KIDSTAGE Auditions & Opportunities

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

Upcoming Youth Auditions & Opportunities

Jump to: Winter Solstice Cabaret | She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms | Pop-Up Productions

If you are auditioning for multiple projects (for example, both the Winter Solstice Cabaret and She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms)¸ you must register separately for each production.

Financial assistance is available for all KIDSTAGE programs. No one will be turned away for inability to pay.

Winter Solstice Cabaret

Performances: December 21 & 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm via digital/social media
Rehearsals Begin: November 18, 2020
Age Range: Grade 7–Age 20
Tuition: $450 ($400 for Institute/Pathway students)

Audition videos are due Friday, November 6 at 6:00 pm.

Winter Solstice is celebrated around the world and is tied to personal awakening. The cabaret will explore Winter Solstice as a time for reflection, renewal, and regeneration. The cabaret structure/format is highly collaborative, and material may include (but is not limited to) solos, group songs, dance pieces, scenes/sketches, monologues, graphic design/animation, and more.

To audition for the Winter Solstice Cabaret, please prepare and submit the following by Friday, November 6 at 6:00 pm:

  • Submit your registration. Here you will let us know your interest, answer a few short questions, and submit your resume. No audition video is required to register.
    The online registration system will make an “appointment” for you on November 6 at 6:00 pm, but there is no need to do anything on that date/time. It is simply the video submission deadline.
  • Prepare and record a video of yourself singing any one song of your choice (16–32 bars of music). Piano accompaniment is preferred but not required.
  • Optional: Prepare one short video (1 minute or less) of any other material you would like to consider for the cabaret. This can be a poem, monologue, scene, choreography, or any other artistic medium you would like to showcase in the cabaret!
  • Submit your audition video(s). We recommend uploading each video to YouTube as “unlisted,” which means your video is visible only to those who have its direct link. Please submit each video separately and include your headshot with each submission.

There will not be a callback process for the Winter Solstice Cabaret.

She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms (online non-musical play)

Performances: January 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm via Zoom
Rehearsals Begin: December 22, 2020
Age Range: Grade 9–Age 20
Tuition: $450 ($400 for Institute/Pathway students)

Audition videos are due Friday, December 4 at 6:00 pm.

This version of She Kills Monsters was adapted by the playwright, Qui Nguyen, to be performed in the “virtual realm.” It is designed to incorporate elements such as virtual backgrounds, turning cameras on/off, and other creative solutions to help tell the story in the digital performance space.

To audition for She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms, please prepare and submit the following by Friday, December 4 at 6:00 pm:

  • Submit your registration. Here you will let us know your interest, answer a few short questions, and submit your resume. No audition video is required to register.
    The online registration system will make an “appointment” for you on December 4 at 6:00 pm, but there is no need to do anything on that date/time. It is simply the video submission deadline.
  • Prepare and record a video of yourself performing one monologue (1 minute or less)
  • Submit your audition video. We recommend uploading your video to YouTube as “unlisted,” which means it is visible only to those who have its direct link. Please include your headshot with your submission.

Callbacks for She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms will be held Friday, December 11 from 4:00–8:00 pm. Specifics regarding callbacks and material to prepare will be distributed via email once auditions are complete.

Performances: October–December 2020; varies by production
Rehearsals Begin: October–December 2020; varies by production
Age Range: Grade 6, 8, or 9 through Age 20, depending on production
Tuition: $125–$200, depending on production. Save 10% when you register for multiple Pop-Ups!

In this new series, experienced students will work with a variety of teaching artists and theatre makers to produce something for the public in a condensed timeframe. Each Pop-Up Production allows students the opportunity to explore different scripts and performance styles in a quick and easy package. This series of productions is designed to appeal to student actors who may have reservations about committing to a long online rehearsal process.  This program best serves students with experience in previous productions.

Interested? There is no audition process; to apply, simply fill out the Pop-Up Production Application. Once you’ve completed the application, you will receive instructions on how to register via email.

Pop-Up Production Application

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To provide a personal development program for young people which uses theatre arts:

  • To teach creativity and responsibility
  • To encourage teamwork and personal integrity
  • To foster self-esteem and appreciation for live theatre

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