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Community Theatre Auditions

Center Stage Theatre

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Work With Broadway Talent!

Rising Stars

Rising Stars is designed for current High School students, including rising ninth graders through current graduating seniors, who will work through an intensive rehearsal process and star in a hit musical on the Outdoor Stage!

Rising Stars / NEWSIES

Auditions / SAT, APR 27 / 10 AM - 1 PM
Tech Track Applications Due / FRI, MAY 3
Rehearsal Window / MAY 29 - JUN 25, 2024

Performances / JUN 26 - 29, 2024

Seize the day with this year’s Rising Star production of Disney's Newsies! Midland Center’s Rising Stars program brings together professional creatives from New York City and Broadway with the top youth talent from all over the Great Lakes Bay region. Disney’s Newsies features a score by eight-time Academy Award® winners Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and a book by four-time Tony Award® winner Harvey Fierstein.

The Rising Stars initiative is designed for current High School students who will engage in a professional-level audition and rehearsal process that improves their skills and prepares them for future college and professional auditions and performance experiences.

Click Here to Read the Audition Packet.

Step BEHIND THE CURTAIN in the Rising Stars Technical Track! Learn and engage with industry professionals on how theatre lighting, sound, set design, and more work to produce a performance on stage! Click HERE to view the application.

Community Choir Auditions

Choirs of the Center

Midland Center for the Arts Chorale

Midland Center for the Arts Chorale

No Audition Required

The Midland Center for the Arts Chorale features beautiful voices and engaging, stunning repertoire, under the direction of new Conductor Dr. Letícia Grützmann! The Chorale rehearses Mondays from 7-9 PM at the Center.

Interested in joining? Contact Dr. Grützmann at to coordinate a Monday rehearsal you can attend with the choir.

Men of Music

No Audition Required

Men of Music, the Center's all-male adult ensemble, performs a holiday concert and Spring concert annually, rehearsing on Tuesday's from 7 - 10 PM. No audition is required, for more information on joining the Men of Music, please contact Grace Marra. Directed by Grace Marra


Youth Theatre

Youth Theatre provides a learning experience for those who enjoy performing onstage as well as for those who enjoy working backstage with makeup, props, scenery, and costumes. The rehearsal process for DISNEY'S FROZEN JR is structured to also include education opportunities for youth to develop and build skills in acting, singing, dancing, and technical theatre through special workshops, activities, and exercises.

Thank you for everyone who attended auditions for DISNEY'S FROZEN JR If you missed auditions, check out our Beginning Stages program beginning in January!

Performance Opportunities

Golden Guild

Golden Guild performs in area senior activity centers, residences, and care facilities in May, June, October, November, and December each year. Performances are approximately 35-45 minutes in length. Please contact Katie Miller at for more information on booking a performance.

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