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 and Wednesday November 4th from 5:00 to 7:30pm. We plan to cast 25 children. Auditions will be held at Lincoln Center of the Arts 820 E. Knapp St Milwaukee Call or e-mail us to schedule a 30 minute time slot. Walk-ups will be taken on a first come first serve basis. Please arrive 10 minutes prior 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. Students should also be prepared to participate in a movement activity. It is also helpful to bring a photo.
Those casted will be given access to a pdf of the script to print or can pick up a copy of the script if need be on Monday, November 9th from 4:30-6:00pm. These students will also need to attend a meeting with their parents on Wednesday, December 2nd. Rehearsals will begin that week and will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The last two weeks they will also be rehearsing on Mondays. Performances will be on February 11th and 12th, 2016.
MYT will be conducting a free “How to Audition Workshop” on Wednesday, October 28th from 6:00 until 7:30. Please contact us to reserve a spot for your child to attend.