Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts frequently holds auditions for actors and musicians. Check this page regularly to stay up to date on opportunities.


The Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts is pleased to announce auditions for youth/teens for:

  • It’s next Wagon Wheel JR Production.  This Halloween themed show (to be determined after the auditions) promises to be another SPOOKtacular production!
  • It’s Professional holiday show Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical. A holiday classic from the writer of the musical theatre classic, The Music Man!, and based on the movie of the same name, Miracle on 34th Street features a book and score by none other than Meredith Willson.  Casting children’s chorus and the role of Susan. (Susan is a singing/dancing leading role for a child actress)

Both shows will be auditioned at the same time.  Simply fill out the form when you arrive stating which show or shows you wish to be considered for.  You can audition for just the Jr. Show, Miracle on 34th Street, or both!  Dates, Location, and information below.  Please be certain to double check all rehearsal dates and performances.  Due to limited time constraints, we cannot accommodate multiple conflicts. For more information, visit our website at or email us at

When:  Saturday August 26th, 2016

Ages 9-11 at 10:00 a.m.

Ages 12-18 at 11:30 a.m.

Where:  Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts: 2515 E. Center St.; Warsaw, IN. 46580

No need to prepare anything!  We will teach you a short song.

About the Rehearsals and Performances for JR SHOW:


Friday, October 13* (Parent Meeting and Casting) at 5pm at least one parent needs to attend

October 14* and 15 (Weekend Rehearsal all day and afternoon/evening) Time to be determined

October 16-20 (Rehearsals after school) typically from 5pm-8:30pm

October 21 and 22 (Weekend Rehearsal all day and afternoon/evening) Time to be determined

October 23*-27* (Tech Rehearsals after school) typically from 5pm-8:30pm

We will do a run through of the show on October 28 at 10am.

*denotes mandatory attendance rehearsals


October 28th and October 29th at 2pm.

We are also looking for volunteers to help coordinate and/or lead the decorating and events for the Halloween open house before each show.  Involvement in the show is not necessary.  Please let us know if you are creative and organized and want more information. Email us at


About the Rehearsals and Performances for Miracle On 34th Street:


Monday November 20 -22: 4pm-9pm (subject to change)

Off November 23: Thanksgiving Day

November 24: 12 pm-9pm (subject to change)

November 25 and 26:  9am-9pm (subject to change)

November 27 – 29: 4pm-10pm (subject to change)

November 30 Tech and Final dress 12pm-11pm (requires kids to miss school this day)


December 1st and 2nd at 7pm (6pm call time)

December 3rd at 2pm (1pm call time)

Off December 4th

December 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th School Shows at 10am (9am call) requires kids to miss at least half day of school

December 8th and 9th  at 7pm (6pm call time)

December 10th at 2pm (1pm call time)

December 11th OFF

December 12th, 13th, and 14th School Shows at 10am (9am call) requires kids to miss at least half day of school

December 15th-December 16th at 7pm (6pm call time)

December 17th at 2pm (1pm call time)


The Symphony of the Lakes is announcing auditions for the upcoming 2017-2018 season.  The Symphony of the Lakes is a part time professional orchestra that performs in Winona Lake and Warsaw, Indiana.  The auditions will be held at The Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church in downtown Warsaw (210 S. High Street) on Saturday, September 23rd during the morning and afternoon hours.

The orchestra is looking for musicians who want to become members of the orchestra on a regular basis as well as those who are interested in subbing when available/needed.  All audition materials are available here on the website for your convenience.  Make sure you download TWO separate items – the letter/application form plus the document with the actual audition materials.

Any timetable issues for the day of the auditions, please specify when sending in your materials.

Vacancies in the orchestra include the following:

Violin – Principal Violin, Violin 1 (3 positions), Violin 2 (2 positions)

Viola (2 Section positions)

Cello (2 Section positions)

Bass (2 Section positions)

Flute 2/Piccolo

English Horn/Oboe 3

Horn 4

Assistant Principal Trumpet & Trumpet 3

Percussion (2 positions)

Principal Keyboard

Those interested in sub positions only in winds and brass who don’t have official openings, there is a combined file for all of them (clarinet, bassoon, trombone, & tuba)

Files are found below.  Feel free to download and print off all materials needed.

Any questions, please direct them to:
Tom Stirling at 574-267-8041 or

Violin Audition Letter 2017


Viola Audition Letter 2017

Percussion Audition Letter 2017

Bass Audition Letter 2017

Flute 2 & Piccolo Audition Letter 2017

English Horn & Oboe 3 Audition Letter 2017

Horn 4 Audition Letter 2017

Asst. Principal Trumpet & Trumpet 3 Audition Letter 2017

Keyboard Audition Letter 2017

Cello Audition Letter 2017

Substitue WindBrass Audition Letter 2017