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MMST is excited to announce it’s upcoming auditions for both Descendants the Musical running August 19th-28th, 2021 and 101 Dalmatians Kids running July 14th-17th, 2021.
Auditions for both productions will be held on May 6th, from 5:30-9pm at the Midvale Main Street Theatre (7711 South Main St. Midvale, Ut). To attempt to keep crowds low in the lobby, we are asking all those auditioning to sign up for an time slot. We will allow walk-in auditions and will fit them in when we have time, but those with sign up times will take priority.
* Callbacks for 101 Dalmatians Kids will be on May 7th by invitation only.
* Callbacks for Descendants the Musical will be on May 8th by invitation only.
The production of 101 Dalmatians Kids will be for ages 5-12 years old while our productions of Descendants the Musical will be for ages 11-20 years old.
Please fill out the virtual audition form or come prepared to fill out a paper copy with a headshot and resume (if you have one) as well as 16-32 bars of an upbeat song in the style of the show on a CD or iPod/phone or you are welcome to sing acapella as well. NO ACCOMPANIST WILL BE PROVIDED. Please also come with a list of any conflicts you may have from now until the run of the show you are auditioning for.
If you have any questions or need to schedule a different audition time, please message our Facebook page or email
COVID-19 Policy
* Everyone who enters the building is required to wear a mask and will have their temperature checked. Any individual whose temperature is 100.4 degrees or above will not be allowed to enter the theatre.
* There will be a place marked for them to stand and sing on the stage, with the production staff in the audience wearing masks, allowing plenty of distance for them to safely do their singing audition. Auditioners may take mask off once they get to the X on the stage to sing their song if they prefer, but it is not required.
* All children who audition may only bring one other person with them. This is to allow room to space parents and other auditioners out in the waiting area. Thank you for understanding.
* High traffic areas will be disinfected regularly, and we will have hand sanitizer readily available.
Descendants the Musical
Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, Disney’s Descendants: The Musical is a brand-new musical comedy featuring the beloved characters and hit songs from the films!
It is present-day, and in the kingdom of Auradon, all of Disney’s beloved heroes and royalty are living happily ever after, safe from the terrifying villains and troublesome sidekicks they have banished to the magic-free Isle of the Lost. That is until Ben, the benevolent teenage son of Belle and King Adam (The Beast), offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of the evilest villains. Mal, Evie, Jay and Carlos – the children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella De Vil, and Jafar – are welcomed to Auradon Prep to attend school with the children of their parents’ sworn enemies. Now entering a completely foreign world and way of life, the four Villain Kids have a difficult choice to make: should they follow in their parents’ wicked footsteps or learn to be good?
Production Staff
Director: Cassidy Ross
Assistant Director/Music Director: Brynnly Bosworth
Choreographer: Alexandra Valdez
Character Breakdown
Our hero and Maleficent’s daughter. Under her hardened, sarcastic exterior, she has a sense of justice and a heart of gold.
Gender: Female
The Evil Queen Grimhilde’s daughter. She hides her brilliance behind a superficial, image-obsessed attitude.
Gender: Female
Jafar’s son—an outwardly arrogant thief. He conceals a strategic, collaborative nature.
Gender: Male
Cruella de Vil’s son. Despite a fear of dogs and just about everything else, he has the capacity to be brave and kind.
Gender: Male
The infamous evil fairy. She is a profoundly selfish absentee parent with an unquenchable taste for vengeance.
Gender: Female
Snow White’s wicked adversary. An aging beauty queen, she is still desperate to be the fairest of them all.
Gender: Female
Aladdin’s nemesis. He is a slimy, washed-up crime lord desperate for a way back to the top.
Gender: Male
Cruella de Vil
A Dalmatian-loving dog-snatcher. She is an obsessive, eccentric, and overbearing helicopter mom
Gender: Female
Son of the Beast and Belle. He is a classically regal, optimistic kid who bears the weight of soon becoming King of Auradon.
Gender: Male
King Beast
Ben’s father and King of Auradon. Royal and rule-driven, he knows a bit about being marginalized.
Gender: Male
Queen Belle
Ben’s mother and Queen of Auradon. Warm, but cautious, she doesn’t understand her son’s generation.
Gender: Female
Fairy Godmother
Headmistress of Auradon Prep. Busy and bubbly, she’ll do anything to keep the school afloat.
Gender: Female
Fairy Godmother’s daughter. Meek and mousy, but hungry for attention, she’s looking for her moment to shine.
Gender: Female
Cinderella and Prince Charming’s son. An arrogant and spoiled blockhead, he’s never wanted for anything.
Gender: Male
Sleeping Beauty’s daughter. The malicious queen bee of Auradon Prep, she has her eye on the throne.
Gender: Female
Dopey’s son. Nerdy and sweet, he does all the work that his fellow students don’t want to do.
Gender: Male
101 Dalmatians Kids
Based on the classic animated film, Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS is a fur-raising adventure featuring Cruella De Vil, Disney’s most outrageous villain, and 101 of the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. With a high-spirited score and lovable characters, this stage adaptation is certain to charm and delight all audiences.
Pet owners, Roger and Anita, live happily in London with their Dalmatians, Pongo and Perdita, stalwart dogs devoted to raising their puppies. Everything is quiet until Anita’s former classmate, the monstrous Cruella De Vil, plots to steal the puppies for her new fur coat. The Dalmatians rally all the dogs of London for a daring rescue of the puppies from Cruella and her bumbling henchmen.
Production Staff
Director: Brynnly Bosworth
Assistant Director/Producer: Cassidy Ross
Music Director: Maddy Barazoto
Choreographer: Emma Stensrud
Character Breakdown
Cruella De Vil
Cruella is the rich, fashion-forward antagonist of the story who harbors a penchant for puppy fur. Ruthless and impulsive, she should command the stage with dramatic flair and brassiness.
Gender: Female
Roger, married to Anita, is the soft-spoken yet confident composer and owner of Pongo and Perdita. His relaxed form of leadership acts as a contrast to the frenetic Cruella.
Gender: Male
Anita, wife of Roger, is a sweet and nurturing painter whose kind disposition acts as a stark contrast to Cruella’s cruelty.
Gender: Female
Horace and Jasper
Horace and Jasper, Cruella’s two henchmen for hire, provide the show’s comic relief.
Gender: Male
Perdita and Pongo
Perdita and Pongo, the puppies’ parents, have similar dispositions to their owners, Roger and Anita.
Gender: Any
Lucky, Patch, Penny, and Pepper
Perdita and Pongo’s funny and spirited pups.
Gender: Any
Nanny is the warm yet outspoken housekeeper to Roger and Anita.
Gender: Female
Dogs of London
The Dogs of London include the Boxers, Scotties, Poodles, and Chihuahuas that assist Perdita and Pongo in saving their puppies.
Gender: Any
Boxer Narrator, Scottie Narrator, Poodle Narrator, and Chihuahua Narrator
These dogs help to tell the story.
Gender: Any
Sergeant Tibbs
Sergeant Tibbs is the army cat that rallies the Dogs of London to rescue the puppies.
Gender: Any

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