The Wizard of Oz: Young Performers Edition
for ages 10-14
This Young Performers’ Edition is a one-hour adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, specially tailored for elementary and middle school-aged actors. This classic tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has been entertaining audiences for generations.
The Wizard of Oz will be directed by Kali McBurney-Taha with choreography by Jesee Smart and music direction by Rose Yurcina.
Assessments for casting will be held Sunday, September 23, from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Palace’s Education Center. All registered students will receive performing roles in the show! An email will be sent out to registered participants as the casting date approaches regarding what to prepare for the assessments.
The Wizard of Oz rehearses Sundays from 4:00 – 7:00 starting September 30 (no rehearsals on 11/25, 12/23, or 12/30) through January 13 and will perform on Friday and Saturday, January 18 and 19 at 7:00 pm (6:00 pm call-time) and Sunday January 20 at 2:00 pm (1:00 call-time) on the Palace’s Springer Stage. Students must be available for technical/dress rehearsals Tuesday – Thursday, January 15-17, from 6:00 – 8:30 pm.