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.

Summer Auditions

Please read "Audition Info" FIRST!  If you have any questions after that, feel free to call us at 425-452-7155 or email BYT@bellevuewa.gov.

Auditions for 11 and Older (or 5-10 year-olds who have been in three BYT plays in 2017-2018):

  • Auditions for:
         "The Jungle Book"
  • Thursday, June 7, or Friday, June 8  
  • 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Bellevue Youth Theatre, 16051 NE 10th Street

Actor is 5 to 10 years old by June 25 - READ THESE STEPS!

Step 1:  READ "Audition Info."

Step 2: REGISTER for one cast (do not register for more than one cast).

Step 3:  FILL OUT paperwork.
     Participant Information - 5-10 year-olds
     Rehearsal Commitment and Bio Form (both sides)

Step 4.  ATTEND mandatory parent orientation on June 14.

Step 5.  ATTEND first meeting on June 25.  PARENTS OF ACTORS AGES 7 AND YOUNGER ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND;  ALL PARENTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.   

Actor is 11 or Older - READ THESE STEPS!

Step 1:  READ "Audition Info" - includes information about auditions.

Step 2:  FILL OUT paperwork:
     Audition Form (both sides)
     Rehearsal Commitment and Bio Form (both sides)

Step 3:  ATTEND one of the audition dates.

Auditions for 11 and Older (or 5-10 year-olds who have been in three BYT plays in 2017-2018):

  • Auditions for:
         "The Jungle Book"
  • Thursday, June 7 or Friday, June 8  
  • 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Bellevue Youth Theatre, 16051 NE 10th Street

Step 4:   ATTEND first meeting on June 25 at 5 p.m.  PARENTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.  

 

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

The Jungle Book

This show is suitable for all ages.  There are three casts, so you pick based on your preferred rehearsal time and set of performance dates.  The show contains large dance numbers and a couple of songs.

LEOPARD CAST

  • Register for course 1802460  for 5-10 year-olds (25 spots available)
  • Rehearsal location:  Bellevue Youth Theatre
  • First meeting:  Monday, June 25 at 6 p.m. 
              PARENTS OF ACTORS AGES 7 AND YOUNGER ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND.  All parents are strongly encouraged to attend.   
  • Rehearsals begin:  Tuesday, June 26 at 6 p.m.    
  • Rehearsal time:  Monday through Friday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tech Week The week of July 30 at Bellevue Youth Theatre
  • Performs:  August 3-5 at Bellevue Youth Theatre

TIGER CAST

  • Register for course 1802461 for 5-10 year-olds (25 spots available)
  • Rehearsal location: Bellevue Youth Theatre
  • First meeting:  Monday, June 25 at 6 p.m.  
             PARENTS OF ACTORS AGES 7 AND YOUNGER ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND.  All parents are strongly encouraged to attend.  
  • Rehearsals begin:  Tuesday, June 26 at 5 p.m.
  • Rehearsal time: Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Tech Week:  The week of August 6 at Bellevue Youth Theatre
  • Performs:  August 10-12 at Bellevue Youth Theatre

WOLF CAST

  • Register for course 1802462 for 5-10 year-olds (25 spots available).    
  • Rehearsal location:  Bellevue Youth Theatre
  • First meeting:  Monday, June 25 at 6 p.m. 
             PARENTS OF ACTORS AGES 7 AND YOUNGER ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND.  All parents are strongly encouraged to attend.      
  • Rehearsals begin:  Tuesday, June 26 at 4 p.m.  
  • Rehearsal time:  Monday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Tech Week: The week of August 13 at Bellevue Youth Theatre
  • Performs:  August 17-19 at Bellevue Youth Theatre
       

Fees

Fees:
   Residents - Free
   Non-residents - $150

Refunds (for non-Bellevue residents):

  • If you withdraw on or before June 18, you will be refunded $140.
  • If you withdraw on or between June 19-24, your refund will be $75.
  • If you withdraw on or after June 25, 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.

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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