tc_joseph logoThe Carnegie announces auditions for JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Directed and choreographed by Maggie Perrino. Music direction by Spenser Smith.

Performances: January 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
Friday & Saturday Evenings at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2:00 p.m., Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

Rehearsals in the evening December 2-23, 29-30, January 2-10

Seeking adults, teens, and children.
Sha la la Joseph you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time! One of the most enduring shows of all time, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers, and the coat of many colors.

Auditions by Appointment Only on the Following Dates:

Sunday, September 8th 

  • Child (3rd-8th grade) audition groups 2pm and 2:30pm
  • Teen (9th-12th grade) and Adult (18 and up) audition groups 3pm, 4pm, and 5pm

Monday, September 9th

  • Child (3rd-8th grade) audition groups 6pm and 6:30pm
  • Teen (9th-12th grade) and Adult (18 and up) audition groups 7pm and 8pm

Tuesday, September 10th

  • Child (3rd-8th grade) audition groups 6pm and 6:30pm
  • Teen (9th-12th grade) and Adult (18 and up) audition groups 7pm and 8pm

Wednesday, September 11th

  • Callbacks 6:30-9pm Adult Roles Only

Auditioners will be notified by email if invited to callbacks. Teen and Child roles will not need to attend callbacks. Please make every attempt to attend the callback if invited.

To schedule a time slot, please contact Alexandra Deaton, 


  • Please prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music in the correct key. A cappella auditions, or those with pre-recorded accompaniment, will not be considered.
  • There will be a short movement audition so please dress appropriately.


  • Resume listing theatrical experience and headshot/picture are required to audition. Please bring with you to the audition, do not send in advance.
  • JOSEPH is a collaboration with The Carnegie Education Dept, featuring student actors alongside adult professionals. Roles open to children in 3rd grade and up. Not AEA eligible.

Auditions will take place at The Carnegie Theatre
1028 Scott Blvd, Covington, KY 41011
Please use Box Office entrance on Robbins St. 

*Please note various Adult roles will be doubled in final casting. Actors of all races, sexes, gender identities, and abilities are encouraged to apply. Roles are open to non-traditional casting. Adult actors are free to audition for any role that they feel fits their abilities. 

Available Roles: 

JOSEPH: (High Tenor, Vocal Range Low A to High G). Eleventh son of Jacob and Jacob’s favorite. Strong actor with a confident but charming personality. Must move and sing very well. 

NARRATOR: (Soprano with extended mix/belt range, Low F# to High G). The Narrator is our host, and through word and song guides the audience through the story of Joseph and his brothers.

PHARAOH: (Baritone, Low B to High G#). The character is in style an homage to Elvis. 

POTIPHAR: (Baritone, Vocal Range D to B). Strong actor as well as a good singer. 

MRS. POTIPHAR: Strong Dancer. 

JACOB: (Baritone, Low A to C). Jacob is the father of Joseph and his 11 brothers.  Jacob needs to be a good actor, who can sing and move reasonably well. 

JOSEPH’S BROTHERS: Joseph’s 11 brothers -Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin.  Strong singers with dance capabilities. 

TEEN ENSEMBLE: (9th-12th graders) Specialized chorus that will play Ishmaelites, Egyptians, prisoners, Butler and Baker, as well as various other chorus roles throughout the show. Teen Ensemble should be skilled dancers and good singers.  

CHILDRENS’ CHORUS: (3rd-8th graders) sing and dance along with main characters throughout the show 

About The Carnegie: The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theatre events, educational programs and art exhibitions to the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati community. The Carnegie facility is home to The Carnegie Galleries, the Otto M. Budig Theatre, and the Eva G. Farris Education Center.  More information about The Carnegie is available at or by calling (859) 491-2030.

The Carnegie receives ongoing operating support from Cincinnati International Wine Festival, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Kenton County Fiscal Courts, the Kentucky Arts Council and the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr. / US Bank Foundation. The Carnegie is also supported by the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign.


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