Character Descriptions

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Sunday, April 28, 2024 at 7:30pm
Monday, April 29, 2024 at 7:30pm

Callbacks: Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 7:30pm

Directed by Steve Isaacson
Choreographed by Lauryn Roy
Musical direction by Jacob Fennell

Opens Friday, June 21, 2024

Plot Synopsis

(Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."


All Roles Open

Role Description

(Female) A mermaid and King Triton’s youngest daughter. She is obsessed with everything about the human world, and dreams of becoming a part of life above the water. Hardheaded, naive, and emotional, but also kind-hearted. Must also be able to convey emotions without speaking when she has he voice taken away.


(Female) The banished Sea Witch and sister of King Triton. Supposedly spurned at childhood, she will use whatever method necessary to steal the kingdom and claim it as her own. Malevolent, calculating, evil and deceptive. Belter.

Prince Eric

(Male) A human monarch who has no interest of taking the crown. A handsome, affable lad with a buoyant, adventurous nature. After Ariel saves his life, he becomes obsessed with finding her and hearing her voice once more.


(Male or Female) A crab and advisor to King Triton. A musical virtuoso who is constantly distraught from keeping after Ariel. Despite his paranoia, he can’t bring himself to stand in Ariel’s way.

King Triton

(Male) King of the Sea and Ariel’s father. Beneath his imposing presence and commanding nature lurks a harried single father who will do anything to protect his daughters. The death of his wife has also given him an irrational fear of humans.


(Male or Female) A fish and smitten with Ariel, his best friend. Rambunctious but cautious, fearful of the dangers that lurk in and above the water. (can be played by a boy or girl aged 13 & up)


(Male or Female) A disheveled seagull and expert in human artifacts. Loudmouthed, optimistic, and a bit ignorant, despite his supposed expertise (Tap optional). (can be played by a boy or girl aged 13 & up)


(Male) Prince Eric’s British guardian. Droll, stuffy, and constantly urging Eric towards his royal duties, specifically marriage.

Flotsam & Jetsam

(Male or Female) They are the 2 eels and Ursula’s lackeys. Oily and spineless, they will say anything you want or need to hear.

Mersisters (6)

(Female) Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Adella, Allana-Ariels sisters, must be able to sing well, harmonize and move very well.

Chef Louis

(Male) A comic role. The French palace chef, diabolical and violent. A culinary perfectionist with an affinity for blades, seafood in particular.


Crew Members (Pilot, Sailors); Sea Creatures; Gulls; Maids; Chefs; Animals; Princesses (Note: there are no children in this cast. Teens will be considered)