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STAGES St. Louis is the region’s foremost professional, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit theatre company, committed to preserving and advancing the art form of Musical Theatre through excellence in performance and education. STAGES, now celebrating its 36th year of producing Broadway-quality theatre, employs a full-time staff of twenty-five and a seasonal company from May to October, presenting 140 performances to over 50,000 patrons.

STAGES employs the best Musical Theatre artists available regionally and nationally for all productions. By holding auditions in St. Louis and New York, STAGES is able to attract not only Broadway talent, but also further its commitment to support professional St. Louis actors. In addition, STAGES educates thousands of students each year at its Performing Arts Academy, the region’s only year-round arts school with a comprehensive curriculum run by a professional theatre company.

STAGES St. Louis is taking every effort for the health and safety of the acting company, volunteers, staff, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic.  STAGES St. Louis will be operating under the Actors’ Equity Association fully vaccinated guidelines, which requires all Equity members and anyone that interacts with the actors has been fully vaccinated. Additional guidelines can be found here

STAGES St. Louis strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment. Candidates should demonstrate empathy, flexibility, and a strong commitment to building diverse teams. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals are encouraged to audition.

THE KARATE KID - The Musical | Virtual Auditions

THE VIRTUAL AUDITION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 11, 2022

Auditions are open to performers who will be 18 years old by April 1, 2022.

  • Video submissions will be viewed by Xavier Rubiano, CSA
  • Singer Chorus Video submissions will be viewed by Andrew Resnick (Music Director) & Xavier Rubiano
  • Dancer Chorus Video submissions will be viewed by Keone Madrid, Mari Madrid (Choreographers) & Xavier Rubiano

 

Deadline for Principal tapes is EXTENDED TO JANUARY 11, 2022 5pm CST/6pm EST. 5pm CST/6pm EST.
To submit for Principal parts, please prepare a VIDEO of you singing from the show. You may also sing an 80s pop/rock song of your own in the style of the show. To submit your tape, fill out this form: https://airtable.com/shrlL5eu7VSBrqdEU

Deadline for Chorus tapes is EXTENDED TO JANUARY 11, 2022 5pm CST/6pm EST.
To submit for the Chorus Singers, please prepare a VIDEO of you singing an 80s pop/rock song of your own in the style of the show or any of the songs in the folder that best suit your voice. To submit your tape for the singer’s call, please fill out this form: https://airtable.com/shrwwV17wr4lnDX8k

To submit for the Chorus Dancers, please prepare a VIDEO of you dancing the combination provided by the choreographers labeled ENSEMBLE – DANCE. To submit your tape for the dancer’s call, please fill out this form: https://airtable.com/shrjIkhly33cjB3UZ

Sheet music, accompaniment tracks and choreography video can be downloaded at the following link: https://tinyurl.com/TKKStagesEquity

Callbacks:

In person callbacks will be the following dates:

  • New York: January 21 – 22
  • St. Louis: January 22

The producers, creative team and casting team are committed to an equitable, inclusive, and accessible casting process for The Karate Kid. We are seeking people of all races, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, abilities, and gender identities to audition. As we continue to develop the show, the current draft will go through many revisions and ultimately who we cast will reflect those changes. The breakdown and vocal ranges below refer to the characters as they are currently written and are not meant to limit the actors we’re looking to cast in the roles.

Click here to view a complete list of roles.

The Karate Kid: The Musical

Executive Producer: Jack Lane
Artistic Director: Gayle Seay
Directed By: Amon Miyamoto
Music and Lyrics By: Drew Gasparini
Book By: Robert Kamen
Choreographed By: Keone Madrid & Mari Madrid
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting/Tara Rubin, CSA & Xavier Rubiano, CSA

Schedule:
1st rehearsal: April 15, 2022
1st preview: May 25, 2022
Press Open: June 1, 2022
Closing: June 26, 2022
Possible 1 week extension through July 3, 2022

Rehearsals: Tuesday – Sunday
10:00 am – 6:30 pm

Tech: Tuesday – Sunday
12:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Evening Performances:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 7pm
Friday & Saturday: 8pm
Sunday: 7pm – Weeks 1 & 2 only

Matinee Performances:
Wednesday: 2pm – Weeks 3 – 5 only
Thursday: 2pm – Weeks 2 & 3 only
Saturday: 3pm
Sunday: 2pm


Contract
STAGES works under a L.O.A. to C.O.S.T. Equity contract. Each season we hire a select number of non-Equity actors. All performers not signed to an Equity contract are hired with pay. Performers on the Mainstage are eligible to register with the Equity Membership Candidate Program.

Questions? Please call 636.449.3943

IN THE HEIGHTS | Virtual Auditions

Auditions are open to performers who will be 18 years old by April 1, 2022.

  • Video submissions will be viewed by Luis Salgado, Walter “Bobby” McCoy, Gayle Seay, and The Wojcik Casting Team: Scott Wojcik, Holly Buczek, Courtney Hammond, and/or Nick Ferrao.

Deadline for all tapes is Thursday, January 20th, 2022!

 Instructions for all submissions:

  • Label your audition file with your NAME!
  • Please send your video submissions as either a DIRECT LINK or an ATTACHED FILE. Do NOT send links that need to be Downloaded.
  • Send your Headshot & Resume as an attachment labeled with your NAME. Please NO DOWNLOADS on HS/res. Please make sure your union status is on your resume.
  • Slate your name and height in the recording.
  • All audition materials can be found at: https://wojcasting.com/stages-st-louis-2022-season-epa-ecc-info/

To submit for Principal parts, please prepare a VIDEO of you singing from the provided material under the EPA INFO (IN THE HEIGHTS) or a song of your own choosing in the style of the show. Submit Principal videos via email to stagesepa@gmail.com.

To submit for the Chorus Singers, please prepare a VIDEO of you singing from the provided material under the ECC SINGER CALL (IN THE HEIGHTS) Section or material of your own choosing in the style of the show.  Submit Chorus Singer videos via email to stageseccsinger@gmail.com.

To submit for the Chorus Dancers, please prepare a VIDEO of you dancing the combination provided by the Director/Choreographer under the ECC DANCER CALL (IN THE HEIGHTS). Send submissions via email to:  stageseccdancer@gmail.com (SUBJECT LINE:  IN THE HEIGHTS – ACTOR NAME).

Sheet music, accompaniment tracks and choreography video can be downloaded at the following link: https://wojcasting.com/stages-st-louis-2022-season-epa-ecc-info/

Click here to view a complete list of roles.

 

Callbacks:

In person callbacks will be the following dates:

  • New York: February 21 – 23
  • Louis: February 27
In the Heights  
Executive Producer: Jack Lane
Artistic Director: Gayle Seay
Music and Lyrics By: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book By: Quiara Alegría Hudes
Director & Choreographer: Luis Salgado
Musical Director:  Walter “Bobby” McCoy
Casting: The Wojcik Casting Team/ Holly Buczek, CSA & Nick Ferrao

Schedule:
Rehearsals:  July 5, 2022 – July 21, 2022
Performances: July 22, 2022 – August 21, 2022
Rehearsals:
Tuesday – Sunday
10:00 am – 6:30 pm
Evening Performances:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 7pm
Friday & Saturday: 8pm
Sunday: 7pm – Weeks 1 & 2 only
Matinee Performances:
Wednesday: 2pm – Weeks 3 – 5 only
Thursday: 2pm – Weeks 2 & 3 only
Saturday: 4pm
Sunday: 2pm

The producers, creative teams, and casting team are committed creating an atmosphere that engages and promotes diversity and inclusion in all areas of personal identity. We strongly encourage performers of all ethnicities, races, gender identities, ages, body types and abilities to submit for the 2022 Season.  We are actively seeking a cast, which is inclusive and strives to promote a process and production that expresses the multidimensional society in which we live.

Contract
STAGES works under a L.O.A. to C.O.S.T. Equity contract. Each season we hire a select number of non-Equity actors. All performers not signed to an Equity contract are hired with pay.  Performers on the Mainstage are eligible to register with the Equity Membership Candidate Program.

See below for St. Louis Auditions for both IN THE HEIGHTS & A CHORUS LINE.

A CHORUS LINE | Virtual Auditions

Auditions are open to performers who will be 18 years old by April 1, 2022.

  • Video submissions will be viewed by Gayle Seay, Dena DiGiacinto and The Wojcik Casting Team: Scott Wojcik, Holly Buczek, Courtney Hammond, and/or Nick Ferrao.

Deadline for all tapes is Thursday, January 20th, 2022!

 Instructions for submissions:

  • Label your audition file with your NAME!
  • Please send your video submissions as either a DIRECT LINK or an ATTACHED FILE. Do NOT send links that need to be Downloaded.
  • Send your Headshot & Resume as an attachment labeled with your NAME. Please NO DOWNLOADS on HS/res. Please make sure your union status is marked on your resume,
  • Slate your name and height in the recording.
  • All audition materials can be found at: https://wojcasting.com/stages-st-louis-2022-season-epa-ecc-info/

This call is for BOTH Principal and Chorus.

Please prepare a VIDEO of you dancing the combination provided by the Choreographer under the EPA/ECC DANCER CALL (A CHORUS LINE).  Send submissions via email to:  stageseccdancer@gmail.com (SUBJECT LINE:  A CHORUS LINE – ACTOR NAME).

Instructional Video & MP3 track can be downloaded at the following link: https://wojcasting.com/stages-st-louis-2022-season-epa-ecc-info/

Click here to view a complete list of roles.

 

Callbacks:

In person callbacks will be the following dates:

  • New York: February 24
  • Louis: February 27
A Chorus Line  
Executive Producer: Jack Lane
Artistic Director: Gayle Seay
Music By: Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics By: Edward Kleban
Book By: James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante
Director: Gayle Seay
Choreographer: Dena DiGiacinto
Musical Director:  John Samorian
Casting: The Wojcik Casting Team/ Holly Buczek, CSA & Nick Ferrao

Schedule:
Rehearsals:  August 23, 2022 – September 8, 2022
Performances:  September 9, 2022 – October 9, 2022
Rehearsals:
Tuesday – Sunday
10:00 am – 6:30 pm
Evening Performances:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 7pm
Friday & Saturday: 8pm
Sunday: 7pm – Weeks 1 & 2 only
Matinee Performances:
Wednesday: 2pm – Weeks 3 – 5 only
Thursday: 2pm – Weeks 2 & 3 only
Saturday: 4pm
Sunday: 2pm

The producers, creative teams, and casting team are committed creating an atmosphere that engages and promotes diversity and inclusion in all areas of personal identity. We strongly encourage performers of all ethnicities, races, gender identities, ages, body types and abilities to submit for the 2022 Season.  We are actively seeking a cast, which is inclusive and strives to promote a process and production that expresses the multidimensional society in which we live.

Contract
STAGES works under a L.O.A. to C.O.S.T. Equity contract. Each season we hire a select number of non-Equity actors. All performers not signed to an Equity contract are hired with pay.  Performers on the Mainstage are eligible to register with the Equity Membership Candidate Program.

See below for St. Louis Auditions for both IN THE HEIGHTS & A CHORUS LINE.

St. Louis Auditions | IN THE HEIGHTS & A CHORUS LINE

This audition is open to Union and Non-Union LOCAL Performers, ages 18+ (as of April 1, 2022), who permanently reside within a 50-mile radius of St. Louis.  All non-residents should submit electronically through our Equity Principal Auditions, Equity Chorus Call-Singers and Equity Dancer Calls.  If you do not meet the local residency requirements, you are not eligible for this particular call.  You must be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 in order to attend the local auditions.

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Dance Appointments

***To sign up for an appointment slot, please visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F44ACA92AA2F4C70-intheheights beginning on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 10:00 am CST.  This appointment sign up will close on February 25, 2022 at 5:00pm CST.***

Seeking:  Strong dancers for both IN THE HEIGHTS and A CHORUS LINE.

(He/Him/She/Her/They/Them, Any Ethnicity, 20s – 50s) Interesting, diverse, and well-rounded people of the community.  All shapes and sizes.  We would like to see more than just great dancers.  Bring your strength, your vulnerability, your history, your sass, your humor and your love and pride from your ancestors.  IN THE HEIGHTS will include challenging modern dance choreography.  Hip-hop and Latin moves/acro tricks.  A CHORUS LINE will include a mix of jazz and ballet.

On the Audition Day, please bring with you:

  • Your Photo ID
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card
  • Current Headshot & Resume

Please come warmed up and prepared to dance.  Feel free to bring shoes you feel most comfortable dancing in.  Female characters will dance in character heels, jazz shoes, or sneakers.  Male characters will dance in jazz shoes or sneakers.  Please bring the appropriate footwear.

Dancers may be asked to sing.  Please prepare 16 – 32 bars of music from or in the style of the show you are interested in auditioning for.  You may also use any of the songs in the folder that best suit your voice from https://wojcasting.com/stages-st-louis-2022-season-epa-ecc-info/.  Be prepared to sing additional selections if requested.  Bring sheet music in your key.  No lead sheets; no transpositions.  An accompanist will be provided.

Click here to view a complete list of roles for IN THE HEIGHTS.

Click here to view a complete list of roles for A CHORUS LINE.

Callbacks:

Callbacks will take place on Sunday, February 27.

Please make sure to provide a valid email address during your registration, as it is the only way we will be contacting you about a callback.

 

Location:

Kent Center for Theatre Arts

1023 Chesterfield Pkwy E.

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Production Dates:  
IN THE HEIGHTS
Executive Producer: Jack Lane
Artistic Director: Gayle Seay
Music and Lyrics By: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book By: Quiara Alegría Hudes
Director & Choreographer: Luis Salgado
Musical Director:  Walter “Bobby” McCoy
Casting: The Wojcik Casting Team/ Holly Buczek, CSA & Nick FerraoSchedule:
Rehearsals:  July 5, 2022 – July 21, 2022
Performances: July 22, 2022 – August 21, 2022

A CHORUS LINE
Executive Producer: Jack Lane
Artistic Director: Gayle Seay
Music By: Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics By: Edward Kleban
Book By: James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante
Director: Gayle Seay
Choreographer: Dena DiGiacinto
Musical Director:  John Samorian
Casting: The Wojcik Casting Team/ Holly Buczek, CSA & Nick Ferrao

Schedule:
Rehearsals:  August 23, 2022 – September 8, 2022
Performances: September 9, 2022 – October 9, 2022

Rehearsals:
Tuesday – Sunday
10:00 am – 6:30 pmEvening Performances:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 7pm
Friday & Saturday: 8pm
Sunday: 7pm – Weeks 1 & 2 only

Matinee Performances:
Wednesday: 2pm – Weeks 3 – 5 only
Thursday: 2pm – Weeks 2 & 3 only
Saturday: 4pm
Sunday: 2pm

 The producers, creative teams, and casting team are committed creating an atmosphere that engages and promotes diversity and inclusion in all areas of personal identity. We strongly encourage performers of all ethnicities, races, gender identities, ages, body types and abilities to submit for the 2022 Season.  We are actively seeking a cast, which is inclusive and strives to promote a process and production that expresses the multidimensional society in which we live.

Contract
STAGES works under a L.O.A. to C.O.S.T. Equity contract. Each season we hire a select number of non-Equity actors. All performers not signed to an Equity contract are hired with pay.  Performers on the Mainstage are eligible to register with the Equity Membership Candidate Program.