AUDITIONS: FROZEN, JR.

The enchanting modern classic from Disney, Frozen JR. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life. The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.

A story of true love and acceptance, Frozen JR. is loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen, published in 1844. Disney’s version explores the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!

AUDITIONS

Auditions will be held on:

Monday, March 02, from 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Tuesday, March 03, from 6:30pm – 9:00pm

in the Rehearsal Hall.

Callbacks will be held on Thursday, March 05 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm

in the Rehearsal Hall.
You will be notified by email on Wednesday, March 04 if you will be needed for callbacks.

No appointment needed. Actors only need to attend one day of auditions.

All auditions and any necessary callbacks will be held at the Morgan-Wixson Theatre.

 

Street parking available.

Venice Family Clinic’s parking lot is available on weekends and on weekdays after 6:00pm. Do not park at our neighbors AAMCO/Viking Motors or SGI or you will be towed.

PREPARE

Prepare 32 bars (verse and chorus) of an up-tempo song in the standard musical comedy style with accompaniment on a CD, iPhone, iPad or equivalent.

Please do not sing pop songs, liturgical music, or country western.

In addition, please do not sing “Popular”“Good Morning, Baltimore”, or anything from the show.

Be prepared to dance (a combination will be taught).

PERFORMANCE DATES

May 16 – May 31,

Saturdays & Sundays at 11:00am.

PLUS…

Morning School Shows on

Tuesday, May 19 and Thursday, May 28.

School shows will require actors to miss their morning classes on those days.

They can receive community service credit.

Please note that actors MUST be available for all performances, including school shows.

This is non-negotiable!

REHEARSALS

Rehearsals will begin on Monday, March 9,

and are held:

March 9 - March 20:

Monday through Thursday evenings from 6:30pm to 9:00pm

There will be no rehearsals between March 21 and March 29.

Rehearsals resume Monday, March 30,

and will be held:

Monday through Friday from 4:00pm to 6:30pm, and

Saturdays from 1:00pm to 5:00pm, and

or possibly Sundays from 1:00pm to 5:00pm or 5:30pm to 9:00pm (depending on cast and theatre schedules).

There will be no rehearsals from April 4 - April 12, but actors must be available to rehearse from the week of April 13 - 19.

Actors are not called for all rehearsals, only rehearsals where they are being used for a scene.

Rehearsals will be worked around actor schedules as much as possible.

Dance rehearsals will generally be held on Saturdays, therefore conflicts on more than 1 Saturday will be an issue.

As always, we consider homework a priority!

BRING
  • A picture (a school picture or snapshot is fine).

  • A resume or list of shows done.

  • A list of your conflicts for the rehearsal period.

All conflicts MUST be submitted prior to callbacks.

Please check with your school choir/band/theatre director, your soccer/baseball coach, SAT/ACT/AP tutor, or any other adult who schedules your time, about all conflicts PRIOR to auditioning.  

In addition, please check with your schools for any graduation related activities.
If additional conflicts arise after casting, it may result in an actor being replaced.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

In reference to the character descriptions that follow—most characters we encounter currently are on the binary and are written with he/him or she/her pronouns and you will see that in the following descriptions. But however limiting the descriptions are, our casting seeks to be as inclusive as possible and we invite gender non-conforming, genderfluid, transgender and non-binary actors to submit for the roles they most identify with.
We will also list race/ethnicity when specific to the character but are otherwise seeking all races and ethnicities.

In addition, we will list disability when specific to a character, but are otherwise seeking actors with disabilities as well as non-disabled actors for all roles.

Please let us know if you have any questions, concerns, or if there are any accommodations we can provide.

We are actively committed to casting an inclusive show that reflects the community.

Anna

Young Anna: 8-10, Vocal Range: A3-D5, will double in ensemble. | Middle Anna: 11-13, Vocal Range: A3-B4, will double in ensemble. | Anna: 13-18, Vocal Range: G3-D5

Young Anna, Middle Anna, and Anna are all the young Princess of Arendelle at different ages. Filled with a tremendous amount of light, energy, and love, Anna is a hopelessly optimistic extrovert at all ages, but as she grows older, she longs for connection with others, especially her sister, Elsa. Each version of this warm and determined princess requires a strong singer with great comic timing. 

Elsa

Young Elsa: 8-10, Vocal Range: A3-C#5, will double in ensemble. | Middle Elsa: 10-13, Vocal Range: A3-F#4, will double in ensemble. | Elsa: 13-18, Vocal Range: F#3-D5

Young Elsa, Middle Elsa, and Elsa are all the elder Princess of Arendelle at different ages. Next in line for the throne, Elsa has been born with magical powers that can overwhelm her when she becomes afraid and harm others if not handled with care. Fearful of hurting anyone, especially her beloved sister, Anna, Elsa becomes anxious and withdrawn as she grows older, before eventually learning to take control of, and become confident in, her powers which she masterfully uses to manipulate the Snow Chorus

Hans

Male, 13-18, Vocal Range: G2-B3

The ambitious Prince of the Southern Isles and overlooked thirteenth son of a king. Hans constantly strives to find a way to make good and stand out. He boasts an exceedingly charming facade that fools everyone - including Anna and, ideally, the audience! - into believing he's Prince Charming, when really, he's just a jerk.

Kristoff

Male, 13-18, Vocal Range: G2 - A3

Kristoff is a hardworking ice harvester with a sarcastic veneer and a rough-around-the-edges exterior that hides a big heart. Taken in by the Hidden Folk when he was young, he loves Pabbie and Bulda dearly, but is a bit of a loner with a reindeer for a best friend- until he meets Anna. He has a great sense of humor.

Sven

Gender Open, Age Open, Vocal Range: A3 - A4

Sven is a reindeer of few words, fiercely loyal pal to Kristoff, and loves giving the ice harvester a hard time.

Olaf

Gender Open, 11-18, Vocal Range: F#2 - D4

The magical snowman created by Anna and Elsa when they were young. Olaf is endearingly delighted by everything - especially the idea of summer. Goofy and sweet, Olaf should possess a childlike innocence and excellent comic timing.

Must physicalize the character as we will not be using a puppet.

Pabbie and Bulda

Gender Open, 10-18

Pabbie and Bulda are the mystical leaders of the Hidden Folk who have a soft spot for "strays". Ever-benevolent, these parental figures want what's best for Kristoff, even if they are a bit misguided in their efforts. Amiable and endearing.

Will double in ensemble.

Oaken

Gender Open, 12-18

An exceedingly cheerful and convivial wandering salesperson and ardent devotee to all things cozy and comfortable. Oaken's "Hygge" is a showstopper.

Will double in ensemble.

King Agnarr

Male, 13-18

The warm-hearted ruler of Arendelle is committed to protecting both his family and the Townspeople from his eldest daughter's powers.

Will double in ensemble.  

Queen Iduna

Female, 13-18

The queen possesses a sense of rightness and kindness that guides her in her protection of her two young girls. A daughter of the Northern Nomads, this queen has the ability to communicate with the Hidden Folk of the mountains and so understands Elsa's powers deeply.

Will double in ensemble.

Bishop

Gender Open, 10-18

The Bishop officiates the coronation and passing of the crown to Elsa. This spiritual supervisor must communicate to the Townspeople of Arendelle in a serious and formal manner.

Weselton

Male, 12-18

A visiting duke who possesses a huge inferiority complex. A bombastic, overbearing sycophant, Weselton's sole purpose is to hobnob with influencers and royalty. A narrow-minded naysayer played with over-the-top gusto.

Snow Chorus

Gender Open, 9-18

Strong dancers preferably with a background in ballet. These characters “personify” Elsa’s magic through dance.

Hidden Folk

All Genders, 8-13

Will be featured in “Fixer Upper” and double in ensemble.

Good singers and dancers.

Ensemble

All Genders, 8-18

Includes the following roles:

Townspeople, Castle Staff, Housekeeper, Butler, Handmaiden, Cook, Steward, Guards, Summer Chorus, Oaken's Family.

Good singers and/or dancers.

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Non-Equity, no pay.

Y.E.S. does not charge tuition or fees to participate.

Questions or requests for additional information should be directed to Anne Gesling at anne.gesling@morgan-wixson.org.

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