• 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, rehearsal times vary; 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: $400 per performer, plus a refundable $100-per-family production fee (families can earn their $100 production fee back by completing volunteer hours). Sibling discounts and limited scholarships are often available. To be considered for a scholarship, complete and submit the designated scholarship form when available to access.

    For general inquiries call 541-779-8195, ext 308, or email tmto@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 Carrico Family Foundation, The Carpenter Foundation, The Joe & Frances Naumes Family Foundation, The Herbert A. Templeton Foundation, and The Oregon Community 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 2022 Production: Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

    Tickets are on sale and can be purchased online, via phone, or in person at the Craterian Box Office.

    CLICK HERE for the Beauty and the Beast Audition & Production Packet

    Registration has closed for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.

    Rehearsals begin: Monday, June 13, 2022. For the full rehearsal and performance calendar, click on the Beauty and the Beast Audition & Production Packet link above!

    Performances: July 29-31 and August 5-7, 2022 at the Craterian Theater

     

    WINTER 2022 Production: Stay Tuned!

    SPRING 2023 Production: Stay Tuned!

    SUMMER 2023 Production: Stay Tuned!

     

  • 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 Camps:

    SUMMER 2022 Theater Camps for Ages 7-11: August 2022

    Registration is now OPEN for our 2022 Summer Camps!

    • ROYALS AND RUFFIANS Camp (formerly Princesses and Pirates Camp): August 1-5, 2022
    • HARRY POTTER Camp: August 8-12, 2022
    • WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY Camp: August 15-19, 2022

    CLICK HERE for the Summer 2022 Camps Info Packet (including camp times, prices, and more!)

     

     

    Upcoming Classes, Workshops, and Intensives:

    SPRING 2022 Classes: April 11 – June 4, 2022

    • Acting for Musical Theater (Ages 12-14)
    • Acting for Musical Theater (Ages 15-19)
    • Beginner / Intermediate Tap (Ages 14-19)
    • Musical Theater Dance (Ages 12-19)
    • Musical Theater Performance (Ages 7-11)

    *REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR OUR SPRING 2022 CLASSES. If you’d like to receive updates about future TMTO classes, email us at tmto@craterian.org!*

     

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    Teen Musical Theater of Oregon Staff:

    STEPHEN McCANDLESS, TMTO Artistic Director and Craterian Executive Director

    CAILEY McCANDLESS, TMTO Program Director

    ANDREA HOCHKEPPEL, TMTO Artistic Associate

    Resident Costume Designer: Sue Quackenbush

    Resident Lighting and Projections Designer: Michael Stanfill

    Resident Props Designer: Marci Krull

    Job Openings: None at this time.

    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!

Teen Musical Theater of Oregon Events

FRIJul 29

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TMTO presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Presented by: Craterian Performances' Teen Musical Theater of Oregon

Sponsored by: Helen Hanson & Bob Walden

July 29, 2022 at 7:30 PM
July 30, 2022 at 7:30 PM
July 31, 2022 at 3:00 PM
August 5, 2022 at 7:30 PM
August 6, 2022 at 7:30 PM
August 7, 2022 at 3:00 PM

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