• 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 young people 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 – 11; the age range for most 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 sometimes use “Guest Stars” in principal roles.

    The typical rehearsal and performance schedule lasts seven or eight weeks. In the summer, rehearsals are typically during the day; during the school year, rehearsals are in the evenings on weekdays and during the day on Saturdays.  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 produce musicals year-round. Click on the “Auditions” tab for more information about our upcoming production. If no information is currently listed, check back soon!

    Participation Fee: $425 (Up to $100 per family can be earned back by completing volunteer hours; sibling discounts can be applied. Limited scholarships are available; complete and submit the scholarship form, found on the “Auditions/Productions” tab).

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

    Want to work with us? Send us an email at tmto@craterian.org with your resume, interests, and/or qualifications – we’d love to hear from you!

    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 grants from: the Jackson County Cultural Coalition funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust, investing in Oregon’s arts, humanities and heritage; and the Carrico Family Foundation.

     

  • WANT TO JOIN OUR EMAIL CONTACT LIST? Send us an email at tmto@craterian.org, and you’ll receive all email updates about auditions, registration, production announcements, classes, camps, workshops, and more!
    ALREADY ENROLLED IN A TMTO PROGRAM? You can access your online account here!

    NEW TO TMTO?

    Read these documents to better acquaint yourself with our program! (Please Note: these documents reflect our pre-pandemic policies and procedures; please review any show-specific documents for COVID-related adjustments to our programming).

     

    TMTO’s UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS:

    SUMMER 2021 Production: Disney’s HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL

    Performances: August 6-8 and 13-15, 2021. Tickets are on sale now through the Craterian Box Office!

     

    WINTER 2021 Production: Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

    Registration: Currently Closed (will open in late-summer/early fall 2021)

    Age Range: 12-19 at the time of auditions

    Cast Size: 65 performers (casting policies will be available soon!)

    Auditions and Callbacks: September/October 2021

    Rehearsals: Begin mid-October 2021 (rehearsal calendar will be available soon!)

    Performances: December 11-12 and 16-18, 2021 at the Craterian

    Scholarships will be available; application and instructions coming soon!

     

    SPRING 2022 Production: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE

    Registration: Currently Closed (will open in Winter 2021)

    Age Range: TBA

    Cast Size: TBA

    Auditions and Callbacks: January 2022

    Rehearsals: Begin mid-January 2022 (rehearsal calendar will be available closer to auditions!)

    Performances: March 4-6 and 11-13, 2022 at the Craterian

    Scholarships will be available; application and instructions coming soon!

  • WANT TO JOIN OUR EMAIL CONTACT LIST? Send us an email at tmto@craterian.org, and you’ll receive all email updates about TMTO auditions, registration, production announcements, classes, camps, and more!
    ALREADY ENROLLED IN A TMTO PROGRAM? You can access your online account here!

    Upcoming Classes, Workshops, and Intensives:

     

    SUMMER 2021: Performing Arts Classes in Dance, Singing, and Acting!

    July 26-August 20, 2021 at the TMTO Rehearsal Building (the Collier Creative Center)

    Ages 12-19. No previous performing/TMTO experience required!

    For all details regarding class titles, dates/times, prices, and more, click here: TMTO Summer 2021 Classes Info

    Upcoming Camps:

    SUMMER 2021: Performing Arts Camps for Ages 7-11!

    July 26-August 6 and August 9-20, 2021 at the TMTO Rehearsal Building (the Collier Creative Center)

    For all camp details (dates/times, camp themes, prices, and more), click here: TMTO Summer Camps Info 2021

     

  • Want to work with us? Send us an email at tmto@craterian.org with your resume, interests, and/or qualifications – we’d love to hear from you!

    Rehearsal Team for HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL:

    TMTO Artistic Director: Stephen McCandless

    TMTO Program Director: Cailey McCandless

    Show Director: Jaese Lecuyer

    Choreographer: Lauren Blair

    Vocal Director: Taylor Pulsipher

    Asst. Vocal Director: Jennifer Elliott

    Costume Designer: Sue Quackenbush

    Props Designer: Marci Krull

    Scenic Designer: Andrew Youngblood

    Lighting Designer: Michael Stanfill

     

    Cast List for HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL:

    Troy Bolton = Holden Jones

    Gabriella Montez = Elsa Billingsley

    Sharpay Evans = Kaiya Bagley

    Ryan Evans = Ian Grady

    Chad Danforth = Luke Hamilton

    Taylor McKessie = Naomi Thuren

    Martha Cox = Sophia Berryessa

    Zeke Baylor = Hayden Allen

    Kelsi Neilson = Lizzie Montgomery

    Jack Scott = Josh Krull

    Ms. Darbus = Caitlin Callahan

    Coach Bolton = William Goldman

    Kratnoff = Jaidyn Campbell

    Jason = Ben Blount

    James = Parker Sampson

    Susan = Autumn Wienert

    Cathy = Kadyn Casper

    Alana = Aubrynn Schneider

    Cyndra = Clara Bennett

    Performance Art Kid = Molly Kirkpatrick

    Ripper = Alex Gunn

    Mongo = Nick Budde

    Karaoke MC = Trent Thuren

    Ms. Tenny, Decathalon Moderator = Maddy Bagley

     

    JOCKS

    Alex Gunn, Ben Blount, Bodie Simonsen, Clara Bennett, Emma Tabaldo, Hayden Allen, Holden Jones, Kendra Taylor, Luke Hamilton, Mea Simonsen

     

    CHEERLEADERS, BRAINIACS

    Aubrynn Schneider, Claire Spence, Jaidyn Campbell, Kadyn Casper, Maddie Franklin, Maddy Bagley, Molly Kirkpatrick, Tatum Edgar

     

    THESPIANS

    Aubrynn Schneider, Autumn Wienert, Bodie Simonsen, Clara Bennett, Emma Tabaldo, Grace Marical, Josephine Ellison, Kadyn Casper, Kendra Taylor, Mea Simonsen, Molly Kirkpatrick, Parker Sampson

     

    STUDENTS

    Angelina Manning,  April Hanson, Aubrey Schmidt, Autumn Wienert, Caleb Johnson, Eliza Hanson, Grace Marical, Josephine Ellison, Liliana Castillo, Lilly Carroll, Lucy Young, Maya DeVille, McKenna Krull, Nick Budde, Parker Sapmson, Patrick Strahl, Rebecca Marical, Ryelee Breazeale, Sara Davis, Taylen Dittmer, Trent Thuren

Teen Musical Theater of Oregon Events

FRIAug 6

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SUNAug 15

TMTO presents Disney’s High School Musical

Presented by: Craterian Performances' Teen Musical Theater of Oregon

Sponsored by: Roberta & Kumar Bhasin
John & Mary Bjorkholm

August 6, 2021 at 7:30 PM
August 7, 2021 at 7:30 PM
August 8, 2021 at 3:00 PM
August 13, 2021 at 7:30 PM
August 14, 2021 at 7:30 PM
August 15, 2021 at 3:00 PM

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

SATDec 11

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SATDec 18

TMTO presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Presented by: Craterian Performances' Teen Musical Theater of Oregon

Sponsored by: Helen Hanson & Bob Walden

December 11, 2021 at 7:30 PM
December 12, 2021 at 3:00 PM
December 15, 2021 at 7:30 PM
December 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM
December 17, 2021 at 7:30 PM
December 18, 2021 at 3:00 PM

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

FRIMar 4

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SUNMar 13

TMTO presents The Drowsy Chaperone

Presented by: Craterian Performances' Teen Musical Theater of Oregon

Sponsored by: Avista
John and Karin Dailey
Gary & Julie Crites

March 4, 2022 at 7:30 PM
March 5, 2022 at 7:30 PM
March 6, 2022 at 3:00 PM
March 11, 2022 at 7:30 PM
March 12, 2022 at 7:30 PM
March 13, 2022 at 3:00 PM

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

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