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How to audition

Who can audition:

Spokane Children's Theatre casts productions with actors of all ages. We have cast as young as 5 and have many  grandparents in our casts! 

(regardless of age, actors must have the ability to follow artistic team directions and be able to focus for rehearsals)

 

What to expect:

At Spokane Children's Theatre we try to have a  relaxed environment for auditions.

 

What to Prepare:

For musicals we need you to prepare a 1 minute song from a musical. You can bring sheet music or a recording on your phone that we can plug into our speaker. (If you are auditioning with Sondheim, please bring a MP3 recording of the music.) There will also be a time where you are asked to learn a short choreography for dance. Do not perform a song from the musical you are auditioning for.

 

For non musical please prepare a 1 minute monologue.

 

What to wear:

Shoes and clothes you can dance in! If you have long hair, please have it pulled back.

78th Season
2024-2025

*audition dates are subject to change*

Auditions August 18 & 19 
Rated PG
"It's time to carry the banner on your stage with Disney's Newsies! Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged "newsies." When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what's right!"

Auditions September 20 & 21
Rated PG
"The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world–so when they crash Sunday school and demand parts in the Christmas pageant, the whole town panics. There’s not supposed to be biting or cigar-smoking in Bethlehem, and while these kids have never even heard the Christmas story, they definitely have rewrites! Soon, everyone is calling for reluctant director Grace Bradley to cancel the whole thing. It’s up to the Bradleys and the Reverend to help their community see the Christmas story and the Herdman kids through new eyes in this buoyant musical adaptation of the funny and touching holiday classic."
 

Auditions November 3 & 4
Rated G
Journey back to the Hundred Acre Wood with Christopher Robin.  Relive the wonder of childhood, the joy of friendship, the magic of imagination, the power of love, and the fleetingness of youth. This tribute to the classic work A.A. Milne will have you laughing along with Tigger, Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga and the gang as they adventure, explore, learn, and experience the bittersweetness of growing up - together.

Auditions December 15 & 16
Rated G

"Stepsisters tells the totally-true-and-not-at-all-made-up version of the little cinder girl. When Drew and Beth are thrown into the dungeon for conspiring against the throne, these stepsisters, who are not wicked, evil and certainly not ugly, are forced to tell their fellow prisoners the real story of what happened with Cinderella. Part flashback, part story theatre and all high-octane musical comedy, the story unfolds in ways the Grimm tale never did."

Auditions February 16 &17
Rated G

"Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach is now a musical for the whole family to enjoy! Featuring a wickedly tuneful score by the Tony Award-nominated team of Pasek and Paul (Dogfight and A Christmas Story the Musical) and a curiously quirky book by Timothy Allen McDonald (Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley), critics rave: James and the Giant Peach is a "masterpeach!"

Auditions March 23 & 24
Rated G

"The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family members how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren't the only ones upon whom she has a profound effect. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that "Anything can happen if you let it."

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