School of Rock – Currently Casting

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Featured Articles

SCHOOL OF ROCK

The show goes into rehearsals in Sept. and opens on Broadway at The Winter Garden in December. The Casting Directors are currently looking for kids - 5' or under, BOYS who play killer guitar, piano and/or drums and can carry a tune and GIRLS who play great guitar and/or bass and also sing. See below for breakdown of current needs. Auditions are during the first week of June.

AEA Production Contract

Director: Laurence Connor

Producers: Bespoke Theatricals, The Schubert Organization, The Nederlander Organization, Warner Music Group, The Really Useful Group

General Manager: Bespoke Theatricals

Music by: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Lyrics by: Glenn Slater

Book by: Julian Fellowes

Music Supervisor: Ethan Popp

Musical Staging by: JoAnn Hunter

Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

 

SEEKING FUTURE REPLACEMENTS FOR THE CHILDREN:

CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

PRINCIPAL ROLES:

TOMIKA- A wonderful singer, she is a girl who is exasperated by her two fathers’ inability to see that she needs help.  They think she’s perfect.  She knows she’s drowning. This character is African American. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

SUMMER- A blonde Manhattan princess.  She has never had it any other way than her own, and she is confident things will continue in this vein.  She gives a new sense to the word entitlement. Pop/RockSinger who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

KATIE- PLAYS GUITAR/BASS GUITAR. She is distinguished by her talent for the bass. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

MARCEY- Clever girl. Back up singer with style. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. Will understudy SUMMER- A blonde Manhattan princess.  She has never had it any other way than her own, and she is confident things will continue in this vein.  She gives a new sense to the word entitlement. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

SHONELLE- Clever girl. Back up singer with style. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. Will understudy TOMIKA- A wonderful singer, she is a girl who is exasperated by her two fathers’ inability to see that she needs help.  They think she’s perfect.  She knows she’s drowning. This character is African American. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well.  CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

SOPHIA- Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. Must play the GUITAR/BASS. Will understudy the role of KATIE- PLAYS GUITAR/BASS GUITAR. She is distinguished by her talent for the bass. Pop/RockSinger who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

MADISON- Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. Will understudy TOMIKA- A wonderful singer, she is a girl who is exasperated by her two fathers’ inability to see that she needs help.  They think she’s perfect.  She knows she’s drowning. This character is African American. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

GIRL SWING 1- Must play GUITAR/BASS. Will understudy KATIE- PLAYS GUITAR/BASS GUITAR. She is distinguished by her talent for the bass. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

GIRL SWING 2- Does not need to play instruments. Will understudy principal roles. Should be a strong dancer and Pop/Rock singer. Previous Swing experience a plus. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

ZACK- PLAYS GUITAR.   A mixture of anger at his father’s indifference and passion for the music that is raging inside him.  He knows he has more in him than he has ever been able to show. Pop/RockSinger who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

LAWRENCE- PLAYS PIANO. A shy, awkward boy, unconfident and gauche, but a genius on the keyboard, who needs a free spirit like Dewey to lead him out of the darkness. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

FREDDY- PLAYS DRUMS. A boy who is happy to be released. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

BILLY- A boy with a marked artistic flair, and other problems. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

MASON- As eager as the others to enjoy school instead of dreading it.  He is a whizz on the technical side. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. Must play PIANO. Will understudy the role of LAWRENCE- PLAYS PIANO. A shy, awkward boy, unconfident and gauche, but a genius on the keyboard, who needs a free spirit like Dewey to lead him out of the darkness. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well.CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

LEONARD- Student. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. Will understudy FREDDY- PLAYS DRUMS. A boy who is happy to be released. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

BOY SWING 1- Must play GUITAR. Will understudy the role of ZACK- PLAYS GUITAR.   A mixture of anger at his father’s indifference and passion for the music that is raging inside him.  He knows he has more in him than he has ever been able to show. Pop/Rock Singer who moves well. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12.

BOY SWING 2- Does not need to play instruments. Will understudy principal roles. Should be a strong dancer and Pop/Rock singer. Previous Swing experience a plus. CHILDREN MUST BE UNDER 5’ TALL AND AGES 9-12. 

PLEASE SEND A PIC AND RESUME IF YOU HAVE ONE, ALONG WITH WHERE YOU ARE BASED AND CURRENT HT. AND AGE TO: SCHOOLOFROCKCASTING@GMAIL.COM

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