2019 AUDITION SCHEDULE
All auditions held in Walker theatre. Actors audition in the order they arrive. Those auditioning should prepare a song in their key and be ready for any movement portion of the audition that the Director may require. Must be 8+ yrs to audition. Actors must complete an Audition Form.pdf
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
AUDITIONS | Wednesday, May 15 | 6:00-8:00 p.m., and Saturday, May 18 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
SHOW DATES | July 18-20 & 25-27 | 7:00 p.m., and July 21, 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Open auditions for our 30th production, ‘Disney’s: Beauty and the Beast’, will be held in the Walker Fine Arts theatre at Patrick Henry Community College on Wednesday, May 15 from 6:00-8:00 p.m., and from 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2018.
This "tale as old as time" is filled with spectacular costuming and visual splendor! It also creates a family-friendly atmosphere that is sure to delight children while still engaging grown-ups. Directed by our Summer 2019 Artist in residence, Justin Hall.
There will be a total of 40 rehearsals (tentatively) beginning Tuesday, May 27. 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays in the Walker Fine Arts theatre. The Director will set weekend rehearsals and work sessions as needed. Please note that by auditioning, you are obligating yourself to a considerable rehearsal and performance process. We are unable to work around conflicts during the tech and performance timeline effective: July 13-21 & 24-28, 2018.
Please be certain that you are willing and able to make this commitment.
CASTING | Beauty and the Beast is an ensemble musical with many opportunities for doubling parts. It features numerous roles with speaking parts and solos, and a large chorus of familiar and fun characters for actors of all ages.
Beauty and the Beast features many speaking parts and featured roles with lines and solos:
- Belle, a young woman from a provincial town
- The Beast, master of the castle who used to be a prince
- Maurice, an inventor and Belle’s father
- Gaston, a pompous and dim-witted “ladies man”
- Lefou, a dim-witted lackey to Gaston
- Monsieur D’ Arque, proprietor of the lunatic asylum
- Cogsworth, an English major-domo of the castle who is transformed into a mantle clock
- Lumiere, a French Maître d’ transformed into a candelabra
- Babette, a maid transformed into a feather duster
- Mrs. Potts, a cook transformed into a teapot
- Chip, Mrs. Pott’s son, transformed into a teacup
- Madame De La Grande Bouche, an opera singer transformed into a wardrobe
- Young Man, selfish prince
- Old Beggar Woman, an enchantress in disguise
- Townspeople of all ages
- Many servants, including flatware, dishes, napkins, etc.
For more information contact our Artistic Director, Devin Pendleton, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (276) 656.0244.
“This epic large-scale production is a wonderful opportunity that will bring our entire community together for family theatre at its best!” – Artistic Director, Devin Pendleton