“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” Registration Information

Please note a change from the summer catalog. This production is for students entering grade 5 in fall 2019 through 2019 high school graduate. The Bloomington Community Summer Musical is Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Auditions will be held as follows to determine roles. Students entering grade 5 in fall 2019 through 2019 high school graduate may register for acting, tech or pit orchestra. You must register here in advance of your audition.

  • Monday, May 20th from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Oak Grove Middle School
  • Monday, May 20th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Jefferson High School
  • Wednesday, May 22nd from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Kennedy

Please be prepared with 16-32 bars of music to sing.  You may be given a brief  monologue to read. 

Scholarships are available.  To inquire, please contact Laura Schmit at Director@JeffersonTheatreCompany.org

Rehearsals will be 8:30 a.m. – noon, Monday through Friday beginning June 12th through July 24th at Kennedy High School. No rehearsals July 3rd, 4th, or 5th. The rehearsals will not be run like past summer musicals.  All actors will not be called for all rehearsals. The specific schedule will be determined by the actor’s role in the show.

Dates of performances at Jefferson High School are:

  • July 24th at 10:00 a.m.
  • July 25th at 7:00 p.m.
  • July 26th at 7:00 p.m.
  • July 27th at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
  • July 28th at 3:00 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at the door or Click Here to purchase in advance.

This production does not conflict with Children’s Fantasy Theatre’s production of Mary Poppins so students may participate in both.

All forms and payments must be complete before you will be cleared for casting.  This includes the JTC audition, tech and orchestra form and payment.

Tech crew and orchestra applicants are encouraged to come to auditions to ensure their registration is complete and to introduce themselves to the directors.

Tech crew and orchestra applicants are encouraged to come to auditions to ensure their registration is complete and to introduce themselves to the directors.

On your rehearsal form, please specify exact dates with conflicts.  Be honest and specific about commitments (indicate activity, date(s), and times).  If you miss a rehearsal for any date not listed, it will be considered an unexcused absence.  You will not be able to expand conflicts after rehearsals have begun.

To ensure a smooth audition, please complete your online registration at least 2 hours before auditions begin to allow your registration to be processed.  You may bring a photo and/or resume to auditions if you wish to supplement your audition form, but this is optional.

The fee for the show is $220 for actor, $140 for orchestra or tech. This includes the cast party, show t-shirt, and Saturday meal between shows. You may pay your JTC show fee online with a credit card via PayPal.  Fees do apply for this convenience.  If you prefer, you may pay by cash or check payable to “JTC” to the audition.

Artistic Team:

  • Laura Schmit, director: 612-270-9106, Director@JeffersonTheatreCompany.org
  • Jamie Schmidt, music director
  • Natalie Thomas, choreographer
  • Laurie Clements, costume designer
  • Roger Skophammer, tech director

If you want more information please email Laura Schmit at Director@JeffersonTheatreCompany.org.