Footloose

  • Equity
  • Non-Equity
  • Anywhere

Website Arkansas Repertory Theatre

Pay Rate: $300-$725 (Depending on casting)
Contact Person Email: casting@therep.org
Contact Person Name: Jordan Ratliff

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre is seeking both Equity and Non-Equity performers ages 18+ – of any race/ethnicity, disability, or gender/gender identity – to submit for our 2024 Summer Stage Season production of Footloose.

How to submit

Please email your materials and any questions to casting@therep.org with the subject line: Audition_Footloose_First Last. (Example: Audition_Footloose_Jane Doe).

We look forward to seeing you!

Cheers,

AR Rep Casting Team

Material to Prepare:

Please prepare one contemporary monologue that showcases humor; plus 16 bars of a pop or pop-inspired musical theatre song. Please provide a headshot and resume if possible.

Character Type/Restrictions:

We are currently casting the following roles:

REN McCORMACK - Teenager. Rebellious, magnetic, sincere, honest and hugely likable. Terrific pop/rock tenor with falsetto. Must dance or move extremely well. Smart, commanding actor able to navigate comedic and dramatic content with intelligence and heart. Star presence. Strong triple threat.

ARIEL MOORE - Teenager. Rebellious, complicated, fun-loving and sensitive. Physically comfortable and commanding actor with a terrific pop/rock belt. Must dance or move extremely well. Great triple threat.

REV SHAW MOORE - Late 40s – 50s. Spiritual leader and powerful influence in the town. Navigating his own grief and struggling to maintain control of his pulpit and his family. Excellent singer/actor who moves well. Great baritone with command and great charisma.

WILLARD HEWITT - High school student. Bari-Tenor. Any ethnicity. Lovable, loyal, a bit dim and shy around Rusty. Full of heart. Must move well. Great pop bari-tenor. A smart, very funny actor adept at physical comedy.

RUSTY - High school student. Any ethnicity. Wise cracking, fun-loving motor mouth. Full of quirks and shy around Willard. Powerful belt. Killer triple threat. Must dance well.

CHUCK CRANSTON - High school student. Ariel’s boyfriend and the town bad boy. Demanding, possessive and jealous, but also charismatic. Great rock tenor.

ENSEMBLE: Seeking equity and non-equity actors, singers, and dancers of varying identities and abilities for FOOTLOOSE.

To apply for this job email your details to casting@therep.org