Book, Music and Lyrics by JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY
Directed by JAY MANLEY
Musical Direction by MARK DIETRICH
Choreography by NICOLE HELFER
Auditions: Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 or Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 by appointment
Callbacks: Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 by invitation
Bring completed audition application, sheet music in your key, resume & headshot to your audition.
All actors will cold read, sing and dance.
Prepare 16 bars (no more) of a musical theater (preferred) or pop song in the style of GREASE.
Bring sheet music in your key and with proper support; do not bring loose-leaf sheet music.
An accompanist is provided but will not transpose. No CD’s or a capella auditions are permitted.
All positions are paid. AEA Guest Contracts (2) possible. We are not able to offer EMC points
Please see list of characters at the bottom of this page.
We anticipate a full multi-ethnic/multi-cultural cast and invite all to audition.
All roles in GREASE must read as adults portraying teenagers.
Actors who will be a minimum age of 14 by the first rehearsal on April 1, 2019 will be considered.
AUDITION DETAILS AND APPOINTMENTS
Click link for your audition application and rehearsal schedule: Audition Application 2019F
Sunday, 1/13/19: By appointment 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Sunday 1/13 Online Signup is now closed.
Each person will be scheduled for a 3 min read & sing audition.
Appointments before Noon will have dance audition at Noon.
Afternoon appointments will have dance audition at 4:00 PM.
Monday, 1/14/19: By appointment 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sign ups are now closed. If you have any questions, please email [email protected]
Scheduled as a 3 min read & sing audition with dance audition for all to follow at 8:00 pm.
Any conflicts to above schedule should be directed to
Executive Director/Artistic Producer Eileen Grady at [email protected]
Rehearsals begin Monday, 04/01/2019
2019 Performances: May 19, 26, June 2, 8, 9, 16
Drake High School Theatre
1327 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
San Anselmo, CA 94960
More info: 415.383.1100, [email protected]
GREASE Cast of Characters
Class of 1959
Danny – The leader of the Burger Palace Boys. Strong and confident with an air of cool easy-going charm. VOCAL RANGE: D4-B5
Sandy – Sweet, wholesome, naïve, cute, like Sandra Dee of the “Gidget” movies. VOCAL RANGE: A3-F#5
Rizzo – Leader of the Pink Ladies, she is tough, sarcastic, outspoken but vulnerable. VOCAL RANGE: A3-C5
Frenchy – A dreamer and a member of the Pink Ladies. Fussy about her appearance- particularly her hair. She can’t wait to finish high school so she can become a beautician. VOCAL RANGE: A3-D5
Marty – The “ beauty” of the Pink Ladies. Pretty, looks older than the other girls, but betrays her real age when she tries (and fails) to act sophisticated VOCAL RANGE: C4-C5
Jan – Chubby, loud and pushy with the girls in the Pink Ladies, but shy with boys. VOCAL RANGE: A3-C5
Kenickie – Second-in-command of the Burger Palace Boys. Tough-looking, tattooed, surly, avoids any show of softness. Has an offbeat sense of humor. VOCAL RANGE: C4-F5
Doody – Youngest of the Burger Palace Boys. Small, boyish, open, with a disarming smile and a hero-worshipping attitude toward the other guys. He also plays the guitar. VOCAL RANGE: D4-A5
Roger – The “anything-for-a-laugh” member of the Burger Palace Boys. Full of mischief, half-baked schemes and ideas. A clown who enjoys putting other people on. VOCAL RANGE: D4-A5
Sonny – A braggart and wheeler-dealer who things he’s the real lady-killer of the Burger Palace Boys. VOCAL RANGE: G3-A5
Patty – A typical cheerleader at a middle-class American public high school. Attractive and athletic. Sure of herself, given to bursts of disconcerting enthusiasm. She can also twirl a baton. VOCAL RANGE: D4-A4
Cha-Cha – A blind date. Takes pride in being “the best dancer at St. Bernadette’s.” VOCAL RANGE: C4-C5
Eugene – The class valedictorian. Physically awkward, smug and pompous but gullible. VOCAL RANGE: A3-E5
Johnny Casino – A “greaser” student at Rydell who leads a rock ‘n’ roll band and likes to think of himself as a real rock ‘n’ roll idol. VOCAL RANGE: G4-A5
Teen Angel – A good-looking falsetto-voiced. A singer who would causes girls to scream and riot. VOCAL RANGE: E4-F5
Miss Lynch – An English Teacher. VOCAL RANGE: FLEXIBLE
Vince Fontaine – A typical “teen audience” radio jockey. Slick, egotistical, fast-talking. A veteran “greaser.” VOCAL RANGE: C4-A5