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NEW YORK

MUSICAL THEATRE TALENT

December 6-8, 2021

Norwegian Creative Studios is currently accepting appointment requests for the upcoming NYC audition. To be considered, please submit yourself on Actors Access, or have your representation submit you via Breakdown Services. You may also email your submission to Footloose@Norwegiancreativestudios.com.

Subject line MUST read: NYC Footloose (Insert Character) – (Insert Your Name)

Casting Contractor, Ashley D’Ambrosio
Casting Specialist, Brian Baéz
Senior Manager of Theatrical Casting, Franklyn Warfield

Travel to Tampa: As Early as March 27, 2022
Rehearsals: As Early As March 28, 2022
Board the Ship: May 7, 2022
End of Contract: Approx 6-8 months onboard.

Performance Salary: Leads Starting at $1200.00 USD Weekly, Ensemble Starting at $1000.00 USD Weekly.
CAST MEMBERS WILL ALSO HAVE ROLES IN WINE LOVERS THE MUSICAL, BROADWAY IN CONCERT, AND/OR ELEMENTS.
All ethnicities encouraged to audition for all roles. 

AUDITION ROLE BREAKDOWNS

SEEKING

REN McCORMICK

Male, able to portray High School student, Tenor - Strong-willed, rebellious and full of teenage hormonal aggression. Raised in liberal Chicago and suddenly finds himself in the conservative mid-west. Copes with these new, oppressive surroundings with a wry sense of humor. Ren will also portray BRIAN in Wine Lovers the Musical.

ARIEL MOORE

Female, able to portray High School student, Mezzo - Small town girl fighting to break out. Strong, smart and maybe a bit angsty, she is always finding ways to rebel against her father, who tries to keep her under lock and key. Ariel will also portray Katherine in Wine Lovers the Musical.

WILLARD HEWITT

Male, able to portray High School student, Bari-Tenor - The village puppy-dog. Loyal and a little dim, but ready to defend anyone’s honor. Shy around girls.

RUSTY

Female, able to portray High School student, Soprano/Mezzo - Ariel’s Friend. Fun-loving motor mouth. Loyal to her friends. Full of quirks, and nervous around Willard, who she’s been crushing on for years. The actor portraying Rusty will also be in ELEMENTS.

CHUCK CRANSTON

Male, able to portray High School student, Tenor - Ariel’s boyfriend. The town bad boy. Demanding, possessive and jealous… the definition of toxic masculinity. The actor portraying Chuck will also be in ELEMENTS.

URLEEN

Female, able to portray High School student, Mezzo - Ariel’s friend. Savvy, smart and quirky. Unafraid to go after what she wants. The actor portraying Urleen will also be in ELEMENTS. 

WENDY JO

Female, able to portray High School student, Mezzo - Ariel’s friend. She may not be the smartest of her gang, but that doesn’t diminish her confidence… Funny and full of personality. The actor portraying Wendy Jo will also be in ELEMENTS.

REVEREND SHAW MOORE

Male, able to portray 40’s-early 50s, Baritone - Spiritual leader and a powerful influence in the town. Deals with the loss of his son through overzealous piety. This causes a rift with his daughter Ariel, who is openly rebelling against him. Has unknowingly fallen into a pious trap, but is ultimately trying to do the right thing... Reverend Shaw will also portray CHARLES in Wine Lovers the Musical.

VI MOORE

Female, able to portray 40’s-early 50s, Mezzo - Rev. Moore’s wife. Living in her husband’s shadow, though silently powerful. Ultimately, she finds her voice and becomes the agent of change for her husband.

ETHEL McCORMICK

Female, able to portray 40’s, Mezzo - Ren’s Mother. Dealing with the fallout from her divorce, and finding herself in a very different place than Chicago.
Strong-willed, but now in a place where she’s constantly being told to be quiet. Protective of her son and her values, but unable to break free of her circumstances.

WES WARNICKER | PRINCIPAL HARRY CLARK

Male, able to portray 40’s-early 50s, Vocal range may vary - Ethel’s Brother in-Law. A small town man with small town values. Doesn’t understand the rebellious teenager who now lives in his home and tries in vain to keep him in line.

LULU WARNIKER | BETTY BLAST

Female, able to portray 40’s-early 50s, Vocal range may vary - Ethel’s Sister. Housewife. Does what she’s told and doesn’t ask questions. It makes her a little loopy. 

COACH ROGER DUNBAR

Male, able to portray late 30’s, range may vary - Small town coach. Brutish rule maker – has no patience for questions. Thinks he’s a big shot. The actor portraying Coach Dunbar will also be in ELEMENTS.

COWBOY BOB

Male, able to portray late 20’s, Bari-Tenor - Lead singer of a country rock band. Handsome and charismatic, with a healthy helping of musician smarm. The actor portraying Cowboy Bob will also be in ELEMENTS.

Must be 18 years old or older to apply.