2018 – 2019 Season General Auditions

Orlando Repertory Theatre is seeking Equity and Non-Equity actors for seven productions this upcoming season. Please see the following for the Audition Schedule, Audition Guidelines, and Character Breakdown.

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

AUDITION GUIDELINES

  • Appointments can only be made at https://auditionsmanager.com/registration.php?AU=fojG9r171
  • 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.

A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD TYA
Rehearsals Begin: August 17, 2018
Show Opens: September 4, 2018
Show Closes: September 30, 2018

JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK
Rehearsals Begin: September 6, 2018
Show Opens: September 24, 2018
Show Closes: November 4, 2018

ELF THE MUSICAL
Rehearsals Begin: October 22, 2018
Show Opens: November 12, 2018
Show Closes: December 30, 2018

ELLA ENCHANTED THE MUSICAL
Rehearsals Begin: January 10, 2018
Show Opens: January 28, 2019
Show Closes: February 24, 2019

BEAT BUGS: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE
Rehearsals Begin: February 7, 2019
Show Opens: February 25, 2019
Show Closes: April 7, 2019

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL TYA
Rehearsals Begin: March 18, 2019
Show Opens: April 8, 2019
Show Closes: May 12, 2019

AUDITION SCHEDULE

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

General Audition #1 – Wednesday, June 20th (11:00am – 6:00pm)
General Audition #2 – Thursday, June 21st (12:00pm – 6:00pm)
General Audition #3 – Thursday, June 28th (11:00am – 6:00pm)

All actors should be aware that all productions at Orlando 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.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS/CASTING REQUIREMENTS

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

A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD TYA
(Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)
Frog (Male) (20-60)
Toad (Male) (20-60)
Bird/Turtle/Squirrel/Mother/Frog/Mole (Female) (17-50)
Bird/Mouse/Squirrel/Young Frog/Mole (Female) (17-50)
Bird/Snail/Lizard/Father Frog/Mole (Male) (17-50)

JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK
(Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)
Junie B. Jones (Female) (17-35)
Grace/Pink Fluffy Girl (Female) (17-35)
Lucille/Grouchy Typing Lady (Female) (17-35)
Mrs./Mother/Parrot (Female) (20-50)
Meanie Jim/Mitten Crook/Grandpa Frank Miller (Male) (20-50)
Handsome Warren/Live Fireman (Male) (17-35)
Ricardo/Principal/Lucille’s Grandpa (Male) (20-50)

ELF THE MUSICAL 
(Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)
Buddy (Male) (25-40)
Jovie (Female) (20-40)
Walter Hobbs (Male) (Late 40s-50s)
Emily Hobbs (Female) (Late 40s-50s)
Michael Hobbs (Male) (9-14)
Deb/Salvation Army Lady/Waitress (Female) (20-50)
Manager/Jim (Male) (20-60)
Mr. Greenway/Security Guard #1/Fake Santa / Santa #6 (Male) (Late 40s-70s)
Santa Claus/Security Guard #2 (Male) (Late 40s-70s)
Ensemble #1– MRS. CLAUS/MOTHER/CUSTOMER #1/WOMAN (Female) (25-65)
Ensemble #2– CHARLE the ELF/BUSINESSMAN/POLICEMAN #1/CHADWICK/SANTA #1/MAN #1 (Male) (25-65)
Ensemble #3– SHAWANDA the ELF/SALESWOMAN/SARA/VENDOR/SANTA #2/CHARLOTTE (Female) (20-65)
Ensemble #4– MAN (Jogger)/SAM/DOORMAN /POLICEMAN #2/MATTHEWS/SANTA #3 (Male) (20-50)
Ensemble #5– ELF #1 /TEENAGER/SANTA #4/STORE ELF #1 (Female)(14-30)
Ensemble #6– ELF #2 /FLYER GUY/SANTA #5/STORE ELF #2 (Male) (14-30)
Ensemble #7– ELF #3/BOY(9-14)

ELLA ENCHANTED THE MUSICAL
(Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)
Ella (Female) (16-30)
Prince Charmont (Male) (17-30)
Mother/Dame Olga/Giant (Female) (25-65)
Lucinda/Bird/Mistress Manners (Female) (25-65)
Hattie/Ogre 2/Giant (Female) (16-30)
Olive/Ogre 3/Giant (Female) (16-30)
Sir Peter/Ogre 1/Giant/Squire (Male) (25-70)

BEAT BUGS: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE
(Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)
Walter (Male) (14-30)
Jay (Male) (14-30)
Crick (Male or Either, vocally) (14-30)
Kumi (Female) (14-30)
Buzz (Female)(14-30)
Mr. Mustard (Male)(20-65)
Prudence/Billy Shears (Female) (20-65)
Minerbird #1/Pepper Band Member #1 /The Queen Bee (Female) (20-65)
Minerbird #2/Pepper Band Member #2/ Joe Cockeroach(Male) (20-65)
Minerbird #3/Mr. Sun/Sgt. Pepper (Male) (20-65)

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL TYA
(Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)
Horton (Male) (20-40)
Mayzie (Female) (20-45)
Gertrude (Female) (20-40)
Sour Kangaroo (Female) (20-50)
Cat In The Hat (Male)(20-50)
Wickersham #1 (Male)* (16-35)
Wickersham #2 (Male)* (16-35)
Wickersham #3 (Male)*(16-35)
Bird Girl #1(Female)* (16-35)
Bird Girl #2* (Female)* (16-35)
Bird Girl #3* (Female)* (16-35)
Mayor (Male)* (20-65)
Mrs. Mayor (Female)* (20-65)
Jojo (Either) (9-15)
*May take on other roles in the ensemble

THE GIVER
*This show will play from October 1-5, 2018 for all Orange County Public Schools 8th Graders. The roles of Chief Elder and The Giver may be pre-cast. 
(Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)
Asher (Male) (11-17) or (18-25)
Father (Male) (25-45)
Chief Elder (Female) (28-75)
Jonas (Male) (11-17) or (18-25)
Lily (Female) (9-13)
Fiona/Rosemary (Female) (11-17) or (18-25)
The Giver (Male) (40-100)
Mother (Female) (25-45)

Additional roles are available for other projects throughout the season.