Auditions for Cinderella

Stage Right in Conroe, Texas will be holding auditions for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Sunday, April 29 and Monday, April 30, 2012 at 7:30 PM at the historic Crighton Theatre in downtown Conroe. Cinderella is the classic fairy tale as told by the musical theatre team of legend—Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.

We are looking primarily for ADULT actors (over 18 years of age) for the lead roles in this production; however, there are several roles for children. The age requirements are listed below. The roles for Cinderella include: (No roles have been pre-cast.)

CINDERELLA (adult)—classic fairy tale heroine
FAIRY GODMOTHER (adult)—Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother, with a little bit of attitude
STEPMOTHER (adult)—Cinderella’s over-the-top stepmother
GRACE (adult)—Cinderella’s awkward stepsister
JOY (adult)—Cinderella’s sullen stepsister
CHRISTOPHER (adult)—Prince Charming
LIONEL (adult)—Christopher’s assistant/watcher
QUEEN CONSTANTINA (adult)—Christopher’s mother
KING MAXIMILLIAN (adult)—Christopher’s father
CHARLES (child)—Cinderella’s cat (Dance and/or Acrobatic skills are highly desired for this role.)
WHITE MICE (child)—Cinderella’s “friends”; multiple mice are needed (Dance and/or Acrobatic skills are highly desired for these roles.)
CHORUS (adult; will consider teens)—will be used to fill in smaller parts throughout the musical, including but not limited to an opening street scene and the ball at the palace.

Since Cinderella is a full musical, auditioners need to prepare a singing audition. You are asked to prepare a song from a Rodgers & Hammerstein musical—but NOT from Cinderella. You may perform your audition piece with piano accompaniment or with CD accompaniment (with no lead vocals) with a preference for music on a CD or ipod touch.

Auditioners will also be asked to cold-read from the Cinderella script. A short dance/acrobatic skills audition may be required as well for some auditioners.

Performances run July 13-29, 2012. Performances Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons.
Rehearsals begin Wednesday, May 2, 2012. A basic rehearsal schedule will be available at the auditions.
ALL roles are non-paid. For more information, contact the director Debra Schultz at