MATILDA THE MUSICAL will be holding an open call for the role of Matilda in New York City on Sunday, September 30th at Pearl Studios (519 Eighth Avenue, 12th Floor, between 35th and 36th streets). Check-in begins at 10:00 AM in Studio C on a first come / first serve basis. Auditions will begin at 11:00 AM. MATILDA THE MUSICAL will open on Broadway on April 11, 2013; previews begin on March 4 at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). It is produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and The Dodgers.
Producers are seeking 8-10 year old girls who are 4’4 or under.
Matilda should be a strong singer and confident speaker with a good understanding of text and intelligent approach to acting.
Matilda should look like the runt of the litter. However, she is extremely bright, fearless and focused, and able to speak assertively.
Matilda is a fiercely clever child; living in an abusive household, she escapes into books and her imagination.
No prior experience is necessary. No other roles will be cast at this call.
Please bring a recent picture and resume that includes height, birth date, and a parent or guardian phone number and email address in addition to any relevant experience. Please staple the picture and resume together. For the audition please bring sheet music for a short song. We will have a piano accompanist in the room. Please also prepare a short story or poem in the style of Roald Dahl. The song and the story or poem should be memorized.
For additional information please call: 212-719-9393 x360.