Auditions

 

Willy Wonka

UYT is excited for another year of Summer TOUR! This show will be open to the public for performances July 11th, 12th and 13th and then we take the show on tour around our community from July 15th-19th.

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AUDITION dates: Tuesday, may 28th and wednesday may 29th (5:30-8:00 pm) ; Callbacks on May 31st (6:00-8:00 pm)

Show dates: July 11th, 12th, 13th; summer tour around the community July 15th-19th

Open to: all 4th-9th graders (the roles of Mrs. Bucket, Mr. Bucket, Mrs. Gloop, Mr. Salt, Mrs. Beauregarde, and Ms. Teavee are open to any 10th-12th grader interested in auditioning)

Audition/callback Location: Suite 18, Century Center

willy wonka show description:

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder and new songs by Leslie Bricusse (Jekyll & Hyde, Doctor Dolittle) and Anthony Newley, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka is a scrumdiddlyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth.Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka follows enigmatic candy manufacturer, Willy Wonka, as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory... or suffer the consequences.

Please email us at clarecostello@uytinc.org for more info regarding auditions as well as upcoming events at UYT.

* Every year, UYT takes its summer production on a tour around the community. We visit places such a Logan Center, Holy Cross Village, Hannah&Friends, and many other wonderful organizations and individuals that don’t have access to the theatre. The past two years, our tour has been a huge success and has given students an opportunity to impact and give back to their community at a young age! *


The Giver

UYT is excited to hold auditions for this incredible dramatic piece of work and to showcase the talents of the kids in our community with a truly different piece of theatre.

AUDITION dates: September 4th and 5th (6:00-7:30 PM); Callbacks on September 6th (6:00-8:00 pm)

Show dates: October 31st-November 2nd

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Open to: all 7th-12th graders

Audition/callback Location: Suite 18, Century Center

The Giver show description:

Jonas' world is perfect. Everything is under control and safe. There is no war or fear or pain. There are also no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. But when Jonas turns 12, he is chosen for special training from The Giver—to receive and keep the memories of the community. The Giver is the only person who holds the memories of real pain and real joy. Now Jonas will learn the truth about life—and the hypocrisy of his utopian world. Through this astonishing and moving adaptation, discover what it means to grow up, to grow wise, and to take control of your own destiny. The Giver was commissioned by Oregon Children's Theatre and has played to sold-out audiences at such theatres as Oregon Children's Theatre, First Stage Milwaukee, The Coterie Theatre, and many more!

Please email us at clarecostello@uytinc.org for more info regarding auditions as well as upcoming events at UYT.


Matilda the Musical!

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UYT is excited to be the FIRST theatre in the Michiana area to produce Matilda the Musical! Come join the UYT team for our final show of the 2018-2019 season!

Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Over the course of her first term at school, Matilda and Miss Honey have a profound effect on each other's lives, as Miss Honey begins not only to recognize but also appreciate Matilda's extraordinary personality. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however – the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace!

Packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs, children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

AUDITION dates: September 4th and 5th (6:00-8:00 PM); Callbacks on September 6th (6:00-8:00 pm)

Show dates: December 5th-7th

Open to: all k-12th graders