CAST INFO

 

 

This weekend is your chance to be a part of this amazing production! 

 

Audition to be in Little Leapers & LEAP Performing Arts Academy presents their 6th Spring production... Little Mermaid: The sound of silence. Experience a unique twist on a classic story, as inspired by  Be Kind, Blacksburg and told through music and dance! A production to surely be enjoyed by the entire family! This production will be comprised of dancers, singers, and actors throughout the community.

 

WANT TO BE IN THE SHOW?

Roanoke Show: TBA
Blacksburg Show: Auditions are open to the public this Sunday February 25th! 

See more info below!



NOTE: If you are currently taking classes at Little Leapers, you do not need to audition to be in the show unless you'd like an additional / lead role from your recital routine. Your routines will be rehearsed in class as part of your instruction. To reiterate, you would not need to audition or come to outside rehearsals. 

 

All auditioners will receive a role. To participate you must commit to attending all rehearsals with a max of two absences. Rehearsals are set for Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays depending on your availability and placement. Dress rehearsal is required and is set for May 12th during the day (tba and to avoid graduation events). Timeslots are assigned to each group numbers, depending on your role you do not need to stay for the whole day. 

By participating in the in the show, there is a small participation fee. This fee covers the time to staff your weeks of rehearsal, studio and theatre rental time, lighting and production staff, sets, costumes and more. Included in the fee will be 1-ticket the show, and a show t-shirt. $75 for Little Leapers/LEAP Members; $100 for Non-Members. 

Show Production Dates
Dress Rehearsal: May 12th, 2017 - Times TBA 
Show: May 13th, 2017 - Times TBA
Blacksburg High School

SINGERS & ACTORS

 

Looking for all ages.

 

To audition, come prepared with one of the songs below, below based the a role you feel you'd fit best. You must provide your own arrangement to follow along to (stereo and aux cord provided) or you may sing Acapella. Coming prepared and familiar with more of the song choices below is helpful if directors see you in a different role. Please also come ready to read if called back.

 

Singing Audition Schedule:

 

Reserve your 5-minute audition time

Pick a time between 1:00-4:00 PM

*Note they are already filling quickly*

 

Callbacks 4:00-6:00 PM

(by invitation only)

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Child Singers (group):

"That's how you know"

"Almost there"

"I've got a dream"

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Female Lead Mermaid "Arie"

Teen / Adult
Range: Alto/Soprano (D3/E3 - C6)

Female Lead "Elle"

Teen / Adult

Range: Alto/Soprano (D3/E3 - C6)

"A dream is a wish your heart makes" - Cinderella

"I see the light" - Tangled

"I wanna dance with somebody" - W. Houston

"Small World" - I. Menzel

"Listen" - Beyonce (required to sing)

"Praying" - Kesha

 

*Be prepared to sing "Listen"

in addition to another song of your

choice from the list.

 

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THE PRINCE

Teen / Adult

Range: Tenor (Bb3 - Eb5)

"Footloose" - Kenny Loggins

"A Million Dreams" (adult part)

"Singing in the Rain"

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THE SEA WITCH

Teen / Adult

Range: Alto (E3 - A5)

"You're Welcome" - Moana

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HUMAN SEA WITCH

Teen / Adult

Range: Alto (E3- A5)

"Sound of silence"

"Feeling Good"

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"Almost there" - princess & frog

THE KING'S CRAB

Kid / Teen / Adult

Range: Tenor/Alto (C4 - G5)

"My Shot" (key may be changed) (from Hamilton)

"That's how you know"

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LITTLE MERMAID'S FISH BEST FRIEND

Kid

Range: Alto (Eb4 - F5)

"Friendship" (girls part) - Anything Goes

"You've got a friend in me"

"Put on a happy face"

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LITTLE MERMAID'S FRIEND

Kid / Teen / Adult

"Listen" - Beyonce

 

SEAGULLS

Kid / Teen / Adult

Range: Baritone or Alto (A3 - G#5)
"How does a moment last forever" - C. Dion
"That's how you know" - Enchanted

"Friendship" (guys part) - Anything Goes

"I've got a dream" (key may be changed) - Tangled

THE SEA KING

Adult

Range: Baritone (G#3 - F5)

"Evermore" (from Beauty and the Beast)

 

YOUNG PRINCE / MERMAID

Kid / Teen

Range: Alto (G3- C5)

"A Million Dreams" (beginning part) - The Greatest Showman)

DANCERS

 

Looking for ages 2-Teen

 

Dancers will be taught a short routine(s) by our choreography team judged by a panel of our amazing staff here at Little Leapers.  Each routine will be age appropriate. You do not need to come prepared with a routine. Please arrive with Ballet / Jazz, Tap, and Pointe shoes (pas de deux only) based on the styles you are trained in. 

 

Dance Audition Schedule:

 

Ages 2 - 4 years old

1:00 - 1:30 PM

"Splish Splash" (tap),

"How does she know" (ballet / jazz)

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Ages 5 - 7 years old

2:00 - 2:30 PM

"Splish Splash" (tap)

"Put on a happy face" (tap)

"How does she know" (jazz/musical theater)

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Ages 8-9 years old

3:00-3:30 PM

"How do you know" (jazz/musical theater)

Waves (Jazz & Prop / Flags)

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Ages 10 +

3:30 - 4:30 PM

"How does she know" (Jazz/Musical theater)

"Feeling Good" (Jazz)

Waves (Jazz & Prop / Flags)

"Evermore" (pas de deux & lyrical)

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Father-Daughter Dance

(Suggested ages 5 - 8)

1:00-1:30 PM

**MOST POPULAR**

Every year more and more people want to participate in this routine. We know how special it is, and we we ant to make sure it continues to be. Depending on how many people try out - if you have already participated in this dance, we may ask that you skip this year.

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Mother-Daughter Dance

(Suggested ages 6 - 14)

1:30-2:00 PM

Every year more and more people want to participate in this routine. We know how special it is, and we we ant to make sure it continues to be. Depending on how many people try out - if you have already participated in this dance, we may ask that you skip this year.

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Secret (funny) Dad Dance

email us if interested, info@thelittleleapers.com 

Participation

All who audition will receive a role. 

 

To participate you must commit to attending all rehearsals with a max of two absences. 

 

Weekly Rehearsals

We look at your availability before casting and setting the schedule. Rehearsal will be set once per week (Friday/Sat/Sunday) depending on your availability and placement. 

 

Are you a current Little Leapers student?

All of our classes will be participating in the show. You do not need to audition or attend any separate rehearsals if you are interested in performing in Little Mermaid. Unless, you'd like additional dance roles, singing roles, or to be considered for a lead role. Please see your instructor for more information.

 

Dress rehearsal, May 12th

Dress rehearsal is required. We will do our best to avoid any graduation events. Time slots are assigned to each group numbers, depending on your role you will not need to stay for the whole day. 

 

Show:

May 13th, 2018

Blacksburg High School

2 shows, times TBD

 

Cost:

By participating in the in the show, there is a small participation fee. This fee covers the time to staff your weeks of rehearsal, studio and theatre rental time, lighting and production staff, sets, costumes and more.

$100 for Non-Members

$75 for Members

$25 Additional Role(s) Fee(s)

Little Leapers provides dances lessons for the following areas: Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Claytor Lake, Elliston, Floyd, Giles County, Hillsville, Narrows, Pearisburg, Pulaski, Radford, Roanoke, Riner, Salem, Shawsville,

Ballet, ballet fitness, cheer classes, contemporary, gymnastics, Jazz, lyrical, musical theatre, pointe, pre-school classes, tap

 

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