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The Slipper and the Rose

SPONSORED BY: Kent & Gayle Brown

MUSICAL – The story of Cinderella comes to life in this enchanting story of love and dreams come true. With music by the Sherman brothers (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Mary Poppins), this production is one for the whole family. Cinderella is a girl trapped in a home with a wicked stepmother and stepsisters while the Prince is searching for love despite his parents’ admonitions to marry for strategic advantage. With a beautiful score and wonderful book, this retelling of Cinderella is one you don’t want to miss!

Approximate Duration: 2 Hours 20 Minutes

Friday September 11
Saturday September 12
Monday September 14
Thursday September 17
Friday September 18
Saturday September 19

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The Slipper and the Rose – September Audition Information

Audition Dates: July 21 & 22, 7p to 9p
Dance Auditions: July 22, 9p to 10p
Callbacks July 23 by invitation
Director: McKenzie Johnstun

A few things to note:

  • Audition songs must be kept to 32 measures or less than 90 seconds. Time limit will be enforced.
  • You must bring your own accompanist or a track (no backup vocals). 
  • Be prepared to completely fill out the rehearsal calendar at your audition with any and all conflicts that may arise during rehearsal. The production team is sacrificing time to be at rehearsals and it is pointless to rehearse with no one there. Be clear on your conflicts. Any conflicts reported after casting may result in a change of role or require withdrawal from the show. (A tentative rehearsal schedule is attached below. Please know that this is subject to change based on need & availability of cast members.)
  • Performances are September 11-19. There will not be double-casting therefore actors must be available for all performances.



The show performs September 11 to September 19.​ All roles are open.

Prepare up to 90 seconds a song from a Broadway musical. Must be memorized. Time limit will be enforced. 

Cold reads may be done at the discretion of the director during the audition.

Auditioners for this production must be 15 years old or older.

Dance auditions will be held for all auditioners on July 22 from 9pm to 10pm.

If you cannot make the scheduled audition time, please email for information about submitting a video audition.

Auditions take place at Vernal Theatre located at 40 East Main in Vernal. Enter through the main doors on the north side. Email the theatre at to schedule an audition time.

We hope you have an enjoyable experience auditioning and if you do not get cast, please come see the show and audition for future productions.

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TENTATIVE Rehearsal Schedule included on Audition Form below. Please know that we are very aware of your time and our own. We will cancel rehearsals if we don’t need them and make sure that your time at the theatre is well-spent. Specific people & groups will only need to come specific days and times. Those will be determined after auditions.


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 ​We had an incredible Season 4 at Vernal Theatre: LIVE and cannot wait to have an even better Season 5. Below are a few tips and tricks that will help you prepare for auditions. Enjoy and we’ll see you at auditions!

1. Know the expectations and follow them. Read the notices that are posted – every audition is different and may require different things to be prepared. Come ready and knowing what the director expects you to give.

2. Confidence. It sounds simple but it takes practice. Walk in the door with your held head high. Be wary of shuffling feet. You don’t get sympathy points if you’re nervous, not feeling well, or having a bad day. Leave it outside the door. You are being sized up the minute you walk in, so practice good posture and body language before you arrive. And don’t forget to smile – that’s the lasting impression you want to leave.

3. Personality. Let it shine through!

4. Connection. Make one with the character you’re portraying and the production team. Be memorized on your audition material. Don’t ask who they (the production team) are. Introductions waste time, time you could use for showing off your acting chops. They are there to do their job, just like you’re there to do your job. You are equals. You’re selling, and they’re buying. Treat them with respect and courtesy, and they’ll do the same.

5. Stick to the time limit. If you prepared a monologue or a song, you (usually) get 90 seconds starting from your first line. And 90 seconds is plenty. So as to be respectful of everyone’s time, cut down your monologue or song. Rehearse with a stopwatch to measure how long it is. Then when you get to the audition, you won’t be rushed. And if they cut you off, don’t take it personally. It doesn’t mean you’re bad, it means they need to give everyone else time to show too.



Want to be involved but don’t want to audition?

Maybe you did theatre in high school or are looking for a creative outlet, maybe your family is auditioning and you want to spend this time with them but don’t feel up to singing and dancing. Maybe you want a shorter time commitment or to learn something new – a Production Team is the spot for you! We are always looking for individuals to participate on our Production Teams. You can be part of a crew or be a leader, there is a spot for you. Just fill out the form linked below or email to learn about opportunities for upcoming productions. We’d love to have you!

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