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Auditions

No experience, membership or fee is required to audition/perform with us.  Please download the audition form, complete it and bring it with you when you audition.  Copies of the form will be available at the audition.  [Download Audition Form] All auditions take place at The W.H.A.T. Theatre (in residence at the First Lutheran Church) 65 Oakwood Ave, Kearny, NJ. WHAT is currently auditioning for the following productions:

 

 

  • Grease [EARLY BIRD AUDITIONS: Sunday, Jan 11 3-5 pm, Monday, Jan 12 5-7 pm, (Tuesday, Jan 13 5-7 as a snow replacement day)]
    • When Danny, a popular tough guy, and Sandy, a virgin do-goody, go back to school after a summer fling, Sandy finds that Danny is a different boy than the one she knew over the summer and must decide whether they really do “go together.”
    • Characters:
      • Sandy Dumbrowski – (soprano) New in town, wholesome, pure, kind, and innocent girl.
      • Danny Zuko – (tenor) Handsome, cocky leader of the T-Birds.
      • Betty Rizzo – (mezzo-soprano or contralto) Tough and sarcastic leader of the Pink Ladies.
      • Frenchy – (soprano or mezzo-soprano) Fun-loving and foolish but very friendly member of the Pink Ladies.
      • Marty – (mezzo-soprano) Most attractive member of the Pink Ladies. A little slow and she likes older guys.
      • Teen Angel – (tenor or baritone) Guardian Angel from above that tries to guide Frenchy when she drops out of beauty school.
      • Vince Fontaine – An egotistical, slimy radio disk jockey trying to relive his teenage years.
      • Doody – (tenor) The youngest member of the T-Birds
      • Jan – (mezzosoprano) Funny, loud, overweight and awkward member of the Pink Ladies.
      • Kenickie – (baritone) The tough and rude second-in-command of the T-Birds).
      • Sonny LaTierri – An obnoxious, yet tricky member of the T-Birds).
      • Roger – (tenor) A jolly prankster member of the T-Birds, loves “putting people on” and Jan.
      • Cha-Cha – Charlene DiGregorio. (alto) Apparently the best dancer at St. Bernadette’s.
      • Eugene Florczyk – A silly, pompous but gullible nerd.
      • Johnny Casino – (baritone) All-American, rock-star student at Rydell High, whose real name is Clarence.
      • Miss Lynch – A no-nonsense, serious, loud, English teacher.
      • Patty Simcox – A pretty, peppy, cheerleader. Loud and overexcited. A bit of a pain and unpopular with the Pink Ladies.
      • T-Birds – The boys’ gang of working-class “greasers-to-be.”
      • Pink Ladies – The greasers girls’ gang.
    • Music: prepare at lease 32 bars from a musical theatre selection. Please have sheet music in the appropriate key.
    • More information about GREASE will be available very soon.  The January auditions are preliminary.  There will be call backs/additional auditions in April.