Auditions

Roald Dahl’s “Matilda” Auditions:
General auditions
:
• Sunday, August 4 –  12:30pm to 4:30pm at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse
• Monday, August 5 –  6pm to 9pm at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse
Dance audition:
   •  Tuesday August 6 – 4pm to 7pm at Island School
Call backs:
• Wednesday, August 7, 5:30pm to 8:30pm – at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse

REHEARSALS – 1st WEEK:
Sunday Aug. 11, 12 noon to 4:30pm – 
Orientation and read through of the script at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 5:30pm to 8:30pm – vocal & dance rehearsal
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 5:30pm to 8:30pm – vocal rehearsal ONLY at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse
Thursday, Aug. 15, 5:30pm to 8:30pm – vocal & dance rehearsal – Island school vocal room and dance room.
Friday, Aug. 16, 5pm to 8pm – Dance rehearsal ONLY at Island School

All subsequent rehearsals will be on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse

SCHOOL PERFORMANCES:
Tuesday, Nov. 19 and Thursday, Nov. 21  – 2 shows each day at 8:30 am and 10:30 am!

MATILDA – Character Breakdown (British accents will be used in the show.)
NOTE: The YouTube links to the songs have lyrics.
You can also watch the entire Broadway version of the show on here:

Matilda Wormwood
An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for
learning that cannot be quenched. Small enough to play age 6. This is a very
demanding role with several long monologues. Dancing & singing required.
Gender: female Age: 8 to 10
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
AUDITION SONG: “Quiet”

Miss Agatha Trunchbull
The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school who despises children.
Gender: any Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2
AUDITION SONG: “The Hammer”

Miss Honey
Matilda’s kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: female Age: adult
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3
AUDITION SONG: “Pathetic”

My House

Mr. Wormwood
Matilda’s uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.
Gender: male Age: adult
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3
AUDITION SONG: “Telly (All I Know)”

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Mrs. Wormwood
Matilda’s self-absorbed, negligent mother and an “amateur” ballroom dancer.
Gender: female Age: adult
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3
AUDITION SONG: “Loud”

Rudolpho
Mrs. Wormwood’s ballroom dance partner. Dance required.
Gender: male Age: teen or adult
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D#3
AUDITION SONG: “Loud”

Michael Wormwood
Matilda’s older brother. He is not very bright and is favored by their parents.
Gender: male Age: 12 to 17

Bruce
Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.
Dance required.
Gender: male Age: 8 to 11
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4
AUDITION SONG: “Revolting Children” (including opening solo)

Lavender
Matilda’s classmate and friend. Dancing & singing required
Gender: female Age: 8 to 11
AUDITION SONG: “Revolting Children”

The Escapologist
A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their
imagination.
Gender: male Age: adult
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C3
AUDITION SONG: “I’m Here”

The Acrobat
A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their
imagination.
Gender: female Age: adult
Vocal range top: A4 / Vocal range bottom: D4

Mrs. Phelps
A nice librarian who gets excited by Matilda’s stories. (Jamaican accent preferred)
Gender: female Age: adult

Doctor
Mrs. Wormwood’s Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda.
Gender: male Age: adult
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3
AUDITION SONG: “Miracle” (Doctor solo)

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(Doctor Solo starts at 4:40 on this video with lyrics)

Children’s Entertainer
A party entertainer at the start of the show.
Gender: male Age: teen or adult
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: F#3
AUDITION SONG: “Miracle” (Entertainer solo)

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(Entertainer solo starts at 1:22 on this video with lyrics)

Matilda’s classmates – Amanda, Alice, Hortensia, Nigel, Eric & Tommy
ages 8 – 11; Dancing & singing required
AUDITION SONG: “Revolting Children”

ENSEMBLE – Dancing & singing required
Big Kids / Parents of Matilda’s classmates) / dance contestants / dance judges
age: 12 through young adult
AUDITION SONG: “Revolting Children”

& “When I Grow Up”

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ENSEMBLE – No dancing required
Sergei – Head of Russian Mafia (speaks Russian)
Cook, Russian Mafia henchmen