2017 – 2018 Season General Auditions

Orlando Repertory Theatre is seeking Equity and Non-Equity actors for six exciting productions this upcoming season. Please check out the Audition Schedule, Audition Guideline, and Character Breakdowns below.

AUDITION SCHEDULE

There are a total of three general calls, each of which requires an appointment.

General Audition #1 –  Thursday, June 1st (10:00am-5:00pm)

General Audition #2  – Friday, June 2nd (10:00am-5:00pm)

General Audition #3 – Thursday, June 15th (2:30pm-9:00pm)

 

AUDITION GUIDELINES

  • Appointments can only be made at https://auditionsmanager.com/registration.php?AU=TaCLnr75
  • All actors should prepare one comedic monologue. For musical auditions, also prepare 16 bars of an uptempo song. An accompanist and a CD player is provided for all auditions. Actors are given 3 minutes total to perform both the monologue and song; actors are stopped after 3 minutes.
  • All actors must provide two sets of headshot and resume.
  • All actors must enter the audition room alone (no parents, families, or friends).
  • All actors must be 9 years of age or older.

The REP’s 2017 – 2018 Season Titles:

  • DISNEY’S NEWSIES
  • POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL
  • THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER: THE MUSICAL
  • FLORA & ULYSSES
  • MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE
  • JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREASURE HUNT

**We strongly encourage all ethnicities to audition for all productions.

All actors should be aware that all productions at the REP include MORNING PERFORMANCES during weekdays. Our weekly show schedule is: Monday at 10:30am, Tuesday at 10:30am, Thursday at 10:30am, Friday at 10:30am, Saturday at 2:00pm and 5:30pm, and Sunday at 2:00pm and 5:30pm. There are no performances on Wednesdays.

DISNEY’S NEWSIES THE MUSICAL

Rehearsals Begin: August 25, 2017

Show Opens: September 12, 2017

Show Closes: October 16, 2017

 

POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL

Rehearsals Begin: September 22, 2017

Show Opens: October 10, 2017

Show Closes: November 13, 2017

 

THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER: THE MUSICAL

Rehearsals Begin: October 20, 2017

Show Opens: November 7, 2017

Show Closes: December 30, 2017

 

FLORA & ULYSSES

Rehearsals Begin: January 12, 2018

Show Opens: January 30, 2018

Show Closes: March 5, 2018

 

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE

Rehearsals Begin: February 9, 2018

Show Opens: February 27, 2018

Show Closes: April 9, 2018

 

JUDY MOODY & STINK

THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREASURE HUNT

Rehearsals Begin: March 23, 2018

Show Opens: April 10, 2018

Show Closes: May 21, 2018

 

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS/CASTING REQUIREMENTS

(We strongly encourage all ethnicities to audition for all productions. Casting Breakdowns subject to change.)

Disney’s Newsies The Musical

(Numbers in parenthesis indicate suggested age range)

“Adult” Female Ensemble 1- Nun/Hannah/Bowery Beauty, etc. (Female) (18-45)

“Adult” Female Ensemble 2- Nun/Woman/Bowery Beauty, etc. (Female) (18-45)

“Adult” Female Ensemble 3- Nun/Medda Larkin, etc. (Female) (18-45)

“Adult” Male Ensemble 1- Wiesel/Mayor, etc. (Male) (18-55)

“Adult” Male Ensemble 2- Seitz/Roosevelt/Stage Manager/Goon, etc. (Male) (18-55)

“Adult” Male Ensemble 3- Bunsen/Police/Mr. Jacobi/Goon, etc. (Male) (18-55)“Adult” Male Ensemble 4- Nunzio/Guard/Policeman/Goon, etc. (Male) (18-55)

“Adult” Male Ensemble 5- Snyder/Cameraman, etc. (Male) (18-55)

Joseph Pulitzer (Male) (30-60)

Morris Delancey/Ens. (Male) (18-35)

Oscar Delancey/Ens. (Male) (18-35)

Jack Kelly (Male) (18-30)

Katherine Plumber (Female) (18-30)

Crutchie (Male) (13-25)

Davey (Male) (11-25)

Les (Male) (9-15)

Race Newsie/Ens. (Male) (13-25)

Albert Newsie/Ens. (Male) (13-25)

Spot Conlon/Scab/Newsie (Male) (13-25)

Specs Newsie/Ens. (Male) (13-25)

Henry Newsie/Scab/Ens. (Male) (13-25)

Finch Newsie/Scab/Ens. (Male) (13-25)

Romeo Newsie/Darcy/Ens. (Male) (13-25)

Elmer Newsie/Bill/Ens. (Male) (13-25)

Mush Newsie/Ens. (Male) (13-25)

 

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

(Numbers in parenthesis indicate suggested age range)

Lily Polkadot (Female) (17-25)

Sky Square (Male) (17-25)

Penelope Square (Female) (17-25)

Mrs. Square/Mama Square (Female) (25-50)

 

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical

(Numbers in parenthesis indicate suggested age range)

Helen Armstrong (Female) (30-75)

Reverend Hopkins (Male) (30-75)

Grace Bradley (Female) (25-55)

Bob Bradley (Male) (25-55)

Betty, Church Lady (Female) (25-65)

Connie, Church Lady (Female) (25-65)

LuAnne, Church Lady (Female) (25-65)

Imogene Herdman (Female) (9-17)

Ollie Herdman (Male) (9-15)

Ralph Herdman (Male) (9-17)

Claude Herdman (Male) (9-15)

Leroy Herdman (Male) (9-15)

Gladys Herdman (Female) (9-13)

Ivy (Female) (9-15)

Teddy (Male) (9-15)

Elmer (Male) (9-15)

Alice Wendleken (Female) (9-15)

Charlie Bradley (Male) (9-13)

Beth Bradley (Female) (9-15)

Church Kid (Female) (9-15)

Church Kid (Female) (9-15)

Church Kid (Male) (9-15)

Church Kid (Male) (9-15)

 

Flora & Ulysses

(Numbers in parenthesis indicate suggested age range)

Flora (Female) (9-16) or (17-25)

Mrs. Tootie Tickham/Rita/Mr. Klaus (a cat puppet) (Female) (25-65)

Ulysses (Squirrel Puppeteer/Actor) (Male) (17-40)

Phyllis Buckman (Female) (25-50)

George Buckman/Alfred T. Slipper/Donald Tickham (VO) (Male) (25-50)

William Spiver (Male) (9-16) or (17-25)

Dr. Meescham/Ernie (Female) (25-65)

 

Madagascar – A Musical Adventure

(Numbers in parenthesis indicate suggested age range)

Marty (Male) (18-35)

Alex (Male) (18-35)

Gloria (Female) (18-35)

Melman (Male) (18-35)

Skipper Penguin/Lars Lemur/Server #4 (Male) (18-40)

Kowalski Penguin/Foosa Leader/Server #2 (Male or Female) (18-40)

Private Penguin/Mort/Server #1 (Male or Female) (18-40)

Rico Penguin/Candy Reporter/Lynn Lemur/Server #3 (Female) (18-40)

Maurice/Zelda/Mason/Old Lady/Animal Control/Foosa (Female) (18-40)

King Julien/Zeke/Police Officer/Ship Captain/Foosa (Male) (18-40)

 

Judy Moody & Stink

The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt

(Numbers in parenthesis indicate suggested age range)

Judy Moody (Female) (9-16) or (17-25)

Stink (Male) (9-16) or (17-25)

Mom (Female) (25-45)

Dad (Male) (25-45)

Tall Boy/Grand Canyon Vacation/Rocky (Male) (9-16) or (17-25)

Smart Girl/Hawaii Vacation/Student (Female) (9-16) or (17-25)

Scurvy Sam/Tour Guide (Male) (25-65)

Mr. Todd/Pet Shop Boy/Park Ranger (Male) (25-45)

Crab Claw Server/Parrot/Museum Clerk (Female) (25-65)

OR WITH MORE YOUNG ACTORS

Judy Moody (Female) (9-17)

Stink (Male) (9-17)

Mom (Female) (25-45)

Dad (Male) (25-45)

Tall Boy/Student (Male) (9-17)

Smart Girl/Student (Female) (9-17)

Scurvy Sam/Tour Guide (Male) (25-65)

Hawaii Vacation Kid/Rocky/Treasure Hunter (Male) (9-17)

Mr. Todd/Pet Shop Boy/Park Ranger (Male) (25-45)

Crab Claw Server/Parrot/Museum Clerk (Female) (25-65)

Student/Grand Canyon Vacation Kid (Either Gender) (9-17)

Student/Treasure Hunter (Either Gender) (9-17)

Student/Treasure Hunter (Either Gender) (9-17)

 

Additional roles will be available for other projects throughout the season.