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Casting Call for Boys and Girls for "Willy Wonka"

Tomball, TX, United States
ID: 571048Exp: 8/15/2024
Description:

Searching for kids ages 8-18 years old for the "Willy Wonka" Show. Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka follows enigmatic candy manufacturer, Willy Wonka, as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka’s rules in the factory… or suffer the consequences. Additional info: CALLBACKS: August 17. REHEARSALS: August 23-Oct. 26 (No rehearsals August 30 & 31) Fridays, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. TECH WEEK: October 28-31 Tech Move-in is October 27 (No conflicts allowed for Tech Week or Shows) October 28-31, 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. PERFORMANCES: November 1-3 Nov. 1 at 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. (School Day Shows) and 7 p.m. Nov. 2 at 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. Lone Star College Tomball, Performing Arts Center. Note that the participation fee applies. If interested, please apply.

18 roles

Candy VendorBoth genders8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

He or she leads the children in praising the joys of candy.

Phineous TroutMale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A reporter covering the Golden Ticket story.

Charlie BucketMale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

From a modest home life, he is humble and noncompetitive while maintaining a sense of wonder about the world. One of the Golden Ticket winners whose honesty and general good nature win Wonka over.

Mrs. BucketFemale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Charlie Bucket’s nurturing mother.

Mr. BucketMale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Charlie Bucket’s nurturing father.

Grandpa JoeMale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Loving grandfather to Charlie Bucket. He accompanies Charlie to Willy Wonka’s factory, and it gives him a new burst of youthful vigor.

Augustus GloopMale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A gluttonous German boy. Cheerful and jolly, he defines himself by his ability to eat mass quantities of food. One of the Golden Ticket winners.

Mrs. GloopFemale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A jolly German woman with a bustling personality. Augustus Gloop’s overindulgent mother.

Veruca SaltFemale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A wealthy, spoiled Brit. She is accustomed to having her father indulge her every whim and desire. One of the Golden Ticket winners.

Mr. SaltMale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A wealthy British upperclassman who regularly flaunts his wealth and privilege. Father to Veruca Salt who shamelessly spoils his daughter.

Mike TeaveeMale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An obnoxious, hyperactive child addicted to television, video games, and the internet. One of the Golden Ticket winners.

Ms. TeaveeFemale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An old-fashioned housewife. She is Mike Teavee’s permissive and clueless mother.

Violet BeauregardeFemale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A brassy girl with a competitive streak. Violet seizes every opportunity to show off. One of the Golden Ticket winners.

Mrs. BeauregardeFemale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Violet’s enthusiastic “helicopter parent” who focuses all her attention on her daughter. She indulges Violet’s worst competitive impulses.

KidsBoth genders8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

CooksBoth genders8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

SquirrelsBoth genders8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Oompa-LoompasBoth genders8-18 y.o.All ethnicities