Audition Dates: Monday, October 16th at 7pm for Adult performers 18+
Tuesday, October 17th at 7pm for Young performers 10-17
Auditions will be held in-person at The Historic Palace Theatre: 7 Ledgewood Ave. Netcong, NJ.
Please Note: The Growing Stage Theatre is located in northwestern New Jersey. There is no regular mass transportation. We do not provide housing. Reliable transportation is needed.
Adult and young actors to play various roles throughout the performance. Puppetry and mask performance skills are a plus. The Growing Stage celebrates and encourages diversity in all of our productions. The Growing Stage is a professional company dedicated to presenting quality theatre for the entire family.
All roles are Non-Union positions. For adult artists (high school graduates and beyond), we will offer paid positions under our Professional and Emerging Artist contracts. The number of contracts available are determined individually by each production’s budget. ELLA ENCHANTED will have four (4) Professional Artist Contracts and two (2) Emerging Artist contracts available.
Open call. Auditioners are asked to prepare sixteen measures of a musical theatre song with printed sheet music for the accompanist. There will be cold read sides from the script and a brief dance routine taught by the company choreographer.
In-person auditions are preferred. Video submissions will be accepted up until Wednesday, October 11th with the understanding that you may be invited to attend the in-person audition on October 16 or 17. Please send all video submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rehearsal schedules are generally two or three evenings during the week and a weekend afternoon. All cast members are expected for all performances, with no exception since the company does not cast understudies.
November 25th through November 30th, 2023
December 1st-17th: Saturdays at 4pm and Sundays at 2pm with a special Opening Night performance on Friday, December 1st at 7:30pm.
Additional School Matinee performances may be scheduled during the week. Young performers will not be needed for these performances.
About the Show:
Book and Lyrics by Karen Zacarías
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
Based on the Newberry Honor book by Gail Carson Levine
Directed by: Lori B. Lawrence, Director of Education
Ella of Frell is given the ‘”gift” of obedience by Lucinda, her misguided Fairy Godmother, and is forced to do anything people command her. On her adventure to rid herself of the curse, she must outwit ogres, sidestep giants, befriend a prince, survive her step-family, and ultimately find the power to be her true self.
Please contact Matthew Fralley at email@example.com with any questions.