The Novi Civic Theatre is seeking actors in first grade through college to be a part of upcoming musical production of Disney’s Little Mermaid, Jr. Auditions will be held Feb. 5 and 7 from 6-8 p.m. at the Novi Civic Center, 45175 W. 10 Mile Road between Taft and Novi Roads. For those who prefer to experience theater from behind the scenes, the production provides the opportunity to learn about costuming, lighting and sound.
If cast, participants are expected to pay the $80 ($96 for non-residents) registration fee, which includes an authentic Little Mermaid, Jr. script book. This will be a competitively cast show. Rehearsals are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. with possible Saturday rehearsals as needed. A mandatory family registration meeting/first run-through will take place on Feb. 12 from 6-8 p.m. Tech week will be Monday, April 29 through Thursday, May 2 from 6-9 p.m. Performances will take place May 3-12.
The audition packet is available online at cityofnovi.org and at the City of Novi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services office. It is suggested that actors sign-up for an audition time via cityofnovi.org or calling (248) 347-0400. Walk-ins will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Performance dates and times are as follows:
- Fridays, May 3 and 10 at 7 p.m.
- Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m.
- Saturday, May 11 at 7 p.m.
- Sundays, May 5 and 12 at 2 p.m.
- Monday, May 6 at 10 a.m.
The Novi Theatres has enriched the Novi community for more than 20 years. Pursuant to the City of Novi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services vision of enriching lives and strengthening community, the Novi Civic Theatre is committed to expanding performing arts opportunities for Novi and the surrounding communities. To learn more about creative art opportunities in Novi, visit cityofnovi.org.