It's a wonderful life Jr., the musical

jul 21 - aug 8

Eastside Theater Company announces Open Auditions for our
November 2022 production of
“It’s A Wonderful Life Jr., The Musical”!

Online Auditions will be accepted starting July 21st,
and accepted through
11:59pm on August 8th, 2022.


Director: Sarah Rose

The Video Audition Process

For this production's auditions, we would like auditioning students to submit ONE video that includes the following

  1. slate:

    A slate is a basic introduction of who you are for the audition panel.
    Please have your student say the following about themselves:

    My name is _________.
    I am ________ years old.
    I am ________ tall.
    My favorite family or friend tradition is  __________.

    I will be singing ________ for my audition song.

  2. Song:

    We want those who audition to sing a song. They only need to submit one song. We are giving them a choice of four, but please only send in ONE.

    We prefer students to sing with background music, but if that is not possible we will accept acapella.

    The music to choose from is as follows:



The videos with vocals are only for practicing purposes. We highly prefer that students use the videos with only instrumental accompaniment for their audition (or acapella if it is not possible).  

Please make sure to let your student(s) know if they need help to reach out to us!  

Any questions, please contact us at


New to

Online Auditions?

If you have never submitted an audition online before, not to worry!


One of our acting coaches, Neil, has put together an entertaining and informational video about how to do this!

is needed to audition


  • You need to be in the age range of 7-18

  • You need to complete the online forms and attach your submission video and a current photo (steps below)

  • You will need to check your email within 72 hours of audition period ending, to see if you are needed at a callback. Our callbacks are expected to be held in person on Monday, August 15 from 6-9pm at Springwater Church.

  • Casting decisions will be made shortly after callbacks. We will let everyone know if they have been cast or not in the production via email.

for Production


  • Rehearsals are expected to begin Tuesday, September 6th.

  • We are planning to have rehearsals every Tues, Wed, Thurs. evening from 6pm-8:30pm.  As we get closer to opening night, that schedule will increase to include multiple days of the week, and some longer rehearsals. 

  • The "No Conflict Zone" for this production is Oct. 23rd - Nov. 14th (Oct 31st will be a no rehearsal day).

  • Performance Dates: Fri-Sun Nov 4-6 & 11-13, 2022 (total of 8 performances)

Participation Fee

  • Eastside Theater Company has a $200 participation fee for actors in our production. We do offer payment plans, and our policy is to never turn anyone away based on their ability to pay. Please contact us directly with questions about this policy. 


Statement and Policy

Throughout the pandemic, Eastside Theater has adhered to the State of Oregon, OHA and Multnomah County rules regarding Covid-19 protocols. Currently, there is not a mask mandate, and wearing of masks during rehearsals is optional, not required. While we are anticipating a production where masks are not going to be required, that status could always change, and if a mask mandate were to return, we would change our policy from masks being optional to masks being required.


Additionally, if there is an active Covid outbreak among the cast and/or volunteers, we may require that masks be worn during rehearsals even if there is no statewide or local mask mandate.


If you have any questions, please contact us at 

Ready to SUBMIT YOUR audition?

A Google Account is required to submit an audition form online.
If you do not have one, click here to start a free account

Your successful audition submission requires completion of this form, which is also where you will upload your audition video and current photo (also required).

If you have multiple children auditioning, you must submit a separate completed form for each child. You will be given an option to submit another audition at the end of the form.

If you have any questions, contact us at