Annie Jr. Auditions

We are pleased to announce open auditions for our upcoming production of Annie Jr., a children’s musical based on the Tony award-winning,smash Broadway hit of the same name, in early March.  This is one of our “For Kids, By Kids” productions and auditions are open to kids currently in grades 4-8. There are 25 speaking/singing roles available including 4 lead roles: Annie, Miss Hannegan, Grace Farrell and Oliver Warbucks.  There are also opportunities available for participating in the ensemble.

Audition dates: January 7, 2023,  9:00-12:00 and January 8, 2023 1:00- 4:00 

Location: Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center St, Hilliard Ohio, 43026 

Auditions must be signed up for in advance at our audition registration site

Please bring a completed audition form, a signed code of conduct as well as a photo and theater resume/CV (if you have one).  A downloadable audition form as well as other audition information can be found on our Audition page or on the audition registration site..

Auditions will consist of a reading from the show (you may download audition sides available below to help you prepare) as well as sing 16-32 prepared bars of either a song of your choice or one of the music cuts supplied for download below.  If choosing your own song, you will need to supply sheet music .  An accompanist will be provided – a cappella or use of karaoke tracks will not be accepted.

You will be considered for ALL roles unless specified otherwise.

Video auditions are possible if absolutely necessary upon special arrangement – contact Linda Sheppard for details. 



Call backs will be held on Monday, January 9 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center. After casting has been completed there will be a mandatory cast parent meeting on Tuesday, January 10 at 6:30pm. Show dates are March 3-5 and 10-12.

While COVID vaccinations and masking  are not required for participation in this production, the Director may require masking and/or social distancing measures as needed if there are COVID outbreaks during the rehearsal period.

Here are two show videos from other productions that you may want to view to aid in your preparation:

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