Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Small 10
Cast Type: Children
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Strawberry
Our story's star character, she is an energetic girl who is self-conscious about her freckles. She is teased about them constantly. Defiant, imaginative, caring.
Gender: female
Age: 7 to 10
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Danny/frankie Freckle/baby Brother/tap Dancer
As Danny, an All-American sports star who secretly wishes he was smarter. Envious of Jake's smarts. As Frankie, a slick gangster from Brooklyn. The Baby Brother is Strawberry's younger brother. The Tap Dancer is an alter ego during a dance.
Gender: male
Age: 7 to 10
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Harry/don Fontaine/clown
As Harry, he is Strawberry's good friend. Idolizes Danny and his popularity with everyone. Goofy and boyish. As Don Fontaine, the smooth talking leader of a gangster squad. A cross between Marlon Brandon and Don Corleone. The clown is an alter ego during a dance.
Gender: male
Age: 7 to 10
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Jake/fredo Freckle/sherlock Holmes
As Jake, one of Strawberry's friends who is loyal and kind. He is very book smart, but idolizes Danny for his athletic abilities. As Fredo, an over-enunciating gangster. Sherlock Holmes is an alter ego during a dance.
Gender: male
Age: 7 to 10
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Ballet Girl/francine Freckle
As Ballet Girl, she is in Strawberry's ballet class. A pretty, hardworking and flawless dancer. Her competitive attitude is polarizing, however. As Francine, she is a squeaky member, with a Brooklyn accent, of the freckle gangster squad.
Gender: female
Age: 7 to 10
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Jane/teacher/mother/lady Gaga
As Jane, Strawberry's friend. She is a bookworm mature for her age. Tall and awkward. As the Teacher, she is a zany and energetic educator at school. Uses rap to excite her students. As Mother, she is loving to Strawberry and understanding of her embrrassment. Kind, nurturing, motherly. Lady Gaga is an alter ego during a dance.
Gender: female
Age: 7 to 45
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Emily
Strawberry's classmate who makes fun of her red hair and freckles. Adores boys, especially Danny. Popular and pretty. Yearns for Jane's brains and work ethic.
Gender: female
Age: 7 to 10
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: C4