Audition Information:

 

For more information email: offbroadwaytheatercompany@gmail.com

  • Ages 14-20

  • Audition Date: Monday March 4th 3:30 - 9:30

  • Callback Date: Monday March 11th 4:00 - 10:00

  • Rehearsals to be held at: 4659 Mission Gorge Pl #B, San Diego, CA 92120 

  • Audition and Callback location: 3209 Harding Street Carlsbad, CA 92008 @ Pine Ave. Community Center  

  • Audition with Sheet Music only. 32 bars in the style of the show. 

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Rehearsal Schedule:


Friday March 15th 4:30-10

Saturday March 16th 11-7

Friday March 22nd 4:30-10

Saturday March 23rd 11-7

Friday March 29th 4:30-10

Saturday March 30th 11-7 

Friday April 5th 4:30-10

Saturday April 6th 11-7

Friday April 12th 4:30-10

Saturday April 13th 11-7

Friday April 19th 4:30-10

Saturday April 20th 11-7 

Friday April 26th 4:30-10

Saturday April 27th 11-7

Sunday April 28th 11-7

Friday May 3rd 4:30-11

Saturday May 4th 11-7

Sunday May 5th 11-7 

Tech Rehearsal

Tuesday May 7th 4-10:30

Wednesday May 8th 4-10:30

Thursday May 9th 4-10:30

Friday May 10th 4-10:30



Casting Information:


Cast Size: 8 Males and 8 Females 

1 male and 1 Female Swing

Cast Type: Ensemble Cast

Ensemble Dance Requirements: Advanced training in Ballet, Lyrical and Modern styles of Dance.

Character Breakdown

Wendla

Innocent. With every passing day, she grows more curious about the world around her and her changing body. Both vulnerable and a willing participant in her evolution. Explores her newly-found sexuality with Melchior.

Gender: Female

Age: 14-16 or play younger

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: E3

Melchior

A smart, headstrong boy who refuses to bow down to society's rules. An atheist and radical student. Struggles with his intense feelings for Wendla and his awakening sexual urges.

Gender: Male

Age: 15 to 20

Vocal range top: B4

Vocal range bottom: G2

Ilse

Martha's sister, who was also abused and has run away from home to live in an artists' colony. She reaches out to her old friend Moritz in the last moments of his life.

Gender: Female

Age: 15 to 20

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: E3

Martha

A schoolgirl who faces constant physical abuse from her father. She harbors a secret crush towards Moritz.

Gender: Female

Age: 14 to 18

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: E3

Moritz

Melchior's best friend, a troubled student. He desperately tries to please his father, but always seems to disappoint him. His haunting sexual dreams and academic failures eventually drive him to suicidal thoughts.

Gender: Male

Age: 14 to 20

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: C3

Thea

Wendla's best friend. A schoolgirl who tries to stay innocent and pure.

Gender: Female

Age: 14 to 18

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: E3

Hanschen

A rather narcissistic schoolmate of Melchior's. He is comfortable with his own sexuality and uses his looks and intelligence to captivate Ernst. Optional Doubling as RUPERT.

Gender: Male

Age: 15 to 20

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Anna

A German schoolgirl and Martha's best friend. Optimistic and a bit naive, she has a difficult time understanding Martha's trials.

Gender: Female

Age: 14 to 18

Vocal range top: C5

Vocal range bottom: E3

Ernst

A schoolmate of Melchior's. Naive and easily manipulated, which allows him to fall in love with Hanschen. Optional Doubling as REINHOLD.

Gender: Male

Age: 14 to 20

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Georg

A clumsy schoolmate of Melchoir's. He is overcome with his feelings for his piano teacher. Optional Doubling as DIETER.

Gender: Male

Age: 14 to 20

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Otto

A classmate of Melchior's. He struggles with feelings he considers inappropriate. Optional Doubling as ULBRECHT.

Gender: Male

Age: 14 to 20

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Females to Play 

Plays a variety of rigid adult roles. Characters include: FRAU BERGMAN, Wendla's mother; FRAULEIN KNUPPELDICK; FRAULEIN GROSSEBUSTENHALTER; FRAU GABOR, Melchior's mother; and FRAU BESSELL, Martha's mother.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: D3

Males to Play 

Plays a variety of rigid adult roles. Characters include: HERR SONNENSTITCH, the boys' teacher; HEADMASTER KNOCHENBRUCH; HERR NEUMANN, Ilse's father; HERR RILOW, Hanschen's father; HERR STEIFEL, Moritz's father; FATHER KAULBACH; DOCTOR VON BRAUSEPULVER; HERR GABOR, Melchior's father; and SCHMIDT.

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: D3