Have you always dreamed of being a Radio City Rockette? Your chance to perform in the 2017 production of The Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes is here! This year’s auditions are being held August 14th and August 15th in New York City. Casting directors are looking for male and female dancers and vocalists. They are also seeking girls who are 4’10 and under and who appear to be 14 years old or younger. Dancers must be proficient in ballet and jazz. Singers must have a great voice and a wide range.
All performers must be 18 years of age (except Claras) by September 15th of the current year to be considered for casting. Contract dates range from late September/early October to early January depending on which role you are cast in. It is an honor to be a Rockette and people from all over the world travel to see them perform. Attend the singer and dancer auditions for your chance to land a spot in this year’s show!
The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes Casting Call
Radio City Productions is looking for a diverse cast of Rockettes and Male Vocalists to perform in the 2017 production of The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes in New York City. AGVA contract with competitive salary and benefits. Auditions are August 14-15in New York.
MALE AND FEMALE DANCERS must be proficient in jazz and ballet. Pointe work is a plus, but not required, for Female Dancers. Male and Female Dancers will be taught a song as part of the audition. There is no need to prepare vocal material. Voice quality is not as important as the ability to sing and dance at the same time.
MALE AND FEMALE VOCALISTS: Seeking strong singers for a diverse ensemble vocal group. Must have great voice and style with a wide vocal range, be proficient at singing close harmony and able to move well. Bring Sheet music for an uptempo song and a ballad in your own key that best exemplifies your natural style. No hard-edged rock and nothing too legit, but solid, clean, expressive singing in the traditional style of the Christmas Spectacular. Clean pitch/accuracy, sight-singing skills, ability to learn very quickly, and lyric clarity a must. No recorded music is allowed. You may be asked to stay for a Movement Call at the end of the audition day. Please have appropriate clothes and shoes with you.
GIRLS (CLARA) must be 4’10” and under, and appear to be 14 years old or younger. All GIRLS must be strong in ballet, able to work en pointe (having had at least once year of experience en pointe). They must bring their pointe shoes with them to audition. There will be no exceptions.
LITTLE PEOPLE PERFORMERS must be adults under 4’10” tall, agile, move well to music and be able to project their voice and personality.
PRINCIPAL ROLES are not cast by open audition. Submissions are accepted only through talent agents in response to published breakdowns.
ROCKETTES must be between 5’6″ and 5’10 ½” tall (measurements will be taken in stocking feet). They candidates must be proficient in ballet, tap, and jazz. To find out more about the Rockettes, please visit Rockettes.com.
Open Casting Call Information:
It is recommended that you arrive no later than the start time for the audition. Radio City reserves the right to cut the line at any time. Please bring a headshot and resume if you have one.
For most female roles, character heels are the preferred shoe for dancing. Please no bare feet or sock feet in the audition room.
Unless specifically indicated, we do not accept video submissions. You must audition in person.
Location: Radio City Music Hall
(Entrance on West 50th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues)
Monday, August 14th
10am – Rockettes Open Call
Tuesday, August 15th
10am – Rockettes Callbacks
2pm – Male Vocalists Open Call
Thursday, August 17th
1pm – Male Vocalist Callbacks
For all of the audition information visit www.radiocityauditions.com
DATES AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE CHECK THE ABOVE WEBSITE BEFORE ATTENDING AUDITIONS.
RADIO CITY ACCEPTS NO LIABILITY AS A RESULT OF SCHEDULE CHANGES.