Alice in Wonderland – May 26, 2022
The Sound of Music – July 14, 2022
Auditioning at LifeHouse Theater
Auditions will be held by appointment only. All are welcome and roles are open for men and women. Men are especially encouraged to audition. Generally, those auditioning should be at least 10 years of age. Please note that some shows may have need of actors younger than 10 or may be casting adults only. Be sure to refer to the character list of each production for more precise age requirements.
Auditioners can sign up for an audition appointment online by Clicking Here. Auditioners can also upload a theatrical resume and recent photo or headshot at the link.
Prior experience is not necessary to audition, so those without a theatrical resume may indicate any performing experience such as church choirs, public speaking, etc.
Auditioners should also bring their own sheet music in the preferred key, and be prepared to sing a short selection of about 16 measures. A pianist will be provided but will not be able to transpose any sheet music. Auditions with CDs will not be accepted. Those without sheet music will be asked to sing “Happy Birthday” with the accompanist.
*For dramas, please prepare a dramatic monologue around one minute in length.
Auditioning for “Alice in Wonderland”
Journey to the curious world of Wonderland where things are not always what they seem. All the favorite madcap characters are here, but Alice discovers relevance amidst the ridiculous. This original hit musical event brings back the family fun for all ages of the beloved story!
“Alice in Wonderland” opens Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM and will continue on weekends through September 11, 2022.
Performances are Fridays at 7:00 PM, Saturdays at 2:00 PM (except Opening Night) and 7:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM. In addition to the weekend performances, there will be a special weekday performance at 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 8, 2022.
Henry – (male, age 40+) Alice’s Father. Sees the world through facts.
Lorina – (female, age 35+) Alice’s Mother. She acts as her tutor and bridges the communication gap between Henry and Alice. She’s a comforting individual who wants everyone to be his or her best.
Alice – (female, age 13-15) Alice is a dreamer to a fault. Undisciplined in work and studies. She struggles to understand the adult world.
White Rabbit – (male) The White Rabbit is a time-obsessed busy-body. He’s constantly rushing about and pushes others to keep to the time.
Dodo – (male, age 25+) Dodo is a self-important know-it-all. He is condescending and feels he is too important to participate with others.
Mouse – a participant in the caucus race and overly sensitive to comments.
Bill the Lizard – a participant in the caucus race
The Lory – a participant in the caucus race
The Owl – a participant in the caucus race
The Duck – a participant in the caucus race
Cheshire Cat (female) – Cheshire Cat acts as Alice’s guide through Wonderland, giving her advice and explanations. However, she does so in sarcastic and sometimes vague ways that frustrates Alice. She is also slightly crazy.
Frog Footman (male) – Unmotivated and unhelpful.
The Cook (female) – Acts crazed and is obsessed with pepper.
The Duchess (female, age 30+) – She is not a very pleasant individual but always looks for the moral in things.
The Pig (male or female, age 10 or younger) – Appears to be a baby but is actually just a young pig.
Caterpillar (male or female) – a wise helper to Alice but easily annoyed. Encourages Alice to learn.
Mad Hatter (male) – Quite insane host to the Mat Tea Party. Constantly moves about commenting on nonsense. There is very little point in anything he says.
March Hare (male) – Companion and sometimes antagonist to the Mad Hatter. He is just as crazy as the Hatter.
Dormouse (female, age 10-15) – The Dormouse is the sleepy companion to the Mad Hatter and March Hare. She is oblivious to the madness around her.
Gryphon (male or female) – Authoritative creature. Friend of the Mock Turtle.
Mock Turtle (male or female) – Mock Turtle is a very sad creature. Laments over past mistakes in education.
Tweedledee & Tweedledum (can either be 2 males or male and female) – Contradictory siblings who attempt to give Alice advice.
Walrus (male or female) – Lazy and conniving
Carpenter (male or female) – cohort of the Walrus. Also a bit lazy.
Lily (female) – Talking flower. Bossy
Rose (female) – Talking flower. A bit of a snob
Violet (female) – Talking flower. Gossipy
Five of Spades (male or female) – incompetent member of the Queen’s guards
Seven of Spades (male or female) – incompetent member of the Queen’s guards
Two of Spades (male or female) – incompetent member of the Queen’s guards
Queen of Hearts (female) – The overbearing ruler of Wonderland. Mean-spirited, pushy and eager to chop off heads.
King of Hearts (male) – The King thinks he’s in charge, but answers to the Queen. A bit child-like and not good with details.
Knave of Hearts (male) – The Knave is a victim of circumstance, being put on trial for stealing tarts.
Dark Forest Creatures
Playing Card Guards