ZTP Audition Process for
The Wizard of Oz
Check out videos with ZTP’s creative team here to prepare your audition slate, music, and character.
Check out the handy tip sheets provided by the ZTP creative team:
1. Tips for a Successful Solo Musical Theatre Audition
2. Audition Do’s & Don’ts
Review all Audition info below before your scheduled audition on March 11th or 12th.
Check out the Character Breakdown & Audition Music Tips.
Yes! You may audition for The Wizard of Oz even if you did not attend the Audition Workshop.
- ALL 360 audition spots are filled and the Waitlist is now closed. (Please email us at auditions (at) zilker.org with at least 24 hours in advance if you need to cancel your spot.)
- Email us directly at auditions (at) zilker.org if you have a question about your audition or need to cancel.
Ready, set…follow the yellow brick road!
Zilker Summer Musical 2017 Information
The show’s run dates are from July 7th to August 12th, with performances Thursday through Sunday evenings.
Rehearsals are currently scheduled to begin mid-May.
Cast positions are paid.
At this time, Zilker Theatre Productions is unable to hire Actor’s Equity Association members.
Primary auditions will be held on Saturday & Sunday, March 11th and 12th.
Callbacks are scheduled for Saturday, March 18th.
Adults and children 9 years of age and older are invited to audition.
ZTP warmly encourages actors of all ethnic/racial backgrounds to audition.
PLEASE NOTE: ZTP will not be accepting video auditions for this production. Thank you for your understanding.
What to Prepare
Prepare to sing a selection that is 16 bars in the style of or from the show.
(Auditioners who wish to sing from the The Wizard of Oz can take advantage of the musical cuts provided by following this link.)
It will be in your best interest to use your audition cut to show personality and range.
Please bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.
Dancing will not be required at initial auditions.
Bring a headshot and résumé if available. (Photos may also be taken on-site.)
Watch here for an interview with the Directors about what they are – and are NOT – looking for during your audition.
Audition Dates & Locations
Open Call Auditions – By Appointment Only
March 11-12, 2017 (Keller Williams Realty International)
Callbacks – By Invitation Only
March 18, 2017 (Austin International School)
All performers ages 9+ are invited to audition.
A Note About The Band
The band does not have a formal audition process, and is often filled very quickly with ZSM veterans. However, openings do come up. If you are interested in being part of the band, please email us here.
Some important things to note…
Zilker Theatre Productions Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy
It is the policy of Zilker Theatre Productions (ZTP) that there shall be no discrimination against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, gender, race, physical disability, religion, ethnic background, sexual orientation, or any other grounds impermissible under state or federal laws and regulations.
Further it is the policy of ZTP that there shall be no sexual harassment against any individual or group of individuals and that activities that might create a hostile work environment for any individual or group of individuals are strictly prohibited.
All activities conducted by or on behalf of ZTP shall be in compliance with applicable state and federal laws regarding discrimination and harassment. This policy will be strictly adhered to by all Board members, volunteers, and contractors, and any violation of this policy shall be cause for involuntary termination of the party from further association with ZTP.
This policy shall be posted on the ZTP website and a copy kept with the corporate records.