Youth Theater Returns for Summer 2021

Supported with a generous grant from the John P. Cadle Foundation

Teen Musical

Hairspray, DLO's summer 2021 teen musical

We are thrilled to announce auditions for the TEEN musical Hairspray, being produced in partnership with The Fischer Theatre!
  • Sunday, May 9th 2:00-5:00 and 6:30-9:00 pm
  • Monday, May 10th 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Tudesday, May 11th 5:45-8:45 pm
  • Callbacks Thursday May 13th 6:00 pm -9:00 pm IF required
All auditions will be held at DLO’s Center Stage rehearsal hall at the Village Mall.
Please fill out our online audition form here:
And sign up for your audition time slot here:
Performance dates will be July 30, 31, and August 1.
Production staff: Director – Lisa Strain; Music Director – Ellen Howie; Vocal Coach – Christian Cunningham.

Children's Musical

Disney's Frozen Jr., presented by DLO Musical Theatre July 23-25 2021

Stay cool this summer and come audition for our summer youth show, Disney’s Frozen Jr., based on the 2018 Broadway musical. We will be bringing all of your favorite characters to the stage, including a life-size Sven! Auditions will be held on:

  • Saturday, May 22nd 12:00-3:00 pm
  • Sunday, May 23rd 12:00-3:00 pm
  • Callbacks on Monday, May 24th 6:00-9:00 pm (if needed)

Auditions will be at DLO’s Center Stage rehearsal hall at the Village Mall.

Kids ages 8-13 are welcome to audition.

Please fill out the audition form here:

Sign up for your audition time here:

Performance dates will be July 23rd, 24th and 25th. 

We are excited to open the gates this summer and bring some magic to the stage!

Production staff:
Director – Bailey Thompson; Music Director – Karrin Estes; Choreographer – Preston Dildine

Read all the details here.

Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information:

Following CDC recommendations for social distancing, seating will be limited at upcoming productions, and face masks are required. Please contact us with any questions.

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BACKSTAGE is located at 141 N. Walnut Street, Danville  (behind the Fischer Theatre). This will be our new space for box office, rehearsals, and set construction. Lots of renovations are needed in the upcoming months. If you are interested in helping out in any way, please contact us. We have tasks suited to all skill levels!

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