Upcoming Auditions

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Valley Youth Theatre's 31st Season auditions

They Chose Me:
Run dates: October 11 – 27, 2019
Auditions: August 13 & 14, 2019
Callbacks: TBD
Rehearsals begin as early as August 26, 2019
Tech: October 5 - 10, 2019

Public performances:
Friday, October 11, 2019 at 7:00pm
Saturdays, October 12, 19 & 26 at 12:00pm & 3:30pm
Sundays, October 13, 20 & 27 at 12:30pm & 4:00pm

TBAs:
Fridays, October 18 & 25, November 1, 2019 at 7:00pm
Saturday, November 2 at 12:00pm & 3:30pm
Sunday November 3, 2019 at 12:30pm & 4:00pm

School Shows: Thursdays, October 17 & 24, 2019 at 9:30am & 11:30am

Show info: Experience the funny, touching, and complicated universe of adoption, as related through the stories of kids and teens.

They Chose Me is a musical spotlighting the subject of adoption, as seen through the eyes of kids ages 7 to 18. In the course of the show, a group of adopted youngsters assemble to tell their stories—funny and poignant—to Sarah Cook, herself an adoptee. The show encompasses a variety of issues typically experienced by adopted children. Among them: foster homes, parental loss, gay adoption, and multi-cultural families.

THEY CHOSE ME! Music by NED PAUL GINSBURG Lyrics by MICHAEL COLBY Book by COLBY and GINSBURG Originally commissioned and produced by TADA! in New York City; Executive & Artistic Director, Janine Nina Trevens. (Theatrical Rights Worldwide)

A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail, 24th Anniversary production:
Run Dates: December 6 - 23, 2019
Auditions: October 15 & 16, 2019
Callbacks: TBD
Rehearsals begin as early as October 21, 2019
Tech: November 30 – December 5, 2019

Public Performances:
Friday, December 6, 2019 at 7:00pm
Saturdays & Sundays December 7, 8, 14, 15, 22, 2019 at 12:30p & 3:00pm
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 11am, 1:30pm, & 4:00pm
Monday, December 23, 2019 at 10am and 12:30pm

TBAs:
Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7pm
Friday, December 20, 2019 at 7pm

School Shows: Thursdays, December 12 & 19, 2019 @ 9:30AM & 11:30AM

Show Info: A very special Friend-and-Relation tells Christopher Robin a story of a Christmas Eve very long ago (about last year) when Eeyore, the old gray donkey who lives by himself in the thistle corner of Hundred-Acre Wood, was absolutely miserable. It seems that he lost his tail and Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet got all of their friends and a search was organized. There is a great deal of fun and excitement, plus delightful songs, in the adventure that follows. Its theme, which concerns caring, sharing and the importance of cultivating friends, makes this a very special and enchanting musical suitable for any age.

Book, music and lyrics by James W. Rodgers. Inspired by A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh. (Dramatic Publishing)

The Princess & the Pea (Play)
Run Dates: February 7 – 23, 2019
Auditions: December 10 & 11, 2019
Callbacks TBD
Rehearsals begin as early as December 16, 2019 (No rehearsals Dec 25 – Jan 1)
Tech: February 1 – 6, 2020

Public Performances:
Friday, February 7, 2020 at 7:00pm
Saturdays & Sundays, February 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 & 23 at 12:00pm & 3:00pm

TBAs:
Fridays, February 14, 21 & 28, 2020 at 7:00pm
Saturday and Sunday, February 29 & March 1, 2020 at 12:00pm & 3:00pm

School Shows: Thursdays, February 13 & 20, 2020 at 9:30am & 11:30am

Show Info: This is a theatrical version of the familiar and beloved tale, told with gentle humor. Princess Astrid finds she has been lured from her home by Gustav the Troll as a prospective bride for the bookish Prince Eric. Although this feisty princess has no interest in either marriage or princes, she spiritedly takes a series of tests to prove that she is "a real princess." Despite the plotting of the oily courtier, Osric, Astrid and Eric are drawn to each other out of respect for the other's stubborn individualism. However, before there may be a proper happy ending, Astrid must pass a final test.

Adapted by Paul Lavrakas. From the story by Hans Christian Andersen. (Dramatic Publishing)

 

TBD Musical:
Run Dates: April 3 – 19, 2020
Auditions: February 10 & 11, 2020
Callbacks: TBD
Rehearsals begin as early as February 17, 2020
Tech: March 28 – April 2, 2020

Public performances:
Friday, April 3, 2020 at 7:00pm
Saturdays, April 4, 11, 18, 2020 at 12:00pm and 3:30pm
Sundays, April 5, 12, 19, 2020 at 12:30pm and 4:00pm

TBAs:
Fridays, April 10, 17 & 24, 2020 at 7:00pm
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 12:00pm and 3:30pm
Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 12:30pm and 4:00pm

School Shows: Thursday, April 9 & 16, 2020 at 9:30am and 11:30am


Peter Pan:

Run Dates: June 12 – 28, 2020
Auditions: April 7 & 8, 2020
Callbacks: TBD
Rehearsals begin as early as Monday, April 20, 2020
Load In: June 4 & 5, 2020 (Parents and older cast members required 8a – midnight June 4)
Tech: June 6 – 11, 2020

Public performances:
Fridays, June 12, 19, 26, 2020 at 7:00pm
Saturdays, June 13, 20, 27, 2020 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm
Sundays, June 14, 21, 28, 2020 at 2:00pm
Thursday, June 18 & 25, 2020 at 7:00pm

Summer camp performances: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 10am & 12:30pm
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 10am & 12:30pm

TBAs:
Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 10am
Friday, June 19, 2020 at 10am
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 10am & 12:30pm

Sponsor A Seat Performances: Thursday, June 25, 2020 & Friday, June 26, 2020 at 10:00am

Show Info: Based on J.M. Barrie's classic tale and featuring an unforgettable score by Morris "Moose" Charlap and Jule Styne with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time. This high-flying Tony Award-winning musical has been performed around the world and delighted audiences for 60 years.
Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. In the adventure of a lifetime, the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates and, of course, the villainous Captain Hook.
Featuring the iconic songs, "I'm Flying," "I've Gotta Crow," "I Won't Grow Up" and "Never Never Land," and a rousing book full of magic, warmth and adventure, Peter Pan is the perfect show for the child in all of us... who dreamed of soaring high and never growing up. (Music Theatre International)

 

PLEASE NOTE: All Dates are subject to change. Callbacks can be the same week as auditions or the week after. Details will be available at auditions.

For more information on how to audition and casting at VYT, click here. To download an audition form to complete in advance of your audition, click here.

Questions? Contact our Production Stage Manager, Joycelin Jacobs-Schwartz, at stagemanager@vyt.com or 602-253-8188 ext 308

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