Fidgety Fairy Tales



AUDITIONS FOR OCTOBER 2018 Touring Performances

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Fidgety Fairy Tales –  The Mental Health Musical is looking for a diverse group of actors ages 11 – 18 for nine touring performances throughout October 2018.  Youth with or without a diagnosed mental health disorder are encouraged to audition.

Audition Schedule
Thursday, September 6th
7 – 8:15 PM

Saturday, September 8th
1 – 2:15 PM

No preparation is necessary, but we do ask that you register ahead of time for the auditions with our online form.  If you are interested but cannot make either date, please email Matt Jenson at

Rehearsal Schedule
September 10 – October 3
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 6 – 9 PM.
Not everyone will be called for every rehearsal, and we do our best to accommodate actors’ availability.

Performance Schedule
Thursday, Oct 4 
– two school day shows in Rodgers, MN
Tuesday, Oct 9 – Friday, Oct 12 – six performances in Grand Rapids, MN
Monday, Oct 29 – one evening performance at University of St. Thomas in St. Paul

Actors MUST be available for our Grand Rapids Tour (departing the evening of Tuesday, 10/9 and returning the afternoon of Friday, 10/12).  Hotel and food will be paid for, and there are spots available for parents to chaperone.

This is a PAID performance opportunity.  Actors receive $20 per performance.

Fidgety Fairy Tales – The Mental Health Musicals re-imagine familiar fairy tales to raise awareness about children’s mental health.  This production will be a 40 minute musical covering three stories:  The  Three Billy Goats Gruff (AD/HD), Pinocchio (trauma), and Little Miss Muffet (meltdowns).  It is a production of the Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health and is supported by a grants from the Metropolitan Regional Arts and Minnesota State Arts Board.  This is our tenth original production.  Fidgety Fairy Tales has been performed over 250 times throughout Minnesota.  Productions have also been staged in NE Minnesota, Wisconsin, Montana, and Guam.  Created by Matt Jenson and Marya Hart.  For more information, please visit or like us on Facebook.