We are pleased to announce open auditions for our upcoming production of Seussical Jr., a children’s musical based on Dr. Seuss stories and characters, in early March. This is one of our “For Kids, By Kids” production and auditions are open to kids currently in grades 4-8. There are many speaking/singing roles available including 4 lead roles: Horton the Elephant, JoJo, the Cat in the Hat and Gertrude McFuzz. There are also opportunities available for participating in the ensemble. A complete casting list can be found below.
Auditions will be held on on January 8 from 9am until noon and on January 9 from 1pm until 4pm at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center Street Hilliard, Ohio 43026. Auditions must be signed up for in advance at our audition registration site.
For the safety of our auditionees as well as our entire production team, vaccinations are required for participation. Proof of at least one jab will need to be provided at your audition. Also please note that masks must be worn when entering the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center.
Please bring a completed audition form as well as a photo and theatre CV (if you have one). A downloadable audition form as well as other audition information can be found on our Audition page.
Auditions will consist of a reading from the show (you may download audition sides available below to help you prepare) as well as sing 16 bars of a song of your choice. An accompanist will be provided. Acappella or use of karaoke tracks are acceptable (please bring a device to play the track). There will also be a dance/movement element included with call back auditions. Video auditions are possible upon special arrangement.
Call backs will be held on Monday, January 10 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center. After casting has been completed there will be a mandatory cast parent meeting on Tuesday, January 11 at 6:30pm. Show dates are March 4-6 and 11-13.
|Horton the Elephant||Male||Lead|
|The Cat in the Hat||Either||Lead|
|The Sour Kangaroo||Female||Supporting|
|Judge Yertle the Turtle||Any||Ensemble|