Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Medium (11 to 20 performers)
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Troy Bolton
An attractive teen dreamboat. Star and captain of the basketball team, he loves to sing with Gabriella. Determined to pick up a summer job and college basketball scholarship. Easily realizes the error of his ways. A true good-guy.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Chad Danforth
Troy's best friend. Basketball star, and second-in-command. Saving money to buy a car so he can take Taylor on a date. A total dude.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Zeke Baylor
A loyal friend of Troy's. Loves baking and Sharpay, even though she dumps him. Secures a job assisting the chef at the country club and vows to win back Sharpay.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Jack Scott
The high school P.A. announcer known as the "Velvet Fog of East High." A technology nerd. Socially awkward when not behind the microphone. Has a crush on Kelsi.
Gender: male
Age: 14 to 18
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Gabriella Montez
The smart new girl in school and Troy's girlfriend. Pretty. Shy. Sweet. Friendly with everyone. Not afraid to stand up for herself and her friends.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Taylor Mckessie
Gabriella's best friend and Chad's girlfriend. She is also the head brainiac of the school and president Science Club. Sweet, loyal, and cautious.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Martha Cox
A bookworm and a hip-hop dancer. Member of the Science Club. The fun-loving "sidekick" who becomes an adoring devotee of Gabriella.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Kelsi Nielsen
A shy composer. Plays piano in the Lava Springs dining room. The diminutive musical genius who wants to write the great American musical for Troy and Gabriella.
Gender: female
Age: 14 to 17
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Sharpay Evans
President of the Drama Club. Chief debutante of Lava Springs. Beautiful, egocentric star of the school musicals. The alpha dog in her relationship with her brother, Ryan.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Ryan Evans
Vice-president of the Drama Club. Sharpay's fraternal twin and a star in the making. Loves singing, dancing and attention. Follows Sharpay's orders, but wants to break free from her shadow. A nice, non-threatening guy when he's not with his sister.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Ensemble
Other Wildcats; Pool Boys; Makeover Artists; Talent Show Contestants; The Sharpettes (Blossom, Violet, Peaches)
Mr. Fulton
General manager of Lava Springs Country Club. Sharpay's henpecked hatchet man. A nice guy underneath the authoritarian surface. Hates having to cater to Sharpay's demands.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 60
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: G3