Auditions

NOTE: Some notices have an incorrect audition date. All auditions will be held Friday, January 6.


Show

Grease
Rehearsal dates: Monday, Aug. 28 - Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017
Performance Dates: Friday, Sept. 8- Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

Agreement
Equity Agreement: MSUA (Musical Stock Unit Attractions)
*By agreement with Actors’ Equity Association, Equity members must be given audition priority over non-union talent. Starlight Theatre is actively seeking a multi-cultural cast and utilizes non-traditional casting in its productions when ethnicity is not germane to the role or overall production.

Location
Grease will be performed on the Cohen Community Stage at Starlight Theatre.

Auditions will be held in Berger Studio at Starlight Theatre. Park in the Zebra Lot located on the east side of theatre and enter through Gate 8.

Starlight Theatre
4600 Starlight Road
Kansas City, MO 64132


Adult auditions only (must be 18+ at time of audition)
Date/Time: Friday,  Jan. 6, 2017 (no appointments necessary)

10 a.m. - Male Dance Call - Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
11 a.m. - Female Dance Call – Registration begins at 10:30 a.m.
12 p.m. - Singing callbacks (from dance)
1 p.m. - Reading Callbacks
3 p.m. - Auditions for character “Miss Lynch”
(All roles except for Miss Lynch are required to be skillful dancers and must be able to convincingly play a high school teen.)

Preparation:

  • Bring a resume and headshot
  • Dancers should wear jazz/character shoes
  • Music: Legit Up-tempo Broadway or Pop/Rock.  Bring sheet music in your key; accompanist will not transpose.

Character Breakdown:
**ALL ACTORS IN TEEN ROLES MUST BE ABLE TO CONVINCINGLY PLAY A HIGH SCHOOL TEEN** 

DANNY ZUKO


Male, Teen, The leader of the Burger Palace Boys; good-looking, strong and confident, with an air of easy-going charm.  Excellent Dancer. (Range: tenor, D4–B5)

SANDY DUMBROWSKI


Female Teen, New girl in town; sweet, wholesome, naive, cute, and innocent, changes to sassy and sultry.  (Range: Soprano, A3–F#5)

BETTY RIZZO


Female Teen, Leader of the Pink Ladies; tough, sarcastic and outspoken but vulnerable.  (Range: Alto A3–C5)

FRENCHY


Female Teen, A dreamer; good-natured but not too smart, she is heavily made up, fussy about her appearance, particularly her hair. She can't wait to finish high school so she can be a beautician. (Range: Alto, A3–D5)

MARTY


Female Teen, The 'beauty' of the Pink Ladies; pretty and looks older than the other girls, but betrays her real age when she opens her mouth. She tries to act sophisticated.  (Range Alto, C4–C5)

JAN


Female Teen, Funny, loud, compulsive eater and awkward member of the Pink Ladies. Loud and pushy with the girls, but shy with boys.  (Range: Alto, A3-C5)

DOODY


Male Teen, The youngest of the guys; small, boyish and open, with a disarming smile and a hero-worshipping attitude towards the other guys. He also plays the guitar.  (Range: Tenor, D4-A5)

KENICKIE


Male Teen, The second in command of the Burger Palace Boys; tough-looking, tattooed, surly and avoids any show of softness. He has an offbeat sense of humor.  (Range: Tenor, C4–F5)

SONNY LATIERRI


Male Teen, A member of the Burger Palace Boys; funny Italian-American, he is a braggart and wheeler-dealer who thinks he's a real lady-killer.  (Range: baritone, G3–A5)

ROGER


Male Teen, The anything-for-a-laugh stocky type of boy; a clown who enjoys winding people up, he is full of mischief p half-baked schemes and ideas.  (Range: Tenor, D4-A5)

CHA-CHA, aka CHARLENE DIGREGORIO


Female Teen The best dancer at St. Bernadette's; a loud mouth, she wins the dancing competition with Danny. Excellent Dancer. (Range: Alto, C4–C5)

EUGENE FLORCZYK


Male Teen, The class valedictorian; physically awkward, with weak eyes and a high-pitched voice.  He's a typical 'apple-polisher' - both pompous but gullible. (Range: Tenor, A3–E5)

JOHNNY CASINO


Male Teen, All-American, rock-star “greaser” student at Rydell High, whose real name is Clarence. (Range:Tenor, G4-E5)

PATTY SIMCOX


Female Teen, A typical cheerleader; attractive, athletic, sure-of-herself, but can be given to bursts of disconcerting enthusiasm. She's a bit of a pain and unpopular with the Pink Ladies, and can twirl a baton. (Range: Alto, D4-A4)

TEEN ANGEL


Male, Age Flexible, Frenchy's suave and slick guardian angel, who encourages her to stay in school. (Range: Tenor, E4–F5)

VINCE FONTAINE


Male Teen, A typical 'teen audience' disc jockey; slick, egotistical and fast-talking. He is also a veteran 'Greaser.  (Range: Ensemble/Part Flexible)

MISS LYNCH


Adult Female, Age Flexible, A no-nonsense, serious, loud, English teacher 


Starlight Production Staff:

Producer – Rich Baker
Director – Philip Wm. McKinley
Choreographer – Paula Lynn 
Musical Director – Anthony Edwards
Production Manager – Kent Andel
Company Manager – Caroline Gibel

No auditions for youth or teens are scheduled at this time.  Please sign up for our audition notifications email list to be alerted of upcoming opportunities.  

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