Auditions for Kids in Portage Wisconsin for “James and the Giant Peach”

Wisconsin kids auditions for theater production.

Portage Center for the Arts will hold an open casting call for the Zona Gale Young People’s Theatre (ZGYPT) August 2022 production of “James and the Giant Peach — the Musical.”

The casting calls will be held on both Tuesday, June 14 at 5:30 p.m. and on Thursday, June 16 at 5:30 p.m.; participants do not need to be present both nights. Callbacks, if needed, will be held Saturday, June 18 at 9 a.m.

The theater is located at:
Portage Center for the Arts
301 East Cook Street
PO Box 866
Portage, WI 53901

Participants do not need to bring anything with them other than a positive attitude and willingness to share their talent by participating in acting, dancing, and singing exercises. ZGYPT is primarily looking to cast ages 10-18, however there are a few roles for college students and adults as well.

About the theater:
Zona Gale Young People’s Theater (ZGYPT) is committed to producing new dramatic works and classics of relevance by, with, and for children, youth, and the young at heart of all ages. Our specific mission is to provide quality live theater and theater education experiences to young people, families, and schools, with affordable public performances, tours, and workshops.

Contact Director Beth Edmondson ( with questions. If you are interested in joining the stage crew, please contact Stage Manager Bev Choutka ( For additional details, please visit

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