Summer Theatre of New Canaan
New Canaan, CT
$634 weekly minimum (LORT D)
Friday, March 31, 2023
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (E)
No break scheduled.
To schedule an audition appointment, please contact via Email: [email protected] OR Phone: 203-966-4634 from 10am-4pm
Summer Theatre of New Canaan
70 Pine St
New Canaan, CT 06840
Located 1 block from New Canaan Metro North station on the New Haven line.
Music by: Alan Menken
Lyrics by: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice
Book by: Linda Woolverton
Director/Artistic Director: Melody Libonati
Choreographer: Doug Shankman
Music Director: Nick Wilders
Costumes: Arthur Oliver
Rehearsals begin June 20,
Show Runs July 15 - 30,
4 Performances per week Fridays through Sundays
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.
Equity actors for roles in DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (see breakdown).
Actors who reside within 50 miles of theatre are encouraged to attend.
Please prepare song cut in style of musical. Bring Headshot and Resume.
Equity encourages everyone participating in the auditions to wear a two-ply cloth face mask, surgical mask, singer’s mask or respirator (N95, KN95 or KF94). Single-ply face masks, gaiters and bandanas are not recommended. Singer’s masks can be found at www.broadwayreliefproject.com/singersmask.
Equity encourages members to prepare for their audition prior to arriving at the audition venue, to the extent that they can (e.g., get dressed, hair/make-up, etc.) to avoid crowding in bathrooms and dressing rooms.
Holding/Audition room information:
The audition room can accommodate no more than 10 individuals at a time.
The holding room can accommodate no more than 15 individuals at a time.
[BELLE] 20 to 25 years old, any ethnicity. female. Contemporary Soprano with strong mix/belt. Range: E3 - F5A. 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.
[BEAST] 25 to 40 years old, any ethnicity. male. Tall and physically imposing. Range: A2 – F4. 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.
[GASTON] 25 to 40 years old, any ethnicity. male. Range: A2 - E4. The egotistical, ultra-masculine, villain determined to marry Belle. He is manipulative yet can also be charming and earnest. Physically imposing. Moves/dances well.
[LEFOU] Range: B2 - F#4. Tumbling/acrobatics a plus. Able to move/dance. Physical humor/prat falls as must for this role. Gaston’s bumbling sidekick. He is loyal, energetic, and optimistic, but not quite the brightest guy.
[MAURICE] 55 to 65 years old, any ethnicity. male. Range: Bb2 – Db4. Belle’s loving, eccentric father. A child at heart and inventor in his own world.
[COGSWORTH] 40 to 55 years old,any ethnicity. male. Range: A2 - E4. 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.
[LUMIERE] 35 to 45 years old, any ethnicity, male. Vocal range top: F#4, Vocal range bottom: F#2. A charming French valet who fancies himself a ladies man; becomes a candelabra.
[MRS POTTS] 45 to 55 years old, any ethnicity. female. Warm mezzo soprano. Range: F#3 - G5. A warm-hearted, maternal enchanted teapot. She is loyal, caring, and playful.
[BABETTE] 25 to 35 years old, any ethnicity. female. Range: C4 - F5. Moves well/dances. A saucy, enchanted feather-duster, and the object of Lumiere's affections. She is the playful, gorgeous, seductive French maid.
[MADAME DE LA GRANDE BOUCHE] 40 to 55 years old, any ethnicity. female. Operatic Soprano. Range: C#4 - D5. A former opera diva-turned-enchanted wardrobe. She has a caring, refined, larger than life personality.
[MONSIEUR D'ARQUE] 35 to 55 years old, any ethnicity. male. Range: D3 - A4. The scheming proprietor of the local insane asylum. He is a dark, sinister villain who aides Gaston in his plot to marry Belle.
[ENSEMBLE] Ages 20 - 60. Towns people, castle staff workers. Able to dance, sing and move well.
LOA $634 weekly minimum (LORT D)