Director: TJ Lukacsina

Music Director: Marci Shegogue

Choreographer: Rikki Lacewell

Auditioners are strongly encouraged to print and complete forms prior to arriving for their audition appointment.

Audition Dates:

 

Wednesday, April 3, 7:00pm-10:00pm

Tuesday, April 9, 7:00pm-10:00pm

Wednesday, April 10, 7:00pm-10:00pm

Auditions will be held in small groups for one hour,

beginning at 7, 8, and 9pm

 

Callbacks (By invitation, as needed)

Thursday, April 11, 6:00-10:00pm

 

Location:
​Earle B Wood MS

14615 Bauer Dr.

Rockville, MD  20853

Audition Appointments:

Sign-up for an audition appointment HERE

Walk ins welcome, appointments strongly encouraged

Audition Requirements:

-Please arrive 10-15 min prior to your time slot to fill out all required paperwork.
- Audition Forms available at the door.
- Bring a copy of your theatrical resume - Headshot not required, production team will be taking pictures of all who audition.
- Prepare 16 - 32 bars of a song in the style of the show that shows off your vocal and acting talents (Approximately 30-45 seconds of music).
- Please do NOT audition with any song from Hairspray.
- No acapella auditions, please bring sheet music in your key.
- Please arrive dressed and ready for a dance combination, wear comfortable shoes.
- All sizes, ethnicities, and gender identities welcome to audition.
- Prepare to list major conflicts from April 29 - June 29, 2019.
***No conflicts will be approved from June 29 - July 21***

 PERFORMANCE DATES:
- July 5, 6, 12,13,19, & 20 @ 8:00 pm
- July 14 & 21 @ 2:00 pm 

 

REHEARSALS:
- Monday through Thursday evenings (7:00-10:00 pm)

and Saturday days (10:00am - 2:00 pm)
- Not everyone will be called to rehearsal every night.
- Rehearsal locations to be determined.

Please email all questions to Director, TJ Lukacsina at: TJhomas928@gmail.com

AVAILABLE ROLES/CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

ALL ROLES OPEN, Non-Union/Non-Paid: We are in search of a talented cast of actors, singers, and dancers for this high energy musical production.

​Casting Actors 16+; Little Inez 9-14

 

Tracy Turnblad
Our story's unsuspecting protagonist, she is large and in charge. Confident, talented, and incredibly determined. A romantic with a good heart and desire to cut up the dance floor. Always on top of the latest trends.
Female. Vocal range: G5 down to G3

 

Corny Collins
The charismatic host of the Corny Collins' Show. Good looking and smooth talking, he is a genuinely nice guy both on and off camera.
Male. Vocal range: A4 down to D3

 

Edna Turnblad
Tracy's big and blonde mother. She is a working housewife who has lost her confidence and dream to be a plus-size clothing designer. Boisterous and commanding. Played by a male in drag.
Male. Vocal range: G5 down to F3

Penny Pingleton
Tracy's best friend and dorky sidekick. Not the brightest girl, but she has good intentions. Bursting to get free of her mother's dominating control, she falls for Seaweed with childlike curiosity.
Female. Vocal range: G5 down to A3

 

Velma Von Tussle
Amber's mother and the director of Corny Collin's show. She is a devious taskmaster and snobby racist. The former Miss Baltimore Crabs will go to any length to ensure her daughter is the next big thing.
Female. Vocal range: E5 down to G3

 

Amber Von Tussle
Link's girlfriend and Tracy's nemesis. She is pretty, thin, shallow, snobby, and racist. Can't dance but is expected to win Miss Baltimore Hairspray. Always feels the need to be the center of attention.
Female. Vocal range: F5 down to A3

 

Link Larkin
The star heartthrob on Corny Collins' show. He is extremely attractive and talented. Hoping to get his big break with a recording contract, he unexpectedly falls for Tracy.
Male. Vocal range: A5 down to G3

 

Seaweed J. Stubbs
Tracy's classmate and friend, who is discriminated against due to his skin color. He is cocky but surprisingly lovable. Talented in song and dance. He falls for Penny.
Male. Vocal range: D5 down to F3

 

Little Inez
Seaweed's younger sister who can dance with attitude. She has what it takes but isn't allowed to dance on tv due to her skin color.
Female.

 

Motormouth Maybelle
Seaweed and Little Inez's mother, she also appears as the Guest DJ on the Corny Collin's Negro Day show. Big, blonde, beautiful and proud of it. She is sassy and confident.
Female. Vocal range: E5 down to F3

 

Wilbur Turnblad
Tracy's simpleminded and kind father. He owns a joke shop and supports his daughter in spite of everything else. He also loves his wife, Edna, very much.
Male. Vocal range: A5 down to A3

 

Prudy Pingleton (and others)
Penny's strict mother. Very conservative, controlling, and closed minded.
Female. Vocal range: B4 down to D4

 

Ensemble
Named Counsel kids, Named Record Shop kids; Students; Hookers; Protestors; Cops

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Rockville Musical Theatre
PO Box 1248

Rockville, MD 20849