Auditions for The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

Ballyhoo Theatre

About the project and the company

Announcing auditions for the Ballyhoo Spring Student Production: The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical.

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As the half-blood son of a Greek god, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail, and is on a quest to find Zeus’ lightning bolt to prevent a war between the gods. Based on the bestselling novel by Rick Riordan and featuring a thrilling original rock score, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is an action-packed theatrical adventure that has been celebrated by audiences and critics alike. The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical has a Drama Desk nominated book by Joe Tracz, with music and lyrics by Rob Rokicki.

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This is a student production and will be performed by students ages 13-21. Performances run April 12-21, with rehearsals starting March 4, early evenings and some Saturdays. Performances are at The Black Box Theatre at Edmonds College. For more information go to ballyhootheatre.organd click on “Education”.

This is tuition based, educational theatre program. Tuition is $375.00. No one will be kept from being cast because of their inability to pay tuition. Partial and full scholarships are available.

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Ballyhoo strives to create a casting process that is welcoming and serves those auditioning as well as the creative team in the full exploration of the material. All body types, races, ethnicities, and abilities are desired for any available role. Ballyhoo recognizes that most characters are written as binary (using he/him or she/her pronouns) and we invited GNC, genderqueer, transgender, and nonbinary actors to submit for the roles with which they identify. All roles are open to all genders.

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Please email with any questions or to request audition forms: ballyhoo.theatre@gmail.com

Other details

NOTE: This is a tuition based educational opportunity.

Audition requirements

Initial auditions may be either video or in-person. Video auditions are due by January 28. In person auditions are January 28 (5:00-7:00pm) and January 29 (4:00-7:00pm). Prepare a verse/chorus (no longer than 2 minutes) of a musical theatre song and a 1-2 minute monologue. Video Auditions: Upload your video and email the link to ballyhoo.theatre@gmail.com. You will need to submit paperwork at the same time. In Person Auditions: Please email for an audition time slot at ballyhoo.theatre@gmail.com. Callbacks are February 4 (5:00-8:00pm), in person is preferred. For those unavailable, a video callback is allowed.

Additional information
Preferred method of submission

Email

Audition/Interview dates

January 28 and 29

Pay type

None

Audition location

Edmonds WA

Callbacks or second audition/interview?

Feb 4

Submission instructions

Email ballyhoo.theatre@gmail.com

Union Requirements

Union

Website specific to project

https://ballyhootheatre.org

Equity Contract

None