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The Spongebob Musical

Returning student auditions will be held on Tuesday, August 20th
@ 1:00PM in the Irondale Auditorium

Newcomer (both freshman and new 10-12) auditions will be held Friday, September 6th @ 3:20pm SHARP in the ID Auditorium

Callbacks for all students will held Friday, September 6th immediately following newcomer auditions.
General Audition Information
  • Before the audition, fill out the online audition form. 
  • Click on audition sides and song selections to familiarize yourself with each of the pieces. 
  • For the audition: you will be reading from the sides listed below, singing one of the audition pieces, and doing a dance call.
  • Tip: The scene sides do not need to be memorized, just familiarize yourself. The more prepared you are, the more confident you will feel! 
  • For the Dance Call: Please make sure you wear something you are comfortable moving in, and if you have them, please bring tap shoes. There is a tap number in this show, so the Choreographer will want to see your comfort with tap.  
  • Finally, please join our slack page, Current Irondale Drama Students! We use this page to post information about rehearsals, shows, special events, and everything else you may need to know. 
  • Questions? Email with any questions you have about the audition process or the production. 
Audition Scenes

Character Descriptions

SpongeBob SquarePants (Range: C3-B4) optimistic, innocent; energetic and sometimes hyperactive. This actor should move well and be an extremely physical actor - unafraid of climbing and being on tall objects. Naturally funny with great comedic skills and precision. Strong pop tenor.

Sandy Cheeks (Range: A3-E5) A brainy athletic Texan squirrel who came to Bikini Bottom for a research project. SpongeBob's most trusted ally on their quest to stop the volcano from erupting. Martial Arts skills a plus - unafraid of climbing and being on tall objects.

Patrick Star (Range: Bb2-Bb4) Well-intentioned, but clueless, an innocent; a big softie, who can also be prone to sudden child-like fits of rage or frustration.

Squidward Q. Tentacles (Range: A2-F#4) Grumpy, cynical, dry, short tempered, generally negative but lovable! This Actor must move well. Strong tapper preferred.

Eugene Krabs (Range: B2-Bb4) The greedy owner of the Krusty Krab, and employer of SpongeBob and Squidward. Does whatever he can to make himself richer.

Sheldon J. Plankton (Range: B2-G#4) His personality outweighs his size- slick, scheming, nefarious; has the ability to charm; determined, he will do anything to get ahead in life; but his heart is still open enough to rekindle a romance with his wife. This character will need to dance and rap.

Karen the Computer (Range: G#3-F#5) Sassy, the computer wife of Plankton. She's been there for Plankton's every scheme and plot. Strong comic actress, as well as Singer and Mover.

Pearl Krabs (Range: Bb3-F#5) Mr. Krabs' teenaged daughter who just wants to be understood by her father and sing with the Electric Skates. This is a character role with Gospel vocal overtones.

The Mayor of Bikini Bottom (Range: F#4-B5) Standard Politician

Perch Perkins (Range: E2-E4) News reporter

Patchy the Pirate (Range: D3-F4, F5 falsetto) Misunderstood pirate from the painting

Electric Skates: (Tenor, Baritone, Bass): Rock and roll band members, the Skates are hard-core rockers. Very comfortable on wheels of some kind (likely scooter or skateboard but could be in-line/roller-skates)

TownFish: A variety of character types to play several featured ensemble roles; Roles for groups, soloist and comedians as well as strong dance roles. They include: Sardines, Security Guards, Old Man Jenkins, Mrs. Puff, Gary the Snail, Larry the Lobster, Plankton's Backup Dancers, Pirates, and more!!

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