The Rose - Performing Art for Children and Families

Enriching the lives of children and their families
through live theater and arts education.

Main Stage Shows

The Rose Theater encourages actors of all races, ages, types and skill sets to audition for its mainstage shows. Auditions are held on a regular basis throughout the season. Please click here to email your contact information to us so we can add you to our audition email list.

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Peter & The Starcatcher – Adult & Teen Roles

Auditions: Monday, September 14 at 5:00 pm
Callbacks: Thursday, September 17 at 5:00 pm
At The Rose Theater

The Rose Theater will host an audition for adult and teen roles in its 2015 production, Peter & the Starcatcher on Monday, September 14 beginning at 5 pm with callbacks on Thursday, September 17. Teen actors should be at least thirteen years of age.  Actors of all types are welcome to audition and must come to The Rose Theater, 2001 Farnam Street beginning at 5 pm. Latecomers will still be seen.  Minority actors are wanted for lead roles. Auditionees may perform a monologue if they have one, but all actors will be able to read sides from the script.  Actors who play musical instruments should come prepared to share a brief selection.

Peter & the Starcatcher actors must be available for weeknight and weekend rehearsals and performances between November 3 and December 27. There are two weekday morning performances December 9 and December 11.  No performances will be held December 20-25. This is a paid position for adult actors. Minority actors are highly encouraged to audition.

Email with any questions.  No appointment is needed to audition for this show.

About Peter & the Starcatcher

Directed by Matthew Gutschick

A wildly theatrical, hilarious and innovative retelling of how a miserable orphan came to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up, Peter & the Starcatcher upends the century-old legend of Peter Pan.

Take a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew with Peter & the
, the most mayhem-filled evening of madcap fun this season! Based on the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight. Winner of 5 Tony Awards.

Peter & the Starcatcher


Black Stache
A notorious pirate, terrorizing the seven seas in search of a worthy adversary. Heartless, hirsute, and suspiciously well read. Partial to the poetical and theatrical, which causes him to behave quite flamboyantly.
Male or Female, 30-50 yrs old

Molly Aster
A young girl and Starcatcher apprentice who is taken aboard the Neverland as precious cargo. Curious and intelligent, she is only beginning to understand the confusing romantic longings that come with her age. She will risk anything for the sake of what is right.
Female, 13-25 yrs old

A lonely and hardened orphan who doesn’t miss much. Nameless, homeless, and friendless at the beginning of the play and a hero by the end. He wants a home and a family more than anything, and dreams of a life of being free.
Male, 13-25 yrs old

The schoolmaster of St. Norbert’s Orphanage for Lost Boys. Mean and malodorous, he revels in keeping his boys in the dark and malnourished. Male, 40-60 yrs old

Mrs. Bumbrake
Molly’s nanny, a stereotypical British cad and outfitted with the duty of teaching Molly about womanhood. She still has enough charm in her age to attract a sailor or two. Doubling as TEACHER.
Female, 40-60 yrs old

Bill Slank
The vicious orphaned captain of the Neverland. Does not possess the capacity to lead anyone but himself, which puts himself constantly in disaster. Greedy enough to send boys to their doom for the chance of gaining starstuff.
Male, 35-55 yrs old

Black Stache’s first mate. He is single-mindedly dedicated to his captain’s every whim.
Male, 25-55 yrs old

An orphan, ambitious, hyper articulate, and logical. He yearns to be leader, even when he knows in his heart that he’ll never be one. A bit of a blowhard with a touch of cowardice.
Male or Female, 13-25 yrs old

A seafarer, an old sea dog proud of his tenure. His kind heart gives him an appeal to the feminine sensibility.
Male, 50-65 yrs old

Lord Leonard Aster
Molly’s father, a loyal subject to the Queen. The very model of a Victorian English gentleman, he is a faithful friend and a secret Starcatcher.
Male, 40-60 yrs old

Captain Robert Falcon Scott
Lord Aster’s old school friend, the captain of the Wasp, Britain’s fastest frigate. Lives with nautical bravura and heroic patriotism.
Male, 20-60 yrs old

An orphan obsessed with food. A natural performer with easy wit and quite poetic language.
Male or Female, 13-25 yrs old

Additional Roles
Ensemble Sailors; Seamen; Seafarers; Orphans; Pirates; Mermaids; Mollusks; Narrators


Honk TYA: The Musical – Adult Roles

Auditions: Wednesday, December 9 at 6:00 pm
Callbacks: Thursday, December 10 at 6:00 pm
At The Rose Theater

Additional information to come.


Elephant & Piggie’s We Are In A Play: The Musical – Adult Roles

Auditions: Wednesday, December 9 at 6:00 pm
Callbacks: Thursday, December 10 at 6:00 pm
At The Rose Theater

Additional information to come.


Disney’s The Little Mermaid – Adult & Youth Roles

Auditions: Monday, March 7 at 6:00 pm OR Tuesday, March 8 at 6:00 pm (choose one date)
Callbacks: Thursday, March 10 at 6:00 pm
At The Rose Theater

Additional information to come.




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