Tecumseh Youth Theatre mission statement

Tecumseh Youth Theatre provides experiences and opportunities for the participation live theatre for the area youth. We have a commitment to showcasing youth talent in live theatre productions, which give students the opportunity to perform and learn about multiple facets of theatre production. TYT also promotes fostering positive relationships between students of all ages, as well as between students and adults, this creating positive role models for young people. In addition, we strive to bring quality theater productions to the community using youth talent, assisted and supported by experienced, caring adults in an effort to support the arts and bring them to as wide an audience as possible.


Auditions for Phantom Tollbooth Jr, our show for grades 5th -8th, will be held:
Saturday, November 22 @ 11:00 - 3:00
Monday, November 24 @ 5:30 - 6:30. Callbacks are 6:30 - 8:00.

Location will be Tecumseh Middle School.

Come prepared to read from the script. You will also need to sing a song. If you want a main part it will be a song from the show. For chorus you will sing My Country Tis of Thee.

Descriptions of the characters, and sheet music & mp3s are posted here.

Cats Auditions!

Who can audition? grades 9-12

What do I prepare? 16-32 measures of a song of your own choosing. You will need to provide sheet music to the accompanist

When are auditions?
Monday, November 24 @ 6-8pm
Tuesday, November 25 @ 6-8pm
at the TCA stage. (call backs will be Tues Nov 25 from 8-9pm).

Is there anything I need to know going into auditions? You will need to wear comfortable clothing you can move freely in (no jeans) for the dance portion of this audition. During your audition you will need to show stage presence and performing abilities, so practice that now to be more comfortable doing that. There is an opportunity for a 30 min (free) prep session with the Vocal Director. If you are interested, you will need to email him at cats@tecumsehyouththeatre.com to schedule that appointment; first come first serve.

Good luck to everyone!

TYT is pleased to announce the following shows for 2014!

If you would like to receive TYT updates for auditions via text message, go to remind 101.com and select student and search by email board@tecumsehyouththeatre.com

Oct 18-19, 2014
Elementary Age Musical!

A 30 minute musical for younger kids to be introduced to the joys of musical theatre!
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Nov 21-23, 2014
High School Straight Play

This play is an original work by local playwright Max Bush. Actors/Actresses will get to work with the director AND the playwright in this production.
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Feb 20-22, 2015
Middle School Musical

Based on the amazing story by Norton Juster. A young boy missing purpose steps into a literal world finds his way. Read the book now!
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Mar 27-29, 2015
High School Musical

The second longest running musical on Broadway. This show will be amazing and complex and needs strong actors, singers, dancers & gymnasts!
Mary Poppins
Nov 6,7,8 AND 13,14,15 - 2015
MOST AGES - roughly grades 3 - 12

TYT HAS SECURED the rights Mary Poppins, the musical! It will take a huge cast to pull this family spectacular off! More information will be available soon!

TYT, with the help of a battery of amazing volunteers, is working hard to fund another fantastic season. We deeply appreciate all donations and thanks in advance for participating in fundraising events like those listed here.

If you would like to know more about TYT budgets and funding, and how you can help to preserve this program, please click on our production costs pamphlet. We are not just looking for donations, we're looking for ideas!

TYT is a "many hands" operation, and we could use much help as you can give. Please send an email to board@tecumsehyouththeatre.com with your ideas on how we can continue our great program! This link will describe how TYT production costs are incurred: TYT Production Costs

After reviewing the information, you would like to donate, you can use the Paypal link below or mail us the paper form. We sincerely thank you for your patronage. You do not need a Paypal account to donate, and we can accept any major credit card. if you need a receipt for your donation, please let us know in the notes section.