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Open auditions for “The Awesome 80s Prom”

Daryl Eisenberg Casting and Davenport Theatrical Enterprises are seeking
immediate and future replacements for The Awesome 80s Prom. The Awesome 80s Prom
is the hit Off-Broadway interactive experience in the style of Tony n’ Tina’s
Wedding, set at Wanaget High’s Senior Prom… in 1989.

Performs only on Saturday nights at Webster Hall (11th St btw 3rd/4th Aves).
Perfect for students! Performers have the opportunity to join AEA.

For more information on these characters and the show, please visit
www.awesome80sprom.com

ALL ROLES: Seeking exuberant performers who are skilled improvisational
actor/comedians. Must have strong comedic instincts and the ability to “work a
room”. MOST ROLES MUST BELIEVABLY PLAY A HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR.

Please prepare a 1 min comedic contemporary monologue, preferably from an 80s
film. Or, if needed, sides will be provided. Bring a picture/resume, stapled
together.

SEEKING:
[BLAKE] The Captain of the Football Team. Charming, egotistical jock. Think
“Jake” in 16 Candles.

[LOUIS] The Nerd. Introverted, computer geek. Think Anthony Michael Hall in 16
Candles.

[FENDER] The Bad Boy. Mean, defensive, loud. Think Judd Nelson in The Breakfast
Club.

[MICHAEL JAY] The Class President. A young Republican, a born politician. A
Guy-Smiley game show host type. Think Michael J. Fox on Family Ties.

[FEUNG] The Asian Exchange Student. Charismatic, speaks little English. Think
Long Duk Dong in 16 Candles.

[DICKIE] The Drama Queen. Flamboyant, fabulous and bitter. Sings “Don’t Rain on
My Parade” like Barbra Streisand. Think Ducky in Pretty in Pink mixed with Jack
from Will & Grace.

[BEEF] A Football player. Big and intimidating, but not too bright. Think Chris
Farley.

[JOHNNY HUGHES] The DJ. Extremely charismatic host who can warm up a crowd. Runs
dance contest, etc. Stand up comedians, karaoke hosts, etc. all encouraged to
audition. Must have high energy and an infectious energy that can keep a party
going.

[MR. SNELGROVE] The Principal. A fascist dictator. Think The Principal in Ferris
Bueller’s Day Off.

[WHITLEY] The Head Cheerleader. Attractive, sexy, bitchy and vain. Think
“Heathers”. Must cheer and dance. ALL DANCERS WITHOUT ACTING EXPERIENCE BUT FUN
PERSONALITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT.

[THE HEATHERS] Cheerleader #1 and #2. Whitley’s backup cheerleader. Must
cheer/dance. ALL DANCERS WITHOUT ACTING EXPERIENCE BUT FUN PERSONALITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT.

[KERRIE] The Spaz. Petite. A sweet but hyper nerd. In love with Blake.
Surprisingly cute, once she removes the glasses and headgear.

[MISSY] The Head of the Prom Committee. Perfect. Way too perky. Think Reese
Witherspoon in Election.

[INGA] The Swedish Exchange Student. Tall and voluptuous. Speaks with heavy
accent.

[MRS. LASCALZO] The Drama Teacher. A leftover hippie who loves everyone. A
little clueless.

If you are unable to attend, please send pic/res to Daryl Eisenberg Casting, 180
West End Ave Suite 17G, NYC 10023, Attn: Prom Casting.

Sun Nov 2
12 pm – 7 pm
Sign up begins at 11 am
@
RIPLEY GRIER STUDIOS
520 8th Ave
16th Floor
Between 36th and 37th St

Please prepare a 1 min comedic contemporary monologue, preferably from an 80s
film. Or, if needed, sides will be provided. Bring a picture/resume, stapled together.

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