Actors ages 8 - 18 for Fidgety Fairy Tales - The Mental Health Musical

AUDITIONS FOR YOUTH AGES 8 – 18 for Fidgety Fairy Tales - The Mental Health Musical

Monday, December 4 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Center for Changing Lives; 2400 Park Ave S;  Minneapolis, MN 55404

Tuesday, December 5 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
St. Peter Claver Church; 375 Oxford Street N; St. Paul, MN 55104


We are looking for a diverse group of actors ages 8 - 18.  Youth with or without a diagnosed mental health disorder are encouraged to audition. 

This is a PAID performance opportunity.  Actors receive $20 per performance.

No preparation is necessary, but we do ask that you register ahead of time for the auditions at  If you are interested but cannot make either date, please email Matt Jenson at [email protected]


Fidgety Fairy Tales – The Mental Health Musicals re-imagine familiar fairy tales to raise awareness about children’s mental health.  This production will be a 40 minute musical covering three stories:  The  Three Billy Goats Gruff (AD/HD), Pinocchio (trauma), and King Midas (anxiety).  Rehearsals run January 14 - March 8, 2 - 3 weeknights per week plus Sunday afternoons.   Not everyone will be called for every rehearsal. Approximately 12 performances March 11 - April 30 in various locations throughout the Twin Cities.  Some actors will tour to Duluth.

Fidgety Fairy Tales is a production of the Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health and is supported by a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council Arts Activities Grant.  This will be our tenth original production.  Fidgety Fairy Tales has been performed over 250 times throughout Minnesota.  Productions have also been staged in NE Minnesota, Wisconsin, Montana, and Guam.  Created by Matt Jenson and Marya Hart.  For more information, please visit or like us on Facebook.

Contact information

Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health
Matt Jenson, Director of Arts Programming
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