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West Side Story Auditions-Chicago, IL - Casting ID # 1576518
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Chicago, IL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-20-18
Audition Date 10-12-18 Submission deadline 09-30-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Inspired by the timeless story of Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story takes Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers, and places them in the vibrant battleground of New York City’s West Side in the 1950s. In the midst of the deep-seated rivalry between the Puerto Rican gang, the Sharks, and the white gang, the Jets, Maria and Tony discover that ancient grudges are no match for true love. Their warring factions, however, refuse to back down, and the “rumbles”, romance, and resentment lead the bloody path to the lovers’ ultimate, tragic conclusion With soaring, sophisticated, and diverse melodies, energetic and athletic dance battles, and its remarkably salient social message, West Side Story remains one of American musical theatre’s most revolutionary and most loved treasures. musical theatre’s most revolutionary and most

Role # 1 Riff
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Glowing, driving, intelligent, slightly wacky leader of the Jets.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Tony
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A romantic young man and former leader of the Jets, he has found a new lifestyle now. Tony finds himself violently torn between his friendships and love. Falls in love to Maria and meets an untimely death. Genuinely sweet and sincere.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Action
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Most aggressive member of the Jets, a cat-like ball of fury.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 A-Rab
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Small of stature, takes nothing seriously, unaware, can be explosive.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Baby John
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Youngest member of the Jets, awed at everything, vulnerable.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Snowboy
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Bespectacled, self-styled expert.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

One of the member of the Jets.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Diesel
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Lieutenant to Riff, big, slow, steady.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Anybodys
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A fiery tomboy. Desperately wants to be in the Jets gang with the boys and wants to get into the fights with them. Will do most of her rehearsals with the Jet boys.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Girlfriend of Diesel, impressed with herself.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Riff’s girlfriend, desirable and hip.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Minnie
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One of the girls in the Jets.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Bernardo
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Handsome, proud, fluid leader of the Sharks, with a sardonic chip on his shoulder.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Lovely, young, and obedient immigrant Puerto Rican girl, excited and enthusiastic about her new life in America, but with stubborn inner strength that allows her to evolve into a strong woman.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Anita
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Bernardo’s girlfriend, older and wiser in the ways of the world, flashy, sharp-tongued, and with a knowing sexuality.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Shy, gentle, sweet-faced young boy, the intended husband of Maria.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Lieutenant to Bernardo, typically proud, and resentful of discrimination.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

One of the member of the Sharks.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Luis
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the member of the Sharks.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Rosalia
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Young Puerto Rican girl, more demure, simple.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Consuelo
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Tough, young Puerto Rican girl with bleach blond hair and lots of baubles.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 22 Teresita
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the girls in the Shark.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 23 Francisca
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the girls in the Shark.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Doc
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Drug store owner, tired and worn out.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 25 Schrank
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Plainclothes policeman, superficially pleasant to cover his venom, fear, and bigotry.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 26 Officer Krupke
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A not-too-bright street cop.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 27 Glad Hand
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nerdy, overly cheerful and ill-equipped social director at the local gym dance.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 28 Gee-Tar
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the member of the Jets.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 29 Mouthpiece
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the member of the Jets.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 30 Tiger
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the member of the Jets.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 31 Anxious
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the member of the Sharks.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 32 Nibbles
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the member of the Sharks.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 33 Juano
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the member of the Sharks.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 34 Toro
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the member of the Sharks.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 35 Moose
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the member of the Sharks.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 36 Estella
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the girls in the Sharks.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 37 Marguerita
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the girls in the Sharks.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -