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Community School of the Arts in Marion, Indiana presents Matilda

Opening April 30

Performance Dates

  • Friday April 30 7:00 PM
  • Saturday May 1 7:00 PM
  • Sunday May 2 2:00 PM

Things To Know About This Production

Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey.

Over the course of her first term at school, Matilda and Miss Honey have a profound effect on each other's lives, as Miss Honey begins not only to recognize but also appreciate Matilda's extraordinary personality.

Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however – the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace!

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Auditions For Matilda

Audition Times

  • Monday August 3 5:00 PM

What To Expect At Auditions

Welcome to auditions for CSA's production of "Matilda"!

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early for auditions.

Attire is professional, but comfortable enough to move in (especially in regards to footwear).

Auditions/Callbacks for Matilda are scheduled as follows:

  • Auditions - Mon., August 3rd, 5-9 PM
  • Callbacks - Thurs., August 6th, 5-9 PM
  • Please note: younger students are occasionally released earlier in the evening. Announcements/updates to Audition/Callback times will be made via Remind and Facebook.

Script sides will be available at CSA for student use, and in pdf form on the CSA Theatre compANY Facebook Group. Students are welcome to bring their own copy of the audition sides, if they so choose. https://www.facebook.com/groups/485675721569544

It is not required that script sides be memorized, but if you have not read the audition materials beforehand, you may not give your best possible audition. Be prepared!

*Please note: everyone at auditions will be given the opportunity to read for a part(s); however, due to time constraints we cannot guarantee auditionees will read for every part they are interested in. Auditionees will be asked to read parts at the discretion of the Directors.

Casting will be announced a few days after callbacks via Cast98 and Facebook.

Audition Form

Cast List For Matilda

Important Cast Information

Thank you to everyone who gave of your time and creative energy by auditioning for Matilda! It is always a tremendously difficult decision to assign roles with so many talented performers available.

The cast list is posted. Your name will be highlighted if you've been assigned a role. If you were not cast in this production, please don't let it discourage you! The casting process for all CSA Theatre compANY shows is an inter-connected process, and all show castings are taken into account when casting each role.

It is our sincere hope that you are able to fully enjoy, appreciate, and grow in the shows and roles that you have been cast in this year. Thank you for continuing to ignite a community of potential through arts and creativity with the CSA Theatre compANY!