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Auditions at the White Theatre

Disney's Newsies Auditions

A Co-production with The Coterie

All roles in Newsies are non-AEA (non-union). Some roles will be paid. The show begins rehearsal on June 5. Performances are July 7-29.

Audition Location

The White Theatre at The Jewish Community Center
5801 W. 115th Street, Overland Park, KS 66211

For those who want to be a Newsie

Open call for males & females, ages 11 up to young-looking adults.

Sunday, December 17 at 2:00 pm
OR Monday, December 18 at 5:00 pm
No appointment necessary. Check in one half hour prior.

  • Bring one headshot and one resume
  • Have 16 bars prepared (print the music selection, PDF HERE)
  • Be prepared for an extended dance call (bring tap shoes if you have them). Some will be released as the call progresses.
  • Prepare this monologue as you may be asked to perform it (PDF HERE, memorized optional)
  • You may be asked to a callback on Monday, December 18

Auditions for principal roles

By appointment only for ADULTS 19 and older

Sunday, December 17 from 6 - 9 pm

  • By-appointment-only call for vocal auditions for principal Jack, Katherine, and ADULT roles in the show. Each appointment will be five minutes. Some will be invited to a vocal / reading callback on Monday, December 18, as well as a dance call for all potential Katherines. (Adult auditioners must be at least 19 years of age on December 17.)
  • To schedule a 5-minute interview slot for an ADULT role, click HERE.
  • For a complete breakdown of the roles as we will be casting them (PDF HERE)
  • Prepare to sing 16 bars of two contrasting Broadway songs. Songs from the show are acceptable.
  • Bring one headshot and one resume.

~ Please, No Phone Calls or Emails ~


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