We warmly welcome and encourage those from all identities, generations, ethnicities, and abilities to audition.


Directed by: Lorraine VanRod



Video submissions: Now open through February 8, 2024

For in person audition: Feb 9, 10, and 11 in Fremont from 5-9:30pm. Email to schedule an appointment.

Audition Form: 2024 Audition Form

Callbacks by invitation only.


Rehearsals: May 5 - June 6 (Sunday 4-9pm, Monday-Thursday 6:30-10pm) in Newark/Fremont

Tech Week: June 9 - June 14 (Sunday 4-9pm, Monday-Thursday 6:30-10pm) at Teves Theatre (27170 Mission Blvd. Hayward, CA 94544)

Performances: Friday June 14 at 7:30pm, Saturday June 15 at 2pm, Sunday June 16 at 2pm, Thursday June 20 at 7:30pm, Friday June 21 at 7:30pm, Saturday June 22 at 2pm, and Sunday June 23 at 2pm at Teves Theatre (27170 Mission Blvd. Hayward, CA 94544)

Please note your availability and schedule conflicts will affect casting.


What to prepare:

Please sing 32 bars (1 verse + chorus/1.5-2 mins) of an up-tempo or ballad song.

Video Submissions: Please begin by stating your name and what song you are singing. Make sure you are well lit and are in focus, and are in the frame from your waist up (so you aren't cut off and we can see your sweet faces!) Email your video, headshot, resume (if you have one), and audition form with subject line "Beauty and the Beast Audition Submission" to

All roles are volunteer and NON-AEA. A travel and meal reimbursement will be offered to adult actors. 


Character Breakdown:

Belle: A young woman with an independent spirit and a love of reading who exudes natural beauty
Beast: The cursed Prince and master of the castle
Maurice: Belle’s slightly addled genius inventor father
Gaston: A rude, narcissistic hunter who assumes the world belongs to him
Lefou: Gaston’s fawning friend, not too bright.
Les Filles De La Ville: A group of Gaston’s fanatical followers who energetically pursue him in the hopes of winning
Lumiere: A charming French valet who becomes a candelabra
Cogsworth: An officious, excitable, English major-domo; becomes a mantle clock
Mrs. Potts: A sweet, kind-hearted head of the kitchen staff and mother to Chip; becomes a teapot
Chip: Mrs. Potts’s hopeful young son; becomes a teacup
Madame De La Grande Bouche: A grand, larger-than-life opera singer; becomes a wardrobe
Babette: A flirtatious maid; becomes a feather duster
Monsieur D'arque: Proprietor of the local insane asylum
Villagers: Shepherd, Marie, Tavern Master, Laundry Lady, Baker, Milkmaid, Flower Seller, Sausage Curl Lady, Candle Maker, Hat Seller, Bookseller, Cronies
Castle Staff: Becomes various objects, including a Gargoyle, Flatware, and Napkins
Narrator: Begins the tale of the young Prince who became a beast
Young Prince: A spoiled, orphaned young man
Old Beggar Woman: An enchantress in disguise