Seeking talented young people: "Kids from Wisconsin" holding auditions this weekend!

MILWAUKEE -- The "Kids from Wisconsin" will be holding auditions for their 48th season this weekend!

Auditions will be held across the state this weekend, February 26th through the 28th in Eau Claire, Wisconsin Rapids, Monona and Milwaukee.

"Kids from Wisconsin" officials are looking for 20 singer/danger positions and 13 instrumentalists for the iconic show troupe.

Applicants must be 15-20 years of age and able to travel and perform this summer.

Room and board and per-diem will be provided along with an excellent performing experience.

Online applications had to be be turned in by February 19th to be assured an audition slot.

33 chosen performers will learn a fully-staged, Broadway-style production and travel across the state performing to over 120,000 people in the summer of 2016.  The summer-long tour will be a performance experience unlike any other.

The Kids from Wisconsin is part of an entertainment tradition that goes back nearly 50 years to its beginnings as a musical production created for Wisconsin's talented youth in 1969. Today, the pride and passion that enlightened that early music, lives on through a Kids from Wisconsin performance.

Online applications:

Or call 414-266-7067 for more information.

Kids from Wisconsin

2016 Summer Tour

22-Jun   Nathan Hale, West Allis (PREMIER)
24-Jun   Music in the Glen
25-Jun   TBD
26-Jun   Racine Zoo
27-Jun   New Richmond High
28-Jun   River Falls - UWRF
29-Jun   LaCrosse - Weber Center
30-Jun   Wisconsin Lutheran College
1-Jul  Private Show
2-Jul   Round Lake Beach, Ill
3-Jul   Kenosha - Celebrate America
4-Jul   Monona Festival
6-Jul   Washington Park Band Shell
7-Jul   Mayville High School
8-Jul  TBD
9-Jul  Eau Claire, State Theatre
10-Jul   Marshfield High School
12-Jul   Sussex - Hamilton PAC
13-Jul   New London High School
14-Jul   Manitowoc - Capitol Theater
15-Jul   Waterford Balloon Festival
16-Jul   Gathering on the Green
17-Jul   Private Show
19-Jul   Antigo High School
20-Jul   Rice Lake High School
21-Jul   Stevens Point - Sentry Theater
22-Jul   Brillion - Endreies PAC
23-Jul   Plymouth PAC
24-Jul   Peck Pavilion, Milwaukee
26-Jul   Hartford - Schauer Center
27-Jul   Port Washington High School
28-Jul   TBD
29-Jul   Oconomowoc PAC
30-Jul   TBD
31-Jul   Dubuque - Arboretum
8/4 - 14   Wisconsin State Fair
16-Aug   Wisconsin Rapids PAC
17-Aug   Fond du lac - Buttermilk Park
18-Aug   St. Norbert - Walter Theater
19-Aug   New Berlin West PAC
20-Aug   Monona Grove High School