Script Adaptation by Nick Blaemire

Music by Madeline Smith

Choreographer: Merrill West

Music Director: James McQuillen

Producer: Wally Jones

Rehearsals for Disney’s Descendants the Musical will begin on April 8. Performances are April 19-May 8. Casa Mañana holds rehearsals during the day. Performances include weekend and weekday matinees. For students who attend school, excuse letters may be requested.

If you have already submitted an audition for the teen ensemble, another submission is not required.

Video Submissions Only:

Please submit a headshot and resume in one file labeled with your first and last name and a link to an unlisted YouTube video of your song. The song should be one minute in an upbeat musical theatre style and may be of your choosing or one of the songs here.

Also, please submit a dance video of the following combination. To learn the dance audition material please click the below.

Full Combo  Step by Step

Please submit a separate unlisted YouTube video of your dance. Please send all material to

Cast members must be fully vaccinated by March 26.

Audition submissions are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, February 25.

Casa Mañana and the Actors’ Equity Association encourage performers of all ethnicities, gender identities and/or expressions, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Equity and Non-Equity contracts are available.

All characters are strong actors and singers of all genders, ethnicities, ages and types.

Character Breakdown:

Mal: Our hero and Maleficent’s daughter. Under her hardened, sarcastic exterior, she has a sense of justice and a heart of gold. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: G3

Evie: The Evil Queen Grimhilde’s daughter. She hides her brilliance behind a superficial, image-obsessed attitude. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: G3

Jay: Jafar’s son—an outwardly arrogant thief. He conceals a strategic, collaborative nature. Vocal range top: G4 Vocal range bottom: Eb3

Carlos: Cruella de Vil’s son. Despite a fear of dogs and just about everything else, he has the capacity to be brave and kind. Vocal range top: G4 Vocal range bottom: Eb3

Maleficent: The infamous evil fairy. She is a profoundly selfish absentee parent with an unquenchable taste for vengeance. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Grimhilde: Snow White’s wicked adversary. An aging beauty queen, she is still desperate to be the fairest of them all.

Jafar: Aladdin’s nemesis. He is a slimy, washed-up crime lord desperate for a way back to the top. Vocal range top: E4 Vocal range bottom: B2

Cruella de Vil: A Dalmatian-loving dog-snatcher. She is an obsessive, eccentric, and overbearing helicopter mom Vocal range top: B4 Vocal range bottom: B3

Ben: Son of the Beast and Belle. He is a classically regal, optimistic kid who bears the weight of soon becoming King of Auradon. Vocal range top: Bb4 Vocal range bottom: Ab2

King Beast: Ben’s father and King of Auradon. Royal and rule-driven, he knows a bit about being marginalized.

Queen Belle: Ben’s mother and Queen of Auradon. Warm, but cautious, she doesn’t understand her son’s generation.

Fairy Godmother: Headmistress of Auradon Prep. Busy and bubbly, she’ll do anything to keep the school afloat. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: D4

Jane: Fairy Godmother’s daughter. Meek and mousy, but hungry for attention, she’s looking for her moment to shine. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: E4

Chad: Cinderella and Prince Charming’s son. An arrogant and spoiled blockhead, he’s never wanted for anything. Vocal range top: D4 Vocal range bottom: B2

Audrey: Sleeping Beauty’s daughter. The malicious queen bee of Auradon Prep, she has her eye on the throne. Vocal range top: B4 Vocal range bottom: A3

Doug: Dopey’s son. Nerdy and sweet, he does all the work that his fellow students don’t want to do. Vocal range top: E4 Vocal range bottom: C4

Royal Page: Auradonian messenger, enormously nervous.

Royal Guard: Museum employee, less than vigilant.

Maurice: Chemistry teacher and Belle’s father. He is kooky and stuck in his ways.

Coach: Tourney coach, resigned to the team’s mediocrity until meeting a surprise star player.

Snow White: Red carpet reporter. She is the voice of the masses.

Ensemble Roles include: Isle Ensemble (including Smitten Kids 1 & 2), Auradonians (including Auradonians 1 & 2), Coronation Crowd (including Crowd Members 1, 2 & 3), Auradonian Choir

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Casa Mañana encourages performers of all abilities, races, ethnicities and gender identities and/or expressions to attend every audition.