Young Footliters Productions

Young Footliters 2023-2024 Season
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Auditions and more info
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Peter Pan JR

Peter Pan, JR.

Performances: October 27–29, 2023
Auditions: August 25–26, 2023

Peter Pan whisks you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! A timeless classic, perfect for the whole family. Based on J.M. Barrie's beloved tale and featuring unforgettable songs, this high-flying musical is full of magic, warmth, and adventure.

This Young Footliters production is presented by children in grades 3–12. More info

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Performances: March 8–10, 2024
Auditions: November 3–4, 2023

For Narnia, and for Aslan! When four children discover a secret doorway to another world, they begin an adventure that will change them, and Narnia, forever. C.S. Lewis' classic novel comes to life in this faithful dramatization filled with adventure, courage, love, and the triumph of good over evil. 

This Young Footliters production is presented by children in grades 6–12. More info

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The Wizard of Oz

Performances: June 28–30, 2024
Auditions: April 5–6, 2024

America’s most beloved film comes to colorful life onstage! When a tornado whisks Dorothy away to the magical land of Oz, she must make friends, face her fears, and discover how good it is to go home.

Introduce your kids to the Scarecrow,  the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the Wizard himself in this magical hour-long adventure.

This Young Footliters production is presented by children in grades K–12. More info

Young Footliters First Act

Footliters First Act

We’re thrilled to introduce our newest program for young actors — Footliters First Act! Designed for students in grades K–6, Footliters First Act will present four productions each season with shorter rehearsal schedules, smaller casts, and a brand new performance space in the CCPA Rehearsal Hall. 

First Act will replace the K–6 spring play, and allow more than 80 students each season to step into the spotlight with an educational production experience designed for just for them.

Productions and more information available here!

Thank you to our 2023–2024 Season Media Sponsor, The Gazette

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Past Performances

Explore our long production history making theatre with children in Coralville and Iowa City!
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