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CONTACT:
Chandler Davis, Artistic Director
Thalian Association Community Theatre
910-251-1788

 

WILMINGTON, NC- The Thalian Association will hold auditions for the first show of their 18-19 Youth Season, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr, Saturday July 21 at 10am. Auditions will be held at the Community Arts Center, 120 S. 2nd Street in downtown Wilmington. The production, directed by Emily, runs September 7 through the 16th at the Community Arts Center.
If needed, callbacks will be that afternoon at 2:00 pm.

 

Available Roles:

Alice
Alice, Small Alice and Tall Alice are differently sized versions of the show’s titular inquisitive and intrepid young girl. On a journey of self-discovery, the adventurous Alice has the heart of an explorer and instincts of a leader.

Small Alice

Tall Alice

The Cheshire Cat
The Cheshire Cat is the perpetually grinning narrator of the story, a magical feline who doesn’t always agree with itself.

White Rabbit
The White Rabbit is an energetic, worrisome character that hardly ever stops moving.

Tweedle Dum
Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee are twins with an identity crisis and an exhausting enthusiasm for proper manners. Superfluously silly, the Tweedles are a comedy duo a la Abbot & Costello and Laurel & Hardy,

Tweedle Dee
Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee are twins with an identity crisis and an exhausting enthusiasm for proper manners. Superfluously silly, the Tweedles are a comedy duo a la Abbot & Costello and Laurel & Hardy

Mathilda
Mathilda is Alice’s scholarly sister, has no time for silly games.

The Flowers
The Flowers (Rose, Petunia, Lily, Violet, Daisy) are a stuck-up group of pleasing perennials.

Caterpillar
Caterpillar is Alice’s wise and fabulous mentor. In fact, if she had a fairy godmother, this cool Caterpillar would be it.

Mad Hatter
The Mad Hatter is the life of the (tea) party and has a penchant for making up rules. Delightfully eccentric, the Mad Hatter has a flair for the theatrical and very little focus.

March Hare
The March Hare is the Mad Hatter’s chummy sidekick, enjoys a good party. Just slightly more rational than the Mad Hatter, the March Hare lets the frenetic Hatter lead the way, while never passing up the chance to play a silly game.

Queen Of Hearts
The Queen of Hearts is the hotheaded and overbearing ruler of Wonderland

King Of Hearts
The King of Hearts, the Queen’s partner, has a timid demeanor until taking expert command of Alice’s trial.

Doorknob
The Doorknob is the gatekeeper of Wonderland, knowingly encourages Alice to drink the magic potion

Dodo Bird
The Dodo Bird is the imperious captain of the Queen’s Navy, leads the caucus race.

Ensemble
The Ensemble (Park Kids, Sea Creatures, Royal Cards, Party Guests, etc.)

Synopsis:
Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures. Featuring updated songs from Disney’s thrilling animated motion picture, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland JR.is a fast-paced take on the classic tale. The ever-curious Alice’s journey begins innocently enough as she chases the White Rabbit. Her adventures become increasingly stranger as she races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game!

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Susan Habas
Executive Director

Chandler Davis
Artistic Director

Samantha Herrick
Community Arts Center Director

Lance Howell
Technical Advisor


Thalian Association
Box 1111
Wilmington, NC 28402
910-251-1788

Thalian Hall Box Office
310 Chestnut St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-632-2285

Our Generous Supporters:

Our heartfelt thanks to the generous organizations who supported the Thalian Association Community Theatre with grant awards for our 2017-2018 season.  These funds provide much-needed support for our productions, programs and operating expenses.

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