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Auditions for the MY Theatre production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid will be held on Sunday, for kids 18 and under, July 11 from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM, and on Monday, July 12 from 6:00 until 9:00 PM at the Renaissance’s Theatre 166 location, in downtown Mansfield.

Appointments are not required for auditions, and it is not necessary to attend both days of auditions. Those auditioning must be 18 years of age or younger (unless still attending high school) during the 2021-22 school year and should be no younger than 7 years of age.

Those auditioning should be prepared to sing a 16-32 measure excerpt from a song of their choice and bring sheet music in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. Actors may also be asked to read a short scene from the script. Those auditioning should bring a list of schedule conflicts between the dates of auditions and the performances of The Little Mermaid.

Performance dates are September 10-12, 2021. All performances will be held on stage at the Renaissance. The Little Mermaid will be directed by Dauphne Maloney, with musical direction by Brian K. Nabors.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid tells the story of a young mermaid who dreams of the world above the sea. Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her underwater friends, Flounder, Scuttle, and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea. Disney’s The Little Mermaid is based upon one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film. A hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages, the musical features such irresistible songs as “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World.”

For additional information regarding auditions for the MY Theatre production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, visit https://bit.ly/LittleMermaidMT or contact Dauphne Maloney at dau[email protected], or by calling 419-522-2726, ext. 212.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid Auditions are possible thanks to the Ren’s Education Series Presenter, Mechanics Bank.

The Renaissance Theatre is a performing arts theater located at 138 Park Avenue West, Mansfield, Ohio. Looking for Things to Do in Mansfield? Visit Renaissance Theatre’s website at rentickets.org to check out their other great events or contact [email protected] for events, tours, arts, culture and more. For behind-the-scenes videos and more visit the Renaissance Theatre’s YouTube Channel.

Photo: 2016 Broadway Series Production of Little Mermaid starring Miss Ohio 2016 Alice Magoto and Deon Taylor

Source, Photo:, Video Renaissance Performing Arts Association

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