Audition Info

UPCOMING AUDITIONS

Phoenix Entertainment/Bourbon Room Rocks, LLC. is auditioning for season three cast members for the non-equity National Tour of ROCK OF AGES. Kristin Hanggi, director; Kelly Devine, Choreographer; Chris D'Arienzo, book; Journey, Styx, Twisted Sister, Foreigner, etc...music & lyrics; Stephen B. Kane and Michael McFadden, Producers; Mark Minnick, Casting.

WHERE/WHEN:

Please look at Playbill.com and Backstage for any audition information. Submissions are ALWAYS accepted.

 Looking for fresh, appealing, energetic performers with a rock & roll sensibility, fun personality, strong singing voices and strong dance/movement ability. Women for Regina and Sherrie MUST be in excellent physical shape. Bring picture/resume stapled together and sheet music with your best 16 bars of an 80’s rock selection, in the correct key. You may be asked to dance/move later that day or the next day.  Sides/Music are available to download at www.rockofagesontour.com/sides.html. Competitive compensation package includes salary, per diem, travel and housing. 

CHARACTERS in ROA:

DREW:

An appealing, good-guy rocker with great, easy comedic timing, a boyish charm, vulnerability and a very strong rock tenor voice. Drew works at the legendary Bourbon Room hoping and waiting for his dreams to come true. He finds an instant attraction to Sherrie, the beautiful new arrival from the Midwest, who encourages him to go after his dreams.

SHERRIE:

Caucasian female, an in-shape, pretty, fresh faced, innocent Midwestern girl stepping right off the bus into a new world to pursue her dreams of stardom. Strong comedic timing, strong rock belt, good movement ability. Should be comfortable in revealing/skimpy clothing.

LONNY:

The narrator of the piece, charming, mischievous, welcoming, vibrant personality, a guy who would be fun to spend one drunken night with. Strong, honest comedic timing/improv skills and strong rock vocals.

DENNIS DUPREE:

Classic stoner type guy who runs the famous Bourbon Room club. Torn about whether he should sell the club to Hertz, a German businessman. Very strong comedic timing. A laid back, easy going dude real dude. Bari-tenor rock vocals.

STACEE JAXX/FATHER:

A sexy  rock star. Decided to leave his successful hair/metal-rock band to try it solo. Self important, confident intriguing in all the wrong ways, the ultimate bad boy; he is all about sex, drugs and rock-n-roll. Great strong comedic timing and strong rock tenor voice.

JUSTICE/MOTHER:

African American female, strong presence, an easy sensuality about her,  once a performer, she now operates a strip club where Sherrie winds up working. Takes on the maternal role for the girls that work for her. Strong, soulful vocals and belt needed.

HERTZ KLINEMANN:

An attractive older German male. Uptight, cold, intimidating businessman trying to buy up the Strip to develop it. The bad guy of the piece. Strong comedic timing and baritone vocals.

FRANZ KLINEMANN:

Hertz’s son, young German male. Works for his father but not by choice. Pressured and intimidated by his father. Shy, gentle with a big heart. Strong vocals and comedic timing.

REGINA:

A fun, hippie type, in shape, earthy girl who fights against the attempted take over of  The Strip. Strong comedic timing, belt vocals and comfortable in revealing/skimpy clothing.

MAYOR/JA'KEITH/ENSEMBLE:

A strong character actor with good comedic timing to play numerous roles, strong rock tenor and strong dance/movement ability.

JOEY PRIMO/ENSEMBLE:

A young male with the rocker sensibility, strong rock tenor and strong/dance/movement ability, possible US for Drew/Stacee.

FEMALE ENSEMBLE:

Three of the sexiest female singer/dancers around. Sassy, in shape, beautiful. Must be comfortable in very skimpy/sexy clothing. Strong dancers proficient in  jazz and modern,  comedic ability and strong rock vocals. Will US principal roles.