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Typically, mainstage performers are 7 to 19 years old. Younger people aspiring to the stage are encouraged to consider our performing arts camps and classes, more details here. Auditions & rehearsals take place at Valley Youth Theatre, 525 N. First St., located at the southeast corner of First & Fillmore in downtown Phoenix.

VYT auditions on a show by show basis throughout the year. Doors open at approximately 3:30pm for registration. Parents are asked to remain with their child through the introductory speech at 4pm.

Auditions for Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tale (musical) will be October 11 & 12, 2016

Auditions for Alice in Wonderland (play) will be November 14 & 15, 2016

Auditions for Secret Garden (Musical) will be January 3 & 4, 2017

Auditions for our summer shows at the Herberger will be April 11 & 12, 2017.

 Note: Show titles, audition & rehearsal dates & times subject to change.  

WHAT YOU NEED FOR AUDITIONS:

  • Audition Form (you can fill it out and print it right herePlease note that ALL potential conflicts must be given to us no later than callbacks, preferably at the auditions.
  • Headshot (does not need to be a professional head shot, but must be clear - these photos will be used in the program)
  • Resume (if you have one)
  • A prepared song and accompanying music (if it is a musical) in the form of sheet music or a CD; You can prepare as much as a whole song if you desire and we will let you know when we feel we have heard enough.

Rehearsals are generally Monday through Thursday evenings and Saturday most of the day beginning as early as the week of callbacks. The weekend before the show opens is the beginning of tech week and Saturday and Sunday are 8 - 14 hour days. 

Because Valley Youth Theatre does not charge a fee for young people to participate in our mainstage productions, parents are required to volunteer by helping with set and costume construction, and front of house during the run of the show.

Click here for audition instructions or for more information about auditions email Production Stage Manager at stagemanager@vyt.com. 

Please note that no food or beverages aside from bottled water are permitted in our theatre.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING PART OF THE TECHNICAL SIDE OF SHOWS PLEASE EMAIL STAGEMANAGER@VYT.COM AT ANY TIME.