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Auditions

Auditions for the 2019 season will be held in February and March. Times listed below are for dance calls. All auditionees must attend one dance call of their choice AND schedule a singing audition. Singing auditions are scheduled by filling out the audition request form, which will be available around the first of January, 2019. Those interested in auditioning are advised to check the website frequently in early January and to apply quickly - several cities typically fill up by mid-January.

February 20-21 (Ann Arbor) ​

  • Dance calls TBD

February 23-24 (Chicago)
Ballet Chicago - 17 N State Street, 19th Floor  

  • Saturday, February 23: 2-4pm
  • Sunday, February 24: 2-4pm                                                                      

March 2-3 (Wichita)
Century II Performing Arts Center - 225 W Douglas, Rm. 102

  • Saturday, March 2: 12:30-2pm; 8-9:30pm
  • Sunday, March 3: 2-4pm

March 8-10 (Oklahoma City)
Ann Lacy School of Dance & Entertainment - 2501 N Blackwelder Street

  • Friday, March 8: 5-6:30pm
  • Saturday, March 9: 12-2pm

March 14-19 (New York City
Ripley-Grier Studios - 939 8th Avenue
***March 14: EPA day; March 16: resident company auditions; all other days auditions are by agent appointment only

  • Saturday, March 16: 5-6:30pm

For all non-Equity performers, filling out an audition application is the first step to acquiring an audition time. Auditions fill up very quickly. We encourage you to wait to purchase an airline ticket until you have confirmation of an audition time with us. Unfortunately we will not have time to see everyone who submits.           

Music Theatre Wichita works with Actors’ Equity Association under the University/Resident Theatres Association (URTA) contract. Union performers work alongside our resident non-union company members, who may choose to participate in the EMC (Equity Membership Candidate) program.

Base salary is $500 per week for the non-Equity performers ($550 a week for returning alumni), with additional remuneration for principal and supporting roles. MTWichita does not provide housing for non-AEA performers, but a housing stipend is available for out-of-town artists. Good housing is available at a reasonable cost, and within biking or walking distance. Each show rehearses for approximately two weeks prior to its opening night.

We always hope that our productions will reflect the cultural and racial diversity that we celebrate in our country. Performers from all backgrounds are encouraged to audition.

If you have any questions about auditions, please email Nancy Reeves.