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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is directed by Jorge Bermudez, choreographed by Micki Smolenski, with music direction by Sarah Inendino and assistant music director Donovan Mickels.

Audition Details

**Dance experience is not necessary, we can work with performers of all abilities and teach you the moves you need to know!**
*** Not all roles are dancing roles ***

What to prepare

Prepare 32 bars of an up-tempo song or a ballad in the style of the show.  Bring sheet music in the correct key with your start and stop points clearly marked.


There will be dance at both auditions and callbacks. Wear clothes you can move in and bring dance shoes.  Street shoes will not be permitted in the studio.


Expect to stay for the full hour block to do both your song and dance auditions.

Important dates

If chosen for the cast, only three conflicts will be allowed during the 8 weeks of rehearsals and no conflicts will be allowed during tech week or performances.


Rehearsals for YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN will be held in Palatine beginning August 4th, 2024.

Sundays from 6-10pm,

Monday through Thursday from 7-10pm


Tech Week is Sunday September 29th through Friday October 4th.

The performance schedule is as follows:

Sat October 5th @ 8pm

Sun October 6th @ 3pm

Sat October 12th @ 2 & 8pm

Sun October 13th @ 3pm

Sat October 19th @ 2 & 8pm

Sun October 20th @ 3pm

How to sign up

For an audition slot: click here


To Complete the Audition Forms:

Complete Online: click here and you can upload your headshot.


Print Version: click here and bring 3 copies to your audition with a headshot.


If you are unable to attend auditions, we are accepting limited video submissions, but you will have to attend callbacks in person. Please sign up for a video audition slot, fill out an online form and send your video no later than Sunday July 14th directly to:

Who can audition



MOS is committed to diversity and inclusion in our casting practices.


Character ages listed are stage ages, and the genders are as presented in the script.


We strongly encourage actors of all gender identities, ethnicities, races, ages, and abilities to audition for any role they identify with.

This show is rated PG-13 and is not suitable for all audiences.


Must be 16+ to audition.


  • Dr. Frederick Frankenstein

Brilliant brain surgeon, professor and grandson of mad scientist Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein.

Gender: male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2

  • The Monster

The misunderstood creation of Dr. Frankenstein.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: Bb4

Vocal range bottom: Db2

  • Igor

Frederick’s faithful, bright-eyed, eager servant and friend with a hunchback.

Gender: male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2

  • Inga

Frederick’s young assistant. Attractive and a resident of Transylvania.

Gender: female

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: G3

  • Elizabeth Benning

Frederick's boisterous fiancé. 

Gender: female

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: F#3

  • Frau Blücher

Stern housekeeper of the Frankenstein estate and former lover of Victor Frankenstein. 

Gender: female

Age: 40 to 60

Vocal range top: C5

Vocal range bottom: E3

  • Inspector Hans Kemp

The head of police in Transylvania. Driven by justice, with a wooden arm and leg. 

Gender: male

Age: 40 to 50

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: A2

  • The Hermit

A lonely, blind town hermit, hoping for a friend. 

Gender: male

Age: 30 to 60

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: Ab2

  • Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein

The infamous Dr. Frankenstein and Frederick's grandfather. 

Gender: male

Age: 45 to 65

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: C#2

  • Ziggy

The village idiot. 

Gender: male

Age: 18 to 30

Vocal range top: Eb4

Vocal range bottom: D3

  • Ensemble

Gravediggers, Villagers, Medical Students, Passengers, Mad Scientists 

Gender: any

Age: any

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