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Freckleface Strawberry will do anything to get rid of her freckles – from scrubbing them with soap to caking on makeup... and even wearing a ski mask to school! Will her schoolmates realize that it's her under the mask? Will Freckleface be brave enough to finally face her complexion in the mirror? With the help of her loveable schoolmates, including an amazingly talented ballerina, a cutie jock, a charming ditz and a totally kooky teacher, Freckleface learns that everyone is different – and that's what makes everyone special.

Specifically created to perform for young audiences, families can step inside of the book's pages with Freckleface and friends as they learn to "love the skin they're in".


Auditions will be held on:

Monday, November 28 from 4:00 to 6:30 (Stage)
Tuesday, November 29 from 4:00 to 6:30 (Stage)

No appointment needed. Actors only need to attend one day of auditions.

Callbacks are Thursday, December 1 from 4:00 to 6:30 (Stage)  
You will be notified by email on Wednesday, November 30 if you will be needed for callbacks.


All auditions and any necessary callbacks will be held at the 

Morgan-Wixson Theatre 

2627 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Street parking available.

Venice Family Clinic’s parking lot is available on weekends and on weekdays after 6:00pm. Do not park at our neighbors AAMCO/Viking Motors or SGI or you will be towed.


The actors cast in this production will perform unmasked, but all rehearsals will be held in masks until the final two of weeks of rehearsal when masks will still be required when off stage but actors will be maskless on stage. Prior to the final two weeks, actors will occasionally be asked to remove their masks in rehearsal only if properly distanced and only in order to work facial expressions and projection.
Any portion of rehearsal that is held without a mask will not exceed 15 minutes.  


Prepare 32 bars (verse and chorus) of an up-tempo song in the standard musical comedy style with accompaniment on a CD, Iphone, Ipad or the Android equivalents. Please do not sing pop songs, liturgical music, or country western.  In addition, please do not sing “Popular”, “Good Morning, Baltimore” or anything from Frozen. 
Be prepared to dance.


January 28 through February 12, Sat & Sun at 11:00 a.m,
School show performance at 9:15 am and 11:00 am on
Tuesday, January 31 and Thursday, February 9. 

School shows will require actors to miss their morning classes, but
they can receive community service credit. 
Please note that actors MUST be available for all performances, including any school show. This is non-negotiable!


Rehearsals will begin on Monday, December 5th. 
Rehearsals will be held Monday through Friday from 4:00 to 6:30 and Saturday and/or Sunday in the afternoon depending on cast and theatre schedules. 
Actors are not called for all rehearsals, only rehearsals where they are being used for a scene.
We will try to limit most actors to 3 or 4 rehearsals a week until we reach the last few weeks.
We will be working around any commitment to the Youth Workshops, so there is a distinct possibility that there will be large cast rehearsals on Saturday AND Sunday, but those will be balanced out with days off during the week.
There will be no rehearsals from December 21-27, but actors should be available from the week of January 2nd. Rehearsals will be worked around actor schedules as much as possible. 
As always, we consider homework a priority!


A copy of your vaccination card, a picture (school picture or snapshot is fine), resume or list of shows done, and your conflicts for the rehearsal period. All conflicts MUST be submitted prior to callbacks. Please check with your school choir/band/theatre director, your soccer/baseball coach, or any other adult who schedules your time, about all conflicts PRIOR to auditioning. If additional conflicts arise after casting, it may result in an actor being replaced.

All conflicts MUST be submitted prior to callbacks. Please check with your school choir/band/theatre director, your soccer/baseball coach, or any other adult who schedules your time, about all conflicts PRIOR to auditioning.  

In addition, please check with your schools for any graduation related activities.
If additional conflicts arise after casting, it may result in an actor being replaced.


In reference to the character descriptions that follow—most characters we encounter currently are on the binary and are
written with he/him or she/her pronouns and you will see that in the following descriptions. However, our casting seeks to be as inclusive as possible and we invite gender non-conforming, genderfluid, transgender and non-binary actors to submit for the roles they most identify with.
We will also list race/ethnicity when specific to the character but are otherwise seeking all races and ethnicities. In addition, we will list disability when specific to a character, but are otherwise seeking actors with disabilities as well as non-disabled actors for all roles. Please let us know if you have any questions, concerns, or if there are any accommodations we can provide.
We are actively committed to casting an inclusive show that reflects the community.

Strawberry: female presenting, 13-18, an energetic girl who is self-conscious about her freckles since she is teased about them constantly. Defiant, imaginative, caring. Strong belt voice. Appears in almost every scene so minimal conflicts.

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: B3


Ballet Girl: female presenting, 12-18, a pretty, hardworking and flawless dancer. Her competitive attitude is polarizing, however. Strong ballet background preferred.

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: B3


Emily: female presenting, 12-18, Strawberry's classmate who makes fun of her red hair and freckles. Adores boys, especially Danny. Popular and pretty. Yearns for Jane's brains and work ethic. Strong high belt.

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: C4


Jane: female presenting, 12-18, a bookworm mature for her age, awkward. 

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: F3


Danny: male presenting, 12-18, an All-American sports star who secretly wishes he was smarter. Envious of Jake's smarts. Basketball abilities a plus but not required.

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: B3


Harry: male presenting, 11-18, Strawberry's good friend who idolizes Danny and his popularity with everyone. Goofy and boyish. 

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: A3


Jake: male presenting, 11-18, one of Strawberry's friends who is loyal and kind, he is very book smart, but idolizes Danny for his athletic abilities. Strong singer.

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: A3


Don Fontaine: gender open, 12-18, the smooth talking leader of the Freckle Gangster Squad, a cross between Marlon Brandon and Don Corleone 


Frankie Freckle: gender open, 10-18, a slick member of the Freckle Gangster Squad from Brooklyn


Fredo Freckle: gender open, 10-18, an over-enunciating educated member of the Freckle Gangster Squad


Francine Freckle: female presenting, 10-18, she is a squeaky member of the Freckle Gangster Squad with a Brooklyn accent


Teacher: gender open, 14-18, a zany and energetic educator at school. Uses rap to excite their students


Mother: female presenting,14-18, loving to Strawberry and understanding of her embarrassment. Kind, nurturing, motherly. Soprano with good low range.


Ensemble: all genders, 8-18, Strawberry’s classmates. Strong singers and/or dancers.

Non-Equity, no pay.

Y.E.S. does not charge tuition or fees to participate.

Questions or requests for additional information should be directed to Anne Gesling at

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