BPA Auditions - Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical

Bainbridge Performing Arts is pleased to announce that auditions for Roald Dahl’s MATILDA THE MUSICAL will be held July 28 and 29. This magical story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny is based on Roald Dahl’s beloved book.

December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 & 22, with a Pay-What-You-Can Preview December 5

Mid-September through December 4, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays @ 6:40 – 9:40 p.m. plus Saturdays @ 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Please prepare a one to one-and-a-half-minute monologue and 32 bars of a contemporary Broadway song. An accompanist will be provided but you must bring sheet music – clearly marked and in a three-ring binder. Please – no outside accompanists or acapella singing.

20+ roles for ages 6 and up

Directed by Ken Michels
Assistant Direction by Adam Othman
Musical Direction by Josh Anderson
Choreography by Heather Dawson

Auditions are by appointment only.


Roles listed are representative; we are open and excited to consider all actors for all roles, and encourage actors of all races and genders to audition. All roles are open to audition.

Matilda Wormwood
An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched.
Gender: female | Age: 6 to 10
Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Miss Agatha Trunchbull
The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school who despises children.
Gender: both | Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: G4 Vocal range bottom: A2

Miss Honey
Matilda's kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: female | Age: 25 to 40
Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: F3

Mr. Wormwood
Matilda's uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.
Gender: male | Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: D3

Mrs. Wormwood
Matilda's self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.
Gender: female | Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Michael Wormwood
Matilda's older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents.
Gender: male | Age: 10 to 15

Matilda's classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: male | Age: 7 to 14
Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: C4

Matilda's classmate and friend.
Gender: female | Age: 7 to 10

Mrs. Phelps
A nice librarian.
Gender: female | Age: 25 to 45

The Escapologist, Cook Sergei, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, The Acrobat, Doctor, Rudolpho, Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy, Parents, Children’s Entertainer.
Gender: both
Vocal range top: Eb5 Vocal range bottom: C3

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Sunday, July 28, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Monday, July 29, 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.