auditions

Any Gender can try out for any part. 

Character Descriptions: 

 ( Highschool only) Willy Wonka - The mysterious title character. He is charming, enigmatic, charismatic, and slightly sinister. Should move well. Baritone.

Stage Age: 35 to 55 

 ( Highschool only) Charlie Bucket - The story's shy, earnest protagonist. From a modest home life, he is humble and noncompetitive while maintaining a sense of wonder about the world. Tenor.

Stage Age: 8 to 15 

Candy Man - A local candy vendor. He leads the children in praising the joys of candy. Strong Dancer - tap/soft shoe a plus. Baritone.

Stage Age: 20 - 40 

Phineous Trout - An excitable and opinionated reporter covering the Golden Ticket story. Baritone.

Stage Age: 20 to 50 

 ( Highschool only) Grandpa Joe - A caring, patient, and kindhearted man. Loving Grandfather to Charlie Bucket. He accompanies Charlie to Willy Wonka's factory and it gives him a new burst of youthful vigor. Baritone.

Stage Age: 50 to 80 

Augustus Gloop - A gluttonous German boy. Cheerful and jolly, he defines himself by his ability to eat mass quantities of food. His constant overeating is enabled and encouraged by Mrs. Gloop. Speaks with a German Accent. Bari/Tenor.

Stage Age: 8 to 15 

 ( Highschool only) Mrs. Gloop - An overly jolly German woman with a bustling personality. Augustus Gloop's overindulgent 

mother. Speaks with a German accent. Mezzo.

Stage Age: 30 to 55 

Veruca Salt - A wealthy British brat. She is accustomed to having her father indulge her every whim and desire. Speaks with a British accent. Mezzo.

Stage Age: 8 to 15 

 ( Highschool only) Mr. Salt - A wealthy British upperclassman who regularly flaunts his wealth and privilege. Father to Veruca Salt who shamelessly spoils his daughter. Speaks with a British accent. Minimal Singing Baritone.

Stage Age: 30 to 55 

Mike Teavee - An obnoxious, hyperactive child addicted to television, video games, and the internet. One of the Golden Ticket winners and Ms. Teavee's son. Bari/Tenor.

Stage Age: 8 to 15 

 ( Highschool only) Ms. Teavee - An old-fashioned housewife. She is Mike Teavee's permissive and clueless mother. Minimal Singing - Mezzo.

Stage Age: 30 to 55 

Violet Beauregarde - A brassy Southern girl with a competitive streak who loves to chew gum. Violet seizes every opportunity to show off. Speaks with a Southern Accent. Mezzo.

Stage Age: 8 to 15 

 ( Highschool only) Mrs. Beauregarde - Violet's enthusiastic "helicopter parent" who focuses all her attention on her daughter. Speaks with a Southern accent. Minimal Singing - Mezzo.

Stage Age: 30 to 55 

 ( Highschool only) Mrs. Bucket - Charlie Bucket's nurturing mother. She tries her best to be positive in a tough situation. Mezzo.

Stage Age: 30 to 55 

 ( Highschool only) Mr. Bucket - Charlie Bucket's nurturing, overworked father. He is always trying to maintain an energetic positivity. Baritone.

Stage Age: 30 to 55 

 ( Highschool only) Grandma Josephine, Grandma Georgina, Grandpa George - Charlie’s grandparents who never leave their bed. Comedic character actors. Non-singing.

Stage Age: 50 - 85 

Oompa Loompas - Mysterious workers at Wonka’s factory. Will also appear frequently throughout the show and should be good movers and singers.

Stage Age: 10 - 40 

Youth Ensemble - Small group of Charlie’s friends. Includes featured roles. Should sing and move well.

Stage Age: 8-15