Beauty and the Beast

Directors:

Directed by Robin Dawn Ryan

Choreography by Robin Dawn Ryan

Vocal Direction by Lisa Clark

Audition:

March 11th 10:00am – 12:00pm for ensemble (dance audition)

March 11th 12:30pm – 2:00pm for lead roles (vocal audition)

Please prepare a 1 minute cut of a musical theatre song in the style of Beauty and the Beast

THE STORY:

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

Rehearsals: March 15th – May 6th

You will be called as needed.

Tech Rehearsal: May 7th – 11th | 6:00pm – 9:30pm

*Schedule is subject to change

Performances:
May 11th 7:00pm
May 12th 7:00pm
May 13th 2:00pm & 7:00pm
May 14th 7:00pm
May 18th 7:00pm
May 19th 7:00pm
May 20th 2:00pm & 7:00pm
May 21st 2:00pm

Character Breakdown:

Belle: A vibrant, intelligent girl with beauty, who wants more out of the life than an ordinary existence. She is optimistic, fun-loving, caring, and eager to experience life.
Female: 17-22 | Range: E3 – F5

Beast: A Prince transformed into a terrifying beast for his lack of compassion. He is hot tempered and commanding, but has a warm, loving heart buried far beneath his gruff exterior.
Male: Adult Range: A2 – F4

Gaston: The egotistical, ultra-masculine villain determined to marry Belle. He is manipulative yet charming and earnest.
Male: Adult | Range: A2 – E4

Maurice: Belle’s loving, eccentric father. A child at heart and inventor in his own world.
Male: Adult | Range: Bb2 – Db4

Cogsworth: A tightly-wound, enchanted mantle clock and the head of the Beast’s household. He is uptight, strict, and punctual but also hard-working, faithful, and thorough.
Male: Adult | Range: A2 – E4

Mrs. Potts: A warm-hearted, maternal enchanted teapot. She is loyal, caring, and playful.
Female: Adult | Range: F#3 – G5

Lumiere: A suave, debonair enchanted candelabra. He is a loyal and steadfast servant.
Male: Adult | Range: F#2 – F#4

Chip: An enchanted teacup and Mrs. Potts’ darling little boy. He is innocent, playful, and bright-eyed.
Male: 7-10 | Range: A3 – F5

Babette: A saucy, enchanted feather-duster, and the object of Lumiere’s affections. She is a
playful, gorgeous French maid.
Female: Adult | Range: C4 – F5

Madame De La Grande Bouche (Wardrobe): A former opera diva-turned-enchanted wardrobe. She has a caring, refined, larger than life personality.
Female: Adult | Range: C#4 – D5

Lefou: Gaston’s bumbling sidekick. He is loyal, energetic, and optimistic, but not quite the brightest guy.
Male: Adult | Range: B2 – F#4

Monsieur D’arque: The scheming proprietor of the local insane asylum. He is a dark, sinister villain who aides Gaston in his plot to marry Belle.
Male: Adult | Range: D3 – A4

Ensemble: Wolves; Enchanted Objects; Townspeople.
Male & Female: 14 – Adult

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