AUDITION NOTICES

Information regarding upcoming auditions for children, teens and adults below.  

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MATILDA Jr.

The Complex Players - ages 8-18

Audition Dates:
September 16 from 6:00-8:00pm
September 17 from 5:00-6:00pm

Prepare 16 measures of a song to sing

$75 workshop fee - includes 2 performance tickets

Performance Dates: November 19 - 21
 

CASTING

Matilda Wormwood -The hero of the show. She’s brilliant, resilient, creative, and kind, despite growing up in difficult circumstances. Her parents treat her poorly, but Matilda escapes into a world of books, which puts her reading level far above the other children in her class, and she develops a bit of magical power in an effort to defeat Trunchbull.

Eric - A student at school with Matilda.

Amanda - A student at school with Matilda.

Bruce - One of Matilda’s schoolmates. He has the bad luck to get caught after eating Trunchbull’s cake.

Hortensia - Alice, Hortensia, and Tommy are classmates of Matilda

 

Alice - Alice, Hortensia, and Tommy are classmates of Matilda

Tommy - Alice, Hortensia, and Tommy are classmates of Matilda

Lavender - One of the kids at school with Matilda. She is kind and bright (though not as brilliant as Matilda) and quickly decides that Matilda is her best friend.

Nigel - One of the kids at school with Matilda. He is enthusiastic, sweet, and always in a bit of a panic.

Mr. Wormwood - Matilda’s father. He is egotistical, rude, and not very bright, not to mention a liar.

Mrs. Wormwood - Matilda’s mother. Like her husband, she dislikes Matilda and does not understand why her daughter loves to read. 

Michael - Matilda’s brother. He is not very bright, though he is the apple of his father’s eye. 

Mrs. Phelps - The kindly librarian who loves hearing Matilda’s stories. T

Escapologist - A character of Matilda’s creation.

 

Acrobat - A product of Matilda’s imagination.

Miss Honey - A teacher at Matilda’s school. She is kind, is generous, and really cares about the children despite her own desperate circumstances.

Agatha Trunchbull - The quintessential terrifying tyrant. As headmistress, she runs her school like a dictator, making up arbitrary rules to suit her every whim and dreaming up creative punishments.

Rudolpho - Mrs. Wormwood’s self-obsessed dance teacher.

 

Sergei - A customer swindled by Mr. Wormwood. Though he shows up looking for payback,

 

Ensemble

Ensemble roles include Russians, Little Kids, Big Kids (including Big Kid 1, Big Kid 2, and Big Kid 3), Kids, Mums, Dads, the Cook, and the Mechanic.