Audition Information

Audition information

March 26 - April 1, 2023

Oliver 2023

Audition Dates:
Monday, August 22, 2022  
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 

Time:
4:00-5:30 PM

Location:
La Mesa Arts Academy

Who:
La Mesa Spring Valley School District
4th – 8th Grade Students

PETER PAN JUNIOR THEATER
Peter Pan Junior Theater is a non-profit, volunteer supported organization that utilizes theater arts to develop character and leadership skills within students. In addition, cast members will be instructed in dancing, singing and acting.

WHO MAY AUDITION
Any 4th through 8th grade student that attends school in the La Mesa Spring Valley School District or lives in the boundary areas of the district are qualified to audition.

AUDITIONS DATES
August 22nd and 23rd, 2022 from 4:00-5:30 PM at La Mesa Arts Academy auditorium at 4200 Parks Ave. in La Mesa. Bring a current (wallet/school type) photo with you (photos will not be returned). Auditions are on a first come basis, so come early. Parents MUST accompany their child to the auditions and remain until their child is finished. (approx. time 30 minutes). However, auditions will be closed and private, therefore no one (including parents) will be allowed to watch auditions.

AUDITION SONGS
All prospective cast members must choose songs provided by PPJT via the “Auditions” section of the PPJT website. Music and lyrics are provided for the audition songs. One of these songs must be chosen for the audition. On the day of the audition, PPJT will play the music for the song that is chosen. 

NO OTHER MUSIC WILL BE ALLOWED.

CALL BACKS
Call back selections will be posted according to your audition number on the website (ppjt.org) on Wednesday, August 24th at 5:00 PM. Call back auditions will be held Thursday, August 25th, 4:00- 6:00 PM OR Friday, August 26th, 4:00-6:00 PM in the La Mesa Arts Academy auditorium. It is your responsibility to check the posted “call back” list to verify which day you have been assigned. NO phone calls will be made. Students will learn a song and read dialogue and be evaluated on their performance.
Students are required to stay for the entire time.

CAST SELECTION
Final cast selections will be posted according to audition number, Sunday, August 28th at 5:00 PM on the PPJT website (ppjt.org.) No phone calls will be made.

FINAL CAST CHARACTER LIST
The final cast character list will be posted on the website on Monday, August 29th, 2022 at 5:00 PM.

CAST REQUIREMENTS
At the discretion of the Production Team cast members may be required to cut, braid, style, color or de-color their hair for the show.

PPJT ORIENTATION & FAMILY SOCIAL
Friday, September 16th from 6:30-8:00 PM at the LMAAC auditorium. Cast members must be accompanied by a parent. We will provide refreshments during this orientation.

FEE
The fee is $350 for each cast member. Additional siblings in the same family are $300.

PARENTS
Family support is essential to this production and a volunteer time commitment is required by each child as well as by parents. Parents must serve on two committees to assist with the production.

REHEARSALS
Rehearsals for “OLIVER” will begin October 17th after the fall break. Rehearsals are held at LMAAC after school Monday, Wednesday and Friday 4:00-6:00 PM (not all cast members are required at all rehearsals). Saturday rehearsals are from 8:00-11:00 AM (all times are subject to change).  The final week of rehearsals will be held at the Kroc Theater.

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS:
Your child’s school does NOT have additional information, please DO NOT call them. You may email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with additional questions regarding PPJT.

Audition Music & Lyrics

Doe a Deer

Loverly

Maybe

Never Never Land

Happiness

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Theater Location

Ray and Joan Kroc
Salvation Army Performing Arts Center
6611 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92115

Directions:
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Mailing Address

Peter Pan Junior Theater
8697 C La Mesa Blvd #228
La Mesa, CA 91942

(You will be able to note which cast member you would like your donation to support)