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The Miracle Center

Willy Wonka

Category: Non-Equity Audition
Pay: Stipend

The Miracle Center provides a unique opportunity for Chicago teens. Unlike other educational/training programs where teen actors have to pay to participate, The Miracle Center partners with After School Matters and treats this as a professional opportunity. The teens who perform & work on the tech/crew teams in Willy Wonka will receive a stipend.

In order to audition, you must be a Chicago resident and a High School student.

Auditions for Cast
Interviews for Design/Tech team

Ages: 14-18 (Chicago High School Students)

2020 Audition/Interview Dates:
-Tuesday, January 21st: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
-Wednesday, January 22nd: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
-Thursday, January 23rd : 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
-Tuesday, January 28th: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
-Wednesday, January 29th: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Time Commitment:
Rehearsals run Feb. 11th - May 7th, 2020
(Tuesdays - Thursdays from 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Show Dates:
Friday, May 1st @ 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 2nd @ 7:30 pm
Friday, May 8th @ 7:30 pm

Material To Prepare:
One 32 bar cut (about 1 minute, or a verse and chorus) of a musical theatre song

Please be prepared for the Dance Call after your audition.

Details for signing up for the After School Matters Spring 2020 program:
1. Go to and click "APPLY" in the upper right-hand corner
2. Click the purple "APPLY NOW" arrow below the image
3. Click "Start a new SPRING application"
4. Fill out your personal information
5. When choosing a program in "What You Are Interested In", scroll all the way to the bottom of the page and choose Youth Theater Ensemble and/or Youth Dance Ensemble
6. Email for an audition or interview slot once completed
7. For your audition or interview you must bring the following:
a. Social Security Number
b. Parent Consent Form (signed by your parent)

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to email our Youth Theatre Instructors at or call Jose Sanchez, our program director, at 773-276-5933 ext.2.

Contact Info:
Email our Theater Instructors at to book your audition or interview slot.

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Audition Dates:

Jan 21 4-7pm
Jan 22 4-7pm
Jan 23 4-7pm
Jan 28 4-7pm
Jan 29 4-7pm
Posted Date: Dec 11, 2019