Take Part

We hold open auditions every year for children and young people to take part in our Wakefield Youth Music Theatre shows and our Pantomime chorus. By joining our Performance Academy or In on the Act training programmes, you will also have a chance to perform on our stage.

Dick Whittington Chorus Auditions - Save the date!

Sunday 11 September

9.30am - 4.30pm

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Chorus ages:
Boys 9-17 (aged 17 or under until closing night - 31 Dec 2022)
Girls 9-15 (aged 15 or under until closing night - 31 Dec 2022)

To sign up for more information please click here

Our annual pantomime is the biggest event of the year at Theatre Royal Wakefield. 2021’s production of Beauty and the Beast played to over 25,000 audience members. The chorus, made up of local young people, plays a crucial role in making the show spectacular. The schedule is tough and requires commitment and discipline, but it is also a brilliant opportunity to perform alongside and work with a professional cast and crew.

Our Wakefield Youth Music Theatre shows are high-quality, popular musical theatre productions with a full cast made up of local children and young people. They are performed at Theatre Royal Wakefield for ten performances to audiences of over 4,000 people. The age range for our Youth Musicals change from year to year dependant on the production.