AUDITION

Roald Dahl's MATILDA | Performances April 12-May 4 2024

Rehearsals Start: February 12th
Audition Date: January 30th & 31st at 6:30pm

Location: Auditions and Callbacks will take place at Pioneer Village - 1880 Art Gonzales Pkwy, Selma CA 93662.

Auditions:

Tuesday, January 30th, 2024 at 6:30PM

Wednesday, January 31st, 2024 at 6:30PM

CallbacksThursday, February 1st at 6:30PM

Auditions: Please submit an online Audition Form before signing up for an audition appointment.  Performers are welcomed to make an appointment via Sign Up Genius. Those without an appointment will be seen as time permits.

Actors 8-12 are encouraged to come at the 6:30pm- 7:30pm time slots.  

Actors 8-12 are welcome to come prepared with the provided song linked below. Tracks and sheet music will also be available at the link below.  A copy of the sheet music and tracks will be available at the audition.  

All other actors, please prepare approximately 16-32 bars of music in the style of the show. We are asking for Tracks Only, a Bluetooth speaker will be provided. Those interested in auditioning for Matilda  MUST be 8 years or older. This production is rated ‘PG’

Note from the Director: Those interested in auditioning for Matilda  MUST be over the age of 8 years old. This production is rated ‘PG’

Performances: April 12th - May 4th, 2024 for a total of 16 performances (4 weekends)

Tentative two schools invited morning performances April 18th at 9AM.  

 

CDC Guidelines: There is no current mask mandate, but you are welcome to be masked for your own safety. Masks may be enforced throughout the rehearsal process. Guidelines are subject to change.

Video Auditions: If you are unable to make the general auditions (we strongly recommend an in person audition), a video recorded song that should not exceed 2 minutes may be submitted before Wednesday, January 31st, 8:30PM to selmaartscenter@gmail.com. Please send via unlisted YouTube link. However, you MUST attend the mandatory callback (should you be called back) on Thursday, February 1st at 6:30 PM in order to be considered for a role. If this is not possible, please email selmaartscenter@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

Callbacks: A reference video of the choreography can be found on the link below.

Those who are called back will be taught a short combo so come dressed to dance and move. After movement we will proceed into music and scenes. 8-12 year olds will have a separate dance and vocal audition at 6:30pm, all others will be scheduled at 7:30PM. Those who audition  may be released early, however this does not impact your chances of being cast. 

Please fill out an online Audition Form before reserving an audition slot on Sign Up Genius. 

SignUp Genius.

The audition Information Packet, with character roles and tentative schedules, can be downloaded below.

If you have any additional questions about auditions or the production, please call Nicolette C. Andersen (559) 891-2238 or contact via email. 

This production is sponsored by the Selma Arts Council 

Directed by – Nicolette C. Andersen & Adrian Oceguera 

Assistant Director - Sami Moree Valles

Vocal Director - Mindy Ramos 

Stage Managers - MO’nique Montes, Myah Galvan 

Set Design and Construction: Nicolette & Erik Andersen

Assistant Set Design - MO’nique Montes

Props - Kim Houston

Sound Designer - Adrian Oceguera 

Projections: Sami Moree Valles 

Marketing & Design: Chris Ortiz-Belcher

8-12 year old optional audition song and tracks will be listed on a link below. 

Audition Packet & Info - "Matilda"