Summer Stock Stage Auditions April 19 & 20 at Marian University

Indianapolis, IN – Summer Stock Stage announces auditions for Thoroughly Modern Millie and Into the Woods.

What is Summer Stock Stage? Summer Stock Stage is a premier educational theater group that provides central Indiana high school students with an extraordinary performing arts experience. Summer Stock Stage features performers ages 13 to 18, from 40+ schools throughout central Indiana.

When are auditions? Auditions for the 2019 main stage productions of Thoroughly Modern Millie and Into the Woods Secret will take place Friday, April 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Auditioners need attend only ONE audition day.  Arrive promptly at start of audition.

Who can audition? Auditions are open to all students who will begin 8th grade in the fall of 2019 through those who will graduate from high school in the spring of 2019. Summer Stock Stage is committed to inclusive casting and students of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.

Where are auditions being held?  Auditions will be held at Marian University Theatre, located at 3200 Cold Springs Road, Indianapolis 46222. Students should arrive at the MU Theatre in Marian Hall by 4 p.m. on the 19th, or by 10 a.m. on the 29th.  Students may audition for one or both shows.

Why should I audition? Students who have a strong interest in pursuing a musical theater career beyond high school should consider auditioning. This is an intensive, pre-professional program designed to equip young students for collegiate and professional theater programs.

What should I bring to the audition? Those auditioning should bring the completed audition forms. They should prepare 16 bars of a musical theater selection and bring sheet music in the correct key for the accompanist. Those auditioning will also be asked to participate in a dance audition. Those who are auditioning for Millie and can tap, should bring tap shoes.  Professional headshots and/or resumés are not necessary at auditions. Complete information at

What is the time commitment? Most production rehearsals occur Monday through Thursday from 3 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday 10 to 5 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Performances will run from June 27 to 30 (Millie) at Indiana Repertory Theatre and July 25 to 28 (Into the Woods) at Marian University. Millie will rehearse in June at North Central H.S. and IRT and Into the Woods in July at Marian University.

Summer Stock Stage’s Mission – Enriching our community through theater by inspiring young people to learn, connect, and perform.

For immediate release

For more information, contact:
Rachel Riegel, Managing Director
Telephone: 317-402-2609