 2PM
Saturday, February 9, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, February 10, 2019 – 11AM
Saturday, February 16, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, February 17, 2019 – 2PM
Monday, February 18, 2019 – 1PM
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – 1PM
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 – 1PM
Thursday, February 21, 2019 – 1PM
Friday, February 22, 2019 – 1PM
Saturday, February 23, 2019 – 2PM
Sunday, February 24, 2019 – 2PM