POTOMAC STATE COLLEGE THEATRE ANNOUNCES
Auditions for Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
Thursday, November 7 from 6-9 pm and Saturday, November 9 from 10 am-4 pm
Open to adults and students in grades 6 and up
By appointment only
Email email@example.com or call 240-257-6322
Show dates are March 20-22 and 27-29, 2020, with school shows on the mornings of March 23 and 24. All those auditioning must be available on these dates as well as tech rehearsals from March 15-19. We cannot cast you in the show if you are unavailable on any of those dates.
Director: Mark Ashby, Music Directors: Sean and Debi Beachy, Choreographer: Henry Newby
Troy Bolton: The most popular kid at East High, he is the star of the basketball team who yearns to be more than what people want him to be. Troy discovers his love for music but refuses to admit it. Athletic, attractive, and a true leader. He becomes smitten with Gabriella. Age: Teens to early 20s. Vocal range top: B5, Vocal range bottom: B3
Chad Danforth: Troy's best friend. A star basketball player, part of the jocks, and second in command. Extremely focused on winning his school's basketball championship, but is slowly understanding that there might be more to this world, including his sparring crush on Taylor. Age: Teens to early 20s. Vocal range top: B5, Vocal range bottom: A3
Zeke Baylor: A basketball player on the Wildcats Team. Energetic and charismatic. He has two secrets: a crush on Sharpay and a love for baking, which he is happy and relieved to eventually reveal. Age: Teens to early 20s. Vocal range top: G5, Vocal range bottom: B3
Sharpay Evans: The egocentric diva star of the school musicals, she is Ryan's older twin and the alpha dog. She thinks being the musical star defines her and clutches the title like her life depends on it, no matter what the cost to others. Age: Teens to early 20s. Vocal range top: F5, Vocal range bottom: A3
Ryan Evans: Sharpay's fraternal twin and a self-delusional 'star in the making.' He typically feels the brunt of Sharpay's attacks and lives under her shadow. Although he possesses a diva exterior, he yearns to change. Age: Teens to early 20s. Vocal range top: B5, Vocal range bottom: B3
Gabriella Montez: The new girl in school. She is trying to blend in and avoid 'labels' at her new school. Eventually becomes Troy's romantic counterpart. Pretty, shy, and smart. Age: Teens to early 20s. Vocal range top: E5, Vocal range bottom: F3
Taylor McKessie: The competitive head Brainiac of the school and President of the Science Club. She convinces Gabriella to join the Science Decathlon team. Taylor has a hidden soft spot for Chad, which she hides. Age: Teens to early 20s. Vocal range top: C5, Vocal range bottom: G3
Jack Scott: The resident P.A. Announcer for the high school. He is shy and insecure in front of the rest of the kids, but smooth and confident at the mic. Known as the "Velvet Fog of East High." Age: Teens to early 20s. Vocal range top: G5, Vocal range bottom: B3
Kelsi Nielsen: The drama club's rehearsal pianist and student composer extraordinaire who is having her musical produced at school. Underneath her shy demeanor, Kelsi is an outspoken firecracker. Age: Teens to early 20s. Vocal range top: D5, Vocal range bottom: A3
Ms. Darbus: The kooky, eccentric Drama Club teacher. She has her self-absored moments but is still devoted to her students and constantly encourages them. Passionate about the art of theatre. Age: 30s to 60s.
Coach Bolton: The stern basketball coach and Troy's dad. He lost the big game years ago and wants his son to succeed where he failed. Blinded by his ambition for his son, he is still a good guy and proud father. Age: 40s to 50s.
Ensemble (Jocks, Thespians, Skaters, Cheerleaders, Party Kids, Adults, Brainiacs, Spectators)