Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible
Cast Type: Children
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Sara Crewe
Our story's protagonist. Intelligent, witty, sensitive, and pretty. Raised as an only child with privilege in a British colony in Africa, Sara at first finds herself out of place in London.
Gender: female
Age: 12 to 15
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Becky
A scrawny, underfed orphan and scullery maid working at the school where Sara lives. Becomes Sara's first friend at the school but is picked on by the other girls.
Gender: female
Age: 11 to 14
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Aljana
Sara's African-American nanny during her childhood in Africa. Kind, charismatic, and firm.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Pasko
Appealing, loyal and intelligent African-American male. Though he is Captain Crewe's guide and confidant, he views the Captain as somewhat of a father figure.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Captain Crewe
An explorer and adventurer who adores his daughter. Sensitive, handsome, courageous, and deeply ethical.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Miss Minchin
Our story's antagonist, she is Head of the girls school. Domineering, unyielding, and bitter at times.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: F3
Miss Amelia
Miss Minchin's younger, kinder sister and a teacher. Easily flustered, perhaps a bit dim, but with a good heart.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Nora
Ermengarde
The first of the girls to befriend Sara. Sweet, simple, chubby, and very sensitive.
Gender: female
Age: 11 to 14
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Lavinia
The ring leader of the girls who dislike Sara. Nasty, condescending, calculating, and witty.
Gender: female
Age: 12 to 15
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Jessie
Jane
James
Queen Victoria
Deft, dry sense of humor. Charming and kind, but stately.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Lottie
Ensemble
Passengers; Africans; Merchants