Casting Info


OCTC is seeking Non-Equity Performers for their 2024 Summer Season. (See Breakdown) All performers must be 18 years of age or older.

The Ocean City Theatre Company is committed to diversity and encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

Please prepare one 32-bar selection OR two contrasting song selections of no more than 16-bars each. Feel free to prepare a selection from one of the shows of our season. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring your headshot and resume.

Housing provided; transportation not included.

All auditions are by appointment only. You must submit for an audition appointment. Please note not everyone will receive an appointment.

NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 WILL BE SEEN!


Ocean City Auditions

Date: Saturday, March 23rd

Location: OCTC Studio (1501 West Ave. Ocean City, NJ 08226)
*Vocal audition will be held first and then dance call backs will be held after the vocal audition.


New York City Auditions

Date: Monday, March 25th
Location: Pearl Studios (500 8th Ave. 3rd Floor)

Vocal Auditions will be held on Monday. Dance auditions are by invitation only and will be held on Tuesday, March 26th.


BREAKDOWN


GREASE – All Roles Open

First Rehearsal: July 22nd

Show Dates: August 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14 & 15

SEEKING:

  • DANNY ZUKO: Male Presenting (Range: tenor, D4-B5) – The leader of the Burger Palace Boys, good-looking, strong and confident, with an air of easy-going charm.
  • SANDY DUMBROWSKI: Female presenting (Range: Soprano A3-F#5) – New girl in town, sweet wholesome, naïve, cute and innocent.
  • BETTY RIZZO: Female Presenting (Range: Alto A3-C5) – Leader of the Pink Ladies; tough sarcastic and outspoken but vulnerable.
  • FRENCHY: Female Presenting (Range: Alto, A3-D5) – A Dreamer; good-natured but not too smart, she is heavily made-up, fussy about her appearance, particularly her hair.
  • MARTY: Female Presenting (Range: Alto, C4-C5) The ‘beauty’ of the Pink Ladies; pretty and looks older than the other girls but betrays her real age when she opens her mouth. She tries to act sophisticated.
  • JAN: Female Presenting (Range: Alto, A3-C5) Funny, loud, competitive eater and awkward member of the Pink Ladies. Loud and pushy with the girls, but shy with the boys.
  • KENICKIE: Male Presenting (Range: Tenor C4-F5) The second in command of the Burger Palace Boys; tough-looking, tattooed, surly and avoids any show of softness. He has an offbeat sense of humor.
  • SONNY: Male presenting (Range: baritone, G3-A5) A member of the Burger Palace boys; funny Italian American, he is a braggart and wheeler-dealer who thinks he’s a real lady-killer.
  • ROGER: Male Presenting (Range: Tenor D4-A5) The anything for a laugh stocky type of boy; a clown who enjoys winding people up, he is full of mischief and is always dreaming up half-baked schemes and ideas.
  • VINCE FONTAINE: Male Presenting Age 25-40 (Range: Tenor) A typical ‘teen audience’ disc jockey; slick, egotistical, and fast-talking. He is also a veteran ‘Greaser’.
  • CHA-CHA, aka CHARLENE DIGREGORIO: Female Presenting (Range: Alto C4-C5) The best dancer at St. Bernadette’s; a loudmouth, she wins the dancing competition with Danny.
  • EUGENE: Male Presenting (Range: Tenor A3-E5) The class valedictorian; physically awkward, with weak eyes and a high-pitched voice. He’s a typical ‘apple polisher’ – both smug and pompous, but gullible.
  • MISS LYNCH: Female Presenting, Age 40-60 (Range: Ensemble Part/Flexible) A no-nonsense, serious, loud English Teacher.
  • PATTY SIMCOX: Female Presenting (Range Alto D4-A4) A typical cheerleader; attractive, athletic, sure-of-herself, but can be given to bursts of disconcerting enthusiasm. She’s a bit of a pain and unpopular with the Pink Ladies and can twirl a baton.
  • ALEX/PARTY KID: One of Sam’s classmates.

TYA SHOWS


GARFIELD THE MUSICAL WITH CATTITUDE – All Roles Open

First Rehearsal: June 17th

Show Date: July 2nd

SEEKING:

  • GARFIELD – a lazy tabby cat with a large ego.
  • NERMAL – (Female Performer) a kitten, Garfield’s arch nemesis.
  • ODIE – a simple-minded dog, Garfield’s friend.
  • JON ARBUCKLE/ANIMAL CONTROL – a nerd, Garfield’s human
  • ARLENE – a cat, Garfield’s friend and perhaps, love interest.

CHARLOTTE’S WEB The Musical – All roles open.

First Rehearsal: June 24th

Show Date: July 9th

SEEKING:

  • WILBUR – Male Presenting (Range: Treble/Boy Soprano) is a sweet, lovable, runt of the litter pig.
  • CHARLOTTE – Female Presenting (Range: Mezzo Soprano) spider
  • JOHN ARABLE -Male Presenting (Range: Tenor)
  • MARTHA ARABLE – Female Presenting ( Range: Soprano)
  • AVERY ARABLE – Male Presenting (Range: Tenor)
  • HOMER ZUCKERMAN – Male Presenting (Range Tenor)
  • EDITH ZUCKERMAN – Female Presenting (Range: Soprano/Mezzo-Soprano)

DON’T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS – All roles open.

First Rehearsal: July 1st

Show Date: July 16th

SEEKING:

  • PIGEON – Male Presenting (Range C3-G4) The snappy, sassy, and demanding bird who never gets what he wants, but that doesn’t mean he’ll ever stop trying.
  • BUS DRIVER – Female Presenting (Range F3-D5) The bus driving professional who loves her work and, eventually The Pigeon. Prides herself on being driven and ALWAYS on time.
  • HOT DOG VENDOR/BUSINESSMAN/DUCKLING – Male Presenting (Range D3-E4).
  • 2nd PIGEON/DUCKLING/BUS DRIVER’S MOM – Female Presenting (Range: D4-C5)
  • CITY WORKER/TEENAGE PASSENGER/DUCKLING – Male Presenting (Range: D3-C5)
  • LITTLE OLD LADY/DUCKLING – Female Presenting (Range: C4-D5)

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS – The role of SNOW WHITE has already been cast.

First Rehearsal: July 8th

Show Date: July 23rd

SEEKING:

  • NARRATOR/WISHING WELL/MAGIC MIRROR
  • DIABOLICA – Wicked Witch
  • CEDRIC – One of the dwarfs
  • SMILEY– One of the dwarfs
  • GRIPEY– One of the dwarfs
  • BLUSHFUL– One of the dwarfs
  • DRIPPY– One of the dwarfs
  • SNOOZY– One of the dwarfs
  • BOSSY– One of the dwarfs
  • SILLY– One of the dwarfs
  • PRINCE – Prince Charming

THE PERFECT DOG – All Roles Open

First Rehearsal: July 15th

Show Date: July 30th

SEEKING:

  • SAM BROWN – a 12 year old.
  • MAX – The Brown’s dog.
  • MR. BROWN/YORKIE – Male Presenting, Sam’s father also doubles as a dog.
  • MRS. BROWN/MS. HAYES/FRENCH POODLE/IDEAL IDA – Female Presenting, Sam’s mother also playing a dog, Sam’s teacher and Sam’s idol, Ideal Ida.
  • CHARLIE/BRITISH BULLDOG – Sam’s best friend also doubles as a dog.
  • GERMAN SHEPHERD – a dog.
  • ALEX/PARTY KID – one of Sam’s class