Join CCP for an action-packed summer as we present this fabulously fun and meaningful musical! Based on the blockbuster movie of the same name, this musical adaptation features an Oscar and Tony-nominated Top 40 score, augmented with dynamic new songs. Footloose celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people while guiding them with a warm heart and open mind.
Jeff Anderson, Artistic Director
Tyler Eliason, Music Director
Krista Kemp, Choreographer
June 16-25, 2023, at the Maple Grove Town Green Amphitheater
All are welcome to audition for CCP. For this production we are seeking performers age 14 and up.
- Tuesday, April 11 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, April 12 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- No need to sign up for a time slot. Audition times are allocated in order of arrival. If you don’t want to wait, we recommend arriving later.
Video submission option:
If you are unable to attend auditions in-person you may submit a video of yourself singing your audition selection. Please email your resume and link to a current video to firstname.lastname@example.org by 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 10.
Osseo United Methodist Church – 16 2nd Ave SE, Osseo, MN 55369
Callbacks for select roles are planned for Thursday, April 13 in the evening.
Preparing for auditions
- Prepare 16 to 32 measures of song that best suits your voice in the style of the show.
- An accompanist will be provided. Please bring a copy of your music clearly marking your start and end point for the pianist. Do not staple your music.
- Dress for movement.
- You will be asked to complete an audition form. Feel free to bring a performance resume but it is not required.
- Bring a listing of all your potential rehearsal conflicts in May and June 2023.
- Bring a headshot. A simple selfie is all that is needed.
- All cast members will be asked to contribute a $35 activity fee and a $20 script deposit.
- First rehearsal is currently scheduled for Sunday, April 30.
- We rehearse Sunday through Thursday evenings. Not all cast members will be called to every rehearsal.
- Rehearsal locations will vary in the Maple Grove and Osseo area.
|Rev. Shaw Moore||(F4-G2 Baritone, 40s-50s) Small town pastor. The secret to the character of Rev. Moore is that he is charismatic. Shaw has a quick mind, a loving heart and a sense of humor, all of which endear him to his congregation. He continues to mourn the death of his son – the one person he could not save.|
|Vi Moore||(D5-G3 Mezzo Soprano, 40s-50s) Reverend Moore’s loving, supportive, resilient wife. Despite the loss of her son and the strained relationship with her husband, Vi fully understands what kind of unflagging good humor she must display in order to keep her household – and her husband’s congregation – running smoothly.|
|Ariel Moore||(G5-G3 Mezzo Soprano, late teens) Shaw and Vi’s daughter. Ariel is smart; she understands the rules of the different worlds she moves between (home vs school). Ariel loves to laugh but her high spirits are, quite often, her attempt to keep a lid on the grief she feels about her brother’s death and the loss of her once loving relationship with her father. Role requires strong belt, must be a strong singer/dancer.|
|Ren McCormack||(C5-D3 Tenor, late teens) Big city transplant to the small town of Bomont. Ren is a cut-up, a joker who enjoys a good time. Lately, though, his fun-loving attitude has taken on a tone of desperation, as he tries too hard to convince the world – and himself – that his father’s desertion hasn’t wounded him as deeply as it has. Strong dancer.|
|Ethel McCormack||(D5-G3 Mezzo Soprano, 40s-50s) Ethel is Ren’s intelligent mom and has a strong sense of humor. It’s hard for her to be living in her sister’s home and abiding by her brother-in-law’s rules, but she never succumbs to the pathos of her situation; after all, she has as to be strong for Ren. Since her husband left, it has brought her closer to her son.|
|Willard Hewitt||(A4-B2 Tenor, late teens) Willard is not dumb; he is a gentle soul with quick fists, which are his defense against a world that he often has trouble comprehending. The humor in the character of Willard derives from his gradual, innocent and giddy discovery of the new worlds that Ren opens to him. Comedic timing and dance a must.|
|Rusty||(F6-A3 Soprano, late teens) Rusty may come off as sassy and self-assured, but, in many ways, she is the most deeply romantic character in Footloose. She truly believes that she and Willard were meant to be together, but they’re both unable to express themselves. Role requires strong belt, strong comedic timing and dance.|
|Chuck Cranston||(B4-F3 Tenor, late teens to young adult) The local bad boy and Ariel’s boyfriend.|
|Urleen||(F5-A3 Soprano, late teens) Ariel’s friend; the smart one of the group. Role requires strong belt, comedic timing, and dance.|
|Wendy Jo||(B4-F3 Mezzo Soprano, late teens) Ariel’s friend; strong belt, comedic timing, and dance required.|
|Ensemble roles||Travis (A4-G3 Tenor, late teens) Chuck’s buddy.|
Lyle (A4-G3 Tenor, late teens) Chuck’s buddy.
Jeter (A4-C3 Tenor, late teens) Ren’s friend
Bickle (G4-C3 Tenor, late teens) Ren’s friend
Garvin (G4-B2 Baritone, late teens) Ren’s friend
Lulu Warnicker (spoken role, adult) Ren’s aunt.
Wes Warnicker (spoken role, adult) Lulu’s husband.
Roger Dunbar (spoken role, adult) Gym teacher and coach.
Eleanor Dunbar (spoken role, adult) Roger’s wife.
Betty Blast (spoken role, adult) Owner of the Burger Blast.
Harry Clark (spoken role, adult) School principal.
Cowboy Bob (spoken role, young adult)
A Cop (spoken role, adult)
|Ensemble||Towns people and high school students|