Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Large (21 or more performers)
Cast Type: Children
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Hans Christian Andersen

Also plays the Narrator in the Mermaid Ballet

Gender: male
Peter

A young apprentice

Gender: male
Age: 12 to 13
Madam Doro
Array
Gender: female
Niels
Array
Gender: male
Otto
Array
Gender: male
Children Ensemble

Roles include Ingrid, Laura, Karl, Finn, Gudrun, George, Arne, Karen, Anna, Newsboys, Match Girl, Elsa, Chimneysweep, Ludwig, Lars

Gender: any
Ensemble

Roles include Schoolmaster, Burgomaster, Mr. Olsen, Dr. Foss, Prof. Pfeiffer, Villagers, Truls, Fishmonger, Meat Vendor, Milkman (Heinrich), Mrs. Arboe, Vegetable Vendor (Gustave), Celine, Policeman, Rik, Mrs. Olsen, Mrs. Holm, Mrs. Hofgaard, Editor Holm, Other Townspeople, Sea Witch, Dowager Queen of the Sea, Prince, Foreign Princess, Dancers

Gender: any