Starting 12/2/21, 7:30:00 pm: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

TCR Announces Replacement Auditions for Kinky Boots

Angie Toomsen

TCR announces replacement auditions for the winter production of Kinky Boots. The audition process will consist of a video singing audition due 11/3 and a dance call 11/7, in addition to potential additional callbacks 11/7. 

Creative Team

  • Lisa Kelly – Director
  • Mic Evans – Associate Director
  • Forrest Green – Music Director
  • Aaron Malec – Choreographer
  • Alison Holmes-Bendixen – Vocal Coach
  • S. Benjamin Farrar – Scenic and Lighting Design
  • Joni Dee Sackett – Costume Design
  • Shawn Poellet – Sound Designer

How to Audition

Please read the full requirements. If you have additional questions, email lisa.kelly@theatrecr.org.

  • Video audition submissions due Wednesday, 11/3 by 5:00 p.m. CST. Submit auditions via this form Submit a video of you singing 16-32 bars of a contemporary musical theatre song or pop song. Can be accompanied or acapella. If you cannot submit a video, contact lisa.kelly@theatrecr.org to arrange a zoom or in-person audition.
  • Required dance call Sunday, 11/7 at 3:00 p.m. for those interested in Angel or featured dancer roles. Meet in the TCR lobby by 2:55 p.m. and you will be escorted to the dance studio. Those who are interested in Angel roles should bring heels if possible and plan to stay for an additional dance call starting at 4:00 p.m. Masks are required for this dance call.
  • Callbacks for other roles will be held on Sunday, 11/7 from 12:00-3:00. We will notify auditioners by Friday 11/5 if we would like to see you at callbacks. Masks are required for callbacks.

roles available

This production was cast in 2020 and postponed due to Covid. We are looking to recast the following roles:

  • Charlie Price (male-identifying, mid 20s- early 30s, any ethnicity/race, tenor)
  • Trish (female-identifying, 30s-50s, any ethnicity/race, alto)
  • Angels (any age, any ethnicity/race, strong dancers, drag experience a plus) 
  • Ensemble (any age, any gender, any ethnicity/race, will play factory workers plus featured roles, dance experience helpful but not required)
  • Young Charlie (male-identifying, any ethnicity/race, 7-12)
  • Young Lola (male-identifying, African-American, 9-13, movement/dance experience is helpful, but not required)

About Rehearsals and Performances

  • The show opens Friday 2/11 and runs through Sunday 3/6.  Performances will be Thursday-Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees.
  • Rehearsals will begin on Monday 12/6.
  • We will pause between 12/20 and 1/2/22 for winter break and will resume on Monday 1/3.
  • We will typically rehearse M-F evenings and one weekend day, no more than 5 days a week until tech week.
  • Tech will be Saturday/Sunday 2/5 and 2/6.

Covid Safety

  • All members of the production (cast, crew, creative team, and orchestra) must be vaccinated.
  • All cast members who are of age to be vaccine eligible must show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination by the first rehearsal.
  • TCR will follow the most current safety guidelines as defined by the CDC, the City of Cedar Rapids, and Actor’s Equity. TCR will keep the cast and audiences apprised as conditions change.