Location:Waukesha Civic Theatre Building at 264 West Main Street, Waukesha.
Presented By:Waukesha Civic Theatre
Auditions for BILLY ELLIOT
Sunday, June 24, starting at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, June 26, starting at 7:00 pm
Wednesday, June 27 starting at 7:00 pm
Callbacks, if needed, will be on Thursday, June 28, starting at 7:00 pm
What We Are Looking For:
There is 1 role for a boy age 5-7. There are 3 roles for boys age 9-12. There are 11 roles for girls age 9-12. There are 16 roles for men age 17-70. There are 4 roles for women age 25-50. There is 1 role for a woman age 60-75.
What To Bring:
Those auditioning should be prepared to read from the script. Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre song. Please bring sheet music in your key for the accompanist. Unaccompanied auditions are discouraged.
Set during the miners’ strike of 1984-85, this musical follows Billy as he trades in boxing gloves for ballet shoes and develops the courage to be uniquely himself. Billy Elliot: The Musical will run October 26-November 11, 2018, at WCT. Mark E. Schuster is directing.
Billy Elliot: A boy who stumbles upon a ballet class and develops a passion for dance. To him, dance is a way to feel whole and free himself from the problems of life. He finds himself stuck between appeasing family and chasing his newfound love.
Age: 10 to 13
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Dad: Billy's stoic father. A widowed miner struggling with maintaining a household in lieu of a work strike, he is still deeply scarred by the death of his wife. Billy's dancing initially sends him into a rage but he learns to support his son.
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Debbie Wilkinson: The ballet teacher's daughter. A bit stand-offish and argumentative, her childhood crush on Billy leads her to constantly discourage him.
Age: 9 to 12
Grandma: Billy's eccentric grandmother. She is forgetful and a little aloof. Despite her inattention, she harbors a bitter resentment towards her dead abusive husband but has found solace through dance.
Age: 60 to 75
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: F#3
Michael: Billy's careless and fun-loving best friend. He lives in the realm of expressing oneself, going so far as to commonly dress in women's clothing.
Age: 10 to 13
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: A#3
Mrs. Wilkinson: The local ballet teacher who eventually becomes Billy's mentor. Hardened and mouthy, she actually has capacity for caring when she sees promise in Billy. Believes in the power of personal expression through dance.
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: Bb5
Vocal range bottom: Gb3
Tony: Billy's brother. A lazy but passionate miner. Hotheaded and scrappy with seemingly no regard of respect for his father, although he shares his disapproval of dance.
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Miners (Big Davey, George, Lesley)
Ballet Girls (Angela Robson, Tracey Atkinson, Keeley Gibson, Tina Harmer)
Royal Ballet School Members (Clipboard Woman, Posh Boy, Posh Son, Dancer)