Audition Notices

San Diego Junior Theatre Student Area

Check this page often for upcoming audition notices of San Diego Junior Theatre productions. Auditions are by appointment only, so remember to call 619-239-1311 and book your audition date/time.

Check out this Audition Guide, which talks about the ins and outs of auditioning at JT.

Audition Notice:

Roald Dahl’s Matilda, the Musical

DirectorKevin Hafso-Koppman
Pre-Audition Meeting

Join Director Kevin Hafso-Koppman, Music Director BJ Robinson and JT Artistic Director, Desha Crownover, as we discuss how a production at Junior Theatre runs, audition requirements, and what we look for in casting students. This is an excellent opportunity to ask any questions you may have regarding the audition or production process.

The Pre Audition Meeting will be held on Wednesday January 29th from 4:00-5:00p in Room 207 of the Casa del Prado Classroom Building. Please check in at the classroom doors by 4:00p.

Pre-Audition NotesDownload PDF
Audition Date/TimeMonday, February 10, 2020, 4:00 pm
Audition Info

Auditions will be held on Monday February 10th and Tuesday February 11th from 4-6p, in the Casa del Prado Classroom Building.

Auditions are by appointment only, please call the Main Office at (619) 239-1311 for an audition time. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your time slot to check in and submit your paperwork.

Students must be age 8-18 by Opening Night, April 24th, 2020 and enrolled in the SPRING Session to qualify to audition.

Once a student has auditioned, no refund or credit will be granted.

Audition LocationCasa del Prado Classroom Building
What You’ll Need

Students should prepare a 1 minute song cut (approximately 16-32 bars) for their audition. Please bring sheet music in your key.  A pianist will be provided.  No acappela singing or singing to recordings will be allowed.

Students will also need a completed audition form and a current headshot. Please make sure to list ALL conflicts on the audition form. Any conflicts that arise after casting, may disqualify your student from participation.

Audition FormDownload PDF
Crew FormDownload PDF
Callback Date/TimeThursday, February 13, 2020, 4:00 pm
Callback Info

Callbacks for Matilda, the Musical will be held on Thursday February 13th from 4:00-8:00p in the Casa del Prado Classroom Building Room 207. Students will be asked to read from the script and will be taught a song and short dance combination.

Students will be called for the full 4 hours.

Callback ListWill be available here when determined.
Cast & Crew ListWill be available here when Production is cast.
Rehearsals

First Rehearsal- Tuesday March 3rd 4:30-7:30p

March 3rd- April 3rd rehearsals will be Monday through Friday 4:30-7:30p

April 6th- 17th rehearsal will be Monday through Friday 4:30-8:00p 

Tech Week

Sunday April 19th 12-6p

Monday April 20th-Wednesday April 22nd 4-9:00p

Thursday April 23rd 6:00-9:30p

Performances

Friday April 24 CALL-6:00 GO- 7p

Saturday April 25 CALL-1:00 GO-2p

Sunday April 26 CALL-1:00 GO-2p

Wednesday April 29 CALL-8:00a GO- 9:00a & 11:30a

Friday May 1 CALL-6:00 GO- 7p

Saturday May 2 CALL-1:00 GO-2p

Sunday May 3 CALL-1:00 GO-2p

Tuesday May 5 CALL-8:00a GO- 9:00a & 11:30a

Wednesday May 6 CALL-8:00a GO- 9:00a & 11:30a

Friday May 8 CALL-6:00 GO- 7p

Saturday May 9 CALL-1:00 GO-2p

Sunday May 10 CALL-1:00 GO-2p

Prerequisites: Applicants must be between the ages of 8-18, and enrolled in the SPRING session to audition. There is a $95.00 production fee. There are school shows during the week. Once applicants have auditioned, there is no refund or tuition credit granted.
Audition Process: Auditions are by appointment only on date(s) above, no walk-ins. Call the main office at 619-239-1311 for a timeslot. Applicant must have a completed Audition Form, (please be honest about time conflicts). A $5.00 deposit for script rental is refundable upon return of script. There is a $25.00 charge for lost scripts.

Posted Friday, January 17, 2020, 3:10 pm.