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Kinky Boots

The Algonquin Arts Theater is excited to announce that we are now accepting video submissions for the role of Lola in our 2023 production of "Kinky Boots". Rehearsals FOR THIS ROLE will begin after the first of the year, one to two times a week based on availability of the actors. Full cast rehearsals starting the week of February 5th.

To submit please fill out this form:
https://forms.gle/HNDdEcHER8k3u8ECA

LOLA/SIMON (Trans Male 35-40; Tenor C3-B4); an emotionally and physically challenging role that requires the soul of a Diva, a la Whitney Houston; has a star presence and feels comfortable wearing everything from full glamour as a scene-stealing drag performer to nothing but boxing trunks; has a killer voice with power blues and gospel chops; strong comedic actor. Written for a non-Caucasian actor (generally African heritage) male.

To submit:

  • Please submit headshot and resume.
  • Please record yourself singing 32 bars of a brief 1980s/1990s pop rock song or similar.
  • Selections from the show are acceptable.
  • Please indicate if you have ever walked/danced in heels.
  • Submissions will be accepted until January 20th at midnight.
  • In-person callbacks will be held on January 25 at 7PM at Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan.

Kinky Boots

Algonquin Arts Theater is excited to announce that they are now accepting video submissions for all roles, in their 2023 production of "Kinky Boots".

To submit please fill out this form:
https://forms.gle/HNDdEcHER8k3u8ECA

  • Please submit headshot and resume.
  • Please record yourself singing 32 bars of a brief 1980s/1990s pop rock song or similar. Selections from the show are acceptable.
  • Please indicate if you have ever walked/danced in heels.
  • Submissions will be accepted until January 20th at midnight.
  • In-person callbacks will be held on January 25 at 7PM at Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan.

Sides For Callbacks (Click Titles To Download PDFs)

Charlie Price - Male identifying, Age 25-35. He is handsome and lovable but there is a temper right under his skin; must have a great rock voice, ability to move, and be a strong actor. Sings C3-B4; a leading man, just out of university; he is privileged, but likable. His father owns the shoe factory.

Nicola - Female identifying, Age 21-30; Charlie's girlfriend since school; sophisticated looks; she is a social climber, driven and uncompromising; she knows what she wants and goes for it; must have a great pop voice; vocal range top: F#5; vocal range bottom: Bb3.

Lauren - Female identifying, Age 21-30; beautiful, but quirky (not glamorous like Nicola) working-class girl who works in the shoe factory; funny and smart but has had bad luck with men; terrific comedic actress, vocal range top: F#5; vocal range bottom: Bb3.

Don - Male identifying, 30-50's; Lola's nemesis; burly hyper-masculine bear of a factory worker; has a menacing physicality; least likely to be seen on a runway in kinky boots; strong actor required; vocal range top: F4 (falsetto to D5 for the finale); vocal range bottom: C3.

Young Charlie - Male identifying, Age 8-12: Charlie as a seven-year-old boy. Lost, quiet, reflective. Vocal range top: D4 Vocal range bottom: G3.

Young Lola - Male identifying, Age 10-12: Lola as a ten-year-old boy who already knows he's destined to wear high heels. Vocal range top: D4, Vocal range bottom: G2, Ethnicity: Black / African Descent.

Ensemble roles

Pat - Female identifying, Age 30+, officious office manager who will let loose her wild side when allowed. Must be strong pop/rock soprano. Lola's love interest. Vocal range top: F#5, Vocal range bottom: Bb3.

Trish - Female identifying, 40-50, factory worker who has been there longer than any of the other women. A lot of life experience and a lot of responsibility - this shows in her face. Comedy chops. Must have strong rock/pop belt. Vocal range top: D5, Vocal range bottom: Bb3.

George - Male identifying, reads 40+, factory manager, keeping up traditions. Reserved and tightly wound. Vocal range top: F4, Vocal range bottom: C3.

Mr. Price - Male identifying, Charlie's father and owner of the shoe factory. Appears in the opening and closing sequence. Vocal range top: G4, Vocal range bottom: Bb2.

Simon Sr. - Male identifying, Lola's father. An unforgiving tower of anger. He is in the opening and two scenes in Act II.

Harry - Male identifying A contemporary of Charlie's, but his opposite. Harry is successful, self-aware, confident and carefree. Must have a great rock voice. Vocal range top: C4, Vocal range bottom: E3.

Richard Bailey - Male identifying, Nicola's boss. An overtly attractive and successful man. One of the hooligans in Act I, otherwise Referee, Pub Patron and ensemble.

Female and Male Ensemble - Factory Workers, Pub Patrons. All must sing and move well. May double as Mr. Price, Lola's Father, Harry and Richard Bailey.

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