Jesus Christ Superstar
by Artists in Progress (AIP) Theatre Company

Dec. 22 - Dec. 23 (2018)

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1970 rock opera follows Christ’s final days. Judas increasingly questions the enlightened motives of this new prophet, resulting in betrayal. Propelled by a stirring score this rock opera illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit.



Seeking a cast of singers/dancers/actors ages for lead and ensemble roles; all roles open, non-equity, no pay. See below for character breakdown. Bilingual Spanish speakers are a plus, but not necessary. Email to schedule specific audition times See below for information. The show will run weekends in April.


December 22nd and 23rd, 2018


San Antonio School for the Performing Arts
11210 Disco St.
San Antonio, TX 78216


All actors can bring a current headshot (or recent photo) and 1 page acting resume or list of theater/performing experience if you have these (not necessary).

Please prepare a short selection (no longer than 16 bars or 1 minute) from Jesus Christ Superstar. Bring sheet music with your cut marked (we will also have a copy of the score available, please have your start and stop points chosen).

If you would like to audition for dancing only bring a 1 min prepared piece that shows off your dance style that would fit in the “Jesus Christ Superstar” musical style.  Also be prepared to learn a dance to perform to audition as well.

CALLBACKS:If necessary callbacks will take place on Saturday Dec 29 beginning at 6:30 pm.  There will be a movement call at callbacks and more singing and/or reading from the script.




Male 20s-30s. Jesus’ strategic confidante, dedicated, passionate, conflicted, unshakably practical, torn between an aggressive sense of self-preservation and the ideals of Jesus’ religious movement; rock tenor-low D to high E. Any ethnicity


Male 20s-30s. As much a pop culture idol as a religious leader, driven, charismatic, attractive, sincere, has a greater understanding of the dangers and matters at hand than any of his followers; rock tenor-low Bb to high E. Any ethnicity


Female 20s-30s. Struggles with aligning her worldly past with Jesus’ message, hopeful, steadfast, fragile, sweet with an edge; folk mezzo-low G# to B. Any ethnicity


Male 30s-40s. Roman Governor, calculated, thoughtful, adept at handling pressure, not quick to use the gravity of his power; rock baritenor-low A to Bb. Any ethnicity.


Male 30s-50s. High Priest of the Pharisees, at the top of a crumbling system and violently resistant to conceding his place, cold, severe, strategic; bass-low C to middle F. Any ethnicity


Male 20s-40s. The right hand man to Caiphas. Calculating and slithering. High rock tenor. Any ethnicity


Male 20s-30s. Particularly enthusiastic supporter of the anarchist aspect of Jesus’ mission, reckless, extreme, ready for an uprising; rock tenor. Any ethnicity.


Male 30s-50s. King of Galilee responsible for determining the fate of its Jewish captives, corrupt, condescending, decadent, charming with a sneer; baritenor-low B to high B. Any ethnicity.


Male late teens-20s. A loyal follower of Jesus. Innocent and soft-spoken. Any ethnicity.


Male/Female 15-50s Either singers who are at home in pop/rock stylings, who can move well or dancers. Any ethnicity.