Auditions

Auditions 2020-03-05T10:43:47+00:00

Zach & Zack are thrilled to announce auditions for Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, returning for the fourth time to the Athenaeum Theatre this October.

Staff

Producer, Sound & Video Designer: Zach Rosing
Director: Zack Neiditch
Associate Producer: Kelsee B. Hankins
Choreographer: Kenny Shepard
Music Director: Brent E. Marty
Costume Designer: Brittany Kugler
Scenic Designer: Shane Cinal
Lighting Designer: Michael Moffatt
Makeup/Wig Designer: Andrew Elliot
Stage Manager: Bella Murray

Performance Dates

Friday October 23rd – 8pm
Saturday October 24th – 7:30pm & 10:30pm
Thursday October 29th – 7:30pm
Friday October 30th – 8pm
Saturday October 31st – 7:30pm & 10:30pm

The role of Frank ‘N Furter has already been cast. All other roles, including the narrator, are available. There are no restrictions on age, race, or size. Strong dancers are encouraged to audition for the ensemble, which is very active throughout the show. All roles will be paid.

Auditioners should be:

  • 18+(as of September 1st)
  • strong singer
  • comfortable in revealing clothing/underwear
  • comfortable in sexual situations
  • comfortable(ish) in high heels

Auditions will take place by appointment Tuesday May 12th or Wednesday May 13th beginning at 7pm each night. Callbacks will take place Thursday May 14th. Auditions are at Storefront Theatre of Indianapolis, 717 Broad Ripple Avenue.

Visit http://bit.ly/rockyindy2020 to register for auditions. We will email a specific time slot and other details in May.

Please prepare a song (no more than two minutes) appropriate for the style of Rocky Horror (but nothing from the show, please), and bring sheet music in the correct key. No a cappella or CD auditions. An accompanist will be provided. Bring appropriate dress for the dance audition. Note, if you are only auditioning for the narrator, you will only need to read from the script.

Rehearsals begin in September. Attendance at strike on Sunday November 1st is mandatory (if you want to be paid). A rough rehearsal schedule is at http://bit.ly/2I5NyLD. Conflicts are discouraged and will impact casting choices—please include any of them on your audition form.

To learn more about the show, “Like” us on Facebook at facebook.com/RockyHorrorIndy. Questions? Contact Zach Rosing at (317) 727-6772 or email mail@rockyhorrorindy.com.

Character Breakdown

Brad Majors: Uptight, nerdy young professional.  A bit of a stick in the mud. Spends much of the show in underwear. Tenor/Baritone

Janet Weiss: Young, sunny and optimistic. Spends much of the show in underwear. Mezzo-Soprano

Rocky: A beautiful creation of Frank ‘N Furter. Spends much of the show in underwear. Tenor, Strong Belter

Riff Raff: The sinister, creepy butler. Tenor, Strong Belter

Magenta: The overdramatic, mysterious maid. Mezzo-Soprano/Alto, Belter

Columbia: A tubular, energetic groupie. Tapping and/or death drops preferred. Mezzo-Soprano

Eddie/Dr. Scott: Frank’s rockabilly ex-lover/his Uncle. Will be cast together, must use a German accent. Baritone

Criminologist (Narrator): A stuffy and pompous storyteller. Non-singing.

Zach & Zack

…strive to blend their separate styles of detailed technical work and highly physical acting into productions that leave lasting impressions on audience members. Our 2014 and 2016 productions of Rocky Horror, and our 2018 production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, won NUVO’s Best of Indy for #1 Locally Produced Play. Other collaborations include YAS TWAIN, The Gab (IndyFringe 2017 Outstanding Local Show and Audience Choice winner), The Great Bike Race, Holy Ficus, Bat Boy The Musical, Heathers The Musical, and Mad Mad Hercules.