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AUDITIONS

BOTG is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We value diversity in race, disability, gender, sexuality,

socio-economic background, faith and age. Everyone is welcome and warmly encouraged to attend auditions. We are particularly interested in casting actors from a wide range of races, cultures and backgrounds. All parts are flexible in our casting of the show,

except as required by the play.

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MATILDA

THE MUSICAL

MUSIC & LYRICS BY TIM MINCHIN

BOOK BY DENNIS KELLY

Directed by Tim Cadeny

Musical Direction by Madie Lawrence

Choreography by Chantal Forde

Produced by Diane Slater & Erin Ross

 

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CASTING THE CHILDREN CHARACTERS OF THE FULL PRODUCTION OF MATILDA THE MUSICAL

 

We are starting the audition process to fill our child roles and child ensemble. 

 

AGE RANGE: 8 -12 yrs 

(We are open to seeing older if they can play younger.)

 

Please note we will be looking for Teen - Adult Cast and Ensemble this fall. 

In-Person Auditions

To be held June 23rd and 26th, with at select times below. All auditions are comprised of two parts: an individual singing and reading from the script.

 

Specific dates are:

Sunday June 23: 11am - 3pm

Wednesday June 26: 6:00-9:00 pm 

 

Individual auditions slots are a ten minutes each and must be booked in advance. Please arrive at least 15 minutes in advance.

An audition slot may be requested by clicking HERE

 

All questions and inquiries can be emailed to vp@botg.ca

 

Please dress comfortably and familiarize yourself with the play and its characters in advance

For the audition:

Please prepare a 2-5 minute song. Those auditioning as ensemble should prepare one, contemporary song. Please bring a copy of your sheet music or a track to play.

  • You may also be asked to do a cold read of the text.

Performances Wednesday April 9th - April 13th, 2025

Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

 

CHARACTERS

Please note for the most roles beyond Matilda, Bruce and Lavender we are open to any gender.

Matilda Wormwood

The hero of the show. She’s brilliant, resilient, creative, and kind, despite growing up in difficult circumstances. Her parents treat her poorly, but Matilda escapes into a world of books, which puts her reading level far above the other children in her class, and she develops a bit of magical power in an effort to defeat Trunchbull.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: Bb3

 

Eric

A student at school with Matilda. He has the very first solo line of the entire show. He also has some featured moments as one of Matilda’s schoolmates.

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: Eb4

Vocal range bottom: C3

 

Amanda

A student at school with Matilda. She has a few solos and lines, but her most featured moment is when Trunchbull throws her through the air using her pigtails. 

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: Eb5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Bruce

One of Matilda’s schoolmates. He has the bad luck to get caught after eating Trunchbull’s cake. Bruce goes through quite a transformation throughout the show and has some important solos.

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: C3

 

Hortensia

Alice, Hortensia, and Tommy are classmates of Matilda who each sing solos, and Hortensia has a few lines. These roles are great for good singers and movers who may be newer to the stage.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Alice

Alice, Hortensia, and Tommy are classmates of Matilda who each sing solos. These roles are great for good singers and movers who may be newer to the stage.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Tommy

Alice, Hortensia, and Tommy are classmates of Matilda who each sing solos. These roles are great for good singers and movers who may be newer to the stage.

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: Eb4

Vocal range bottom: C3

 

Lavender

One of the kids at school with Matilda. She is kind and bright (though not as brilliant as Matilda) and quickly decides that Matilda is her best friend.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Nigel

One of the kids at school with Matilda. He is enthusiastic, sweet, and always in a bit of a panic. Nigel has a few solos and some great featured moments in the show.

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: D4

Vocal range bottom: C3

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