Audition Calls

Music by Jason Howland
Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein
Book by Allan Knee
Based on the book by Louisa May Alcott
Directed by Jacqueline Armstrong and Jennifer Fontaine
Musical Direction by Jennifer Fontaine
Choreographer: Jacqueline Armstrong
Rehearsal Accompanist: Kellina Gehrels

The story of Jo March and her journey to becoming a great writer. This is the timeless story of love and family.

Opening Meeting will be May 7th at 7pm and auditions spots are available on Thursday May 11th, 12th and 13th with callbacks on May 14th and 15th, 2017.

All auditions, meetings and callbacks will be held at City View United Church, 6 Epworth. ASNY will be looking for a cast of maximum 25 people.

Performances of Little Women will be performed at Centrepointe Studio from February 1st to 10th, 2018.

Rehearsals will be held at 1903 Merivale Road.

Audition requirements

  • Auditions will last approximately 10 minutes.
  • Prepare one musical theatre song that shows your vocal range and acting ability.
  • Bring sheet music in the right key for our accompanist, there will be no a cappella, no karaoke or no transposition of your music.
  • You may be asked to do scales and a cold read.
  • Bring a headshot and resume if you have one.
  • Arrive 15 minutes early so that you can fill out paper work and have your picture taken.

Little Women - Casting Information

  • Jo March – Our story's protagonist. Passionate, adventurous, and brave. She has the idea of writing Little Women and eventually becomes engaged to Professor Baer.
    Vocal Range E3 to A5
  • Professor Bhaer – German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk's boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo.
    Stage age: 35 to 45 Vocal Range G2 to DF#4
  • Amy March – The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. She later marries Laurie. This role might be split into Act 1 young Amy and Act 2 Amy.
    Vocal Range Gb4 – Gb5
  • Meg March – The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John and has twins.
    Vocal Range A#3 to Gb5
  • Beth March – The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream.
    Vocal Range A3 to G5
  • Marmee March – The girls' mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces.
    Vocal range top: Eb3 to Eb5
  • Mr. Laurence – Laurie's uncle. Speaking and singing role.
  • Laurie Laurence – The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy.
    Vocal Range Bb2 to Bb4
  • Aunt March – A formidable, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town.
    Stage age: 55 to 65 Vocal Range E3 to F5
  • Mr. John Brooke – Laurie's tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes.
    Stage age: 30 to 40 Vocal range C#3 to F#4

ENSEMBLE:

  • Mrs. Kirk / Aunt March understudy – Own's the boarding house that Professor Bhaer and Jo live in.
  • Clarissa / Meg understudy – A character in one of Jo's stories.
  • Braxton / Mr. John Brooke understudy – A character in one of Jo's stories.
  • Rodrigo / Laurie Laurence understudy – A character in one of Jo's stories.
  • Knight / Mr. Laurence understudy – A character in one of Jo's stories.
  • Hag / Marmee understudy – A character in one of Jo's stories.
  • Troll / Amy understudy – A character in one of Jo's stories.
  • Rodrigo 2 / Beth understudy – A character in one of Jo's stories.
  • Jo March understudy – Dancer at the Ball, Ice skater, Monk, Chorus of Hags, Chorus of Trolls, Beachcombers
  • Professor Bhaer understudy – Dancer at the Ball, Ice skater, Monk, Chorus of Hags, Chorus of Trolls, Beachcombers
  • Mrs. Kirk understudy / Hag understudy – Dancer at the Ball, Ice skater, Monk, Chorus of Hags, Chorus of Trolls, Beachcombers
  • Clarissa understudy / Rodrigo 2 understudy / Troll understudy – Dancer at the Ball, Ice skater, Monk, Chorus of Hags, Chorus of Trolls, Beachcombers
  • Braxton understudy / Rodrigo understudy / Knight understudy – Dancer at the Ball, Ice Skater, Monk, Chorus of Hags, Chorus of Trolls, Beachcombers

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