CTM recognizes the value and importance of reflecting the diversity of our audience and community on stage and actively recruits and seeks performers of color for all casting.

Young Performer Auditions:

Rehearsal starts January 14, 2020 (No rehearsal most Mondays)
Tech Week is February 15 - 21
Performances are February 22 - March 1 (including 7 student matinee performances)

CTM seeks young performers for our upcoming production of Mockingbird. We strongly encourage young actors of color to audition!

ABOUT THE PLAY: Adapted from the National Book Award winning novel, this young adult drama centers on Caitlin, a talented 11-year-old artist who his on the autism spectrum. When her older brother Devon is killed in a school shooting, Caitlin must navigate the world without his guidance, including her relationship with her father, her teachers, and the kids at school. Mockingbird is a story about family, love and loss, and the power of resiliency. 

Audition Dates & Location: Monday, November 4 from 5-8pm & Tuesday, November 5 from 5-8pm (CALL BACKS are on Monday, November 11 from 5-8pm). Auditions will be held at Rotunda Studio in Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, Madison, WI 53703.

ROLES: Actors must pass for the age range of the character listed, but can be older/younger than the character age. We strongly encourage young actors of color to audition for all roles!

Fifth Graders - 5 featured actors needed (3 male, 2 female)
First Graders - Michael (featured role) and 3 ensemble members
  • Fill out the audition form and choose the date and time of your audition by clicking Mockingbird Audition Sign Up
  • Please arrive early to your audition time. Wear comfortable clothing you can move in.
  • Please prepare ONE audition scene. You do not need to memorize it, but please be familiar with it. The team from CTM may ask you to read the scene with another person or read the scene again in a new way.
  • After the audition is over, the team at CTM will get back to you within 3 weeks to let you know whether or not you have been cast in the show.

More audtions to be posted soon! Please note side bar regarding Youth Auditions for Beat Bugs.

Please submit headshot & resume with title of show you are interested in auditioning for in the subject line. Please check website for updates.

Casting Information: All adult roles are paid. A limited number of out of town actors can be hired and housed for each production. Adults need to be available for daytime, student matinee performances. Please be sure to check performance schedule to confirm availability. Click here for a performance schedule.

2019-2020 Season:

Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Rehearsal starts early September 2019
Perfomances - October 11 - 27 

A Christmas Carol
Rehearsal starts early November 2019
Perfomances - December 7 - 22

Rehearsal starts mid January 2020
Perfomances - February 22 - March 1

Peter Pan (in the Capitol Theater)
Rehearsal starts mid February 2020
Perfomances - March 14 - 22

Beat Bugs
Rehearsal start end of March 2020
Perfomances - April 24 - May 10

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