Apr 9, 2018

School of Rock - Open Call Auditions this Saturday

Producers of School of Rock – The Musical National Tours are pleased to announce an open casting call hosted by the School of Rock Ann Abor facility on Saturday April 14, 2018. The show is looking for young rock musicians for future replacements for the kids’ roles in School of Rock – The Musical touring productions.

School of Rock – The Musical is seeking young males of any ethnicity aged 8-12 who play guitar, keyboards or drums and young females of any ethnicity aged 8-12 who play bass or drums. All must be able to sing and under 5’ tall.

Detroit Open Call
Date: Saturday April 14, 2018
Time: 10am-4pm EST
Location: School of Rock Ann Arbor, 6101 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

What to Bring
  • Headshot & photo for all individuals auditioning
  • Drum kit, keyboard and amps will be provided. Kids auditioning for guitar or bass should bring their own instrument.
  • Kids should prepare a 2-3 minute ROCK song for their instruments

Kids will audition solo with their instruments and take part in a vocal exercise to determine singing ability.

To RSVP for the open call, please visit SORKIDSONTOUR.COM to sign up. Applicants must register by April 13, 2018. No walk-ups will be taken. Callbacks will take place the following day April 15th by invitation only. 

Casting Office Eisenberg/Beans Casting is currently casting for an upcoming School of Rock – The Musical Asia tour, and subsequent US non-equity tour.

Detroiters will get to experience the North American Tour of School of Rock – The Musical at the Fisher Theatre, April 10-22, 2018.  Tickets for School of Rock – The Musical start at $39 and are available online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com and by phone at 800-982-2787. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Fisher Theatre box office.

School of Rock – The Musical is based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same, featuring music from the movie, as well as an original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater, a book by Julian Fellowes, choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter and direction by Laurence Connor.

School of Rock – The Musical opened on Broadway to rave reviews on Sunday, December 6, 2015. This Ben Brantley New York Times ‘Critics’ Pick’ “is an inspiring jolt of energy and mad skillz,” raves Jesse Oxfeld of Entertainment Weekly. And in his four-star Critics’ Pick review, Time Out’s David Cote proclaimed, “School’s IN – forever!” School of Rock – The Musical was nominated for four 2016 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (Lloyd Webber and Slater), Best Book (Fellowes), and Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Alex Brightman). School of Rock – The Musical also won the 2017 Oliver award for Outstanding Achievement in Music.

Based on the hit film, School of Rock – The Musical is a hilarious new musical that follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. While teaching these pintsized prodigies what it means to truly rock, Dewey falls for the school’s beautiful, but uptight headmistress, helping her rediscover the wild child within.

School of Rock – The Musical features scenic and costume design by Anna Louizos, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Mick Potter and music supervision by John Rigby.


School of Rock — The Musical is produced on Broadway by Andrew Lloyd Webber for The Really Useful Group, Warner Music Group & Access Industries, The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization. Nina Lannan and Madeleine Lloyd Webber serve as Executive Producers. 

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