Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: Heavy

Character Breakdown

Serena Katz
A shy and timid, yet keen and enthusiastic actress. She is attracted to Nick.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: G#3
Nick Piazza
Ambitious, enthusiastic, classical actor who is very serious about his craft. He holds a hidden romantic interest for Serena.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Joe Vegas
An acting student. Loud, funny, and comical. He develops a crush on Carmen.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: C3
Carmen Diaz
A sexy and confident, but cocky, dancer with a big ego. Carmen is determined to make it big and is obsessed with the idea of fame, nearly to a fault.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Tyrone Jackson
A talented but dyslexic hip hop dancer who comes from a poor background. Shares a difficult relationship with Iris. *Alternate casting: JACK ZAKOWSKI - Headstrong, able, dancer. A functional illiterate from a poor background and Russian immigrant student from Brighton Beach in Brooklyn. Male, 15-20 yrs old
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Iris Kelly
A very talented, graceful ballet dancer who often comes across as snobbish and mean because of her insecurities with herself. She shares a difficult relationship with Tyrone.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Schlomo Metzenbaum
A classical violinist who starts a rock band. He is fed up from the strain of his famous violinist father's expectations. He is very wise and academically clever.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Grace Lamb (lambchops)
A loud, confrontational rock chick and tomboy who plays the drums for Schlomo's band. She often loses her temper and it is implied that she does not take school seriously.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: A3
Goodman King
A musician who is in Schlomo's band. He is believed to be Schlomo's best friend.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: G#4
Vocal range bottom: F3
Mabel Washington
A loud and overweight dancer and singer who is desperate to shed the pounds but can't resist food. Often speaks her mind and gives out advice to others in their times of trouble.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Miss Esther Sherman
A strict, old-fashioned English teacher who loves her students despite the fact that she comes down hard on them.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Miss Greta Bell
A dance teacher with a passion for different styles of dance. Believes that dance is a way of life and is very protective of her students.
Gender: female
Age: 35 to 50
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Mr. Sheinkopf
European Music tutor with a love for classical music and dislike for all things rock and roll.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 50
Mr. Myers
A laid back drama teacher with an obsession for human psychology.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 50
Ensemble
Students