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Casting Teen Performers for "Lord of the Flies" Play

Ashburnham, MA, United States
ID: 569251Exp: 8/25/2024
Description:

Seeking a diverse cast of younger performers ages 13+ for "Lord of the Flies". Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. Additional info: PERFORMANCE DATES: November 8, 9, 15 and 16 at 7:30 PM SCHOOL TOURS: This production will tour local high schools the week of November 11-15. This will include up to 4 tour dates with daytime performances. Please be prepared to miss school/work for up to four dates based on school and cast availability. REHEARSALS: Monday & Wednesday at 6:30 PM, Saturday at 10 AM. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script, as well as a brief movement audition, as we will feature dance in moments throughout the play. Dancers of all ability levels are encouraged to audition. If interested, please apply.

11 roles

RALPHMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An English boy who is elected leader of the group of boys marooned on the island. Ralph is the athletic, charismatic protagonist of Lord of the Flies.

JACKMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The antagonist, one of the older boys stranded on the island. Jack becomes the leader of the hunters but longs for total power and becomes increasingly wild, barbaric, and cruel as the show progresses.

PIGGYMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Ralph’s “lieutenant.” A whiny, intellectual boy, Piggy’s inventiveness frequently leads to innovation, such as the makeshift sundial that the boys use to tell time. Piggy represents the scientific, rational side of civilisation. Piggy will be played by a Plus Size performer.

ROGERMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Jack’s “lieutenant.” A sadistic, cruel older boy who brutalizes the littluns and eventually murders Piggy.

SIMONMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A shy, sensitive boy in the group. Simon, in some ways the only naturally “good” character on the island, behaves kindly toward the younger boys and is willing to work for the good of their community.

SAMMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A pair of twins closely allied with Ralph. Sam and Eric are always together, and the other boys often treat them as a single entity, calling them “Samneric.”

ERICMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A pair of twins closely allied with Ralph. Sam and Eric are always together, and the other boys often treat them as a single entity, calling them “Samneric.”

PERCEVALMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A ‘littlun’ who often is picked on by the other littluns.

BILLMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A ‘bigun’ who becomes one of Jack's key supporters, accompanying him on the raids on Ralph's camp.

HENRYMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The biggest of the ‘littlun’s.

MAURICEMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A member of Jack’s choir and of his “savage” tribe.