Audition for Disney’s Newsies

Thursday, May 18, 2023

& Friday, May 19, 2023



Director: Sandy Slayton-Mavrotheris
Music Director: Holly Aldridge
Choreographer: Sandy Slayton-Mavrotheris


Casting Teens (12+) and Adults

Show Dates: July 14-16 and July 20-22


Subject to Change
Choreography and music rehearsals will begin immediately. They will be held according to director and cast member’s schedules.
June 6-9 blocking rehearsals
Starting week of June 13 Tuesday & Thursday afternoon/evening rehearsals every week
July 1 begins tech rehearsals


Complete this online audition form by Wednesday, May 17 at midnight.

Must be at least 12 years old at the time of audition.

Watch the Disney Newsies broadway movie prior to the audition. It is available on Disney+

Click here for the Newsies Character Breakdown
Click here for a link to the script
Click here for a link to music accompaniment tracks


Cold reading from the script for the role(s) you wish to portray. Some roles will need a New York accent.


Prepare a song from the show for the role(s) you are auditioning. We will provide the music tracks for your audition, you must sing to the accompaniment track.


At the audition you will learn a dance combo to perform. Wear attire you can dance in and dance shoes.

There are non-singing and non-dancing adult roles.

Plan on being at the auditions for at least 2 hours, possibly longer.

There is a $25 participation fee due at the first rehearsal, $50 cap per family. If you would like to request a scholarship, please see your director for the request. Fee’s offset the cost of scripts, CD’s, costumes, props, etc.

Each performer is responsible for undergarments and footwear (eg: tights and dance shoes)