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Fame The Musical Auditions-Chicago, IL - Casting ID # 1557655
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Chicago, IL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 10-04-17
Audition Date 04-22-18 Submission deadline 04-21-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
An unmistakable title from the unforgettable film and television franchise, Fame The Musical inspired generations to fight for fame and light up the sky like a flame! Conceived and developed by David De Silva – now known affectionately to the planet as “Father Fame” – this high-octane musical features Academy Award-winning title song and a host of other catchy pop numbers. The show follows the final class of New York City’s celebrated High School for the Performing Arts from their admission to their graduation. All the struggles, fears and triumphs – from prejudice to substance abuse – are depicted with razor-sharp focus as the young artists navigate the worlds of music, drama and dance.

music, drama

Role # 1 Serena Katz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A shy and timid, yet keen and enthusiastic actress. She is attracted to Nick. Very strong vocal abilities.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 2 Nick Piazza
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ambitious, enthusiastic, classical actor who is very serious about his craft. He holds a hidden romantic interest for Serena. Very strong vocal abilities.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 3 Joe Vegas
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An acting student. Loud, funny, and comical. He develops a crush on Carmen. Singer/actor who moves extremely well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 4 Carmen Diaz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

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. Triple threat singer/actor and consumate dancer.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 5 Tyrone Jackson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A talented but dyslexic hip hop dancer who comes from a poor background. Shares a difficult relationship with Iris. Triple threat singer/actor and consumate dancer.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 6 Iris Kelly
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

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. Strong ballet with good vocal/acting skills.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 7 Schlomo Metzenbaum
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

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. Would be perfect if actor did play violin – Not required though.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 8 Grace Lamb
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

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. Would Prefer A Strong Actor/singer Who Plays Drums Or Could “fake It” Well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 9 Goodman King
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A musician who is in Schlomo's band. He is believed to be Schlomo's best friend. Good Actor/singer. Would Be Great If Actor Did Play Guitar.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 10 Mabel Washington
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

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. Would Prefer A Singer/actor With Gospel Vocal Abilities.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 11 Miss Esther Sherman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A strict, old-fashioned English teacher who loves her students despite the fact that she comes down hard on them. Very strong singer/actor with large vocal range and abilities.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 12 Miss Greta Bell
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

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. Strong singer actor with large voice and range of abilities.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 13 Mr. Sheinkopf
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

European Music tutor with a love for classical music and dislike for all things rock and roll. “Character Actor” with some vocal abilities.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 14 Mr. Myers
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A laid back drama teacher with an obsession for human psychology. Strong mature actor with some vocal abilities.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 15 Male Ensemble
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Students: Dancer/Singers. Strong Dance and Vocal skills needed. Some Principal Understudies and swings will be part of the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 16 Female Ensemble
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Students: Dancer/Singers. Strong Dance and Vocal skills needed. Some Principal Understudies and swings will be part of the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60