The following characters in A Chorus Line are auditioners eliminated during the intial cut. The actors will sing in the swings during The Montage.
Originally portrayed on Broadway by Chuck Cissel. Black, believed to be from Oklahoma, and has a bit of an attitude. He is unable to correct his mistake in the first boys' combination. The usual costume includes maroon pants, a pink dress shirt, and dance suspenders.
Originally portrayed on Broadway by Michael Serrecchia. He continually looks at his feet while dancing, based on Serrecchia having polio as child. The usual costume is a low cut tank, dance pants, and a headband.
Originally portrayed on Broadway by Carolyn Kirsch. She is a ballerina who is able to get through the ballet combination but not the jazz combo. The usual costume is a leotard, pink tights, skirt, and scarf.
Originally portrayed on Broadway by Brandt Edwards. Believed to be from Memphis. He does not speak but is seen mouthing the counts during both combinations. The usual costume is a v-neck sweater, shirt, and jeans.
Originally portrayed on Broadway by Donna Drake. From Columbia, SC. She has been with a touring company but not in a Broadway show before. She dances the ballet combination too big and even crosses in front of Sheila at one point. Tricia is the only cut dancer with a vocal solo in "I Hope I Get It." The usual costume is a leotard with a blouse tied around.
Originally portrayed on Broadway by Scott Allen. He has only had one year of ballet training and continually brings his arms on the wrong downbeat. The usual costume is a baseball jersey and jeans.
Originally portrayed on Broadway by Crissy Wilzak. A sexy California-blonde type. She has not had any ballet training nor done any Broadway shows. She is only able to get through the jazz combination with Larry demonstrating in front of the group. The usual costume is a tight green leoard.