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AUDITION FOR BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

The Who, Where and When of Auditioning

All candidates who want to be considered for the cast of MMT's production of Beauty and the Beast will be required to audition with a prepared song, a cold reading, and will be required to participate in a dance call. Auditions for all roles except Chip are open to anyone 16 years and older. We will hold limited auditions June 15th for youth aged 8-10 for the role of Chip. All roles are open to any ethnicity.

Auditions are held by appointment June 14, 15 and 18 at the Streetsville United Church located at

274 Queen St S., Mississauga

  • Audition slots are available by appointment in 5-minute time slots​​

    • Adult's Audition (Age 16+)

      • June 14 & 18 - 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm 

      • June 15 - 11:20 am to 3:00 pm

    • Youth Auditions (age 8-10)     

      • June 15 - 10:00 am - 11:10 am  

    • During their audition time slot each candidate will perform a memorized musical theatre song and will have the opportunity to perform a short reading from the show.

  • All adult candidates (age 16+) are required to participate in a 50 minute group dance call before or after their audition slot

    • June 14 & 18 from 8:15-9:05 or,

    • June 15 from 12:35-1:25

  • ​​Children auditioning for the role of Chip are not required to participate in a dance call.

What to expect at your Audition

  • Please arrive 10 minutes before your audition time (with a completed Audition Form if possible) to register and allow yourself time to settle in and review your material.

    • We will be taking a quick photo at time of registration for casting purposes

  • During your audition slot you will perform a memorized musical theatre song and have the opportunity to perform a short reading from the show.

    • Song Requirements

      • Everyone will perform a memorized musical theatre song (not from Beauty and the Beast) which should reflect your vocal range and showcase the part you are auditioning for

        • ​If the song you have chosen is lengthy, please prepare an appropriate cut of the song (ie. 2 verses, 2 choruses).

        • Although songs from Disney Musicals are not a requirement, they would be in line with the style of the show.

      • Please bring sheet music (preferably double-sided in a binder) in the correct key for the accompanist. Please reach out to us if you are having an issue obtaining proper sheet music.

    • Acting Requirements​

      • ​Everyone will have the opportunity to perform a short reading from the show

      • Acting sides will be available for you to review at registration or you can view them HERE

      • No memorization is necessary. 

  • All adults (16+) will also attend that day’s dance workshop before or after your audition slot, where the choreographer will teach you a dance routine.

    • Dance Call Requirements

      • Plan to attend the 50 minute group dance call time whether your audition is before or after the dance workshop

      • Please wear suitable clothes and shoes for movement and fun!  

      • Children auditioning for the role of Chip are not required to participate in a dance call.

Call Back Information

  • Callbacks will be held Saturday June 22nd, 2024

  • Candidates for principal role callbacks will be notified by June 21st by email 

    • Please ensure you list an accurate email address on your audition form

  • At the Call Back Audition

    • Each candidate will perform a selected song from the show which will be reviewed at the callback.

      • Vocal selections from the show will be included in the email and are available HERE

    • Each candidate will participate in a selection of short scenes from the show

      • ​Acting sides will be available at the callback or you can view them HERE. Memorization is NOT necessary.

 

*Note:  Some roles may not require a callback, and are at the discretion of the Directorial Team

​Become a Member

  • If you are offered a role you must become a member of Meadowvale Music Theatre and pay a membership fee

    • $50.00 single or $100.00 family of 3 or more

  • Become an MMT Member HERE

  • We ask that every cast member assist us with other areas of the production. 

    • Please indicate on your audition form the areas of interest to you or your family members

​Rehearse the Show

  • Rehearsals will commence in early October and continue until performance time. There will be a break in rehearsals over the holidays. 

  • We require a firm commitment to the rehearsal schedule

    • Please list in detail any conflicts you are currently aware of on your audition form​​

  • Rehearsals are held at Streetsville United Church 274 Queen St S., Mississauga

    • Tuesday & Friday – 7:00 – 10:00PM

    • Sundays – 1:00 – 5:00PM  

I'VE BEEN CAST IN THE SHOW!... SO NOW WHAT?

Time to Perform!​

Our production is part of the Encore Series and will hit the Meadowvale Theatre stage in 2025! 

  • Evening Shows (8:00pm) Jan. 31, Feb 1, 6, 7, 8, 2025  Matinees (2:00pm) Feb. 2, 8, 9, 2025

SIGN UP FOR YOUR AUDITION

To book your audition simply select the 5-minute time slot from the available times below and fill out the Audition Sign-up Form.

We will use this information to contact you about call backs and casting choices following the auditions so PLEASE make sure to use the best phone number and email to reach you at. 

You will receive a confirmation email ​after your Audition is booked. If you have any difficulties booking your audition please reach out to us at meadowvalemusictheatre@gmail.com

ADULT AUDITION SIGN UP FULL

Thank you for your interest in our show! Our audition times are now full. If we have cancelations we will make audition times available on a first come first serve basis. 

If you would like to join the waiting list for an audition time please reach out to us at meadowvalemusictheatre@gmail.com

 

Include your name, phone number, and email address in the email along with what role you would like to audition for and we will reach out if we have audition times become available.

If you already have an audition booked and need to change or cancel your audition, PLEASE update your appointment from the link in your confirmation email.

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