The Milwaukee Youth Theatre will hold open auditions for Mr. Popper's Penguins the musical version, for students ages 7 through 18 on Tuesday, November 3rd & Wednesday November 4th from 5:00 to 7:30. We plan to cast around 25 children. Auditions will be held at Lincoln Center of the Arts 820 E. Knapp St. Call or e-mail us to schedule a 30 minute time slot. Walk-ups will be taken on first come, first serve basis. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled time to fill out an audition form. Those planning to audition should prepare a brief one minute or less monologue, and 16 bars of music to sing. They should also be prepared to sight sing a piece of music from the vocal score and participate in a movement activity.
Those casted can pick up their scripts on Monday November 9th from 4:30-6:30 and will need to attend a meeting with their Parents on Wednesday December 2nd. Rehearsals will begin the first week of December and will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The last two weeks they will also be rehearsing on Mondays as well.