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Hairspray Auditions-Washington, DC - Casting ID # 1590051
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Washington, DC Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 02-11-19
Audition Date 04-09-19 Submission deadline 04-08-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular "Corny Collins Show." When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network... all without denting her 'do!

Role # 1 Tracy Turnblad
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Our story's unsuspecting protagonist, she is large and in charge. Confident, talented, and incredibly determined. A romantic with a good heart and desire to cut up the dance floor. Always on top of the latest trends.
Female. Vocal range: G5 down to G3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Corny Collins
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The charismatic host of the Corny Collins' Show. Good looking and smooth talking, he is a genuinely nice guy both on and off camera. Vocal range: A4 down to D3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Edna Turnblad
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tracy's big and blonde mother. She is a working housewife who has lost her confidence and dream to be a plus-size clothing designer. Boisterous and commanding. Played by a male in drag. Vocal range: G5 down to F3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Penny Pingleton
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tracy's best friend and dorky sidekick. Not the brightest girl, but she has good intentions. Bursting to get free of her mother's dominating control, she falls for Seaweed with childlike curiosity. Vocal range: G5 down to A3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Velma Von Tussle
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Amber's mother and the director of Corny Collin's show. She is a devious taskmaster and snobby racist. The former Miss Baltimore Crabs will go to any length to ensure her daughter is the next big thing. Vocal range: E5 down to G3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Amber Von Tussle
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Link's girlfriend and Tracy's nemesis. She is pretty, thin, shallow, snobby, and racist. Can't dance but is expected to win Miss Baltimore Hairspray. Always feels the need to be the center of attention. Vocal range: F5 down to A3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Link Larkin
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The star heartthrob on Corny Collins' show. He is extremely attractive and talented. Hoping to get his big break with a recording contract, he unexpectedly falls for Tracy. Vocal range: A5 down to G3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Seaweed J. Stubbs
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tracy's classmate and friend, who is discriminated against due to his skin color. He is cocky but surprisingly lovable. Talented in song and dance. He falls for Penny. Vocal range: D5 down to F3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Little Inez
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seaweed's younger sister who can dance with attitude. She has what it takes but isn't allowed to dance on tv due to her skin color.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 9 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Motormouth Maybelle
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seaweed and Little Inez's mother, she also appears as the Guest DJ on the Corny Collin's Negro Day show. Big, blonde, beautiful and proud of it. She is sassy and confident. Vocal range: E5 down to F3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Wilbur Turnblad
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tracy's simpleminded and kind father. He owns a joke shop and supports his daughter in spite of everything else. He also loves his wife, Edna, very much. Vocal range: A5 down to A3.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Prudy Pingleton
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Prudy Pingleton (also PE Teacher and Matron): Penny's strict mother. Very conservative, controlling, and closed minded. Vocal range: B4 down to D4.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Named Counsel Kids
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Seeking an aspiring and versatile talents to portray the role. Part of the Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Record Shop Kids
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Named Record Shop kids: Seeking an aspiring and versatile talents to portray the role. Part of the Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Students
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Seeking an aspiring and versatile talents to portray the role. Part of the Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Hookers
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Seeking an aspiring and versatile talents to portray the role. Part of the Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Protestors
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Seeking an aspiring and versatile talents to portray the role. Part of the Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Cops
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Seeking an aspiring and versatile talents to portray the role. Part of the Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -