Your Online Source for Acting Jobs, Auditions and Casting Calls.

Billy Elliot The Musical-Des Moines, IA - Casting ID # 1567886
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Des Moines, IA Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 03-07-18
Audition Date 07-15-18 Submission deadline 07-14-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Billy Elliot tells the story of a young boy from a coal mining village in northeast England who transcends class and circumstance to become a ballet star. The musical is set against the backdrop of the 1984-5 miners strike, which tragically affects the whole village. Billy is looked after by his father, brother, and grandfather, after his mother’s death a few years earlier. They are not well off and have no experience with, or tolerance for, the arts. His dad and brother are totally against the idea of him learning to dance but Billy finds himself drawn towards the ballet world. As a result, Billy is forced to take his boxing lesson money and use it secretly for dance lessons from local dance teacher Mrs. Wilkinson. She quickly notices that Billy is a prodigy and takes him under her wing.
a prodigy and takes him under her wing.

Role # 1 Billy Elliot
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

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.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 10 to 13

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

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.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 60

Role # 3 Debbie Wilkinson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The ballet teacher's daughter. A bit stand-offish and argumentative, her childhood crush on Billy leads her to constantly discourage him.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 9 to 12

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

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.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 61 to 85

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

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.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 15

Role # 6 Mrs. Wilkinson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

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.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60

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

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.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 8 Big Davey
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of The Miners.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 60

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

One of The Miners.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 60

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

One of The Miners.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 60

Role # 11 Angela Robson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the Ballet Girls.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60

Role # 12 Tracey Atkinson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the Ballet Girls.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 15

Role # 13 Keeley Gibson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the Ballet Girls.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 15

Role # 14 Tina Harmer
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the Ballet Girls.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 15

Role # 15 Police Officers
Seeking 3 talent(s) for this role

Ensemble part.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60

Role # 16 Clipboard Woman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Royal Ballet School Members.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60

Role # 17 Posh Boy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Royal Ballet School Members.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 15

Role # 18 Posh Son
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Royal Ballet School Members.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 30

Role # 19 Dancer
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Royal Ballet School Members.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60