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CHILD ACTOR CASTING CALL: “THE WIZARD OF OZ”

NOTE: the role of “Dorothy Gale” has been CAST.

SEEKING:

Dancing and singing child actors to play Munchkins in our upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz.  Children should be ages 6-10 years old and under 54 inches tall. 

PRODUCTION DATES:

  • First Rehearsal: Monday, October 15, 2018
  • Tech Rehearsal Begins: Thursday, November 8, 2018
  • First Public Performance: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • Press Opening: Saturday, November 17, 2018
  • Closing Performance: Sunday, January 6, 2019

PRODUCTION TEAM:

  • Director and Choreographer: Amber Mak
  • Music Director: Tom Vendafreddo
  • Casting Director: Trent Stork

AUDITIONS:

What: Child Actor Auditions
When: Saturday, July 14, 2018

  • 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Male Identified Child Actor Call
  • 1-2 p.m. LUNCH
  • 2-5 p.m. Female Identified Child Actor Call

Where: North Island Center, 8 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506

WHAT TO EXPECT:

If your child is interested in being considered for a Munchkin, please come with your child to the start of the appropriate call (10 a.m. for boys, 2 p.m. for girls) and plan to stay until the end of call (1 p.m. for boys, 5 p.m. for girls).

For the first hour, there will be a light dance call where all child actors (as one big group) will be taught a short dance combination. Please have your child come warmed up and ready to dance in appropriate attire. Jazz or tennis shoes are preferred. Following the dance call, each child will be asked to sing a short song that they love to sing. Please bring sheet music in the appropriate key.  An accompanist will be provided. We ask that a child not sing to a CD or electronic track of any kind and singing a capella is also not preferred. 

Also, please bring a copy of your child’s headshot and resume. 


For questions or email submissions, please contact:

MISSION STATEMENT

The Aurora Civic Center Authority is committed to being a defining catalyst for personal and community transformation by: making the performing arts accessible for every age and socio-economic background, introducing the magic of live theatre across generations to encourage expansive imaginations and broad views of people and the world, and contributing to the future stability and growth of Aurora’s downtown.