Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre 2022 High School Musical Auditions!

General Audition Information

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre is committed to growing our diversity and inclusion at all levels: on our stage, in our audience, on our staff, and within our leadership. We seek to be inclusive and color-conscious not only in our casting but also in the works we choose to present. We aim to keep performers from historically underrepresented backgrounds visible and valued in the casting process. As such, we encourage performers of all races and ethnicities, gender identities, sexualities, abilities, and ages, to attend auditions.

High School Musical will be cast with actors 11 – 18 years old.

You must pre register to audition. Visit our Sign-Up Genius at:

All auditions are held at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21237

Court Jesters auditions will be held in the ADMIN Building, Lecture Hall.

For campus map and directions, visit:

Please bring sheet music or a karaoke cd without background vocals; accompanist will be provided.

Dance auditions will be held; dress appropriately.

Headshots and resumes welcome, but not required.

Contact Cockpit with questions, additional information:
Call: 443-840-ARTS (2787)


Court Jesters Young People’s Theatre

High School Musical

Disney High School Musical

Book by David Simpatico
Songs by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil; Ray Cham, Greg Cham and Andrew Seeley; Randy Petersen and Kevin Quinn; Andy Dodd and Adam Watts; Bryan Louiselle; David N. Lawrence and Faye Greenberg; Jamie Houston
Music Adapted, Arranged and Produced by Bryan Louiselle
Based on a Disney Channel Original Movie Written by Peter Barsocchini

Directed by Liz Boyer Hunnicutt
Show Dates: July 8–17

We’re all in this together in Disney Channel’s smash hit musical featuring Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High as they deal with issues of first love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extracurricular activities.

Disney’s High School Musical is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Audition Dates:
Saturday, April 2, 2022 10:00am – 2pm
Sunday, April 3, 2022 12:00pm – 4pm

Character Descriptions:

The Jocks

Troy Bolton – Captain of the Basketball team, met Gabriella over winter break. Lead male.
Chad Danforth – Basketball team member, Troy’s best friend.
Zeke Baylor – Basketball team member with a passion for baking. Solo in “Status Quo”.

The Thespians

Sharpay Evans – Lead in every school musical since kindergarten. President of the drama club. And most popular student. Shows interest in Troy and hates Gabriella
Ryan Evans – Sharpay’s brother. Performs with Sharpay in musicals. Vice president of the drama club.
Kelsi Neilsen – Pianist for the drama club. Composer of the winter musical.

The Brainiacs

Gabriella Montez – The “New Girl” to East High School, met Troy over winter break.
Taylor McKessie – Head of the Brainiacs. She convinces Gabriella to try out for the Mathelites.
Martha Cox – Brainiac, who has a passion for hip-hop. Solo in “Status Quo.”

The Skater Dudes

Ripper – Head of the skater dudes. Passion for the cello. Solo in “Status Quo.”
Mongo – Skater dude. Rippers’s “sidekick.”

Other Students

Jack Scott – News announcer at East High. Also known as “The Velvet Fog of East High”.
Ensemble of other students – mixture of all the above groups.

The Adults

Ms. Darbus – Drama Teacher. Dislikes the Jocks and Coach Bolton.
Coach Bolton – Gym Teacher, Troy’s father and coach of the basketball team.
Ms Tenny- The chemistry teacher.


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