• 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:

    LATE SPRING 2021 Production: INTO THE WOODS

    For important INTO THE WOODS production information (preliminary auditioning details, casting policies, COVID protocols, the rehearsal and performance calendar, and much more): CLICK HERE!

    Please Note: Cast size is limited to 16 performers, due to social distancing constraints onstage and backstage at the Craterian.

    Stay tuned for performance dates and ticket information!

    SUMMER 2021 Production: TBD!

  • 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:

    TMTO SPRING INTENSIVE 2021:

    Featuring Vocals, Choreography, and Acting Instruction for a production number from Shrek the Musical!

    April 16-May 20, 2021 at the TMTO Rehearsal Building (the Collier Creative Center)

    Ages 11-14 and 15-19. No previous performing/TMTO experience required!

    For all details (including intensive dates, price, COVID protocols, and more), CLICK HERE!

    Space is limited to 20 performers per age group due to COVID restrictions. Public Registration opens Monday, April 19. Click on the link above for more registration details, and check back here to access our registration portal on the 19th!

    Scholarships are available. Please submit a completed scholarship application to tmto@craterian.org prior to registering. Click Here for the Scholarship Application

    Upcoming Camps:

    We hope to offer TMTO Summer Camps again sometime in the future! If you’d like to join our email list to stay updated about all TMTO opportunities, email us at 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!

     

     

    Creative Team for INTO THE WOODS:

    TMTO Artistic Director: Stephen McCandless

    TMTO Program Director; WOODS Director/Choreographer: Cailey McCandless

    WOODS Vocal Director: Andrea Hochkeppel

    Lighting Designer: Michael Stanfill

    Costume Designer: Sue Quackenbush

    Props Designer: Marci Krull

    Scenic Designer: Doug Ham

    Hair/Makeup Designer: Aspen Droesch

     

    Cast List for INTO THE WOODS: Stay Tuned!

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