Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Elliot
Tuba player. Recently appointed Beaver Band Captain, he is eager to prove his competency to his peers, superiors, and especially his parents. Awkward around the opposite sex and slightly overweight.
Gender: male
Age: 17 to 17
Jake
Drummer. An African-American, he is protecting a scarred interior life. After a violent incident at his previous school, the former star football player is forced to transfer to Belleview and join the marching band.
Gender: male
Age: 17 to 17
Laura
Flute player. Though kind hearted and talented, she feels overlooked and longs to stand out from the crowd. Smart and patient.
Gender: female
Age: 17 to 17
Spitz
Trumpet player. A show-off with urban flair, his bravado outweighs his talents. His kind heart is his redemptive quality.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 18
Natalia
Trumpet player. Eastern European exchange student, she is wise and wry beyond her years.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 18
Stewart
Clarinet player. He is Ms. Dixon's asthmatic son and the youngest member of the band. Desperately trying to escape the long shadow of his mother.
Gender: male
Age: 14 to 17
Nicole
Baton twirler. A perky optimist, she is an avid planner and part-time exhibitionist. Keenly aware of her beauty, yet occasionally oblivious to its affect on others.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 18
Mr. Hornsby
The adored band teacher. Mr. Hornsby is dedicated and passionate, but has bigger dreams than reality will allow. Committed to his students.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Ms. Dixon
The principal of Belleview High. Recently divorced and somewhat neurotic, her commitment to serve the children tends to mangle her common sense. A loving mother with her own "best of intentions."
Gender: female
Age: 35 to 45
Ensemble
Band Members; Offstage Voices