NYC Now Casting: Join the Broadway or Touring Companies of ‘School of Rock’ + 2 More Gigs

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Stick it to the man by playing Dewey Finn or one of the children of “School of Rock, The Musical,” based on the film of the same name, now casting actors for upcoming Broadway and touring companies. Plus, train young Jedi at Walt Disney World, or join one of two upcoming Off-Broadway musicals.

Join the cast of “School of Rock, The Musical,” now casting actors for upcoming Broadway and touring companies. A male actor, aged 22–40, is sought to play the lead role of Dewey Finn. Talent must have at least some basic guitar skills. There are also several roles available for young talent, aged 8–12, who can play bass guitar, guitar, drums, or piano, plus the role of Tomika, a girl with a killer rock-gospel voice. There will be an open casting call on May 19 in New York City. Rehearsals and production dates are TBD. Professional pay will be provided. Apply here!

Walt Disney World is currently looking for talent to join its “Jedi Training Trials of the Temple.” Comedic and high-spirited talent, aged 18 and older, is sought to play Nedriss and Vanzell. Talent must be willing and able to lead a group of children in training. There will be an open casting call in NYC on May 21. Performances will take place at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. Pay will be provided under Walt Disney World  Individual Employment Contract, allowing for application for membership in the Actor’s Equity Association. Apply here!

Equity actors, aged 18 and older, are currently wanted for the upcoming Off-Broadway musicals “Neurosis” and “R.R.R.E.D.” There will be Equity Principal auditions on May 23 and 24 in NYC. Rehearsals and performances will take place in NYC. Pay is $85 per performance and $17 per hour for rehearsals. Apply here!

Check out Backstage’s New York City audition listings!