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Auditions Sept. 12 & 13

This is a play about a big cheese! Or at least that’s what the mice think. Actually, it’s a fresh retelling of the Cinderella story that will have audience members of all ages laughing in their seats! The play is set in a fairy tale land where mice can talk, magic is real, and the royalty and common folk never interact...that is until the Prince decides to switch up the guest list for his royal ball!

 

This production runs approx. 3 hours with a 15 min. intermission and is most enjoyed by ages 7 and up. 

Performances will be held at the Lakeville Area Arts Center (20965 Holy Ave. Lakeville, 55044)

scroll down for general audition information and production FAQs click HERE to view a synopsis, character list and script excerpt from the show

audition registration

important:

All audition spots are currently full. If you've read through the information below, and would still like to audition, please email info@castleco.org and we will let you know if an audition spot opens up.

audition info

Show Description

This is a play about a big cheese! Or at least that’s what the mice think. Actually, it’s a fresh retelling of the Cinderella story that will have audience members of all ages laughing in their seats! The play is set in a fairy tale land where mice can talk, magic is real, and the royalty and common folk never interact...that is until the Prince decides to switch up the guest list for his royal ball!

Audition Dates, Ages and Cast Size

Auditions will be open to all actors age 5 - Adult. Approx. 100-130 actors will be cast in the production. Each actor (age 7+) who is cast in the production will receive at least one line of their own to say as part of their role. Actors who do NOT want individual lines should indicate this on their audition form.

Auditions will be held at the Lakeville Area Arts Center on:

Monday, Sept. 12 with audition slots at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm (30 auditions allowed per time slot)

Tuesday, Sept. 13 with audition slots at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm (30 auditions allowed per time slot)

Click HERE to view a PDF that includes a show synopsis, character list and excerpt from the script!

Rehearsal Dates

Script Pick-Up & Read-Through: TBA (week of Sept. 19)

Regular Rehearsals: Sept. 26 - Oct. 22

Dress Rehearsals: Oct. 24 through Oct. 28

 

Rehearsals will be held weeknight evenings from 6pm - 9pm at CCT's new rehearsal space in downtown Farmington (431 3rd. St. Farmington, 55024). (Saturday morning rehearsals may be scheduled if needed.) Rehearsals for most actors will not run past 8pm. Rehearsal schedules will be set after auditions.

 

Dress Rehearsals will run each night from 6pm - 9:30pm.

 

CCT will ask actors to fill out their availability on a calendar prior to their audition. Casting priority will be given to actors who have the most availability to rehearse. Actors who will be out of town from Oct. 24 - Nov. 6 should NOT audition for this production.

Performance Dates

Sat. October 29 at 2pm and 7pm

Sun. October 30 at 2pm

Sat. November 5 at 2pm and 7pm

Sat. November 6 at 2pm

Performances will be held Oct. 29 - Nov 6. Actors will have the option to be considered for full-time or part-time roles. Part-time roles will only rehearse 1-2 days per week and will perform in half the show times listed above. (Performances for part-time roles follow an every-other schedule. Actors do NOT get to select which shows they will perform in.) Full-time actors will rehearse 1-6 days per week and will perform in all of the show times listed below. Part-Time role availability for this show will only be offered if enough actors are interested in those roles.

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Participation Fee (paid after casting)

Ages 5-17 = $150 ($300 family cap)

Ages 18+ = $0 (adults are encouraged to help through concession donations, volunteering, etc.)

Accessibility Information

 

CCT wishes to make theatre accessible to everyone, including those with limited mobility, learning needs and those unable to pay the participation fee due to financial need. If you need accommodations in order to audition, please email info@castleco.org. Fee assistance will be available for those cast who are in need of financial assistance and can be applied for after production is cast.

production FAQs