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THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL AUDITION INFORMATION!


PLEASE READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY TO PREPARE FOR YOUR AUDITION


ABOUT THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world!

More information can be found here

AUDITION INFORMATION
Auditions will be from 6:30-9 in the high school auditorium on these dates:
Monday, December 13th
Tuesday, December 14th
Wednesday, December 15th

CAST OF CHARACTERS
Please note, casting for this show will be gender blind, meaning every role is open to all auditioners. However, per licensing agreements, all parts must be portrayed as the gender they are written.

Main Characters
*SpongeBob SquarePants (Range: C3-B4)
*Patrick Star (Range: Bb2-Bb4)
*Sandy Cheeks (Range: A3-E5)
*Squidward Q. Tentacles (Range: A2-F#4)
*Eugene Krabs (Range: B2-Bb4)
*Sheldon J. Plankton (Range: B2-G#4)

Secondary Characters
*Karen the Computer - (Range: G#3-F#5)
Patchy the Pirate - (Range: D3-F4 (F5 falsetto))
*Pearl Krabs - (Range:Bb3-F#5)
*Perch Perkins - (Range: E2-E4)
The Mayor of Bikini Bottom - (Range: F#4-B5)
Sardine Devotees
The Electric Skates
Pirate Ensemble
Larry the Lobster / Gary
Mrs. Puff
Old Man Jenkins
Buster Bluetang
Johnny the Bartender
The French Narrator - voice-over

Ensembles
Sponge Chorus
Sardine Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
Bikini Bottom Ensemble
General Ensemble

TO SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION
To audition, sign up for a time on the signup sheet on the auditorium door. Prepare to audition for at least one of the characters listed above with an asterisk. An audition is not required for anyone that wants to be a part of the ensemble (see ensemble / dancer section below)

AUDITION MATERIALS
For Spongebob
- Prepare a one minute MEMORIZED comedic monologue*
- Song: "Just a Simple Sponge" measures 34-50 AND 65-74
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For Patrick Star
- Prepare a one minute MEMORIZED comedic monologue*
- Song: "(I Guess I) Miss You" measures 5-35
Download here

For Sandy Cheeks
- Prepare a one minute MEMORIZED comedic monologue*
- Song: "Hero is my Middle Name" measures 84-100
Download here

For Squidward
- Prepare a one minute MEMORIZED comedic monologue*
- Tap Dance: Prepare this tap dance for your audition.
Dance Video 1  Dance Video 2   Step Breakdown
- Song: "I'm not a Loser" measures 1-22 AND 151-161
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For Mr Krabs
- Prepare a one minute MEMORIZED comedic monologue*
- Song: "Daddy Knows Best" measures 40-49 AND 66-87
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For Plankton
- Prepare a one minute MEMORIZED comedic monologue*
- Song: "When the Going Gets Tough" measures 20-36
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For Karen
- Prepare a one minute MEMORIZED comedic monologue*
- Song: "When the Going Gets Tough" measures 118-122
Download here

For Pearl
- Prepare a one minute MEMORIZED comedic monologue*
- Song: "Daddy Knows Best" measures 58-94
Download here

For Perch Perkins
- Prepare a one minute MEMORIZED comedic monologue*
- Song: "No Control" measures 6-21
Download here

Please note all monologues will be cut off at one minute. MEMORIZED monologue is required in order
to be considered for a role. Cold readings will be provided at auditions.

ENSEMBLE / DANCER ONLY
Ensemble only: If you'd like to only be in the ensemble or only be a dancer, please come to an audition session (sign up is not required) and fill out an information sheet. (If you have been in a previous SHS production, you may email william.jenkins@sycsd.org to sign up instead of coming to an audition session. Please email before Friday, December 17th.)

Dancer only: Dance auditions will be Sunday, January 2nd from 12 PM - 1 PM in the high school auditorium. Dance Rehearsal will start immediately after auditions from 1PM -4PM.
- Dance auditions are open to 7th thru 12th grade.
o High school students who are not selected for the dance ensemble will be included in the general ensemble.
o Unfortunately, middle school students who are not selected for the dance ensemble will not be able to participate in the cast of the show.


REHEARSAL INFORMATION
Rehearsals will begin on Tuesday December 21st, 2021 with a full cast read through in the auditorium from 6pm-8pm. Rehearsal schedule is available on the website - click on the menu above and then Cast Schedule.
Please note all rehearsals (except for occasional snow make up rehearsals) will be in the evenings
between 6 PM - 9 PM and Sunday afternoons.
- All main characters should be prepared to rehearse three to four nights a week from 6-9PM and also on
Sunday afternoons starting January 2nd.
- All ensemble characters/dancers should be prepared to rehearse one to two nights a week from 6-9PM and also
on Sunday afternoons starting January 2nd thru mid-March. From early March thru the show, full cast will rehearse three to four nights a week plus Sunday.

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
The Spongebob Musical performances will be Friday, March 25th at 7 PM, Saturday, March 26th at 7 PM, and Sunday, March 27th at 2 PM. Mandatory rehearsals will be from Sunday, March 6th thru Thursday, March 24th. You are highly encouraged to be available for all rehearsals from February 21st thru March 4th.


Auditions will be scored using the following rubric:

 Musical Audition Rubric

QUESTIONS?
Email william.jenkins@sycsd.org