FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Chandler Davis, Artistic Director
Thalian Association Community Theatre
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.
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.
The Cheshire Cat
The Cheshire Cat is the perpetually grinning narrator of the story, a magical feline who doesn’t always agree with itself.
The White Rabbit is an energetic, worrisome character that hardly ever stops moving.
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 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 is Alice’s scholarly sister, has no time for silly games.
The Flowers (Rose, Petunia, Lily, Violet, Daisy) are a stuck-up group of pleasing perennials.
Caterpillar is Alice’s wise and fabulous mentor. In fact, if she had a fairy godmother, this cool Caterpillar would be it.
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.
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.
The Doorknob is the gatekeeper of Wonderland, knowingly encourages Alice to drink the magic potion
The Dodo Bird is the imperious captain of the Queen’s Navy, leads the caucus race.
The Ensemble (Park Kids, Sea Creatures, Royal Cards, Party Guests, etc.)
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!