Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie JR.features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her very first adventure. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan’s evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

Audition Location

Arts & Learning Conservatory
151 Kalmus Drive Suite G-3
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Audition Date

Saturday April 21 9am-1pm
Parent information meeting 9am (during audition April 21)

Performance Dates

June 28th-July 1st
Tech Week June 25th-27th

Must have no conflicts on Performance Dates or Tech Dates

Rehearsal Dates

April 26th-June 23rd
Monday & Thursdays 6-8pm (as called) and Saturdays 9am-12pm

Who can audition?

Performers elementary school aged through high school are welcome to audition. Experienced or first time performers who enjoy acting, singing, and dancing are invited to audition.

Have more questions?

Call our office at (714) 728-7100 or email at for more information.

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Audition Requirements

Please wear comfortable attire

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Prepare approximately 16 bars of sheet music to sing for the panel. Accompanist provided. Accompanist will not transpose music. No acapella auditions.

All those auditioning must bring a headshot.

Any conflicts with the posted schedule must be discussed with the Directors before casting can be confirmed.

Character Descriptions

Additional Info:

Our auditions are “Open Call”. There will be roles for everyone.

All must guarantee no conflicts during final rehearsal period and no conflicts for ALL performances.

Production Fee: $425 (2 payment option available) *see below for more information on all that is included with this. There are partial scholarships available!


Parent information meeting 9am (during audition April 21)

Call our office at (714) 728-7100 or email at for more information.


Creative Team

Jenny Moon Shaw
Music Director
Charley Miller
Assistant Director/Stage Manager
Haley Bess

You MUST bring a headshot to your audition

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Arts & Learning Conservatory

151 Kalmus Drive, Suite G-3
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

(714) 728-7100

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