Auditions for YPT’s The Little Mermaid

Welcome to YPT’s Little Mermaid Auditions for Cast!

Audition Dates:
Friday, February 2, 2024  6:00-8:45pm

Saturday, February 3, 2024  8:30am-5:30pm
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Callback Auditions:
Tuesday, February 6, 2024  5:00-9:15pm (Specific Schedule To Be Announced)

Cast List Announced:
Friday, February 9, 2024  5:00pm

Tech Team Launches:
Tuesday, February 27, 2024  6:00-8:30pm

First Rehearsal for Cast/Read Through/Company Orientation:
Monday, March 4, 2024  6:00-8:30pm

Audition Ages:
K – 12th Grade

Audition Location:
YPT Studio
331 Metty Drive, Suites #2 and #3 and #4
Ann Arbor, MI 48103


  • NAME: Please enter the name of the young person auditioning (rather than the parent’s name) when signing up for an audition appointment.
  • SUG ACCOUNT: If you are signing up with your own Sign-Up Genius account, please select the option to display your young person’s name instead of your own.
  • EMAIL ADDRESS: Enter a parent/family email address as the primary email contact. There is a space to add your auditioner’s email address if you wish.
  • AGE-SPECIFIC AUDITION APPOINTMENTS: Appointments are arranged K-6th Grade and 7th-12th Grade. Incorrect age bracket sign-ups are bounced by the system.

Please read carefully to ensure your success in every stage of YPT’s Little Mermaid auditions!

Prepare a selection of music:

  • 16 bars (approximately 30 seconds long)
  • Preferably memorized
  • A musical theater song
  • Songs from Little Mermaid are welcome but not required
  • Bring two copies of the sheet music (accompaniment version) with “start” and “stop” clearly marked for the pianist.



  • Auditioners will be taught a short dance combination. Come dressed to move!
  • The following footwear is permitted in the dance studio: bare feet, jazz shoes, and clean, dry tennis shoes (not the ones you wore outside).


1. Prepare and bring 4 audition packets of the following typed forms, stapled together in the following order. Audition Forms Link

Audition Form

  • Fill-in Format: Type the form online, print it, and include a copy of it in each of your 4 audition packets. Feel free to attach resume! Make sure that you fill out each section of the Audition Form carefully.
  • Important: To type the forms online, we recommend you use Chrome or Internet Explorer as your browser, not Firefox or Safari. You can also right-click in each document after you open it and select the option to open the form with Adobe Reader instead.

Rehearsal Conflict Calendar – Important:

  • Type this form online, print it, and include a copy of it in each of your 3 audition packets.
  • Be complete, accurate, and thorough on this form. Triple-check that you have included all conflicts.
  • Make and keep a copy for yourself

Recent Photo of Yourself (may be a copy). Staple the photo facing the opposite direction as the forms in your audition packet, so that when a director flips the packet over, s/he will see your photo.

2. YPT’s Little Mermaid Policies and Procedures Contract: 1 copy signed by parent and auditioner.

3. Sheet Music: 2 copies

Plan to arrive with your forms carefully completed and copied ahead of time.
This expedites the audition process for all! Failure to come prepared results in a late and stressful start to your audition.


Preparation Advice: Getting ready to audition for Little Mermaid? A successful audition involves so much more than ability or talent. Preparation is key to shining in an audition! Mastering the art of auditioning can be continually worked on and developed over time. Self-confidence grows with time and experience.

Helpful Hints to Guide You in Your Audition Preparation

Production Calendar – Important Dates

Performance Dates and Venue:
May 17-19, 2024
Power Center for the Performing Arts
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Questions: Email [email protected]

Thank you!

YPT’s Little Mermaid Audition Crew
Parents: Interested in helping out on our Audition Team?
You can get involved in putting on a YPT show, too! Seeking volunteers willing to work a shift or two for auditions! To express your interest, email [email protected]

YPT’s LIttle Mermaid Tech Team
Young People 14 and Older: Interested in getting some experience on our Production Team?
Consider a role on our Tech Team including Lighting, Hair and Make Up, Costumes, Props, etc.
To express your interest, see application materials and process on YPT’s website,