Upcoming Theatrical Events

There’s always something happening at Up and Coming Theatre Company! We are committed to putting on high quality theatrical productions. Make sure you don’t miss out on any of our upcoming events. Take a look at our upcoming 2021 season to check out what we have in store for you.


Now Accepting

TWO WAys to audition:

1) Virtual submission April 11-May 12

2) in-person - May 12

Rehearsals and productions will take place at the

Hemmens Cultural Center - 45 Symphony Way, Elgin, IL 

Performance dates: July 15-17 & July 22-24

This show was created for and we are seeking a diverse cast, 16 years of age and older, to represent a multicultural community. We are looking for all races, gender identities, and body types. 


Audition information

IN-Person auditions

7pm - 10pm at the Hemmens Cultural Center  (45 Symphony Way, Elgin, IL)

Please complete the form below prior to your May 12 audition


No Appointment Necessary!

An accompanist will be provided.  Please bring sheet music in the key you will be singing.  Singing acapella is not encouraged.  

All auditionees will be learning a dance combination.  Please come dressed ready to move. 



Accepting Submissions:

April 11 - May 12

Please complete the form below.  You will be asked to: 

  •  Upload a video of your vocal performance.  Singing acapella is not encouraged.

  • Learn the combo from the Choreography Video and submit your dance audition video

UAC had a wonderful 2021! 


Nunsense - July 2021

Virtual Script Readings

Produced in collaboration with Elgin Summer Theatre at the Hemmens Cultural Center - Elgin, IL 

Script readings have 
continued through 2020 & 2021.  We gather monthly - look for the invite on Facebook

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Warming Up with Up and Coming

Our fall class series focusing on script work, music, and dance for musical theatre

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