children's theatre of elgin / fox valley theatre company

Upcoming Auditions

Read the Auditions page and the show-specific information below before registering.

Registration must be completed by parents or auditioners 18 years or older.

Be sure to read all the material below and click Register Now at the bottom to sign up for Matilda auditions!

Audition & Participation Expectations

Please review the information on the Auditions page to understand our expectations and be prepared.

Rehearsals and time commitment

Matilda the Musical

Monday, Feb 3: first rehearsal and parent meeting, 6:00 pm

Rehearsals will continue Monday through Thursday evenings basically 6:00-8:30 pm through tech week, at which point rehearsals will run 5:30-9:30pm.

Mandatory attendance dates and times below, so double-check your schedule before signing up:

Tech week: Monday-Wednesday, April 13-15. 

Thursday, April 16, 9:45 a.m.
Friday, April 17, 9:45 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 18, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 19, 2:00 p.m.

Committee work: All parents/guardians are required to assist with committee work during the course of a show. Committee selection occurs during the registration process. After the show is cast we will work with committee members to learn and carry out their duties. We appreciate our parent volunteers, and could not do what we do without them!

Cost of participation

Fees: Matilda the Musical: $130

Additional expenses: Cast members will be required to wear jazz shoes during rehearsals. As it gets closer to show time, cast members may also need a basket to hold their costume items and props and their own make-up and hair supplies. Information about other costume needs will be provided after rehearsals have begun.

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