AUDITION & SHOW SCHEDULE The General Auditions will be video submissions. Callbacks in August, September, and possibly October will be in person. Please submit a video by July 24, 2022.
All actors should be aware that all productions at Orlando REP include MORNING PERFORMANCES during weekdays. Our weekly show schedule is: Monday at 10:30am, Tuesday at 10:30am, Thursday at 10:30am, Friday at 10:30am, Saturday at 2:00pm and 5:30pm, and Sunday at 2:00pm and 5:30pm*. There are no performances on Wednesdays. *Some of the weekend showtimes may vary slightly because of show length and all times are subject to change, but these are the general times. Calendars available at callbacks.
AUDITION GUIDELINE • Orlando Repertory Theatre will only be accepting video auditions for this season. • All actors should prepare one comedic monologue and a portion of an up-tempo song. Actors are given 3 minutes total to perform both the monologue and song; submissions should not exceed 3 minutes. • Please double check that you have stated your name clearly at the beginning of the video. • All actors should provide a digital headshot and resume. • All actors must be 12 years of age or older. Please submit a video by July 24, 2022.
The REP’s 2022–2023 Season Titles with Open Auditions** are:
LOCOMOTION THE PLAY Rehearsals Begin: August 17, 2022 Show Opens: September 12, 2022 Show Closes: October 16, 2022
TRUE NORTH, A MAGICAL NEW HOLIDAY MUSICAL Rehearsals Begin: October 14, 2022 Show Opens: November 14, 2022 Show Closes: December 22, 2022
LUCHADORA! Rehearsals Begin: January 4, 2023 Show Opens: January 30, 2023 Show Closes: February 26, 2023
TBA MUSICAL Rehearsals Begin: February 3, 2023 Show Opens: March 6, 2023 Show Closes: April 30, 2023, with Extension: May 7, 2023
MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS Rehearsals Begin: March 10, 2023 Show Opens: April 11, 2023 Show Closes: May 14, 2023
**Dog Man the Musical is being cast by TheatreWorksUSA. The Funikijam Show, Click Clack Moo, The Lightning Thief, and Pip-squeak are shows that we are presenting and not casting. There will be additional auditions later in the season for specialty projects.
PERSONNEL Jeff Revels, Artistic Director; Brian Diaz, Company Manager; and Directors/Music Directors as they are secured are among the personnel viewing audition videos. Production Teams hired by callback dates will be posted. CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS/CASTING REQUIREMENTS · We strongly encourage all races, ethnicities, gender identities, ages, sizes, as well as performers with disabilities to audition for all productions. · Actor Tracks are subject to change and ensemble tracks are listed as possible actor tracks that give a general idea. Actor tracks finalized after auditions. · Ages are simply guidelines and are fluid.
LOCOMOTION THE PLAY By Jacqueline Woodson Play/Non-Musical (In parentheses are the suggested age range and race/ethnicity if specific) Lonnie Collins Motion (17-30) (Black) Enrique/Daddy/Agency Man (17-45) (Black) Miss Edna/Lilli/Mama (17-45) (Black) Ms. Marcus (17-35)
TRUE NORTH: A MAGICAL NEW HOLIDAY MUSICAL By Holly Reed & Kelvin Reed Musical *This is a unique production in that there are producers collaborating with Orlando REP to mount this show regionally, as it has an aim towards a large commercial future, including a path to Broadway. There will be some actors that the producers and director bring in for this production, but the exact roles are not yet determined, so we are listing them all here for the moment. (In parentheses are the suggested age ranges) Directed by Richard Blake Ben Patterson (9-16) Ideally, unchanged child voice Kami Patterson (17-25) mezzo Harry Patterson (25-50) tenor Charley Tinseltoes (18-35) tenor Snap Krackle (18+) baritone Agent Skittle (18+) mezzo 6-8 Ensemble Roles (17-55)
LUCHADORA! By Alvaro Saar Rios Play/Non-Musical (In parentheses are the suggested age ranges) (The majority of the cast should identify as Latino, Latina, Latine) Vanessa (14-24) Nana Lupita (55-70) Lupita (16-24) Father (25-50) The Mask Maker (25-50) Leopold (13-24) Leisl (10-21) El Hijo (18-30) Hannah (17-26) 3-4 Ensemble Roles (15-30)
TBA MUSICAL *Though we cannot announce this title in any publications until the beginning of October, we can tell you if you contact us and want to know what nautical nonsense this will be. Directed by Jeff Revels 14-16 Roles, (17-65)
MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS Adapted for the stage by Sandra B. Eskin and Michael J. Bobbitt, Music and Lyrics by Willam Yanesh Musical (In parentheses are the suggested age ranges) Mrs. Mallard (20-45) Mr. Mallard (20-45) The Michaels (25-60) Actor One (20-50) Actor Two (20-50) Actor Three (20-50) Actor Four (20-50) Puppeteer One (20-50) Puppeteer Two (20-50)