Watchmedance

Audition Roles

The following are the main speaking roles which all include a high level of dancing. Please notice the physical as well as personal attributes of each role.

TIANNA

  • Lead role-¬† highly demanding for both acting and dancing requirements
  • 20’s female with facial deformity (created)
  • Passionate, driven, generous
  • Physical deformity creates insecurity /self-conscious
  • Versatile dancer – strong in contemporary, jazz, hip hop
  • She is the leader, the hope-maker, the creator, all the while fighting with her physical limitation

LEO

  • Lead role – demanding in both acting and dancing
  • 20’s male with swagger and attitude
  • Grew up on the wrong side of the tracks
  • Annoyingly direct, over-confident yet can be vulnerable
  • Strong contemporary, hip hop dancer, capable of lifting partners

BECCA

  • Lead role
  • 20’s female, petite, introvert, gentle nature, quiet influencer
  • Has onset of multiple sclerosis
  • Skilled ballet dancer, contemporary dance but also some hip hop
  • With her dreams dashed, Tianna is her lifeline to another chance

JESS

  • Socially awkward. Most of the acting is about attitude. Doesn’t express much emotion.
  • Extremely strong and athletic hip hop dancer but can handle other styles
  • Unusual attraction to Paul
  • Direct and honest

PATRICIA

  • over 35 female who can keep up with the young ones!
  • A mum a producer, and a strong dancer esp in Jazz and contemporary
  • Smart, professional, no nonsense, re-living her dream

SONYA

  • 20’s female, atypical body type¬† -taller, stockier – not the petite, traditionally ideal body type.
  • Must know or learn sign language
  • Generous, self-conscious, creative
  • Strong contemporary dancer, able to do lifts, jazz and some hip hop
  • Puts energy into her brother’s auditions, accepting that he is just a better dancer, without recognising her own abilities.

PAUL

  • 20’s male, deaf
  • Strong and powerful contemporary dancer including partner lifts, some hip hop
  • Arrogant and proud which causes him to sabotage himself
  • Must know or learn sign language

CASEY

  • Driven, focused dancer who demands perfection of herself and others
  • Can come across as cold and focused but has moments of vulnerability
  • Pretty, petite, technically brilliant dancer in contemporary

MICHELLE

  • Looks female (but non gender specific)
  • Extremely strong hip hop dancer, but can handle contemporary
  • Energetic, extrovert, dry humour

TOBY

  • Confident, calm, a little selfish
  • Technically great contemporary dancer
  • Casey’s boyfriend and dance partner, Tianna’s ex

JACOB – ACTING ONLY

  • charming and manipulative online journalist
  • Good looking and confident but not as tolerant as he thought.
  • In his ambition, he loses sight of his values and must redeem himself

DANCING ROLES – CONTEMPORARY

CASEY’S DANCERS

Strong, technically advanced contemporary dancers

Opportunity for small speaking and ensemble roles as well.

Audition solo, duet or small group

DANCING ROLES – HIP HOP

X-treme Queens

Bad-ass female hip hop dancers.

Existing crews welcome to audition as a group.

Opportunity for small speaking and ensemble roles as well as main dancing moments