Youth Auditions – “The Wizard of Oz”

Young community cast members perform in Erin Alarcón’s “The Wizard of Oz”

Registration is open now

January 21 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 production of The Wizard of Oz?

Then register now for the Saturday, January 21 community-wide auditions at the Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center in Council Bluffs! Pre-registration is required.

Auditions will be conducted by American Midwest Ballet artistic staff.

Roles are available for dancers ages 9+.

Casting will be announced by Saturday, January 28.

Costume fittings will be held Sunday, January 29 (mandatory – no absences if cast.) Please note: There will be a $50 costume-maintenance fee for those cast in the production.

The first rehearsal days will be Friday, February 10, and Saturday, February 11. No absences are permitted the first weekend of rehearsals.

Please use these links for information about community auditions for our Dubuque and Sioux City touring productions of The Wizard of Oz.

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

Saturday, January 21
Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center, 1001 S. 6th St., Council Bluffs

Please make sure you have submitted the pre-registration form before coming to the audition.

Ages 9-11 – AMB School students:

  • 2:00-2:30 pm – Check in
  • 2:30-4:30 pm – Audition

Ages 9-11 – Community students:

  • 2:30-3:00 pm – Check in
  • 3:00-4:30 pm – Audition


Ages 12+ – AMB School students:

  • 5:00-5:30 pm – Check in
  • 5:30-7:30 pm – Audition

Ages 12+ – Community students:

  • 5:30-6:00 pm – Check in
  • 6:00-7:30 pm – Audition

Auditions will be at the Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center, 1001 South Sixth Street, Council Bluffs.

Performances of American Midwest Ballet’s The Wizard of Oz will be:

  • April 7: Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center, Council Bluffs
  • May 13 & 14: Orpheum Theater, Omaha

See you at the auditions!

All information is subject to change.

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

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