Sioux City – “The Wizard of Oz”

Auditions have concluded for our Sioux City touring production of The Wizard of Oz. Thanks for your interest!

Registration is open now

January 13 auditions for community roles in The Wizard of Oz

Attention young dancers: Would you like a chance to try out for a role in American Midwest Ballet’s Sioux City touring production of The Wizard of Oz?

Then register now for the Friday, January 13 community-wide auditions at 5678! Dance Studio, 208 Westshore Drive, McCook Lake, SD.

Auditions will be conducted by American Midwest Ballet artistic staff. Roles are available for dancers ages 9+. Pre-registration is required.

Please note: There will be a $50 costume-maintenance fee for those cast in the production.

How to register for the audition

Registering for the audition is a two-step process.

First, visit the Siouxland Civic Dance Association [SCDA] events page. Here you’ll enter your contact information and pay the audition fee of $20 per dancer.

Then, finish your registration by completing the AMB online registration form. Once you’ve completed and submitted this form, your registration is complete!

Attention students ages 11 and up: Interested in attending AMB’s 2023 Summer Intensive? You can audition for it at the same time as the Wizard of Oz audition. Sign up to be considered for Summer Intensive only, Wizard of Oz only, or both opportunities! More info here…

Audition Schedule

Friday, January 13
5678! Dance Studio
208 Westshore Drive, McCook Lake, SD
Please make sure you have submitted the pre-registration form before coming to the audition.

Ages 9-11:

  • 4:30-5:00 pm – Check in
  • 5:00-6:30 pm – Audition

Ages 12+:

  • 6:30-7:00 pm – Check in
  • 7:00-8:30 pm – Audition

Staging Rehearsal Weekend

First staging rehearsal: Saturday, January 14, 2023
NO ABSENCES ALLOWED
Staging rehearsal location:
5678! Dance Studio
208 Westshore Drive, McCook Lake, SD

  • 9:30-10:00 am – Lollipop Guild & Lullaby League
  • 10:00-11:30 am – Munchkins, Lollipop Guild, Lullaby League
  • 11:30 am-12:45 pm – Corn

    BREAK
  • 1:30-2:30 pm – Apple Trees
  • 2:30-3:30 pm – Ladies of Oz
  • 3:30-4:30 pm – Ozians
  • 4:30-6:00 pm – Ladies of Oz, Ozians (Opening of Act 2)
  • 6:00 pm – Parent Meeting

Continuing Rehearsals

First rehearsal date: TBD first weekend of February. Rehearsals will typically be held on Sunday, with occasional Friday or Saturday possible


Rehearsal location:
5678! Dance Studio
208 Westshore Drive, McCook Lake, SD

American Midwest Ballet offers performance opportunities such as this one as part of our ongoing commitment to dance education and community engagement.

American Midwest Ballet’s Sioux City touring production of The Wizard of Oz, an original full-length story ballet choreographed by Erin Alarcón, will be performed Friday, April 14, at 7:30 pm, at Sioux City’s Orpheum Theatre.

All information is subject to change.

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