Auditions for Lulu in Waitress the Musical

WAITRESS, the Tony-nominated musical from Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles, will make its Minnesota premiere at the Orpheum Theatre Nov. 21-26, 2017, and is looking for two young girls to perform the role of “Lulu” during the one-week run.

The character of “Lulu” is a sweet and carefree 4 to 5-year-old girl who appears in the production’s finale scene.

Audition Information

The audition will consist of the girl reading two lines from the show. If possible, parents should bring a current head shot and resume for each child. Headshot, resume and prior acting experience is not required.

There will be two audition sessions. The first session will begin at 10AM and the second session will begin at 1PM. PARTICIPANTS ONLY NEED TO ATTEND ONE SESSION.

When: Thursday, October 12
Time: Session One – 10 a.m. | Session Two – 1 p.m. Please plan to stay for 2 hours
Where: State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
Who: Girls ages 4-5, no older than 5 years and 3 months. Those eligible for trying out may be no taller than 4’2″

Signups are first come, first served. Each session has a max of 20 slots; no additional slots will be added.

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FAQ

HOW EARLY SHOULD I ARRIVE WITH MY CHILD FOR THE AUDITION?

Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes prior to the audition session time for which you signed up.

WILL I STAY WITH MY CHILD OR DROP THEM OFF? WHAT WILL I DO WHILE MY CHILD IS AUDITIONING?

You will stay with your child in a waiting area. We do not anticipate each child’s audition to take very long- however, if the audition session is full it may take some time to get to your child. Please plan to potentially spend up to 2 hours at the audition.

WHAT SHOULD WE BRING WITH US TO THE AUDITION?

Please bring a current head shot and resume, if available. You will be asked to provide contact information and sign a promotional release at the audition.

WHO DECIDES WHICH ACTRESSES WILL BE CAST?

All casting decisions are made by the company representing WAITRESS.

WHAT SHOULD MY CHILD WEAR?

Whatever they are comfortable wearing. The costume is denim and a t-shirt.

HOW LONG WILL THE AUDITION LAST?

10-15 minutes. Please be prepared to stay at least 2 hours.

WHEN WILL WE BE NOTIFIED OF RECEIVING THE PART?

Production office will contact the parent or guardian by phone or email within two weeks of the audition. The names will also be announced on Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.

I STILL HAVE QUESTIONS – WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Please email us at info@hennepintheatretrust.org!


Learn more about WAITRESS – playing Nov. 21 – 26 at the Orpheum!