HSM Auditions

WE ARE CASTING!!!

On Saturday 12th December we are producing High School Musical at both New Mills School and we are looking for our amazing cast. 

If you would like to ‘take part’ please fill out Step 1 – Sign Up (located below) to be a part of our ensemble. BUT if you would like to audition for a principal role please follow our 3 Easy Steps on how to audition…

We also would like to highlight that children/young people of any gender can audition for any of the principle roles and the production will is a fully inclusive show.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us:

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Step 1 - Sign Up!

To ‘take part’ in our production of High School Musical please complete the sign up form (this includes all current pupils who wish to audition for a principle role).

 

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Step 2 - Pick your character

Below we have the music and lyrics for all of our principle roles where you can decide which roles you would like to audition for. To audition you must learn the song allocated to your character and send a video recording to us via Step 3 below. You do not have to perform the whole song but we do ask for a minimum recording of one minute.

You can audition for more than one role but you must please note this in your sign up form in Step 1 – Sign Up!

Character Descriptions

 

Troy Bolton

Character Description

Troy Bolton is the most popular kid at East High, he’s the star of the basketball team who yearns to be more than what people want him to be. Troy discovers his love for music but refuses to admit it, he’s athletic and a true leader and becomes smitten with Gabriella.

For the video audition recording please use the backing track provided – not the vocal track.

Download Lyrics Breaking Free - Vocal Track Breaking Free - Backing Track

 

Gabriella Montez

Character Description

Gabriella Montez is the new girl at school. She’s trying to blend in and avoid labels at her new school and eventually becomes Troy’s romantic counterpart.

For the video audition recording please use the backing track provided – not the vocal track.

Download Lyrics When There Was Me and You - Vocal Track When There was Me and You - Backing Track

 

Chad Downforth

Character Description

is Troy’s best friend, a star basketball player, part of the jocks and second in command. Extremely focussed on winning his schools basketball championship, but is slowly understanding that there might be more to this world – including his crush on Taylor.

For the video audition recording please use the backing track provided – not the vocal track.

Download Lyrics Getcha Head In The Game - Vocal Track Getcha Head In The Game - Backing Track

 

Sharpay Evans

Character Description

Sharpay Evans is the egocentric, diva star of the school musicals, she’s Ryan’s twin and the alpha dog. She thinks being the musical star defines her and clutches the title like her life depends on it, not matter what the cost to others.

For the video audition recording please use the backing track provided – not the vocal track. (For this character, if you wish to do a duet audition please submit two videos, one per participant)

Download Lyrics What I've Been Looking For - Vocal Track What I've Been Looking For - Backing Track Download Lyrics Bop To The Top - Vocal Track Bop to the Top - Backing Track

 

Ryan Evans

Character Description

Ryan Evans, Sharpay’s fraternal twin and a self-delusional star in the making. He typically feels the brunt of Sharpay’s attacks and lives under her shadow, although he possesses a diva exterior he yearns to change.

For the video audition recording please use the backing track provided – not the vocal track. (For this character, if you wish to do a duet audition please submit two videos, one per participant)

Download Lyrics What I've Been Looking For - Vocal Track What I've Been Looking For - Backing Track Download Lyrics Bop To The Top - Vocal Track Bop to the Top - Backing Track

 

Taylor McKessie

Character Description

Taylor McKessie is the competitive head brainiac and president of the science club. She convinces Gabriella to join the science decathlon team and she has a hidden soft spot for Chad, which she hides.

For the video audition recording please use the backing track provided – not the vocal track.

Download Lyrics What I've Been Looking For - Vocal Track What I've Been Looking For - Backing Track

Step 3 - Submit Video

 

We look forward to seeing your amazing auditions!!!

Please when submitting your audition, please label your video as seen in the example below (For duet auditions, please submit a video per participant so only one name is on the video file):

FIRST AND LAST NAME, CHARACTER ROLE(S).mp4

E.g. JOHN SMITH, TROY.mp4

Deadline for your video submission is Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Good luck!

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