Steven Spielberg 'West Side Story' Open Casting Call

Open Casting Call Auditions – New York, NY

Are you ready for the chance to star in a Hollywood blockbuster movie? Do you want to work with a legend? With 3 Academy Awards and another astounding 11 nominations, Steven Spielberg is undoubtedly one of the world’s best directors. If you have dreamed of working with the extraordinary talent, you are in luck! He is directing an adaptation of one of the world’s most well known Broadway productions West Side Story. In 1961 the play was adapted into a film that starred Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer. It went on to win an incredible 10 Oscars. After almost 60 years, we are going to see a modern version.

A movie casting call is being held in New York City for lead roles! The 2018 movie acting auditions are being held on Sunday, April 29th. They will take place from 9am to 12pm. The film is being done by 20th Century Fox. The open casting call is looking for actors to play Maria, Anita, Bernardo, Tony and Riff. The roles call for Hispanic/Latino and Caucasian talent. Actors should be between the ages of 15 and 25 years old. Anyone who attends must be able to sing and have a strong dance background. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity that you don’t want to miss out on! All of the 2018 West Side Story open casting call auditions for Steven Spielberg are below!

About West Side Story

Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. [IMDB]

What They Are Looking For

New York Open Casting Call for the 20th Century Fox movie West Side Story!

Actors who are singers and dancers to portray Maria, Anita, Bernardo, Tony & Riff
Maria & Anita are Latina

Bernardo is Latino
Tony & Riff are Caucasian

Must Be Between the Ages of 15 & 25 Years Old
Must Be Able To Sing
Strong Dance Background Required

How to Apply

Auditions are being held on Sunday, April 29th from 9:00am to 12:00pm (Sign- In)
Julia De Burgos Performance and Arts Center
1680 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10029

Please Prepare: A short cut (16 bars) of a classic musical theatre song. Please bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided.

Please also bring a photo/resume with contact information stapled back-to-back

If you are unable to attend the open call, please email a video of yourself singing with your headshot/resume and contact information to

Leave a Casting Response

6 Casting Responses


    my Daughter Jasmine has 5 distinction and one merit for singing also grade 2 for acting with a distinction
    and she would like to take part in the show westside story Please could you kindly consider for a part in the show
    kind regards
    Mr Machell/ Manager

  2. Melanie Jimenez

    My dream is to become and actor and a professional singer in my life and I want to get this role extremely bad.

  3. Mary Alao

    Well I am a 15 year old Nigerian who loves to act, i can also sing i hope to get this role.

  4. Rohita Mathew

    Please send me the details and audition form with invitation letter

  5. Kaylem Christy

    I have been dancing for 16 years doing freestyle and I think I have what it takes.

  6. paris harrison

    Female,hip hop dancer ,age 23, hieght , 5’3 from Chicago IL
    willing audition for the movie please.