The Rocky Horror Show
by Aurora Arts Theatre

Jul. 23 - Jul. 24 (2023)

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky."

It’s time to do the Time Warp again! Don’t miss your opportunity to audition for Aurora Arts Theatre’s production of Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show directed by Peter Lopez Sunday, July 23, 2023 and Monday, July 24, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Show runs September 15 through October 31, 2023.

All are welcome to audition, but due to the mature content of the show, only those ages 18 and up will be considered for casting.

For additional information, please call (361) 851-9700 or email


Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to fill out an audition form. Auditionees will sing a selection from the show and perform readings selected by the director the night of. You will also learn a short dance directed by the show’s choreographer — comfortable clothing is recommended for the dance portion of the audition. You are not required to show up to both audition sessions.

NOTE ABOUT CONFLICTS: Please come with complete list of conflicts. Auditionees with show performance conflicts may not be considered in casting.


BRAD: Male, 18-35 (Range: Bari Tenor, Bb2-G4) 
Quirky and overly optimistic at times. An All-American man who proposes to his girlfriend Janet Weiss. However, on the way to meet his old friend and science teacher, Dr. Scott, Brad Majors ends up with a flat tire on his car. He soon finds himself at the mercy of Dr. Frank N Furter, his servants, and ends up confused over his own sexuality after the events in the castle.

JANET: Female, 18-35 (Range: Mezzo Soprano Belt, A3-Eb5)
Good, innocent girl who is madly in love with Brad. Always seems to be frightened of something. Emotionally weak. She's confused about what has occurred with her encounter with Frank N. Furter and Rocky, but realizes the benefits of living an… active life.

NARRATOR: Male or Female, Age Flexible (Range: Non-Singing Role)
Follows our two heroes through the story by narrating directly to the audience.

RIFF RAFF: Male, Age Flexible (Range: High Rock Tenor, D3-B4)
Frank's personal butler, Riff Raff is a shady character who seems to be up to something. In the end, he kills Frank, Rocky, and Columbia before he and his sister Magenta return to their home planet of Transsexual, Transylvania.

MAGENTA: Female, Age Flexible (Range: Mezzo Soprano Belt, Bb3-Eb5)
Magenta is a domestic from the planet Transsexual, in the galaxy Transylvania. Her job is simple, keep the castle clean and prepare all meals. And wait on Frank hand and foot. Cater to his every whim. Magenta is fond of her brother Riff Raff, and can be seen laughing at the other's misery. She is close friends with Columbia. Magenta is not afraid to put her foot down to get her point across, and will be pushy or rude to get what she wants.

COLUMBIA: Female, Age Flexible (Range: Mezzo Soprano Belt, E4-E5) 
One of Frank’s servants. A groupie who is both Frank's and Eddie's ex-girlfriend. She starts as being extremely loyal to Frank. Though, she quickly realizes that he's simply using her and turns on him. In the end, she's killed by Riff Raff. Tap Dancing skills are an asset.

FRANK 'N' FURTER: Male Transvestite, 25-45 (Range: Baritone, D3-G4) 
Master of the castle. Welcomes Janet and Brad with open arms. Frank is a Mad Scientist bent on creating the "perfect man," and he succeeds in doing so by creating Rocky. He's something of the antagonist, causing all sorts of trouble for Brad and Janet. In the end, he's killed by Riff Raff.

ROCKY: Male 18-35, Very Fit, (Range: Tenor, A3-G4)
Frank's beloved creation, Rocky is supposed to be the "perfect man." However, things don't go well when Janet falls for him causing Frank to go into a jealous rage. In the end, he's killed by Riff Raff while mourning the loss of Frank and trying to escape.

EDDIE/DR. SCOTT: Male, Age Flexible (Range: Baritone, E3-F#4) (May Split Roles)
A former delivery boy who was Columbia's ex-boyfriend. Half of his brain was used to create Rocky. After escaping from the freezer (and singing a song), Eddie is promptly killed by Frank. Dr. Scott is Brad’s former science teacher and close friend. He ends up at the castle while looking for his nephew, Eddie.

Four (4) Males - Backup singer Tenor & Baritone. Will sing and dance a lot. Includes a lot of easy harmony singing so some choral experience would be helpful.
Four (4) Females- Backup singer Soprano & Alto. Will sing and dance a lot. Includes a lot of easy harmony singing so some choral experience would be helpful.