FINDING NEMO JR. AUDITIONS

Disney FINDING NEMO JR. AUDITION PREP SESSIONS

Audition preparation is an important part of any training for young actors who are serious about performing in their communities and beyond. This preparatory workshop is geared towards the young actor who would benefit from some tips to improve their audition homework plan and would like information on how auditions at Civic Theatre are run. The session includes a review of audition protocol and how to prepare for an audition (at any venue) in addition to what roles are available in FINDING NEMO JR.

Mr. Marty will also go over the tentative rehearsal schedule for the production and what the expectations of the cast and parents will be.

PLEASE NOTE: Attendance or lack of attendance at these workshops will in no way influence casting.

Students age 8-14 and parents are encouraged to attend.

Friday, March 15th, 4:30 - 5:30 PM
 OR 
Saturday, April 6th 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

(Both sessions are identical so young actors only need attend one session.)

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR PREP SESSIONS. 

Cost: $10 per attendee (Limit: 50 attendees -including parents- per session)

REGISTER HERE FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 15th or REGISTER HERE FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 6th

FAQ about the prep session

CHECK BACK FOR YOUR AUDITION FORM! 
THE FORM WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MARCH 11th.

Audition Dates

Tuesday, April 9th
OR
Wednesday, April 10th
 at 4pm

On your audition form, please select your preferred day.

Rehearsal Schedule

Mondays-Thursdays
May 7 - June 10: 6pm - 8pm
June 11 - June 21: 4pm - 7pm

All subject to change!

Performance Dates

 Friday, June 21 at 7PM
Saturday, June 22 at 2pm & 5pm
Sunday, June 23 at 2pm
Monday, June 24 at 10am & 1pm
Tuesday, June 25 at 10am & 1pm
Wednesday, June 26 at 10am & 1pm

  Details

No experience necessary to audition for FINDING NEMO JR. - All Experience Levels Welcome!

Performers ages 8 - 14 years old are welcome to audition.

If cast, there will be a $50 participation fee per cast member.


What To Prepare

Please prepare 16 bars of a musical theatre song that shows off your voice. Bring sheet music in a binder with you for the audition. An accompanist will be provided. PLEASE MAKE SURE THE SHEET MUSIC INCLUDES A PIANO PART.

At the audition, each child will be provided a line from the show to read.

CHECK BACK FOR AUDITION FORM

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

Coral

A loving mother-to-be clownfish, married to Marlin, who will stop at nothing to protect her eggs.

Gender: Female

Pearl

A friendly flapjack octopus who is quick to befriend Nemo.

Gender: Any

Sheldon

An H2O-intolerant seahorse with an appetite for trouble who taunts Nemo to swim beyond the reef.

Gender: Any

Tad

A self-admittedly obnoxious butterflyfish who joins Sheldon in encouraging Nemo to swim past the Drop-Off.

Gender: Any

Professor Ray

A stingray and Nemo’s enthusiastic teacher, takes pride in sharing the curiosities and marvels of the world with the class and encourages every student to be a brave explorer.

Gender: Any

Scuba Mask Dancer

A performer responsible for floating the diver’s mask through the water whenever it appears onstage.

Gender: Any

Bruce

An intimidating great white shark, is the sharks’ ringleader. Despite Bruce’s best efforts to adopt a vegetarian diet, Bruce loses control and is sent into a frenzy, threatening to devour every fish in sight.

Gender: Any

Chum and Anchor

Two of Bruce’s shark friends, try to live vegetarian lifestyles but are eventually forced to restrain an out-of- control Bruce from eating innocent fish.

Gender: Any

The Tank Gang

(Helps Nemo escape the Sydney Harbor Aquarium and return to the ocean.):

• Bubbles, A yellow tang who is captivated by bubbles, is the first to welcome Nemo to the tank.

• Bloat, 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.

• Gurgle, Frightened of strangers and the germs they carry with them, is a royal gramma who enjoys the safety and regulated cleanliness of the tank.

• Peach, A mature and down-to-earth starfish, offers guidance and reassurance to all those who need it.

• Gill, 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

Sea Turtles

• Crush, A 150-year-old sea turtle who knows how to hang loose, teaches Marlin a thing or two about being a good parent.

• Squirt, Offspring of Crush, fearlessly twirls through turbulent waters of the ocean and enjoys trying out cool new moves in the high-speed EAC.

• Kai

• Breeze

Gender: Any

Various Ensemble

Sea Chorus, Reef Kids, Reef Parents, Fish Friends, Seagulls, Sea Turtles, etc.

If you have questions, please email education@civictheatre.org

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