Children and Teen Auditions

Seeking strong dancers who sing well and strong singers who move well
Local* Children and Teen Audition Dates
Open Call for Children currently age 9-Grade 8** January 19
Callbacks for Children January 20
Open Call for Teens currently in Grades 9-12** February 23
Callbacks for Teens February 24

*Local refers to children and teens whose permanent residence is within 50 miles of St. Louis.
**For children, age requirement must be met by June 1. Grade requirement for Teens must be met on the day of the audition.

From these auditions, we will select the members of the Youth Ensemble for The Muny’s 2019 season and the members of the Muny Kids and Muny Teens Touring Troupes.

Audition Location

Auditions will be held at Grand Center Arts Academy, 711 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO. 63103


What to Wear

Please come to the audition dressed to dance. We do not have changing facilities. Wear dance clothes or other comfortable clothing that allows you to move freely. Bring jazz shoes or ballet shoes to change into once you are here. If you do not own dance shoes, wear tennis shoes.

What to Bring

If you have a resumé or headshot, bring them. It is not a requirement to have either item. Be sure to have a water bottle and a snack. If you are a dancer, bring all dance shoes to the audition.

How to Prepare

Children and Teens: You will be taught a dance combination by the choreographer. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and to practice. After you learn the combination, you will perform for the judges in small groups.

Children: Prepare 16 measures of a song. Bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided. Children will be asked to sing only at callbacks.

Teens: Prepare 16 measures of a song. Bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided. Teens may be asked to sing at the open call as well as at the callbacks, so be prepared both days.

Song Choice: Please sing something in the style of musical theatre. It is wise to prepare two songs in contrasting styles.

Callbacks: If you are called back, you will be sent an email with detailed instructions. Be prepared to stay for the full day.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Nancy Sherwin, Director of Youth Programs, nsherwin@muny.org.



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