Disney's Beauty And The Beat Jr.Disney's Beauty And The Beast Jr. Audition

ANNOUNCEMENT: SPAC will be hosting auditions for the upcoming production BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR. for performers age 12 - 18.

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN 

This production will be directed by Evan Donnellan, musically directed by Robbie Torres, and choreographed by Ryan Nolin.

Auditions will be held at SPAC, 2 East Main Street in Smithtown, on Monday, October 3. Sign up begins at 7:30 PM, and auditions will begin at 8 PM. Please prepare 16-32 bars of a song from a similar musical, and bring sheet music, a recent headshot and resume. Callbacks (if necessary) will be held Tuesday, October 3 at 8 PM. You will be notified by email if you are needed for a callback. Please do not call the theatre, the phone is not monitored.

All gender identities and expressions, racial & ethnic backgrounds, and physical and cognitive abilities are encouraged to audition.

If you are unable to attend the in-person audition, a video audition may be submitted. Please contact info@smithtownpac.org for more information.

Rehearsals will be held at SPAC beginning Thursday, October 6, and will be from 8 - 10 PM Monday-Thursday, with the potential to add Fridays and weekends if necessary. Please be accurate with your conflicts on your audition sheet. No conflicts will be accepted for tech week, November 14 - 18.

There will be a production fee of $200 for all those cast in this production, due on or before the first rehearsal. Each cast member will also pledge to uphold our anti-bullying and anti-harassment policies before beginning rehearsals. We are dedicated to an open and inclusive creative environment that fosters artistic and personal growth.

Performances:

  • Sat Nov 19, 7 PM
  • Fri Nov 25, 2 & 7 PM
  • Sat Nov 26, 2 & 7 PM
  • Sun Nov 27, 2 PM
  • Fri Dec 2, 7 PM
  • Sat Dec 3, 2 & 7 PM
  • Sat Dec 10, 2 PM
  • Sat Dec 17, 2 PM
  • Mon Dec 26, 1 PM
  • Tues Dec 27, 1 PM
  • Wed Dec 28, 1 PM
  • Thurs Dec 29, 1 PM
  • Fri Dec 30, 1 PM
  • Sat Jan 7, 2 PM
  • Sun Jan 8, 2 PM
  • Sat Jan 14, 2 PM
  • Sun Jan 15, 2 PM
  • Mon Jan 16, 1 PM
  • Sat Jan 21, 2 PM
  • Sun Jan 22, 2 PM

Character Descriptions:

Belle
Belle is a smart, confident young woman from a small village.

Gender: Female
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Beast
The Beast is a young prince who was hideously transformed by the Enchantress' s spell.

Gender: Male
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Gaston
Gaston is pompous and dim-witted and will do whatever it takes to win Belle's hand. Gaston has all the confidence in the world but lacks the humility to balance it.

Gender: Male
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Maurice
Maurice is an aging and eccentric inventor, but more importantly, the adoring and protective father of Belle.

Gender: Male

Lefou
Lefou is Gaston's equally dim-witted lackey.

Gender: Male
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Les Filles De La Ville
Les Filles De La Ville are in love with Gaston and will do almost anything just to be near him.

Gender: Female
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Lumiere
Lumiere is a confident, charming French mâitre d who (under the enchantress's spell) is becoming a candelabra. He has an incessant bickering rapport with Cogsworth.

Gender: Male
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Cogsworth
Cogsworth is the British major-domo of the castle who is becoming a clock. Like all of the castle’s Servants, he shows a fatherly compassion for Belle yet is perfectly submissive to the master, the Beast. Cogsworth enjoys feeling like the boss and has no problem  getting into it with Lumiere.

Gender: Male
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Mrs. Potts
Mrs. Potts is the castle’s endearing cook who is becoming a teapot.

Gender: Female
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Chip
Chip is Mrs. Potts’s son who is becoming a teacup. Chip has a wonderful naïveté that endears him to all of the Servants.

Gender: Male and Female Identifying Actors will be considered
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: D4

Madame De La Grande Bouche
Madame De La Grande Bouche is an opera singer who is becoming a wardrobe. Madame is larger-than-life in everything she does, including her singing and dancing.

Gender: Female
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Babette
Babette is the maid of the castle who is turning into a feather duster. She misses the finer things in life. Babette is happy to be at Belle s service at a moment s notice, but her true heart comes through in  Human Again.

Gender: Female
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: A3

Monsieur D'Arque
Monsieur D'Arque is a sinister townsman who works for Gaston.

Gender: Male

Ensemble: Servants/Villagers
The Villagers are the inhabitants of Belle’s town. There are some featured solos and lines that will come from this ensemble (Bookseller, Baker, etc.).

Gender: Any

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