Auditions

Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts frequently holds auditions for actors and musicians. Check this page regularly to stay up to date on opportunities.

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Youth Talent Search for Wagon Wheel Theatre’s production of MATILDA the Musical!

The Wagon Wheel Center for the arts, a Non-Union Theatre located in Warsaw, Indiana, is seeking youth ages 9-14 with strong backgrounds in singing, dancing, and acting for its production of MATILDA, the musical.

  • When: On Saturday March 2nd at 2 pm.
  • Where: Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts; 2515 E. Center St. (Sign-in will be in the lobby)
  • What: No need to prepare anything. We will provide a short song to sing and a dance combination. Some individuals may be kept to read from the show. Please bring something comfortable to dance in and appropriate shoes (Sneakers or Jazz shoes).

ROLES INCLUDE:

Matilda Wormwood:
An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched. Strong Singer/Actor/Dancer required with past professional show experience.
(Female)

Bruce:
Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull. Strong Singer/Actor/Dancer.
(Male)

Lavender:
Matilda’s classmate and friend.
(Female)

Additional Roles: Require Strong Singer/Actor/ Dancers
Female: Amanda, Alice, Hortensia
Male: Eric, Tommy, Nigel

DATES: Due to time constraints we cannot accommodate multiple conflicts with the dates listed.
Rehearsals:
-after school and weekends May 20-June 3rd.
-Additional Rehearsals will be required on Weekends in May. (more information to follow)

Performances:
-June 4th – June 15th

The Wagon Wheel Theatre is dedicated to practicing inclusive, diverse, and non-traditional casting. We encourage all youth from the greater Warsaw Area and beyond to attend.

To get the latest WWJR class and audition information, please contact: wagonwheeljr.kids@gmail.com and you will be added to our database.  We  send out emails as soon as the latest information is released.   Please use subject ADD in the email.

The Wagon Wheel Theatre, a professional non-union theatre in Warsaw, Indiana is pleased to announce auditions for its 64th summer season: Matilda, Singin’ in the Rain, Oklahoma!, Mamma Mia!, Peter and the Starcatcher, Hands on a Hard Body, and The Rocky Horror Show. Pay is $325 a week, housing not included. All roles are open and all ethnicities are encouraged to attend.

Audition locations:

NEW YORK CITY JANUARY 18, 19, and 20TH as part of the A1 AUDITIONS

The All-in-One Auditions (A1 Auditions) are an opportunity for actors to be seen by the Artistic Directors and Casting Directors of the country’s leading regional theatres all in one weekend. All Actors must apply for a time slot through A1. Go to their website for information on how to attend this audition: www.a1auditions.com

CHICAGO, IL FEBRUARY 23rd and 24TH

At Chicago Academy for the Arts
1010 West Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60640
Saturday, February 23rd from 10am – 5pm. To make an audition appointment, please sign-up for a time slot using our online sign-up form. Please follow this link or copy and paste it into your browser: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0948AEAA29A0FE3-audition  Appointments will fill up fast! Don’t worry if you don’t get a time slot as we still see walk-ins. We create these appointments to help us moderate traffic throughout the day. Please just come to the audition on February 23rd and get your name on the walk-in sheet. You will be seen! Please prepare one up-tempo and one ballad, 16 bars each.
Callbacks on Sunday, February 24th. MEN 9am-12:30pm, WOMEN 1pm-4:30pm
We will have a dance combination and cold readings/singing at call-backs.
(We are aware that Music Theatre of Wichita has auditions on the same days. We have been in contact with them and we are working together so you can attend both auditions. Please check our callback times and plan your Wichita Dance Call time accordingly)

WARSAW, IN (at Wagon Wheel Theatre) MARCH 3rd (Professional Actors/College students only)

At Wagon Wheel Theatre 2515 E. Center St. Warsaw, In 46580
Open Call on Sunday, March 3rd. An open call will be held from 10:30am-1:30pm (EST). Prepare one up-tempo and one ballad, 16 bars each. This local call is for professional adult actors only, we will have Youth Auditions at a later date.
Call-backs will follow from 1:30pm-7pm. You will be taught a short dance combination and vocal selections from our summer season. Some will be kept for cold readings.

KALAMAZOO, MI MARCH 10th

At Western Michigan University Theatre Building 1903 w. Michigan Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49008.
Open Call on Sunday, March 10th. An open call will be held from 9am-1pm. Prepare one up-tempo and one ballad, 16 bars each.
Call-backs will follow from 1pm-7pm. You will be taught a short dance combination and vocal selections from our summer season. Some will be kept for cold readings.

University Auditions (For attending students only!):

University of Michigan Thursday Feb. 14th

For University of Michigan Students only: At University of Michigan. Students contact Thomas Laub tjslaub@umich.edu for audition information, sign up times, and location.
Prepare 16 bar up-tempo and 16 bar ballad. Afterwards, you will be taught a short dance combination and vocal selections from our summer season. Call-backs to follow (Some will be kept for cold readings/singing selections for the season)

Florida State Feb. 18-21st

For FSU Students only: At Florida State University. Students contact Professor Gayle Seaton for times and location.
Prepare 16bar up-tempo and 16bar ballad. You will be taught a short dance combination and vocal selections from our summer season. Some will be kept for cold readings.

For questions contact:
scottmichaels@wagonwheelcenter.org

Check back soon for upcoming Symphony of the Lakes auditions.

Those interested in finding more about the upcoming production or auditions can visit the group’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CScommunitytheatre, or email them at CScommunitytheatre@wagonwheeltheatre.com.

About Center Street Community Theatre:

The Center Street Community Theatre is a non-sectarian organization dedicated to stimulating and maintaining local interest and participation in the theatre arts.  For more information, visit www.facebook.com/CScommunitytheatre.