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Wizard of Oz Main Character Auditions

Have you ever wanted to be apart of the acting cast for a WVDC recital? Now you can! Join us for auditions for the 2020 WVDC recital The Wizard of Oz.

Auditions – Friday, September 20, 4-6pm (Open to Everyone)

Callbacks – Saturday, September 21, 10-11am (Invitation Only)

 West Valley Dance Company

1226 S. Bascom Ave.

San Jose, CA 95128


COSTUME FEE: Costume fees will range from $90.00-$150.00

REHEARSAL/CLASS FEE: There will be a $250.00 participation fee (If you are enrolled on our unlimited plan, this fee will be covered by your regular tuition).

REQUIREMENTS: All participants must be between the ages of 8-18yrs. Performers must be enrolled in two or more WVDC dance classes.

Important Dates and Information

Things to keep in mind: There are a limited number of roles and not every child who auditions will be cast. Please prepare your performer in advanced of this possibility.

CASTING: We are casting for one cast with the possibility of a second. We are looking for young performers to bring to life the characters of Dorothy, The Cowardly Lion, The Tin Man, The Scarecrow, Glinda, the Wicked Witch of the West, The Great and Powerful Oz and many more. The cast list will be emailed on: Monday, September 23rd.

REHEARSALS: If selected to be part of the acting cast of The Wizard of Oz, your child will be required to attend rehearsals on a regular basis from November 2019-June 2020. A rehearsal schedule will be sent to you with dates and times your child will need to attend rehearsal (your child will not be required to attend every reherasl).

DRESS REHEARSALS: All cast will be required to attend all dress rehearsals. (June 2020)

PEFORMANCES: All cast will be required to attend June performances. (June 11-13, 2020)


Actors will be brought in with their audition group (6-8 performers). They will then introduce themselves and read a set of lines of their choosing from the character sheet. Each audition group will last 10 minutes. Actors will then be excused and emailed if they are chosen for callbacks. Callbacks will be emailed by 8pm on September 20th.