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Oliver! Auditions


 Miller Park Summer Theater


BLOOMINGTON, IL – Auditions for Oliver! the Miller Park Summer Theatre production of the classic musical based on the Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist are open to all ages, 8 and up, and will take place on Tuesday, May 22- Thursday, May 24  beginning at 5:30 p.m. Call 309-434-2766 for a 10-minute audition appointment and other information on or after May 10. The production dates are July 26 – 29 with an August 4 rain date.


Auditions and most rehearsals will take place at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts’s Creativity Center, located one block north of the BCPA at 107 E. Chestnut Street. Parking and entrance are on the south side of the building off of Locust Street. All participants ages 8-17 MUST be enrolled in the BCPA Spotlight Summer Theatre Workshop. Students interested in participating in backstage theater apprenticeships should let us know of your interest during audition registration and register for the theater workshop.


BCPA Spotlight Summer Theatre Workshop participants will learn the elements of theatrical production including theatre protocols and terminology; mental and physical preparation; script analysis; character development; design and technical aspects including scenery, lighting, sound, props, costumes and make-up; and much more. The two week workshop is an educational component to the Miller Park Summer Theatre & BCPA presented production of Oliver! in Miller Park. Students not participating in the Miller Park show will be admitted to the workshop on a first-come, first admitted basis if space allows. Students interested in participating in backstage theater apprenticeships please register for the workshop. Registration begins June 4 and runs through June 14.


For more information on the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, presentation of the Miller Park Summer Theatre, please visit the BCPA website at

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