Director: TJ Lukacsina
Music Director: Marci Shegogue
Choreographer: Rikki Lacewell
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
Earle B Wood MS
14615 Bauer Dr.
Rockville, MD 20853
Walk ins welcome, appointments strongly encouraged
-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***
- July 5, 6, 12,13,19, & 20 @ 8:00 pm
- July 14 & 21 @ 2:00 pm
- 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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Named Counsel kids, Named Record Shop kids; Students; Hookers; Protestors; Cops