BYT Auditions

The Bellevue Youth Theatre is an inclusive recreational program for ages 5-19, with the focus on teen participants.  Persons with disabilities, families and older adults are allowed to participate.  The emphasis of the theatre is to build self-esteem, teamwork and confidence in youth while performing in a supportive environment.  Children 11 and younger, and first-time participants, may have limited roles.  For more information, please call 425-452-7155.

Fall Auditions

Tuesday, Sept. 4, and Wednesday, Sept. 5 
Bellevue Youth Theatre, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for: 

  • "Snow White"
  • "Wendy and Peter" 
  • "Elf the Musical, Jr." 
  • "Clara and the Nutcracker" 

Thursday, Sept. 6
South Bellevue Community Center, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for: 

  • "Snow White" ONLY 

Actor is 5 to 10 years old by Sept 17 - READ THESE STEPS!

Step 1:  READ

Step 2: REGISTER for one cast ONLY (do not register for more than one cast).  There are 25 spots per cast, and registration closes Sept. 6. 

Step 3:  FILL OUT paperwork. 

     Participant Information - Ages 5-10  
     Rehearsal Commitment and Bio Form (both sides)
     Background Check (parents only - mandatory for parents of 7 and younger; optional for parents of ages 8 and older who may wish to go backstage) 

Step 4.  ATTEND mandatory parent orientation on Sept. 13.

Step 5.  ATTEND first meeting on: 

  • "Snow White" - Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. at South Bellevue Community Center 
  • "Wendy and Peter:  Into Neverland," "Elf the Musical, Jr.," and "Clara and the Nutcracker" - Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. at Bellevue Youth Theatre

PARENTS OF ACTORS AGES 7 AND YOUNGER ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND;  ALL PARENTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.   

Actor is aged 11 or Older - READ THESE STEPS!

Step 1:  READ 

Step 2:  FILL OUT paperwork:

Step 3:  ATTEND one of the audition dates.  NOTE - you do not need to make an appointment to audition.  Just show up with your completed paperwork. 

  • Auditions for:
         "Snow White"  
         "Wendy and Peter: Into Neverland" 
         "Elf the Musical, Jr." 
         "Clara and the Nutcracker" 
  • Tuesday, Sept. 4 OR Wednesday, Sept. 5   
  • Anytime between 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Bellevue Youth Theatre, 16051 NE 10th Street 

OR 

  • Auditions for: 
         "Snow White" ONLY 
  • Thursday, Sept. 6 
  • Anytime between 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
  • South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 SE Newport Way

 

Show Info for Each Play - Rehearsals, Tech Week, Performances

PARENTS OF ACTORS 7 AND YOUNGER ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND ALL REHEARSALS. 

All parents are strongly encouraged to attend the first meeting.


Snow White 

  • Register for course 1803876 if you are 5-10 (25 spots available). 
  • Rehearsal location:  South Bellevue Community Center 
  • First meeting:  Monday, Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. 
  • Rehearsals begin:  Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. 
  • Rehearsal time:  Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
  • Tech Week:  The week of Oct. 22 at Bellevue Youth Theatre - NO CONFLICTS 
  • Performs:  Oct. 26-Nov. 4 - NO CONFLICTS 

Wendy and Peter:  Into Neverland  

  • Register for course 1803676 if you are 5-10 (25 spots available). 
  • Rehearsal location:  Bellevue Youth Theatre 
  • First meeting:  Monday, Sept. 24
         5 p.m. for actors ages 5-10 
         6 p.m. for actors ages 11 and older 
  • Rehearsals begin:  Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. 
  • Rehearsal time:  Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
  • Tech Week:  The week of Nov. 5 at Bellevue Youth Theatre - NO CONFLICTS 
  • Performs:  Nov. 9-18 - NO CONFLICTS 

Elf the Musical, Jr.  

  • Register for course 1803683 if you are 5-10 (25 spots available). 
  • Rehearsal location:  Crossroads Community Center 
  • First meeting:  Monday, Sept. 24 at Bellevue Youth Theatre 
         5 p.m. for actors ages 5-10 
         6 p.m. for actors ages 11 and older 
  • Rehearsals begin:  Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. at Crossroads Community Center 
  • Rehearsal time:  Monday through Friday, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
  • Tech Week:  The week of Nov. 19 at Bellevue Youth Theatre - NO CONFLICTS 
  • Performs:  Nov. 23-Dec. 2 - NO CONFLICTS 

Clara and the Nutcracker   

  • Register for course 1803678 if you are 5-10 (25 spots available). 
  • Rehearsal location:  Bellevue Youth Theatre 
  • First meeting:  Monday, Sept. 24
         5 p.m. for actors ages 5-10 
         6 p.m. for actors ages 11 and older 
  • Rehearsals begin:  Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. 
  • Rehearsal time:  Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
  • Tech Week:  The week of Dec 3 at Bellevue Youth Theatre - NO CONFLICTS 
  • Performs:  Dec. 7-16 - NO CONFLICTS 

 

Fees

Fees:
   Residents - Free
   Non-residents - $150

Refunds (for non-Bellevue residents):

  • If you withdraw seven calendar days prior to the start of class (first meeting), you will receive a $140 refund.
  • If you withdraw one to six days prior to the start of class (first meeting), your refund will be $75.
  • If you withdraw on or after the first class (first meeting), you will not receive a refund. 
  • NOTE:  The withdrawal must be processed.  Voicemail and email requests do not constitute "being processed."  You must speak to someone live to consider you or your child withdrawn.  If you are calling on the weekend, you may call Bellevue Parks & Community Services' main line at 425-452-6885 and press 1 to be transferred to someone live.
  • In addition, you will not be refunded if you don't like your part or feel you don't have enough lines.

Year-Round Audition, Rehearsal and Performance Locations

Bellevue Youth Theatre, 16051 NE 10th Street

Crossroads Community Center, 16000 NE 10th Street

South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 SE Newport Way

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Contact

Bellevue Youth Theatre16051 NE 10th StreetBellevue, WA 98008

Business Hours

Monday through Friday - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Telephone

425-452-7155

Email

BYT@bellevuewa.gov


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