• About Teen Musical Theater of Oregon

    The Teen Musical Theater of Oregon (TMTO) is the youth theater program of Craterian Performances. TMTO shows are professionally-staged, large-scale and high-energy productions that are fun for the whole family. When you attend a TMTO show, you’ll be giving these talented teens the audience they deserve, and you’ll be getting one of the best entertainment values in Southern Oregon. As a TMTO patron said after a recent show, “The entire production was so professional. We will definitely try to see all of the Teen Musical Theater shows. We will bring some other people along with us, too. It’s something we want to share.” Share the fun and share the excitement: don’t miss the next TMTO show!

    Depending on the show and casting requirements, the age range for some TMTO shows includes children age 9 – 12; the age range for all TMTO shows is 12 – 19. In order to “anchor” the show and to give cast members the opportunity to work with professional/adult actors, TMTO will often use “Guest Stars” in principal roles.

    The typical rehearsal  and performance schedule lasts seven weeks. In the summer, rehearsal blocks are typically M-F, 12:30 – 5:30; during the school year rehearsals are typically Monday, Wednesday and Friday 5:00 – 8:00, and Saturdays 12:30 – 5:30. Specific rehearsal times are typically announced one week  in advance; the amount of rehearsal time required for each cast member varies significantly based on the size of the part and the overall needs of the production.

    We currently produce a winter, spring and summer show. Click on the “Auditions” tab for more information about our upcoming production. If no information is currently listed, check back soon

    Participation Fee: $300 + $100 refundable family volunteer deposit (limited scholarships are available; apply by completing and submitting the form under the “Audition/Registration” tab)

    For general inquiries call 541-779-8195, ext 308, or email cailey@craterian.org

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Teen Musical Theater of Oregon is to provide professional training and performance opportunities for cast members, and to produce professional quality, affordable, family-friendly entertainment.

    Partners

    TMTO is supported in part by a grant from the Jackson County Cultural Coalition funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust, investing in Oregon’s arts, humanities and heritage.

     

  • Upcoming Productions:

    Summer 2017: Lion King Jr. (July; ages 9-entering 8th graders) and Hairspray (August; entering 9th graders-age 19)

    Winter 2017: Seussical the Musical (December; ages 9-19)

    Spring 2018: Once Upon A Mattress (March; ages 12-19)

     

    Audition Information, Registration Forms, Classes Information, and More!

    AUDITION REGISTRATION FORM: Auditions have concluded for our summer productions of HAIRSPRAY and LION KING JR., but feel free to register for our Winter 2017 show, SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL!
    HELPFUL INFO ABOUT AUDITIONS AND TMTO
    THINGS TO FILL OUT AND BRING TO AUDITION DAY
    SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FOR SHOWS AND CLASSES: please submit to the Craterian office one week prior to auditions/classes!
    TMTO PERFORMING ARTS CLASSES
    Summer 2017: We will not be offering classes this summer, as we are focusing our attention on mounting two full-scale musical productions!
    Fall 2017: Info will be posted soon.

     

    Audition Details

    **SEUSSICAL audition information will be posted soon. Auditions will be held in early Fall 2017. Age range is 9-19 years old.**

    Hairspray (Summer 2017)

    Audition and Show Information

    PLEASE FILL OUT THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM ABOVE.
    ALSO PRINT AND COMPLETE ALL FORMS LISTED ABOVE AND BRING THEM TO AUDITIONS ALONG WITH YOUR TUITION PAYMENT.
    Rehearsals: Begin Monday, June 19 – see the conflict calendar for more details
    Performances: August 4, 5, 10, 11 @ 7:30 p.m, August 12 @ 2:00 p.m., with possible additions
    Participation Fee: $300 + $100 refundable family volunteer deposit (limited scholarships are available – use form above to apply at least one week before audition date)

    Disney’s Lion King, Jr. (Summer 2017)

    Audition and Show Information

    PLEASE FILL OUT THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM ABOVE.
    ALSO PRINT AND COMPLETE ALL FORMS LISTED ABOVE AND BRING THEM TO AUDITIONS ALONG WITH YOUR TUITION PAYMENT.
    Rehearsals Begin: Monday, June 5 – see the conflict calendar for more details
    Performances: Saturday, July 8 and Saturday, July 15 @ 1:00 p.m & 4:00 p.m.
    Participation Fee: $300 + $100 refundable family volunteer deposit (limited scholarships are available – use form above to apply at least one week before audition date)

  • CAST LISTS for HAIRSPRAY and LION KING JR.

    HAIRSPRAY:

    TRACY TURNBLAD: Katie Joos

    EDNA TURNBLAD:  Josiah Arthur

    WILBUR TURNBLAD: Jackson Werner

    LINK LARKIN: Evan Sheets

    CORNY COLLINS: Gabe FitzPatrick

    AMBER VON TUSSLE: Sidney Kondziela

    VELMA VON TUSSLE: Ashley Mitchell

    PENNY PINGLETON: Annie Craven

    PRUDY PINGLETON: Heather McAdam

    MOTORMOUTH MAYBELLE: Jade Chavis (Guest Artist)

    SEAWEED J. STUBBS: Marvin McCoy (Guest Artist)

    LIL’ INEZ STUBBS: Valencia Butler

    DYNAMITES:  Aubrey Campbell, Chalise Kadin, Naomi Medley

    MR. PINKY: Trenton Long

    GYM TEACHER, MATRON: Grace Mehl

    CINDY WATKINS (and GILBERT and DUANE): Chalise Kadin

    LORRAINE (and STOOIE): Jocelyn Butler

    BRAD: Holden Jones

    MIKEY: Lucas Bishop

    TAMMY: Camille Adams

    VICKY: Hannah Sheets

    FENDER: Evan Heintz

    BECKY: Jenna Jacobsen

    BRENDA: Naomi Medley

    BIX: August Koenig

    SKETCH: Grayson Weaver

    JESSE: Aaron Ballew

    SHELLEY: Maddie Day

    DARLA: Emma Kate Murphree

    IQ: Jo Spurgeon

    POLLY: Elizyannah Jennings

    LOU ANN: Aubrey Campbell

    NOREEN: Sarah Reed

    DOREEN: Naomi Bigboy

    ENSEMBLE: Abby Whitt, Alaya Metwally, Alina Furr, Anton Drummond, Atlas Woods-Smith, Avery Vickers, Brandon Carmel, Chloe Rose, Elizabeth Montgomery, Ellie Blount, Ethan Hoefling, Hailey Martin, Hayley Harrison, Kandace Looper, Kiersten Bunker, Kristian Walker, Laila Ortega, Libby Edwards, Lynn Carmel, Madeline Hunt, Makena Gaylor, MegAnn Whitehead, Paul Carmel, Rorry Carmel, Samm Rollins, Sophia Berryessa, Sophia Womack, Stephen Dutton, Taydrin McCree, Taylen Dittmer, Trenton Jantzer, Tucker Chestine, Wodin Jormelu

    Disney’s LION KING Jr.:

    RAFIKI:  Abigail VonStrahl

    MUFASA: Veronica Chancler

    SCAR: Daschel Bender

    SARABI: Hannah Rott

    ZAZU: Dakota Crumley

    YOUNG SIMBA/SIMBA: Christopher Kranenburg

    YOUNG NALA/NALA: Sara Pepin

    TIMON: Leila Walch

    PUMBAA: Brennan Hackett

    3 HYENAS:  Ayden Dutton, Matthew Van Dyck; Parker Sampson

    SARAFINA: Isabella Sherbourne

    ENSEMBLE: Adam Cannon, Annaliese Jantzer, Annalise Buck, Autumn Wienert, Avery Becksted, Bailey Tiller, Ben Pepin, Ben Blount, Brynn Traynor, Clara Bennett, Daisy Holland, Dominic Walsch, Eliana Sayler, Elie Hersch, Elli DeArment, Espn Ostroskie, Helen Hull, Jocelyne Esquibel, Joshua Krull, Joy Hovivian, Kaiya Bagley, Kate Harnois, Katelyn Robertson, Keleigh Mackenzie, Kylee Alvarez, Lucy Larsen, Maggie Padilla, Maree Ballew, McKenzie Lewis, Megan Mayerle, Michael Curiel, Peter Koenig, Phoebe Kondziela, Rachel Pepin, Ryann DeBoer, Sammy Quintero, Sara Davis, Sarah Martin, Sienna Roberge, Skyler Shaffer, Sophia Ellison, Sophie Quackenbush, Taylor Inman, Teli Clark, Tori Horton, Tristan Green

  • Creative Team for LION KING Jr.:

    Stephen McCandless – Producer, Artistic Director
    Cailey McCandless – Program Manager, Choreographer
    Eric Strahl – Director
    Taylor Pulsipher – Vocal Director
    Sue Quackenbush – Costume Designer
    Brad Nelson – Lighting Designer/Production Manager
    Mindy & Brian Day – Makeup Designers
    Beth Sheets – Rehearsal Stage Manager & Prop Master

     

    Creative Team for HAIRSPRAY:

    Stephen McCandless – Producer, Artistic Director
    Cailey McCandless – Program Manager, Director/Choreographer
    Jaese Lecuyer – Associate Director/Choreographer
    Taylor Pulsipher – Vocal Director
    Sue Quackenbush – Costume Designer
    Brad Nelson – Lighting Designer/Production Manager
    Mindy & Brian Day – Makeup Designer
    Beth Sheets – Rehearsal Stage Manager & Prop Master

Teen Musical Theater of Oregon Events

SATJul 8

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SATJul 15

TMTO: Disney The Lion King, Jr.

Presented by: Craterian Performances' Teen Musical Theater of Oregon

Sponsored by: Hunter Communications
NBC 5

July 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM
July 8, 2017 at 4:00 PM
July 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM
July 15, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Tickets: $15 / Youth (12 & under) $10

FRIAug 4

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SATAug 12

TMTO: Hairspray

Presented by: Craterian Performances' Teen Musical Theater of Oregon

Sponsored by: Hunter Communications
NBC 5

August 4, 2017 at 7:30 PM
August 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM
August 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM
August 11, 2017 at 7:30 PM
August 12, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Tickets: $25 / Youth/Students (22 & under) $15

FRIDec 8

TMTO: Seussical

Presented by: Craterian Performances' Teen Musical Theater of Oregon

Sponsored by: Wells Fargo
Hunter Communications
NBC 5

December 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Tickets: $24 / Youth (18 & under) $12

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