The Northfield Arts Guild is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in all areas of our work, including the directing, casting and production of our plays. The Guild encourages all – established artists and beginners of all ages. Volunteer actors and stipended technical and creative positions make the various worlds seen on the Guild stage possible. Consider getting involved in whatever way interests you!


Disney’s Newsies JR.

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Jack Feldman, Book by Harvey Fierstein

Junior Script Adaptation by David Simpatico, Based on the Disney film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White.

Actor Audition and Technician Interview Dates:  Sunday, August 28 and Monday, August 29. Register for a 30 minute slot between 4:00 and 6:30pm.  Be sure to sign up for a 30-minute audition.

Audition Location:  Northfield Arts Guild Theater, 411 Third Street W, Northfield, MN

Audition Requirements: This Purple Door Youth Theater production is open to actors and techies in grades 4-12.  Students must register for a 30-minute audition (actors) or interview (techies) slot. Those interested in performing on the stage should prepare these 10 measures of “Seize the Day.”  You will sing them for the audition. CLICK HERE


November 7 – January 5 (Breaks follow the school schedule for holidays, except that we will have our first tech rehearsal on Sunday, January 1.) Generally, we’ll meet Monday through Thursday 4:00-6:30pm. Actual rehearsal time will vary depending on character and scene. (The week prior to opening we’ll meet for longer tech/dress rehearsals.)


January 6 – 8 and 12 – 15, 2023

Additional Information on this show can be found HERE


There are no current opportunities, but we are always interested in hearing from talented designers as well as anyone that is interested in helping out backstage or ushering. Please contact us at to express your interest or learn more!

We aim for our arts programming to reflect our community and the world at large, and therefore strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. We strive for a creative and dynamic theater that celebrates individual differences and treats everyone with fairness and respect.

Information regarding upcoming auditions for other productions will be posted as soon as it’s available, and closer to each particular show. Please keep an eye on our auditions page, Minnesota Playlist, and the Guild Theater Facebook page for more information throughout the season. Please contact us if you have any questions, or would like to get involved!

Many thanks to our 2021-22 Theater Season sponsors!