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virtual Auditions

Submission deadline: August 9, 2021

Due to COVID-19, all auditions will be online video submissions. You can submit your application by using the form below, or by emailing your audition materials to casting@artshhi.com with the subject line: KINKY BOOTS, [YOUR NAME] .

Performance Timeline

  • 1st Rehearsal: September 7, 2021
  • Preview: September 28, 2021
  • Opening: October 1, 2021
  • Closing: October 31, 2021

Video Instructions

  • Full body slate with name (If you have previous played the role before, mention this also).
  • Please use the sides provided below for your video audition. A video reel is not sufficient.
  • Shoot from waist up.
  • (Optional) Submit two takes to show different choices. Please edit together takes so they are one file.
  • Set up your phone/device in landscape orientation, not portrait.
  • Use sufficient lighting (non-incandescent, bright-white lighting with some diffusion is recommended).
  • Sound should be clear and audible. An external mic (e.g: Lavalier) to eliminate background noise is advised.
  • Make sure the background of your video is clean. Avoid busy and/or dark backgrounds that could distract the viewer/listener.

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Kinky Boots
Sep 28 – Oct 31, 2021

Kinky Boots

Directed by Evan Papas who recently directed The Color Purple at the Arts Center.
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Directed by Whitaker Gannon who recently Assistant Directed the smash-hit Neil Simon's Rumors at the Arts Center.

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 submit.  The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina does not believe in discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

Actors must be available for all rehearsals and performances. A monitor is not provided.

Available roles

Angels

Male
20 – 30s

This Role Has Been Cast

  • Vocal Range:

Any ethnicity. These are the six drag performers who populate The Blue Angel Nightclub. They need to be versatile, but also terrific dancers, singers and actors. Tumbling, acro and tricks a plus. Will be required to dance in heels. May cover principal roles.

Charlie Price

Male
late 20s – early 30s

This Role Has Been Cast

  • Vocal Range:

Just out of university, a really nice guy who has no clue what to do with the rest of his life. He’s handsome, lovable, but there’s a temper right under the skin. Henpecked by his girlfriend and a little lost. Must have a great rock voice, ability to move and be a strong actor.

Don

Male
30 - 40s

This Role Has Been Cast

  • Vocal Range:
    Bari-tenor

Rich bari-tenor voice with a strong falsetto. Lola’s nemesis. Burly hyper-masculine bear of a factory worker. Has a menacing physicality. Least likely to be seen on a runway in kinky boots. Strong actor required. We strongly encourage submissions of BIPOC actors for this role.

George

Male
30 - 50

This Role Has Been Cast

  • Vocal Range:

Factory manager keeping up traditions. Reserved.

Lauren

Female
20s

This Role Has Been Cast

  • Vocal Range:
    Mezzo-soprano.

Beautiful, but quirky working class girl who works in the shoe factory. Funny and smart. Terrific comedic actress, with a great singing voice.

Lola / Simon

Male
early 30’s

This Role Has Been Cast

  • Vocal Range:

African-American. An emotionally and physically challenging role requires the body of a boxer, with the soul of a Diva to play this scene-stealing drag performer. Must have a killer voice with power blues and gospel chops. Lola dances in very high heels and so has to move well. Physically challenging role; requiring an incredible performer comfortable wearing everything from full glamour drag to nothing but boxing trunks.

Nicola

Female
20s

This Role Has Been Cast

  • Vocal Range:
    Mezzo-soprano

Charlie’s girlfriend since school. Sophisticated looks. She is driven and uncompromising. She knows what she wants and goes for it. Must have a great pop voice. We strongly encourage submissions of BIPOC actresses for this role.

Pat

Female
25 - 40

This Role Has Been Cast

  • Vocal Range:
    Mezzo-Soprano

Officious office manager who will let loose her wild side when allowed. Lola's love interest.

Trish

Female
40s

This Role Has Been Cast

  • Vocal Range:

Factory worker with a husband and kids to worry over.

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Arts Center of Coastal Carolina!