Join us for the 2022 Portola High School musical production of Honk!

The musical is produced in collaboration between the PHS music, theatre, and dance departments.

Please contact Ms. Sanford or Mr. Rangel with any questions!

Cast Auditions

Audition Info Meeting & Workshop

There is an audition workshop and info meeting Wednesday, Aug. 25 at lunch or Thursday, Aug. 26 during Office Hours in the choir room (303).

We will go over the audition process, teach the audition song, and answer your questions.

This workshop is not mandatory, but is highly recommended. If you do not go to the workshop, the audition materials are available below.

Audition Requirements


  • Sept. 7 & 8 - You will sign up for a 30-minute time slot on either day.

  • You will sing the audition song "Hold Your Head Up High" along to the accompaniment track. Sheet music and practice tracks are available below. Memorization is not required, but is highly recommended.


  • Thurs. Sept. 9 from 4:00pm to 5:30 pm. Plan to be there the whole time, but you may be dismissed early.

  • You will learn and perform a short dance routine at the audition. Please wear supportive clothes that allow you to move freely. Dance shoes are preferred (ballet, jazz, character, etc.) or socks. No street shoes or sneakers allowed in the dance room.

CALLBACKS (choir room)

  • Saturday, Sept. 11, 9:00am-1:00pm. If you are asked to attend Callbacks, plan to be there the whole time, but you may be dismissed early.

  • Auditionees who are being considered for a lead role will be asked to attend callbacks. Even if you are not invited to the callbacks, you may still be cast in a role. Check the final cast list.

  • The Callback List and materials will be posted online on Thursday Sept. 9 after the dance auditions are completed.

Singing Audition Materials

The audition excerpt is "Hold Your Head Up High" measures 1-18.

Sheet Music

Practice track - Melody & Accompaniment

Audition track - Accompaniment only

Rehearsal Conflict Calendar

Please review the rehearsal calendar and provide us with your after school conflicts marked. Please also include Saturday conflicts for potential rehearsals. If cast, you are expected to attend all rehearsals and performances. Your availability for rehearsals can affect casting decisions.

Conflict calendar - please mark conflicts and bring with you to your audition

Company Handbook

All members of the production are expected to adhere to the guidelines in the Company Handbook.

Please click here to review the expectations

Sign Up to Audition

Please fill out this form.

IMPORTANT: At the end of the form you will receive a link to choose a time slot. Please make sure to submit the Google Form after choosing your time slot!

Pit Orchestra

Interested in joining the orchestra pit? Email Mr. Stevens!

Looking for enthusiastic musicians for the following instruments:

  • Piano/Keyboard

  • Trumpet

  • French Horn

  • Flute

  • Clarinet

  • Alto Saxophone

  • Baritone Saxophone

  • Cello

  • Acoustic Guitar/Electric Guitar

  • Electric Bass/Upright bass

  • Drumset

  • Percussion