2019 – 2020 Season General Auditions

**Now Accepting Appointments**

Orlando Repertory Theatre is seeking Equity and Non-Equity actors for six productions and one special engagement as part of the 2019-2020 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 SCHEDULE

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

Audition dates and times as follows.

  • Monday, June 24 from 2:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Wednesday, June 26 from 2:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Monday, July 8 from 2:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tuesday, July 30 from 2:30pm – 9:00pm
  • 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.

AUDITION GUIDELINES

  • Appointments can only be made at https://auditionsmanager.com/registration.php?AU=0HubYY260
  • All actors should prepare one comedic monologue.  For musical auditions, also prepare 16 bars of an up-tempo 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.

REHEARSAL & PERFORMANCE DATES

TUCK EVERLASTING (Theatre for Young Audiences Edition) *Musical
Rehearsals Begin: August 12, 2019 (start date subject to change)
Show Opens: September 3, 2019
Show Closes: September 29, 2019

HOW I BECAME A PIRATE *Musical
Rehearsals Begin: September 12, 2019
Show Opens: September 30, 2019
Show Closes: November 10, 2019

MIRACLE IN BEDFORD FALLS THE MUSICAL
(Based on the film It’s a Wonderful Life)
Rehearsals Begin: October 21, 2019
Show Opens: November 11, 2019
Show Closes: December 29, 2019

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
Rehearsals Begin: January 9, 2020
Show Opens: January 27, 2020
Show Closes: February 23, 2020

PETE THE CAT *Musical
Rehearsals Begin: February 6, 2020
Show Opens: February 24, 2020
Show Closes: April 5, 2020

DISNEY’S FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL (ONE-ACT EDITION)
Rehearsals Begin: March 9, 2020
Show Opens: March 30, 2020
Show Closes: May 10, 2020

THE GIVER(SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT)
Rehearsals Begin: November 4, 2019
Show Opens: November 18, 2019
Show Closes: November 22, 2019

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS/CASTING REQUIREMENTS

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

Characters and role breakdowns:.

  • TUCK EVERLASTING: THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES EDITION (Musical)
    (Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)

    Winnie Foster (Female) (10-24)
    Mother (Female) (20-60)
    Jesse Tuck (Male) (17-25)
    Mae Tuck (Female) (25-50)
    Angus Tuck (Male) (25-50)
    Miles Tuck (Male) (20-30)
    Man in Yellow Suit (Male) (25-60)
    Constable Joe (Male) (25-60)
    Hugo (Male) (20-35)
    Ensemble (Male) (17-50)
    Ensemble (Female) (17-50)
    Ensemble (Female) (17-50)
    Ensemble (Male) (17-50)

  • HOW I BECAME A PIRATE (Musical)
    (Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)

    Jeremy Jacobs (Male) (9-15)
    Captain Braid Beard (Male) (17-35)
    Swill The Pirate (Male or Female) (17-35)
    Sharktooth The Pirate (Male) (20-50)
    Pierre The Pirate (Male) (20-50)
    Max The Pirate (Male) (17-35)

  • MIRACLE IN BEDFORD FALLS THE MUSICAL
    (Based on the film It’s a Wonderful Life)
    (Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)

    George Bailey (Male) (25-40)
    Mary Hatch Bailey (Female) (20-40)
    Clarence Oddbody (Male) (Late 40s-60s)
    Joseph, Angel 1st Class/Potters Villain 3 (Male) (Late 20s-60s)
    Henry Potter (Male) (Late 40s-70s)
    Uncle Billy/Potters Villain 4 (Male) (30-50)
    Mr. Gower/Potter’s Goon (Male) (35-60)
    Cousin Eustace/Mrs. Hatch’s Voice/Potters Villain (Female) (Late 20s-50s)
    Cousin Tilly/Potters Villain (Female) (Late 20s-50s)
    Violet Bick/Salvation Army Lady (Female) (20-40)
    Tommy Bailey (Male) (9-14)
    Pete Bailey/Young George (Male) (9-14)
    Janie (Female) (9-14)
    Zuzu (Female)(9-14)
    Bert/Dr. Campbell (Male) (25-50)
    Ernie/Franklin, Angel’s Voice/Man (Male) (25-50)
    Joe/Marty Hatch/Ed/Potters Villain 1/Man (Male) (25-50)
    Sam Wainwright/Man/Potters Villain 2/Man (Male) (25-50)
    Harry Bailey/Randall/Goon (Male) (25-50)
    Freddie/Man/Goon (Male) (20-50)
    Mickey/Tom/Goon/Passerby (Male) (20-50)
    Mrs. Carter/Mrs. Davis/Passerby/Woman (Female) (25-60)

  • ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
    (Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)

    Anne Shirley (Female) (10-25)
    Marilla Cuthbert (Female) (30-65)
    Matthew Cuthbert (Male) (30-65)
    Diana Barry (Female) (10-25)
    Mrs. Barry (Female) (25-40)
    Gilbert Blythe (Male) (20-35)
    Mrs. Lynde/Mrs. Blewett (Female) (25-65)
    Stationmaster/Mr. Phillips/Doctor (Male) (25-65)

  • PETE THE CAT (Musical)
    (Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)

    Pete The Cat (Male) (17-30)
    Jimmy Biddle (Male) (17-25)
    Olive Biddle/Cat-Catcher/Eloise/Astronaut (Female) (17-25)
    Mom/Grumpy Toad/Mrs. Creech/Mona Lisa (Female) (25-45)
    Dad/Gus The Platypus/Barnaby/Shark (Male) (25-45)

  • DISNEY’S FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL (ONE-ACT EDITION)
    (Numbers in parenthesis indicate gender & suggested age range)

    Katherine Blake, mom (Female) (25-45)
    Mike, fiancé (Male) (25-45)
    Torrey (Female) (20-35)
    Ellie Blake (Female) (16-25)
    Adam the Listmaster (Male) (16-25)
    Savannah (Female) (16-25)
    Kitty (Female) (16-25)
    Karl (Male) (16-25)
    Monica (Female) (16-25)
    Fletcher Blake (Male) (9-14)
    Ensemble Teen 1/Wedding Guest (Female)* (16-25)
    Ensemble Teen 2 (Male)* (16-25)
    Ensemble Teen 3/Wedding Guest (Female)* (16-25)
    Ensemble Teen 4 (Either) (16-25)
    Ensemble Adult/Danielle, journalist (Female)* (25-45)
    Ensemble Adult/Louis, photographer (Male)* (25-45)
    Dr. Ehrin/Minister/Cater Waiter/Wedding Guest (Either)* (25-55)
    Mr. Blumen/Cater Waiter (Male)* (25-55)
    Mrs. Luckenbill/Cater Waiter/Wedding Guest (Female)* (25-55)
    Senor or Senorita O’Brien/Cater Waiter/Wedding Guest (Either)* (25-55)
    Ms. Meyers/Cater Waiter (Female)* (25-55)
    Officer Kowalski/Cater Waiter (Male)* (25-55)
    *May take on other roles in the ensemble

  • SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT
    This show will play for a limited time off site for all Orange County Public Schools 8th Graders. The roles of Chief Elder and The Giver may be pre-cast.

    THE GIVER
    (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.