Jewish Family Theatre's Second Stage

As the only Jewish theatre in the Richmond area, the Weinstein JCC’s Jewish Family Theatre produces and presents plays that connect Jews to their own cultural community and build bridges to others. This talented group gives a voice to the amazing creativity present in our community, encouraging people to explore art in their own lives through affordable, high-quality theatrical experiences. Friends of all ages and ethnicities, from beginners to experienced pros, are invited to learn, enjoy and participate in all aspects of our live theatre.

Jewish Family Theatre’s Second Stage is a fee-based, youth performing arts education program with an accelerated rehearsal process, designed to guide the emerging theatre artist through the professional process of putting on a show. Auditions required.

All rehearsals and performances are at the Weinstein JCC unless otherwise noted. Please direct all questions concerning Jewish Family Theatre’s Second Stage program to Jewish Family Theatre Producing Artistic Director Debra Clinton at

Second Stage, the youth division of Jewish Family Theatre at the Weinstein JCC is very excited to announce auditions for THE PROM on Sunday, February 26, 2023 from 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM at the Weinstein JCC.

Hanna Clinton (director/choreographer) and Elle Meerovich (musical director) are looking for a cast ages 13-18 (or graduating high school senior). Please come prepared with 32 bars (2 minutes) of a musical or pop song in the style of the show. Dance auditions will be at callbacks ONLY and actors will be notified individually if they need to come to callbacks (March 5) after the initial audition. Please bring sheet music in the correct key OR a backing tracks (no vocals). External speaker provided.

If you are unable to make the initial audition but are interested in being considered, please send a video audition to by February 26. The Second Stage program is a tuition based program providing a professional level rehearsal and performance experience for all students with a professional creative team and staff. Performance dates will be May 31-June 11, 2023. Second Stage does not perform Friday or Saturdays in the summer months. Financial assistance available after application review.

To schedule an audition, click here. For questions or more information please email Producing Artistic Director Debra Clinton at

Jewish Family Theatre’s Second Stage is proudly sponsored by Linda O. Ferguson