Auditions

Welcome to radiocityauditions.com, where you can find updated information on upcoming auditions for The Radio City Christmas Spectacular and other Madison Square Garden Entertainment (MSGE) productions.

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The 2011 Radio City Christmas Spectacular Auditions took place in New York City, in May and August.  Thank you to all who auditioned.

Auditions for the 2012 productions of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular will be held in the Spring 2012. They are currently anticipated to take place in New York. Check back to this website in late February 2012 for updates.

GENERAL AUDITION ROLE AND SHOW INFORMATION

Except for children, all performers must be 18 years of age (by August 30th of current year) to be considered for casting. If you will be 18 years of age by August 30th but will be under 18 at the time of the audition, you will need to have your parent or guardian sign the standard audition release form, which will be given out at the audition. If your parent or guardian will not be accompanying you at the audition, you will need to download this release form, have it signed by your parent or guardian, notarized by a notary public and bring it with you to the audition. MSGE is committed to ethnically-diverse casting for all roles. You must be a US citizen or have a current legal permit which allows you to work in the US to be considered for casting.

Contract dates range from early October/early November to late December/early January, depending on which show you are cast in.

Travel and Housing are provided for all performers in shows performing outside New York City. No travel or housing is provided for the performers of the show in New York. Tutoring is provided for all children. If cast in the show, performers will be offered an American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA) contract with competitive salaries and benefits.

ROCKETTE REQUIREMENTS

ROCKETTES must be between 5'6" and 5'10 1/2" tall (measurements will be taken in stocking feet). Rockette candidates must be proficient in jazz and tap. To find out more about the Rockettes, please visit Rockettes.com


ENSEMBLE/PRINCIPAL REQUIREMENTS

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 multi-racial 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. Prepare an uptempo song and a ballad in your key for the audition. Please bring sheet music. No recorded music is allowed. Be prepared to move.

MALE AND FEMALE SINGERS WHO DANCE WELL are asked to prepare an uptempo song and a ballad in their key for the audition. No recorded music is allowed. Please be prepared to dance.

GIRLS (CLARA) must be between 7 and 14 years old and be 4'10" and under. All GIRLS must be strong in ballet, able to work en pointe (having had at least once year of experience en pointe) and have some jazz dance ability. They must bring their pointe shoes with them to audition. There will be no exceptions. They will be taught a song at the audition, so 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.

LITTLE PEOPLE PERFORMERS must be adults under 4'10" tall, agile, move well to music and be able to project their voice and personality. Auditioning is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED, but LITTLE PEOPLE PERFORMERS ONLY may submit a video by mail (Check back for more details in February 2012).

Principal Roles are not cast by open audition. Submissions are accepted only through talent agents in response to published breakdowns.

There are NO EXCEPTIONS to any of the role requirements listed on this website. If you do not fit any of these requirements, unfortunately there are no roles available for you in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

PLEASE NOTE: ANY AUDITION DATES AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE CHECK BACK TO THIS WEBSITE REGULARLY FOR UPDATES. Radio City assumes no liability as a result of schedule changes.

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Thank you for your interest auditioning for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular

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