Adult Auditions for Billy Elliot

COCA - Center of Creative Arts

COCA announces open auditions for the adult professional and student apprentice ensembles for Billy Elliot, directed by Nancy Bell. Creative team includes Kirven Douthit-Boyd as choreographer and Colin Healy as Musical Director. Rehearsals begin June 29, and performances are July 24-26, in the brand new Berges Theatre at COCA.

WHO: AEA and NON-AEA adult actors (ages 19+). This is a Guest Artist II Contract (housing is not provided with this contract.), pending Equity Approval. We are especially interested in casting adult actors that have worked as teaching artists and that are committed to supporting the artistic growth of young people throughout the rehearsal and performance process.

Separate auditions for the Youth Company ensemble (ages 10-18) will be held on March 13 & 14. Youth Company participants (ages 10-18) engage in a boot-camp style rehearsal intensive with the creative team beginning June 1. Please see separate notice for more details.


Saturday, February 22
Dance Call: 11 AM-1:00 PM, Washington University, 6445 Forsyth Blvd., St. Louis (Annelise Mertz Dance Studio in the Mallinckrodt Center)

All actors must attend dance call prior to appointments.

Audition Appointments: 3:00-6:00 PM, COCA-Center of Creative Arts, 524 Trinity Ave St. Louis

Sunday, February 23
Callbacks: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM, COCA-Center of Creative Arts

PREPARE: Please prepare a side and 32 bars of a song for your audition. Please request a side according to the breakdown below when you schedule your audition.

TO SCHEDULE AN AUDITION: Please email COCA registrar at to schedule your appointment. All actors must attend the dance call prior to their appointment. Sides will be available upon request.

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