Milwaukee Repertory Theater
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Seeks Young Performers for Spring Production of Our Town

Milwaukee Rep will hold auditions for Young Performers between the ages of 8 to 17.

By - Dec 15th, 2017 12:00 pm

December 15, 2017– (Milwaukee) Milwaukee Repertory Theater is in search of several young performers for their final show of the 2017/18 Season, Our Town. Milwaukee Rep will hold auditions for Young Performers between the ages of 8 to 17 to help bring the town of Grover’s Corner to life in this classic play by Thornton Wilder.

Parents who would like their children to audition should send in the following information to Milwaukee Rep by Tuesday, January 2 at 5pm. Submissions must include the young performer’s name, a recent photo, height and weight, a parent/guardian’s phone number and email address, and a brief note from the young performer telling the theater about who they are and why they would like to be in Our Town.

Visit to download or print out a submission form and then submit materials in one of the following ways:

Electronically:                 Email the submission to

In Person:                          Drop off materials at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater Reception desk.

Mail:                                     Milwaukee Repertory Theater

ATTN: Dylan Sladky

108 E. Wells St.

Milwaukee, WI  53202

Auditions will be held on Saturday, January 6. Those chosen from submitted materials will be notified of an audition time and receive materials to prepare for the audition. Callbacks will be held later in the day. No one will be seen without an appointment.

Our Town rehearses Tuesdays through Sundays from March 13 to April 8 and performs April 10 to May 13 at the Quadracci Powerhouse.  Please note that young performers will need to miss school for technical rehearsals and matinee performances.  All Young Performers must be accompanied at the audition by a parent or legal guardian. At the audition, please be prepared to provide any conflicts with the rehearsal/performance dates.

For additional questions, please contact Dylan Sladky, Artistic Administrator, at or by phone at 414-290-5391.

About Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Milwaukee Rep is a nationally-recognized company that presents compelling dramas, powerful classics, award-winning contemporary works and full-scale musicals housed in its three unique performance venues – the Quadracci Powerhouse, Stiemke Studio and Stackner Cabaret. The Rep also produces an annual production of A Christmas Carol, featuring a World Premiere of a new adaptation in 2016, at the historic Pabst Theater. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mark Clements and Managing Director Chad Bauman, Milwaukee Repertory Theater ignites positive change in the cultural, social, and economic vitality of its community by creating world-class theater experiences that entertain, provoke, and inspire meaningful dialogue among an audience representative of Milwaukee’s rich diversity.

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