KIDSTAGE Youth Theater Auditions

A smiling KIDSTAGE student sits in front of a theater mirror. He wearing a green headpiece and is putting green stage makeup on his face to prepare for his role in "Shrek the Musical".

A KIDSTAGE student gets into costume for “Shrek the Musical.” Youth auditions are offered several times per year.

Upcoming Youth Theater Audition Opportunities
Audition videos for Institute/Pathway are due Wednesday, May 26 at 6:00pm.
Auditions for Summer Independent and Institute/Pathway
Please note, Summer Independent general auditions are complete, callback details are listed below.

All auditions and callbacks will be in the form of audition videos and Zoom callbacks.

To audition, please click the link below to register. Please register as early as possible, so KIDSTAGE can determine the number of students planning to audition for each production and training program. No audition video is required at the time of registration. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO REGISTER BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR AUDITION MATERIALS.

Register for an audition

After registration is completed, please prepare the following materials for Village Theatre Institute and Pathway Programs:

  • Headshot
  • Resume
  • Application for Institute/Pathway (students new to Institute/Pathway only) [Institute Application]
  • Audition song video link (16-32 bars or 60-90 seconds of music)
  • Audition monologue video link (one minute or less in length)
  • Audition choreography video link

Students auditioning for Institute/Pathway may also submit the choreography video or an alternate dance video if they feel dance is their strongest skill.

Please create a separate video for each submission. Each video should be uploaded as an unlisted YouTube link. Make sure to slate before each audition video. The slate should include:

  • Your name
  • The title of your monologue and who wrote it OR the title of your song and what musical it is from

If dance is your strongest skill, it is optional to include a video of you performing choreography from the reference videos provided below.

All audition materials must be submitted by Wednesday, May 26 at 6:00pm.

Submit audition materials

CALLBACK INFORMATION FOR SUMMER INDEPENDENT PRODUCTIONS

Callback information for all summer auditions will be posted to the new KIDSTAGE Callback and Casting Portal. This portal is password protected, and each auditioner will be emailed a link to the portal and the password for access after audition submissions close on May 12. The link will be also posted to this page on May 14. Callbacks for all productions and programs this summer will be hosted completely online.

SUMMER INDEPENDENT CALLBACKS

Callbacks for Summer Independent will come in two parts – a submission of a callback video and a potential live Zoom callback. Those dates are:

  • All recorded callback videos for Summer Independent Productions: May 21
  • Live Zoom Callbacks – Spitfire Grill: May 24
  • Live Zoom Callbacks – Jasper in Deadland: May 25
  • Live Zoom Callbacks – Urinetown: May 26

More information about callbacks, including timings, callback materials, and callback lists will be found on the Callback and Casting Portal.

INSTITUTE/PATHWAY CALLBACKS

The callback list and schedule and for Institute and Pathway callbacks will be posted May 28. Callbacks will be on June 2 and/or June 3.
Callbacks will consist of interviews and/or fun, interactive, and improvisational exercises. Some auditioners may be asked to submit a short dance video.

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