FAQ

Who is eligible to audition?
A full casting breakdown for the role of Ti Moune is available on the casting page of our website at www.OnceOnThisIsland.com/casting. No previous experience necessary – just a love for performing and natural talent!

What roles are you auditioning for?
We are auditioning young women for the role of Ti Moune. We will not be casting any other roles at our open call audition tour.

What should I wear?
You are welcome to wear something casual. You should feel comfortable and con dent in your out t!

Where are the auditions being held?
Dates, venues, and times will be announced on the casting page of our website for each city. For the most up to date information, please visit www.OnceOnThisIsland.com/casting.

Where should I go once I arrive at the audition site?
An audition monitor/casting representative will be present to assist with the check-in process and provide additional instructions. Please keep in mind that our audition monitor is a member of our team and it is essential that the monitor be respected as such.

What should I prepare?
Please prepare 16 bars a cappella (without accompaniment) of “Waiting for Life” (ONCE ON THIS ISLAND) OR a contemporary musical theatre or pop song of your choice. Sheet music and a recording of “Waiting for Life” is available at www.OnceOnThisIsland.com/casting. Initially, we will want to hear your 16 bars a capella. In the event that we ask to see additional material with our accompanist, please bring sheet music.

We ask that you also bring a headshot with a resume stapled together. A recent snapshot photo is also acceptable.

Will an accompanist be provided?
A piano accompanist will be provided, but you will be singing a capella for initial auditions. Be prepared with sheet music should we need to hear more from you.

Who will I be auditioning for?
Director Michael Arden and Casting Director Craig Burns of Telsey + Company.

Can my friend/family member come in the audition room with me?
No. We ask that any and all guests wait outside the audition room.

Is there parking near the audition site?
Yes. If you are driving to the audition, we recommend you Google the address to nd park- ing nearby.

I can’t make the audition date. Can I send in a recording?
Yes. You may record a video submission and email it to: onceonthisislandcasting@gmail.com. Please include your contact information and be sure to attach a photo & resume.

Do I need to bring any supplemental materials?
A headshot (or recent snapshot) and resume stapled together. We also suggest bringing water, snacks, and a book as there will likely be considerable waiting time.

Will I receive results or feedback?
If there’s interest, we’ll follow up with you after the audition.

Will there be additional auditions or callbacks?
If there’s interest, we’ll contact you about auditioning at a later date.

What if I pre-register for an audition and I’m running late or can no longer attend?
If you pre-register, you are eligible to skip the general line and immediately check in with
the audition monitor. The audition monitor will help you get seen at the earliest opportunity. Arriving late may result in you auditioning later in the day, time pending. We will try to see as many performers as possible.

If you do not have the opportunity to audition, we encourage to record a video submission and email it to: onceonthisislandcasting@gmail.com. Please include your contact information and be sure to attach a photo & resume.

How many people will be auditioning?
We expect to see several hundred performers in each city. The casting team will make every effort to see as many auditions as possible. It is highly recommended that you pre-register to increase your chances of performing for our team. To pre-register for auditions, please visit the casting page of our website at www.OnceOnThisIsland.com/casting.