October 28 – November 1

Sign up for your time slot two weeks before auditions!

Thank you for your interest in auditioning for a GREAT show! 

If you’ve auditioned for us before, welcome back! If this is your first time auditioning at GREAT, we’re thrilled to have you! We are in our 26th season and are excited to add new people, new talent, and new voices to our company as well as welcome returning volunteers to our stages! Whether you’re a seasoned performer or you’ve never been on stage before, we encourage you to audition!

More information about The Lightning Thief auditions will be posted two weeks before auditions, and the initial audition will consist of singing, dancing, and reading for all auditionees. Vocal selections, monologues, and a choreo combination will be posted online, along with more information about how to prepare so you can be your most confident! 


  • Audition Information Session: Wednesday, October 11  at 7pm on Zoom
    Auditions are nerve-wracking whether it’s your first or seventy-sixth, so join us for an optional Zoom meeting on DATE to ask questions and learn about this specific production and audition process from the creative team. Meet the director, choreographer, and music director and hear about the vision of this show and how to best prepare. Our hope is the info session with ease some of the unknowns so you walk into auditions feeling comfortable and confident!
  • Auditions:
    Sign up for your half-hour timeslot two weeks before auditions!
    Saturday, October 28 from 10:00a-3:00p
    Wednesday, November 1 from 6:00p-9:00p
  • Call-backs:
    Saturday, November 4 from 12:00p-3:00p
  • Rehearsals:
    Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00-9:00pm and a few Saturday rehearsals. Not everyone is called for every rehearsal.
  • Tech/Dress Rehearsals:
    January 29, 30, 31 & February 1 from 5:00p-10:00p
  • Performances:
    Friday, February 2 at 7:30PM
    Saturday, February 3 at 2:00PM & 7:30PM (HOLD)
    Sunday, February 4 at 2:00PM
    Tuesday, February 6 at 9:00AM & 12:00PM (School Matinees)
    Thursday, February 8 at 9:00AM & 12:00PM (School Matinees)
    Friday, February 9 at 7:30PM
    Saturday, February 10 at 2:00PM & 7:30PM (HOLD)
    Sunday, February 11 at 2:00PM


Director: Aimee Miron
Fight Director: Mason Tyer
Music Director: Hillary Vermillion
Costume Designer: Jessica Mancini
Lighting Designer: Grant Merges
Sound Designer: Steve Sanders
Prop Designer: Bonnie Bologna
Stage Manager: Amanda Kivel

If you’re looking for an epic adventure with dazzling effects, look no further! Action-packed and fast-paced, this adventure of a musical offers youth and adult performers a chance to learn stage combat and safe fighting techniques. With roles for ages 12+, The Lightning Thief is a story of one generation’s magic confounding the next– if you want to share the stage with your child, this may be the show for you!

Whether you’re interested in playing a god, a human, or something in between, you won’t want to miss this mythical adventure!

Calendar for Audition for The Lightning Thief

  • 10:00am CDT
  • 6:00pm CDT