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Grease

Grease Auditions
8 performances will run May 10th - May 19th, 2024

Director: Ian Moore
Stage Manager: Chip Heptig
Choreographer: Bridget Hughes
Musical Director: Robert Sammond

ACCEPTANCE THROUGH AUDITION ONLY

Open Call:
Monday, February 12th: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday, February 13th: 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Callbacks:
Saturday, February 17th: 11:00am - 2:00pm

LOCATION
All auditions will be at the Algonquin Arts Theatre, 60 Abe Voorhees, Manasquan, NJ.

ACTORS MUST FILL OUT THIS AUDITION FORM PRIOR TO ATTENDING AN OPEN-CALL AUDITION:
https://forms.gle/oFmM3K6HNPyPTCMZA

Please submit the following via this form:

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Audition Requirements:
Please prepare 32 bars of music from a song in a similar style to the show that best shows your voice and range. Legible sheet music must be provided for the rehearsal pianist/music director. Please wear or bring appropriate clothes and shoes for the dance portion of the audition. If you are invited to call backs, music cuts and sides from the show will be provided.

REHEARSAL INFO:
Rehearsals will be at Algonquin Arts Theatre or in a nearby location. Rehearsals to begin in February of 2024. Exact rehearsal schedule will be set once the availability of all actors is learned but will take place during weekday evenings and weekends (depending on role and when called).

BEFORE YOU AUDITION, be advised that all actors must be available for rehearsals that are to be scheduled according to the actor's role. It is mandatory for actors to be available for all scheduled evening tech rehearsals (May 5th - 9th) and 8 performances (May 10th - May 19th, 2024). Conflicts will not be accepted after the cast has been announced.

Seeking:

Ensemble: (Any Race or Ethnicity, Male and Female identifying, Age range 16 to 35)

  • The Pink Ladies: Ensemble, The club-jacketed, gum-chewing, hip-swinging girls' gang who hang around with the Burger Palace Boys.
  • The Burger Palace Boys: Ensemble, A super-cool, DAhaired, hard-looking group of high school wheeler-dealers... or so they think.

THE FOLLOWING ROLES ARE APPROPRIATE FOR AGES 16 TO 35.

Danny Zuko: (Male Identifying, High School Teen, Tenor, D4-B5) The leader of the Burger Palace Boys; good-looking, strong and confident, with an air of easy-going charm.

Sandy Dumbrowski: (Female identifying, High School Teen, Soprano, A3-F#5) New girl in town; sweet, wholesome, naive, cute, and innocent.

Betty Rizzo: (Female identifying, High School Teen, Alto A3-C5) Leader of the Pink Ladies; tough, sarcastic and outspoken but vulnerable.

Frenchy: (Female identifying, High School Teen, Alto, A3-D5) A dreamer; good-natured but not too smart, she is heavily made up, fussy about her appearance, particularly her hair. She can't wait to finish high school so she can be a beautician.

Marty: (Female identifying, High School Teen, Alto, C4-C5) The 'beauty' of the Pink Ladies; pretty and looks older than the other girls, but betrays her real age when she opens her mouth. She tries to act sophisticated.

Jan: (Female identifying, High School Teen, Alto, A3-C5) Funny, loud, compulsive eater and awkward member of the Pink Ladies. Loud and pushy with the girls, but shy with boys.

Doody: (Male identifying, High School Teen, Tenor, D4-A5) The youngest of the guys; small, boyish and open, with a disarming smile and a hero worshipping attitude towards the other guys. He also plays the guitar.

Kenickie: (Male identifying, High School Teen, Tenor, C4-F5) The second in command of the Burger Palace Boys; tough-looking, tattooed, surly and avoids any show of softness. He has an offbeat sense of humor.

Sonny Latierri: (Male identifying, High School Teen, Baritone, G3-A5) A member of the Burger Palace Boys; funny Italian-American, he is a braggart and wheeler-dealer who thinks he's a real lady-killer.

Roger: (Male identifying, High School Teen, Tenor, D4-A5) The anything-for-a-laugh stocky type of boy; a clown who enjoys winding people up, he is full of mischief and is always dreaming up half-baked schemes and ideas.

Cha-Cha, aka Charlene Digregorio: (Female identifying, High School Teen, Alto, C4-C5) The best dancer at St. Bernadette's; a loud mouth, she wins the dancing competition with Danny.

Eugene Florczyk: (Male identifying, High School Teen, Tenor, A3-E5) The class valedictorian; physically awkward, with weak eyes and a highpitched voice. He's a typical 'apple-polisher' - both smug and pompous, but gullible.

Patty Simcox: (Female identifying, High School Teen, Alto, D4-A4) A typical cheerleader; attractive, athletic, sure-of-herself, but can be given to bursts of disconcerting enthusiasm. She's a bit of a pain and unpopular with the Pink Ladies, and can twirl a baton.

Johnny Casino: (Male identifying, High School Teen, Tenor, G4-E5) All-American, rock-star "greaser" student at Rydell High, whose real name is Clarence.

THE FOLLOWING ROLES ARE APPROPRIATE FOR AGES 25 AND UP

Vince Fontaine: (Male identifying, Ensemble/Part Flexible) A typical 'teen audience' disc jockey; slick, egotistical and fast-talking. He is also a veteran 'Greaser.

Miss Lynch: (Female identifying, Age: 30+, Ensemble/Part Flexible) A no-nonsense, serious, loud, English teacher.

Teen Angel: (Age 25+, Tenor, E4-F5) Frenchy's suave and slick guardian angel, who encourages her to stay in school.

Radio Voice: (Age Flexible, Tenor, A3-C5) A radio voice.

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