Stadium Theatre Audition Dates

Stadium Theatre Audition Dates




It’s 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and change is in the air! Teenager Tracy Turnblad, has all the right moves and one desire – to dance on the popular Corny Collins TV show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen Amber Von Tussle, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network... all without denting her 'do! With the help of her friends Seaweed, Penny, Motormouth Maybelle, and lovable mother Edna, Tracy pushes to prove that for people who are different, their time is coming!

Auditions will be held at the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre, located at 28 Monument Square in Woonsocket, RI, on Tuesday, April 9, and Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Doors open at 6:15 PM and auditions will begin by 6:45 PM. Potential callbacks will be held on Saturday, April 13, starting at 1:30 PM.

We are looking for actors ages 16+ for various roles, however the role of Little Inez should be between the ages 12-15. If your child fits this description and would like to audition for the role, please contact the director.

Audition Form: This document is available for download to bring completed with you the night of your audition. Blank copies will also be available at the door. *Please submit this completed form the night of your audition, and not in advance.

Please bring an actor resume and a headshot to be submitted to the production team. All those auditioning should prepare 16-32 bars of a song in the style of the show, showcasing their vocal range. Please bring marked sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. *Please note acapella auditions are not accepted. The dance portion will follow vocal auditions. Plan to dress accordingly. In addition you may be asked to read from the script.

Rehearsals will begin the very end of May and will be on Sunday evenings from 5:00-8:00 PM, and Tuesday/Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:30 PM.

Tech Week will run Saturday, August 17- Thursday, August 22 (scheduled tech nights are mandatory). No conflicts are allowed two weeks prior to tech week, unless approved by the director. Conflicts are to be disclosed at auditions.  

Performance dates include Friday, August 23 at 7:30 PM, Saturday, August 24 at 7:30 PM, and Sunday, August 25 at 2:00 PM.

Please contact the director Rebecca Donald at with any questions.

View the Hairspray Character Breakdown

Download the Hairspray Audition Form