CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Let's get rockin'! The hit Broadway musical "School of Rock" is coming to the Queen City, and the crew is looking for new talent.

An open call audition will take place on Saturday, December 9, at Spirit Square, 345. N. College St. Prospective cast members can sign in between 10:00 a.m and 1:00 p.m.

Here's a list of the roles that need to be filled:

DEWEY FINN
20s–30s; A true original with a high pop/rock voice
Must have at least some basic guitar skills

Rob Colletti and Phoenix Schuman in the "School of Rock" tour. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
Rob Colletti and Phoenix Schuman in the "School of Rock" tour. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

BAND
Girls who play bass, aged 8-12
Boys who play guitar, piano and/or drums, aged 8-12
Must be under 5′ tall to audition

SINGERS
Kids with killer rock voices
Must be under 5′ tall to audition

school of rock cast
The Cast of "School of Rock" - photo by Matthew Murphy.

If you want to be in the band, bring your guitar, bass guitar or drum sticks. To audition for Dewey, have a rock/pop song ready to sing with your guitar.

Children should also prepare to sing a rock/pop song and bring sheet music. Pictures and resumes are encouraged.

"School of Rock" will be performed at Ovens Auditorium January 9-14, as part of Blumenthal Performing Arts’ 25th Anniversary Season. Tickets are available at this link or by calling 704-372-1000.