Welcome to MSTC's Auditions page. Current auditions are included below. This page is updated periodically with new information.
MSTC holds auditions on a show-by-show basis throughout the season. MSTC is a non-profit organization and we strive to utilize as many local performers as possible. We are committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage performers of all ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, ages, abilities, and body types to audition.
2023 Summer at the State Auditions
Main Street Theatre Company is currently scheduling audition appointments for its upcoming productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Kinky Boots. Audition appointments are not required but highly recommended.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Directed/Choreographed by John Wagner
Music Directed by: Joseph Andria
July 7 at 7PM
July 8 at 2PM, 7PM
July 9 at 2PM
Book by Harvey Fierstein
Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
Directed/Choreographed by John Wagner
Music Directed by Wyatt Wilson
July 28 at 7PM
July 29 at 7PM
July 30 at 2PM
Saturday April 15 from 10:00 AM-12:30 PM (Ages 7-14) and 1:30-4:30 PM (Ages 15+)
Sunday April 16 from 11:00 AM-12:15 PM (Ages 7-14) and 12:30-1:30 PM (Ages 15+)
The State Theatre Center for the Arts
27 E. Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401
Please use the main entrance to enter the building.
All auditionees will sing first and should prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of either show. Songs from either show are acceptable choices. Please bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.
You may be asked to stay and dance following your vocal audition. Please bring comfortable clothing and jazz or character shoes for movement and dance auditions.
A Headshot and Theatrical Resume is recommended, but not required.
Callbacks for both productions will take place on April 16. You must attend callbacks in order to be considered for roles in both productions.
Callbacks for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: Sunday April 16 from 1:30-3:45PM
Callbacks for Kinky Boots: Sunday April 16 from 3:45-6:00PM
All roles are open. Seeking strong actor/singer/dancers ages 16+ for both productions.
There are two roles for male children (stage age 10) in Kinky Boots.
Ages 14-15 can audition for the children's chorus and ensemble roles in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Kids ages 7-13 may only audition for the Children's Chorus in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Callbacks are not required for the Children's Chorus.
Please see the casting breakdowns below for more info on casting for both productions.
Please email info@MSTCUniontown.org for any audition related questions.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Narrator: Soprano with extended mix/belt range. Vibrant, energetic, charming performer, with a superior voice. Movement/dance experience needed. The narrator must be adept at both being the focal point and then “blending” into the scene. The narrator is onstage almost the entire show. Must be an animated storyteller.
Jacob: Father of twelve sons, his favorite being Joseph. He may appear unfair and shallow, but he is also a prophet who recognizes the future and the calling of Joseph, thus saving the House of Israel.
Joseph: Jacob’s favorite son. Joseph early on shows a talent for interpreting dreams and telling the future. Singer/actor. Honest and likable with good intent. Humble but proud and able to transition to the leader of a nation. Must believe in himself and his convictions. Vocal range‐high tenor.
Potiphar: A powerful and rich Egyptian, Potiphar purchases Joseph and puts him to work in his household. When he grows suspicious of Mrs. Potiphar and Joseph, however, he throws Joseph into prison.
Mrs. Potiphar: Beautiful and scheming, unsuccessfully tries to seduce Joseph. However, her dalliances do end up condemning him to prison.
Baker: One of Pharaoh's servants, in prison with Joseph who correctly interprets his dreams and predicts that he will be put to death.
Butler: Another of Pharaoh's servants, also in prison with Joseph who again correctly interprets his dreams that he’ll be released. It is the Butler who tells Pharaoh about Joseph’s dream interpreting ability.
Pharaoh: The most powerful man in Egypt, Pharaoh is considered a god on earth. When Joseph interprets his dreams, he promotes him to one of the highest positions in his government. In most productions, Pharaoh is portrayed as an Elvis Presley-style figure.
Joseph's Eleven Brothers: High energy & very active. Singers/dancers/actors. Need to be able to develop strong unique characters and sing harmony. Able to portray wide range of performance styles. Although acting usually as a group, they each have their own different personalities, talents, and flaws. Conniving, self-centered, and jealous of Joseph’s high aspirations and their father’s favoritism toward Joseph, they change their ways in the end.
Reuben: Eldest son of Jacob. Sings "Those Canaan Days"
Simeon: Second son of Jacob.
Levi: Third son of Jacob. Sings “One More Angel”
Judah: Fourth son of Jacob. Sings "Benjamin Calypso"
Dan: Fifth son of Jacob.
Naphtali: Sixth son of Jacob.
Gad: Seventh son of Jacob.
Asher: Eighth son of Jacob.
Issachar: Ninth son of Jacob.
Zebulun: Tenth son of Jacob.
Benjamin: Twelfth son of Jacob. Joseph accuses him of stealing the golden cup.
Wives: Female, Various Ranges – The 11 wives of Joseph’s 11 brothers. Skilled dancers and singers. Will also double as general ensemble in some scenes.
Ensemble: Male and Female, Various Ranges – Actors, singers, and dances serving as Ishmaelites, Egyptians, Canaanites, and other characters within Joseph’s story.
Children's chorus: Open to ages 7-15. They share some of the singing, along with the Narrator, during the story-telling parts of the show.
Stage age 25-35. Tenor (C3 -B4). Leading Man. Privileged, but likeable – his father owns the shoe factory. He is handsome and loveable but there is a temper right under the skin. Must have strong, sustainable rock voice, strong movement, and strong acting.
Stage age 30-35. Tenor (C3-B4). An emotionally and physically challenging role that requires the soul of a Diva, a la Whitney Houston; must-have star presence and feel comfortable wearing everything from full glamour as a scene-stealing drag performer to nothing but boxing trunks; must have a killer voice with power blues and gospel chops; strong comedic actor.
Stage age 10-12.. A young Charlie around 8-12 years old. Lost, quiet, reflective.
Stage age 10-12. Lola as an 8-12-year-old boy who already knows he’s destined to wear high heels.
Stage age 20-30. Mezzo-Soprano (B3-F5). Beautiful, and quirky working-class girl who works in the shoe factory. Terribly funny and smart but who has had bad luck with men. Must have strong belt and strong comedic timing.
Stage age 20-30. Mezzo-Soprano (B3-F5). Charlie’s girlfriend since school. Sophisticated and stylish, she is a social climber, driven, and uncompromising. She knows what she wants and goes for it. Must have strong pop belt.
Stage age 20-40. Baritone/Tenor (C3-F4, must have falsetto to D5 for finale). Lola’s nemesis. Burly, hyper-masculine bear of a factory worker. Has a menacing physicality. Must have strong acting and good comedic timing.
Stage age 30-50. Baritone (C3-F4). Factory manager trying to keep up traditions. Reserved and tightly wound.
THE ANGELS (6)
Stage age 20’s – 40’s. Baritones/Tenors (3 sing to C5 and 3 sing to A4). Drag performers from The Blue Angel Night Club who perform with Lola. Must be versatile singers and dancers with star presence and comfort performing in drag. Tumbling, Acro, or Trick work (IE: death drops) a plus.
Stage age 30-40. Mezzo-Soprano (B3-D5). Factory worker with a husband and kids to worry over.
Stage age 20-40. Mezzo-Soprano (B3-F5). Officious office manager who will let loose her wild side when she can. Must have strong pop/rock belt.
Stage age 40’s-50’s. Baritone (B2-G4). Charlie’s father and owner of the shoe factory. Appears in opening and closing numbers/sequences as Mr. Price and may fill various other ensemble roles throughout the show.
Stage age 25-40. Tenor (E3-C4). A contemporary of Charlie’s, but opposite. Harry is successful, self-aware, confident and carefree. May fill various other ensemble roles throughout the show. Must have strong rock voice.
Stage age 30-50. Lola’s father. An unforgiving tower of anger.
stage age 30-50. Nicola’s boss. An overtly attractive and successful man.
20’s-50’s. Various ranges. The ensemble must be excellent pop/rock singers with good movement abilities to fill various roles throughout the show, including factory workers, pub patrons, fashion show attendants, etc.