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Youth Auditions Information
 

Youth Auditions

Audition Information

On Sunday, February 2, 2020, youth performers in the Waterloo Region can audition for our Youth Musical Theatre Pre-Teen and Teen Programs.
On Saturday, February 8, 2020, youth performers in the Georgian Bay area can audition for our Youth Musical Theatre Pre-Teen Program, and the Children's Chorus of Sleeping Beauty: The Panto at the King's Wharf Theatre.
On Sunday, February 9, 2020, youth performers in the Huron County area can audition for our Youth Musical Theatre Pre-Teen Program, the Children's Chorus of Sleeping Beauty: The Panto at the Huron Country Playhouse II, and the Youth Musical Theatre Pre-Professional Production of Disney's Frozen JR.

For more information on how to audition for our 2020 Youth Initiatives, continue below.
 

Waterloo Region

This audition is for the Youth Musical Theatre Program.
The Pre-Teen One-Week Program is for ages 8 to 12. The Teen One-Week Program is for ages 13 to 18.


Audition Date: Sunday, February 2
Audition Location: Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge
Address: 46 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge N1S 2L8

Registration Time: 10:00 a.m.
Audition Time: 11:00 a.m. (Auditions will run no later than 2:00 p.m.)
 

Georgian Bay

This audition is for Sleeping Beauty: The Panto (King's Wharf Theatre), and the Youth Musical Theatre Program.
The Children Chorus for Sleeping Beauty: The Panto is for ages 9 to 15. The One-Week Program is for ages 8 to 18.


Audition Date: Saturday, February 8
Audition Location: James Keating Public School
Address: 20 Lorne Ave, Penetanguishene L9M 1B2

Registration Time: 11:00 a.m.
Audition Time: 12:00 p.m. (Auditions will run no later than 3:00 p.m.)

Sleeping Beauty: The Panto Production Information
Location: King's Wharf Theatre
Run dates: June 10 to June 27
Click here for more information about Sleeping Beauty: The Panto.

Things to Know for Sleeping Beauty: The Panto
• Rehearsals for Sleeping Beauty: The Panto are scheduled for May 22 to June 5 at the King's Wharf Theatre (subject to change).
• There will be at least two groups of children who will rotate performance dates from June 10 to June 27.
• Children cast in the production must attend all rehearsals and performances assigned to their team.
• Please note that times and dates are subject to change.
 

Huron County

This audition day is for Sleeping Beauty: The Panto (Huron Country Playhouse), the Pre-Teen Youth Musical Theatre Program, and The Drayton Entertainment Youth Musical Theatre Pre-Professional Production of Frozen JR.
The Children Chorus for Sleeping Beauty: The Panto is for ages 9 to 15. The Pre-Teen One-Week Program is for ages 8 to 12, and the Pre-Professional Production of Frozen JR is for ages 13 to 18.


Audition Date: Sunday, February 9
Audition Location: Huron Country Playhouse
Address: 70689 B Line, Grand Bend N0M 1T0

Sleeping Beauty: The Panto and Pre-Teen Youth Musical Theatre Program
Registration Time: 10:00 a.m.
Audition Time: 11:00 a.m. (Auditions will run no later than 2:00 p.m.)

Sleeping Beauty: The Panto Production Information
Location: Huron Country Playhouse II
Run dates: July 2 to July 18
Click here for more information about Sleeping Beauty: The Panto.

Things to Know for Sleeping Beauty: The Panto
• Rehearsals for Sleeping Beauty: The Panto are scheduled for June 26 to 30 at the Huron Country Playhouse II (subject to change).
• There will be at least two groups of children who will rotate performance dates from July 2 to July 18.
• Children cast in the production must attend all rehearsals and performances assigned to their team.
• Please note that times and dates are subject to change.

Pre-Professional Program
Registration Time: 1:00 p.m.
Audition Time: 2:00 p.m. (Auditions will run no later than 7:00 p.m.)

The Drayton Entertainment Youth Musical Theatre Pre-Professional Production of Frozen JR. Information
Location: Huron Country Playhouse II
Run dates: August 11 to August 15
Click here for more information about The Drayton Entertainment Youth Musical Theatre Pre-Professional Production of Frozen JR.

Things to Know for The Drayton Entertainment Youth Musical Theatre Pre-Professional Production of Frozen JR.
• Rehearsals for Frozen JR. are scheduled for July 27 to August 10 at the Huron Country Playhouse II (subject to change).
• Performers auditioning on Sunday, February 9 will be auditioning for roles in the show, not just for the program.
• Performers cast in the production must attend all rehearsals and performances assigned.
• Please note that times and dates are subject to change.

 

Audition Details

Instructions
1) Print a Youth Audition Form. Fill it out and bring it with you to the audition.
2) Bring a recent photo with you to the audition. A close face shot is best.
    Please have this separate from your resume and audition form.
3) Click here to sign up to audition.

Dancing, acting, and singing experience are an asset and preferred.

Young performers auditioning for Sleeping Beauty: The Panto and the Youth Musical Theatre Programs should be prepared to learn the song "We Are Family" by Sister Sledge (see below for lyrics and music). Performers auditioning for The Drayton Entertainment Youth Musical Theatre Pre-Professional Production of Frozen JR. should be prepared to sing a 32-bar cut of a song in the style of the show.

Things to Prepare When Auditioning For Sleeping Beauty: The Panto and the Youth Musical Theatre Program
• Print and fill out the Youth Audition Form with a current photo (close face shot) and bring it with you.
• Comfortable clothes and shoes
• Be prepared to sing the song "We Are Family" by Sister Sledge (see sheet music below).
Download “We Are Family” sheet music.
Listen to "We Are Family" with lyrics
Listen to "We Are Family" melody

Things to Prepare When Auditioning for The Drayton Entertainment Youth Musical Theatre Pre-Professional Production of Frozen JR.
• Print and fill out the Youth Audition Form and bring it with you.
• Bring a resume and a recent photo with you to the auditions. A close face shot is best for the photo.
• Comfortable clothes and shoes
• Prepare a 32-bar cut of a song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided, please bring sheet music in the correct key.
• Callbacks for roles will happen at a future date.
 

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