Next Generation Theatre Company announces open auditions for the musical “All Shook Up” with a rehearsal process beginning mid-December.

When Chad arrives in town with his guitar and dancing hips, the town gets ALL SHOOK UP in this hilarious tale, set to 24 favorite hits such as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love” and the title song! Next Generation will present “All Shook Up” on January 26 & 27, 2018.

All roles will be cast.

Audition Dates:
November 11, 2-9pm and November 12, 2-5pm

November 12, 6-9 pm

Dance Plus – 1 Paddock Hills Plaza Shopping Center #1D, Florissant, MO 63033

Additional Information:
Actors should provide a resume & headshot (if possible)
Prepare 60- 90 seconds of a comparable song with accompaniment track or sheet music.
An accompanist will be available.
Auditions will including a dance combination and cold reading.
A capella auditions will not be permitted.

Email to register for an audition group with the title “All Shook Up Audition Request.”

The callback cuts for “All Shook Up” are available at

Rehearsals will be held at Dance Plus in Florissant, MO and will mainly occur in the evenings on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday beginning December 17th.
Full rehearsal schedule available upon request. Christmas/New Years Holidays will be observed.
Please be prepared to provide all conflicts for the rehearsal process at auditions.
No conflicts will be accepted for tech week, January 21 – 27, 2018.

Character Breakdown:

NATALIE HALLER (Early 20’s): a mechanic.

CHAD: a great-lookin’, motorcycling, guitar-playing, leather-jacketed roustabout.

JIM HALLER (mid 40’s-50’s): Natalie’s widowed father.

SYLVIA (mid 40’s): the no-nonsense, African-American owner of SYLVIA’S HONKY-TONK.

LORRAINE: Sylvia’s African-American 16 year-old daughter.

DENNIS: a young, awkward, aspiring dentist.

MISS SANDRA: the beautiful, intellectual caretaker of the town’s museum.

MAYOR MATILDA HYDE (mid 40’s-50’s): the town’s conservative mayor.

DEAN HYDE: Matilda’s 16 year-old son. He has grown up at a military boarding school.

SHERIFF EARL (mid 40’s-50’s): the law in town. A man of not many words.