2020 Season - Disney's Beauty and the Beast Character Breakdown


BELLE: A vibrant, intelligent girl with beauty, who wants more out of the life than an ordinary existence. She is optimistic, fun-loving, caring, and eager to experience life. Female, 20-25 yrs old Contemporary Soprano with strong mix/belt. Range: E3 - F5


BEAST: A Prince transformed into a terrifying beast for his lack of compassion. He is hot-tempered and commanding, but has a warm, loving heart buried far beneath his gruff exterior. Male, 25-40 yrs old. Tall and physically imposing. Range: A2 – F4


GASTON: The egotistical, ultra-masculine, villain determined to marry Belle. He is manipulative yet can also be charming and earnest. Must be physically imposing. Must move/dance well. Male, 25-40 yrs old Range: A2 - E4


LEFOU: Gaston’s bumbling sidekick. He is loyal, energetic, and optimistic, but not quite the brightest guy. Physical humor/prat falls as must for this role. Tumbling/acrobatics a plus. Must be able to move/dance. Male, 25-35 yrs old Range: B2 - F#4


MAURICE: Belle’s loving, eccentric father. A child at heart and inventor in his own world. Male, 55-65 yrs old Range: Bb2 – Db4


COGSWORTH: A tightly-wound, enchanted mantle clock and the head of the Beast’s household. He is uptight, strict, and punctual but also hard-working, faithful, and thorough. Male, 40-55 yrs old Range: A2 - E4


LUMIERE: A suave, debonair, enchanted candelabra. He is a loyal and steadfast servant. Must move well. French accent/dialect necessary. Male, 35-45 yrs old Range: F#2 - F#4  

MRS. POTTS: A warm-hearted, maternal enchanted teapot. She is loyal, caring, and playful. Female, 45-55 yrs old Warm mezzo soprano. Range: F#3 - G5


BABETTE: A saucy, enchanted feather-duster, and the object of Lumiere's affections. She is the playful, gorgeous, seductive French maid. Must move well/dance. Female, 25-35 yrs old Range: C4 - F5


MADAME DE LA GRANDE BOUCHE: A former opera diva-turned-enchanted wardrobe. She has a caring, refined, larger than life personality. Female, 40-55 yrs old Operatic Soprano. Range: C#4 - D5


CHIP: An enchanted teacup and Mrs. Potts’ darling little boy. He is innocent, playful, and bright-eyed. Male, 7-10 yrs old Strong clear voice. Range: A3 - F5


MONSIEUR D'ARQUE: The scheming proprietor of the local insane asylum. He is a dark, sinister villain who aides Gaston in his plot to marry Belle. Male, 35-55 yrs old Range: D3 - A4


ENSEMBLE: Male and Female Identified (20’s-30’s) Excellent dancers and singers with strong character work; Tumbling, cirque and aerial skills a plus. Will play many characters. Many ensemble tracks will cover principal roles.

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