Local auditions will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at The Little Theatre On The Square in Sullivan, IL for our 2016 summer season.  Appointments are required.

These auditions are for actors/actresses age 18 and over. Those who audition are required to prepare 16 bars of music and provide a head shot and updated resume.  An accompanist will be provided and tracks will not be allowed. Material from the upcoming season is acceptable for auditions, but not required. Dance call will begin at 3:30 p.m., and dancers should be prepared for musical theater dance auditions. Call backs will begin at 5 p.m.

Auditions will be for the following productions: Rehearsals begin May 16 for Shrek, the Musical which runs through June 12; How To Succeed in Business (without really trying), June 2-26; Chicago, June 16- July 10; All Shook Up, June 30- July 24; Sister Act, July 14- August 7; Shear Madness, July 28-August 21.

For an appointment or for more information, please call 217-728-2065 Monday –Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The Little Theatre On The Square Chicago EPA auditions will be held Feb. 16 and 17 in Chicago. Please check the Equity website for details. All inquiries for the Chicago audition should be directed to the Chicago Equity office. The Little Theatre will also attend UPTA (United Professional Theatre Auditions) in Memphis, Feb. 6-9.

Audition Information for Children Summer 2016

There are roles available for children in The Little Theatre On The Square Summer 2016 season. If you are under 18 and have auditioned for the Little Theatre in the last 6 months, there is no need for you to audition again. If you have auditioned, feel free to let us know of your availability and interest in any of the roles listed below. If you have NOT auditioned in the last 6 months, feel free to send me your headshot, resume (including height) and a video of you singing. Send info to

In either case, check the dates of the roles/shows listed below and make sure you are available for the entire rehearsal and performance period. Since the rehearsal period is very short, we need you here for every rehearsal to which you are called and every performance.


(Rehearsal begins May 19 and show runs through June 12, 2016

Young Shrek/Grumpy the Dwarf: Boy age 8-12. No taller than 4’6”. Must be able to wear heavy makeup. Any vocal part; plays Young Shrek in “Big, Bright, Beautiful World” and will return in Act 2 to play Grumpy the Dwarf with several speaking lines. Also plays Grumpy the Dwarf in “Freak Flag.” Should sing and move well. Experience preferred.

Young Fiona: Girl age 8-12. Princess Fiona as a little girl. Sings a solo in “I Know It’s Today” with Teen Fiona and Fiona. May double; soprano with strong belt. Must be able to sing harmony alone. Experience preferred.

Teen Fiona/Fairy Godmother: Girl age 12-18. Princess Fiona as a teenager. Sings a solo in “I Know It’s Today” with Young Fiona and Fiona. May double as Fairy Godmother, who has featured lines and solos in “Freak Flag,” “Story of My Life” and “This is Our Story”; soprano with strong belt. Experience preferred.


(rehearsal begins June 16-show runs through July 9, 2016

Jeremy Jacob or Julia Jordan –An energetic young boy OR girl. Appears to be age 10. Strong solo singer who moves well. Experience preferred.

Ensemble roles may be available for Teen actors age 15-18. Strong actors, singers & movers

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH July 14- August 6, 2016

Ensemble roles may be available for Teen actors age 15-18. Strong actors, singer & movers