Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Zach Theatre Seeks Female Storyteller for Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Little Mermaid' - Auditions on January 9

ZACH Theatre Austin TX
ZACH Theatre announces auditions for Hans Christen Anderson’s Little Mermaid on Wednesday January 9, 2013 from 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. in the ZACH Whisenhunt Classroom Studio located at 15426 Toomey Road. Looking for one female actress ages 18-40 for this one-person storytelling adaptation. Callbacks, if needed, are slated for Friday, January 11, 2013.

Actors will be seen by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please click here to sign up.

Click here to download audition sides.

Rehearsals begin on Monday, March 8, 2013. The show will run for schools and families in the Whisenhunt Theatre April 4 - May 11, 2013.

This original retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic combines modern technologies and the ancient art of storytelling to put a new twist on this well-loved fairy tale. Using projections, puppetry, fabric and a whole lot of theatre magic, the ocean comes to life (along with your imagination) in this one-person journey of love, sacrifice and courage. For ages 6 and up.

The first school performance will be on Thursday April 4 and opening day is Saturday, April 6, 2013. Performances will be Tuesdays through Saturdays weekly with the final performance on Saturday May 11, 2013. Actors should audition only if they will have daytime availability in March, April, and May. Matinee performances will be at 10 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

All actors should bring a headshot and resume to the audition. For general information about ZACH please visit

The Storyteller is an adult actor, aged 18-40. She will be performing in this one-woman show, telling the story of the Little Mermaid, using Hans Christen Anderson’s original text. The actress must be able to play many characters as well as to0 feel comfortable performing for young audiences.

We are auditioning both AEA and non-AEA actors.

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