The Kohl’s Wild Theater will be holding auditions on Saturday, December 3rd.  All roles are within an age range of 20-35.  Experience with musical theater, puppetry, and comedy improv is a plus.  For the audition, please prepare a 16-32 bar cut of a musical theater up-tempo as well as two contrasting one-minute monologues.  Please bring a copy of your headshot and resume.  Callbacks will be held during the week of December 5th-9th.

Auditions will be by appointment only.  Headshots and resumes may be sent to Dave McLellan at for an appointment.

Program Information:

The Kohl’s Wild Theater is a participatory theater that uses drama, puppetry, games and songs to bring conservation messages to children and families.  Located in the children’s area of the Zoo, performances focus on conservation and the importance of caring for the animals and the environment.  During the school year, Kohl’s Wild Theater tours to elementary schools and other community organizations within a one-hour radius of the Zoo.

Actors cast in December must be available for daytime rehearsals from December 12th-21st and December 27th-30th.  Starting pay is $11 per hour.  Full company members typically work 20-30 hours per week.  Understudy positions typically work 4-10 hours per week.  Auditioning actors will also be considered for Spring/Summer employment.

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Dave McLellan

Theater Coordinator

Zoological Society of Milwaukee

10005 West Blue Mound Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Phone: 414-258-5058 x429

Cell: 414-254-9936

Fax: 414-258-4004