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Disney’s Finding Nemo JR. is a 60-minute musical adaptation of the beloved 2003 Pixar movie Finding Nemo, with new music by award-winning songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Marlin, an anxious and over-protective clownfish, lives in the Great Barrier Reef with his kid Nemo, who longs to explore the world beyond their anemone home. But when Nemo is captured and taken to Sydney, Marlin faces his fears and sets off on an epic adventure across the ocean. With the help of lovable characters such as optimistic Dory, laid-back sea turtle Crush, and the supportive Tank Gang, Marlin and Nemo both overcome challenges on their journey to find each other and themselves.
SHOW DATES ARE: Aug. 18-19
REHEARSALS WILL TYPICALLY BE A MIX OF THUR 6-8PM, SATURDAYS 9AM-12PM AND A FEW SUNDAYS 6-8. There will be additional rehearsals during tech week.
AUDITIONS ON THUR JUNE 15TH
*PREPARE 32 MEASURES OF A SONG FROM THE SHOW THAT RELATES TO THE CHARACTER YOU'RE AUDITIONING FOR. AUDITIONS WILL ALSO CONSIST OF A COLD READ (older students) AND A DANCE AUDITION.
Learn more about the show here: https://www.mtishows.com/disneys-finding-nemo-jr
AGES 7-18 (or with permission)
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Nemo: A curious young clownfish who brims with excitement to explore the wonders that lie beyond the Great Barrier Reef. Born with a “lucky fin” – or what humans would call a limb difference Gender: any
Marlin: An anxious clownfish and Nemo’s overprotective father, who, after the tragic death of his wife Coral, prefers the safety of his anemone to the frightening unknowns of the open ocean. Gender: male
Dory- An optimistic and bubbly blue tang, experiences frequent short-term memory loss and finds herself wandering through the ocean with no place to call home. Gender: female
Coral - A loving mother-to-be clownfish, married to Marlin, who will stop at nothing to protect her eggs. Gender: female
Functions as the general ensemble, creating the environment of the play and becoming the characters that Marlin and Dory interact with on their journey to Sydney. Gender: any
Reef Kids -Nemo's classmates. Gender: any
Reef Parents Gender: any
A stingray and Nemo’s enthusiastic teacher, takes pride in sharing the curiosities and marvels of the world with the class and encourages every student to be a brave explorer. Cast a performer with excellent diction to handle the large scientific words in this professor’s advanced vocabulary. Gender: any
Scuba Mask Dancer -A performer responsible for floating the diver’s mask through the water whenever it appears onstage. Gender: any
Bruce - An intimidating great white shark, is the sharks’ ringleader. Despite Bruce’s best efforts to adopt a vegetarian diet, Bruce loses control and is sent into a frenzy, threatening to devour every fish in sight. Gender: any
Chum and Anchor -Two of Bruce’s shark friends, try to live vegetarian lifestyles but are eventually forced to restrain an out-of- control Bruce from eating innocent fish. Gender: any
Fish "Friends" -Forced to attend the sharks’ party but aren’t quite so convinced that their hosts will be satisfied with a kelp-only diet.
Bubbles - Part of the “Tank Gang” that helps Nemo escape the Sydney Harbor Aquarium and return to the ocean. A yellow tang who is captivated by bubbles, is the first to welcome Nemo to the tank. This friendly fish exclusively uses the word “bubbles” to communicate.
Bloat, Gurgle, Peach, Gill - Part of the “Tank Gang” that helps Nemo escape the Sydney Harbor Aquarium and return to the ocean. Gender: any. Gender: any
Nigel- A sharp-eyed pelican, Nigel is the Tank Gang’s feathered friend and only connection to the outside world. This bird is someone you can count on to know all the latest news on the happenings of Sydney Harbour. Gender: any
Seagulls -Are a pesky group of birds who persistently try to snatch an unlucky VACATIONER’s snack on the boardwalk. Gender: any
Sea Turtles & Sea Turtle Kids
Righteously mellow creatures featured in “Go With the Flow.” Roles include: Crush, Squirt, Kai, and Breeze. Gender: any
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