Auditions -Fining Nemo Jr.

Announcement: SPAC will be hosting auditions for the upcoming production FINDING NEMO JR. for performers age 12 - 18.

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN.

This production will be directed/musically directed by Vincent Donnadio and choreographed by Katy Snair. Production stage manager is Dorothy Haszinger.

Auditions will be held at SPAC, 2 East Main Street in Smithtown, on Monday March 11. 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 at SPAC Tuesday March 12 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 Friday, March 15, and will generally be evenings Monday-Friday, with the potential to add weekends if necessary. Please be accurate with your conflicts on your audition sheet. No conflicts will be accepted for tech week, April 15-19.

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 April 20, 2 PM
  • Sun April 21, 11 AM & 2 PM
  • Mon April 22, 1 PM
  • Tues April 23, 1 PM
  • Wed April 24, 1 PM
  • Thurs April 25, 1 PM
  • Fri April 26, 1 PM
  • Sat April 27, 11 AM & 2 PM
  • Sun April 28, 2 PM

Character Descriptions:

Nemo
A curious young clownfish who brims with excitement to explore the wonders that lie beyond the Great Barrier Reef. Born with a “lucky fin” – or what humans would call a limb difference. Nemo quickly learns that the world possesses incredible dangers in addition to the promise of big adventures. By making new friends, finding strength within, and practicing teamwork, Nemo transforms into a capable and brave leader, able to self-advocate and take on challenges big and small.
Gender: Any
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Marlin
An anxious clownfish and Nemo’s overprotective father, who, after the tragic death of his wife Coral, prefers the safety of his anemone to the frightening unknowns of the open ocean. Forced to travel across the sea in search of Nemo, Marlin develops the courage to face the unpredictable ocean and the wisdom to trust others – including his own kid.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Dory
An optimistic and bubbly blue tang, experiences frequent short-term memory loss and finds herself wandering through the ocean with no place to call home. Sparking friendships with whomever she meets, Dory immediately offers to help Marlin find his lost child, and the two set out on an adventurous journey through the ocean. Along the way, Dory’s kindness and bright spirit ease Marlin’s fears, and the unlikely duo finds comfort and family in each other.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Bubbles
Part of the “Tank Gang” that helps Nemo escape the Sydney Harbor Aquarium and return to the ocean. A yellow tang who is captivated by bubbles, is the first to welcome Nemo to the tank. This friendly fish exclusively uses the word “bubbles” to communicate.
Gender: Any

Bloat

Part of the “Tank Gang” that helps Nemo escape the Sydney Harbor Aquarium and return to the ocean. An open-minded and supportive blowfish, is proud to be part of the Tank Gang family and helps keep everyone’s spirits up, even when things seem bleak.
Gender: Any

Gurgle

Part of the “Tank Gang” that helps Nemo escape the Sydney Harbor Aquarium and return to the ocean. Frightened of strangers and the germs they carry with them, is a royal gramma who enjoys the safety and regulated cleanliness of the tank.
Gender: Any

Peach
Part of the “Tank Gang” that helps Nemo escape the Sydney Harbor Aquarium and return to the ocean. A mature and down-to-earth starfish, offers guidance and reassurance to all those who need it.
Gender: Any

Gill
Part of the “Tank Gang” that helps Nemo escape the Sydney Harbor Aquarium and return to the ocean. A relentless and inspiring leader who will stop at nothing to return to the freedom of the ocean. This Moorish idol fish believes in the Tank Gang and concocts countless plans to bust them out of the aquarium. Gill is the first fish Nemo has ever met with a similar “fin difference,” quickly becoming a mentor and inspiration for the young clownfish.
Gender: Any

Nigel
A sharp-eyed pelican, Nigel is the Tank Gang’s feathered friend and only connection to the outside world. This bird is someone you can count on to know all the latest news on the happenings of Sydney Harbour.
Gender: Any

Featured & Ensemble Roles:
Coral, Reef Kids, Reef Parents, Professor Ray, Bruce, Chum, Anchor, Fish "Friends", Seagulls, Crush, Squirt, Sea Turtles & Sea Turtle Kids
Gender: Any

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