Stages Theatre Company is seeking paid non-Equity Adult  Actor-Mentor to play the role of Willy Wonka in their upcoming production of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka TYA. We seek a diverse cast and encourage actors of all ethnicities, cultures, socioeconomic status and (dis)abilities to audition.

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PLEASE NOTE: These auditions are only for those ages 21+. All youth auditions will be held at a later date.

Rehearsals are scheduled from 6:30-9:00pm Monday – Friday from May 20th to June 27th, one Sunday rehearsal from 9:00am–5:00pm on June 23rd, and one full day Monday rehearsal on June 24th. Performances are scheduled from June 28th to August 4th and include, evenings, weekends and weekday, daytime performances. PLEASE NOTE: This production will tour to The Edge Center in Bigfork, MN from Friday, July 19th to Sunday, July 21st. Transportation, Housing, and Meals provided.

Actor-Mentors are paid adults (ages 21+) who utilize their professional actor skills both onstage and off to help shepherd the next generation of performers through example and mentorship.

Auditions are scheduled by appointment on Wednesday, March 20th and Thursday, March 21st from 6:30pm to 7:30pm in 10 minute timeslots. Please prepare 16 bars to be sung acapella and dress for movement. Please bring a headshot and resume with you to the audition.

Stages Theatre Company is located in the Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins.

OUR MISSION: Stages Theatre Company is committed to the enrichment and education of children and youth in a professional theatre environment that stimulates artistic excellence and personal growth.

STATEMENT OF INCLUSION: Stages Theatre Company is dedicated to creating a space where diverse opinions, courageous dialogue, and local, national, and international community engagement is not only valued, but vital to our shared artistic and educational success. We make this pledge in the hope of curating a welcome home for all.

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Posted March 7