Billy Elliot The Musical
Auditions 2020 Summer Season



Casting in Connecticut:
Feb 17:  AEA EPA  (Non union actors welcome, will be seen as time permits)

Casting New York City
AEA & Non-union actors by appointment only via email submissions.
Feb 18, 19:  Call backs Feb 20, 21
More info below

AEA Stage Manager and AEA Assistant Stage Manager positions open.
Please email your resume and information to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or mail to: Attention Chris, Summer Theatre of New Canaan 70 Pine St. New Canaan CT 06840

Rehearsals begin on or about June 16 in Connecticut
Performances usually Thu-Sat 8pm  Sun 4pm.  
July 10 - 26

Feb 26:  Open Call Non-union Ballet Girls
Requirement: Height between 4ft -5ft
Age: 8-15 years, ballet experience necessary
Call: 6-8pm:  Ballet dance 6-7pm & Read/Sing 7-8pm
Child Ballet ensemble are non-pay roles, EMC points available.

Casting Info and Parts Breakdown Below

Auditions In Connecticut/NYC:
Billy Elliot The Musical

Equity EPA& Open Call (non-union)

Summer Theatre of New Canaan | New Canaan, CT

Notice: Audition Call Type: Equity Performer Audition
All Equity actors with appointments will be seen. 
Equity actors (walk-ins) without appointments will be seen time permitting

Monday, Feb 17, 2019
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch 1 - 2

(email preferred) beginning January 31
email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. or call 203-966-4634 (Mon-Fri 11am-6pm) 
Please leave message, audition time(s) requested, contact info and call will be returned.
Walk-ins accepted if time available, all Equity Actors will be seen.

LOA ref. to LORT; $450/week minimum

Equity actor/singers for all roles and ensemble. Good movers/dancers a plus. (no dancing required for CT audition) Local area actors residing within 50 miles of New Canaan are strongly encouraged to audition. 

Prepare two contrasting song cuts in the style of Billy Elliot The Musical. Accompanist will be provided.  Be prepared to read, sides provided at audition. Bring picture and resume. Actors chosen for call backs will be notified following their audition.

Summer Theatre of New Canaan
70 Pine St
New Canaan, CT 06840
(1 Block from New Canaan Train Station)

Director:  Christian Libonati
Choreog: Doug Shankman

First Rehearsal: June 16
First Preview: July 9
Opening: July 10
Closing: July 26

Rehearses in New Canaan CT.
Commute from NYC 65 minutes+/- by Metro North.
NYC transportation/commute stipends provided for cast & staff.
Contract for 6 weeks (3.5 weeks rehearsal & 3 weeks of performances Thursday - Sunday.

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Note:  Housing and Travel:  The Summer Theatre of New Canaan does not provide housing for its actors. Equity actors must reside within 50 miles from our theatre.  For NYC area actors,the Summer Theatre will provide train tickets via Metro North for travel between NYC and New Canaan.  If commuting by car greater then 25 miles, the theatre will allocate an adjusted allowance toward auto travel expenses to be determined on an individual basis. Car pooling may be available.

Our college summer internship program is available for acting, administrative technical and educational positions. We are casting 8 actors in our TYA show and to perform ensemble roles in Billy Elliot. (EMC credits are available). If interested you may apply online prior, if being considered will receive an audition.
4 technical (all disciplines)l, three costume/wardrobe, 3 stagemanagment and 3 administration interns positions are to be filled for the season
click here for more info about the internship program

The Director and Artistic Director will be attending the auditions.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a
positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

Auditions In New York City - Feb 18,19, 20, Call Backs 20, 21

Call Type: Equity & Non Equity
By Appointment Only – Email Submissions only

LOA ref. to LORT; $450/week minimum

*Please email headshot and resume as well as links to any videos or website to be considered for an appointment. 
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Audition Dates & Casting Call Times:

Monday 2/17 10-6:00pm New Canaan

10-1:00pm EPA

1-2:00pm Lunch

2-6:00pm EPA

Tuesday 2/18 10-6:00pm NYC


10-1:00pm Male Ensemble Movement Call               

1:00-2:00 LUNCH                                                       

2:00-3:30 Male Ballet Call                                          

3:30-5:00 Young Billy Dance Call                              

5:00-6:00 Michael Dance Call                                    


10-1:00pm Singer/Principal Call 

1:00-2:00pm LUNCH

2:00-400pm Singer/Principal Call 

4:00-5:00pm Michael Sing/Read Call

5:00-6:00pm Billy Sing/Read

Wednesday 2/19 10-6:00pm NYC


10-1:00pm Mrs. Wilkinson/Cover Dance Call            

1:00-2:00pm LUNCH                                                  

2:00-3:30 Male Ensemble Dance Call                       

3:30-5:00 Young Billy Dance Call                              

5:00-6:00 Michael Dance Call                                    


10-1:00pm Singer/Principal Call 

1:00-2:00pm LUNCH

2:00-3:30pm Singer/Principal Call 

4:00-5:00pm Michael Sing/Read Call

5:00-6:00pm Billy Sing/Read

Thursday 2/20 10-7:00pm NYC

10-1:00pm Principal Call Backs

1:00-2:00pm LUNCH

2:00-5:00pm Principal Call Backs

5:00-6:30pm Casting


3:00-5:00pm Potential Final Dance                            

Call Backs for TBD                                                                             

5:00-6:30pm Casting                                                  

 Friday 2/21 10-1:00pm NYC

10:00-1:00pm TBD (Casting continued)

Contract Type: 
AEA LOA LORT D - Special Agreement 

Contract Dates: 

June 14-July 28, 2019

Key Dates:

First Rehearsal on/about June 14

First Preview July 5

Opens  July 6

Closing July 28

Performances Typically Thursday – Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 4pm

AEA and non-union actors for various roles. 


Actors of all ethnicities encouraged to audition. All characters speak with English dialect

Billy Elliot: Gender: male. Age: 10 to 13. Vocal range top: C5. Vocal range bottom: E3.

A boy who stumbles upon a ballet class and develops a passion for dance. To him, dance is a way to feel whole and free himself from the problems of life. He finds himself stuck between appeasing family and chasing his newfound love. Must be an excellent ballet and tap dancer, some acrobatics.

Dad: Gender: male. Age: 40 to 55. Vocal range top: Eb4. Vocal range bottom: A2
Billy's stoic father. A widowed miner struggling with maintaining a household in lieu of a work strike, he 
is still deeply scarred by the death of his wife. Billy's dancing initially sends him into a rage but he 
learns to support his son. Doesn’t need to dance.

Grandma: Gender: female. Age: 60 to 75. Vocal range top: F#4. Vocal range bottom: F#3
Billy's eccentric grandmother. She is forgetful and a little aloof. Despite her inattention, she harbors a bitter resentment for her late husband.

Mrs. Wilkinson: Gender: female. Age: 40 to 50. Vocal range top: Bb5. Vocal range bottom: Gb3
The local ballet teacher who eventually becomes Billy's mentor. Hardened and mouthy, she actually has capacity for caring when she sees promise in Billy. Believes in the power of personal expression through dance. Must be an excellent dancer, tap optional.

Tony: Gender: male. Age: 18 to 25. Vocal range top: F4. Vocal range bottom: D3
Billy's brother. A lazy but passionate miner. Hotheaded and scrappy with seemingly no regard of respect for his father, although he shares his disapproval of dance. Must be a good mover.

Mum: Gender: Female. 30 to 45. Vocal range top F5. Vocal range bottom: G3. Billy’s mom who died when he was young. Compassionate, loving. A source of strength for Billy. Mover.

George: Gender: male. Age: 40-55. Boxing Coach. An imposing, gruff and tough miner. Comedic skills. Must be a good mover.

Mr. Braithwaite: Gender: male. Age: 20-55. Vocal range top: C4. Vocal range bottom: G2

Accompanist: Gender: male. Age 30+ (actor doesn’t need to play the piano), comedic skills. Must be an excellent mover. 

Dream Billy: Gender: Male. Age 20-30
A dream image of the star ballet dancer Billy will become. Must be an excellent ballet dancer.

Michael: Gender: male. Age: 10 to 13. Vocal range top: B4. Vocal range bottom: A#3
Billy's careless and fun-loving best friend. He lives in the realm of expressing oneself, going so far as to commonly dress in women's clothing. Must be an excellent dance, tap optional.

Adult Ensemble: Age: 30-60. Seeking an ethnically and physically diverse ensemble of excellent male and female singer, dancer, actors to play Miners; Police Officers;, Royal Ballet School Members. Strong movers and a range of dance ability are needed including some excellent tappers.



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