Friday, April 19, 2024

SVP Casting Call Alert: "Alice in Wonderland"



Valley Players


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Audition Dates

Sunday, April 21st


Monday, April 22nd at 7:00 PM


At SVP Theatre


Callbacks by invitation only on Wednesday, April 24th at 7:00 PM 

Auditions at SVP

Alice in Wonderland



Synopsis: Come down the rabbit hole with Alice to a land of zany adventures where nothing is as it seems in this brand-new version of Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic. From the Cheshire Cat to the Mad Hatter, it’s a magical, entertaining musical for the whole family – not just the children!



Performance Dates:

 July 19th- August 4th

*With an additional matinee on July 27th*


Produced by: Lynda Chornomaz & Mark Noble

Directed by: Holly Lessing


The Director is seeking the following:

8+ Adult/Teen Males (13-70's)

6+ Adult/Teen Females (13-70's)


Character Gender/Age Range Description


Alice (13 +) is a spunky girl who enjoys adventures and is on a journey of self-discovery. You should be charming to the audience, very inquisitive and be able to command the stage by yourself. (Alto) (solo & ensemble singing)

The Queen of Hearts / Alice’s Mother (Adult female) is a childish, foul-tempered monarch, who is quick to give death sentences at even the slightest of offenses/Loving mother, busy with tea party plans. (Mezzo Soprano/big, soulful gospel voice) (ensemble singing)

The Mad Hatter (Adult Male) is the life of the tea party and should be performed by someone who enjoys acting larger than life. You need to be comfortable being silly and creative with facial expressions and vocal musicality (Tenor) (solo & ensemble singing)

The White Rabbit (Adult Male) is an energetic, worrisome character that hardly ever stops moving. (ensemble singing)

The March Hare / King of Hearts (Adult Male) the counterpart to the Mad Hatter who also enjoys a good party. A little less crazy than the Mad Hatter/belittled by the Queen. (Baritone/Bass) (solo & ensemble singing)

The Doormouse / Tap Dancing Card (Female or Male) the third member of the Tea Party Guys, always sleepy (solo & ensemble singing) 

The Cheshire Cat / Tap Dancing Card (Male) is mysterious, mischievous, unpredictable, and cool (Bariton/ jazzy, smooth tone) (solo & ensemble singing)

Tweedle Dee/Loreena (Alice’s Sister) (Female) a goofball similar to old comedy teams like Abbott & Costello or Laurel & Hardy/Caring older sister. (Alto) (solo & ensemble singing)

Tweedle Dum (Male) a goofball similar to old comedy teams like Abbott & Costello or Laurel & Hardy. (Tenor/Baritone) (solo & ensemble singing)

The Caterpillar (Male) Laid back, cool guy (Bass, Rastafarian vibe) (solo & ensemble singing)

The Knave of Hearts (Male) bossy face card (ensemble singing)

The Dodo Bird (Male or Female) Leader of the Caucus race. (ensemble singing)

The Mock Turtle (Adult Male) super slow, Eeyore like (Tenor) (solo & ensemble singing)

Ensemble Roles (x3) (Female) Pop-up flower, Caucus Race Animal, Tap Dancing Card




Please prepare 16 to 32 bars of a song that best shows off your vocal ability. Be prepared to move, all auditioners will participate in the dance portion. Tap auditions will take place at callbacks by invite only. If you have any questions, please contact Holly at

Sign-up for an audition spot at Alice in Wonderland: Alice in Wonderland Auditions (


Walk-ins are also welcome!


*Please bring a resume and headshot if you have them*


Somerset Valley Players are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. Non-descript roles are available to all performers, regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, disability, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis. 



The theatre is Air-Conditioned and Wheelchair Accessible.


Theater Location

689 Amwell Road

Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Telephone: 908-369-7469



Mailing Address

601 Route 206

Suite 26-216

Hillsborough, NJ 08844


Made possible by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.