Auditions Announced for SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS the Musical at Rise Up Performing Arts

RUPA_logoAuditions for adults and kids

  • Jan. 7 from 6-9pm
  • Jan. 8 from 10am-3pm

Located: Rise Up Performing Arts – 228 Court St, Hamilton, OH 45011.

Rehearsals begin January 23th

  • Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30-9:00
  • Sundays 3:00-6:00

Show Dates: April 7th – 10th

Click here to sign up

Seeking strong singer, dancer, actors ages 8 and up. Yes, adults too! Please bring a completed audition form, resume, and a current headshot, photo does not need to be professional, and will not be returned. We will also have these forms available at auditions.

Please prepare a 1 minute musical theatre style song with an accompaniment track, or sheet music. Accompanist will be provided. There will also be a speaker connection for phones and mp3 players. Please have music cued up to where your singing will begin. Some will be asked to stay for a movement audition. 

To help with social distancing, please enter the building five minutes before your scheduled audition time and wear a mask. You may remove the mask when singing. Auditions are by appointment, walk-ins are welcome but will be seen at the closest available time slot. 

Callbacks: Sunday, January 9th from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
(If called back, you will be given a more specific time).



  • SpongeBob SquarePants (Range: C3-B4) The hero of our story. He loves his community more than anything in the world and he will do anything for them. SpongeBob is sincere, positive, sometimes a bit naïve but always determined to spread joy wherever he goes. He has more strength than he realizes.
  • Patrick Star (Range: Bb2-Bb4) SpongeBob’s BFF, Patrick is always up for SpongeBob’s adventures but struggles to find the confidence to strike out on his own. He can be gullible, but he’s strong and loyal.
  • Sandy Cheeks (Range: A3-E5) Smart, quick-witted, energetic and fierce. Sandy is a scientist who has a passion for karate and knows her worth. Her confidence and brains are the key to saving Bikini Bottom.
  • Squidward Q. Tentacles (Range: A2-F#4) Squidward is always having a bad day, especially when SpongeBob’s around. His secret ambition is to become a concert clarinetist, and he dreams of being in the spotlight and making his Mama proud. Tap skills needed.
  • Eugene Krabs (Range: B2-Bb4) Mr. Krabs’ priorities, in order, are: Money, keeping the Secret Formula safe, Money, his daughter Pearl, and Money. He sees Bikini Bottom’s peril as an opportunity to make (you guessed it) more MONEY!
  • Sheldon J. Plankton (Range: B2-G#4) Power hungry and always scheming. Plankton has a size complex because he’s about one inch tall. Rap skills necessary.


  • Patchy the Pirate (Range: D3-F4 (F5 falsetto) The biggest SpongeBob fan in the world.
  • Pearl Krabs (Range:Bb3-F#5) Mr. Krabs’ teenage daughter who is obsessed with the Electric Skates. Amazing pop belt.
  • Perch Perkins (Range: E2-E4) The town reporter. Informative, yet cheeky.
  • Karen the Computer (Range: G#3-F#5) Plankton’s computer wife. Sarcastic, evil and devoted to Plankton.
  • The Electric Skates, three rock stars who are gracing Bikini Bottom with their presence.
  • The Mayor of Bikini Bottom (Range: F#4-B5) Doesn’t know what she’s doing, but if you ask her, she’s got everything under control.
  • Larry the Lobster, a body-building crustacean
  • Mrs. Puff, SpongeBob’s driving teacher
  • Old Man Jenkins, the town curmudgeon
  • Gary the Snail, SpongeBob’s pet
  • Security Guards, trying to keep Patchy under control
  • Buster Bluetang, assistant to the Mayor


  • Cowboy Fish, Mob Fish, Sardines, Hip-Hop Dancers, Sponges, Pirates, Sea Anemones, Lots of Fishes and assorted Sea Creatures and MORE!

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