Founded in 1989, Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) is a theater company dedicated to helping young people achieve their full potential through meaningful engagement, education, and excellence in the performing arts.

VYT will hold auditions for its spring production of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” beginning at 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8 and Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the theater, 525 N. 1st St., located at the southeast corner of 1st and Fillmore in downtown Phoenix.

Typically, mainstage performers are 7 to 19 years old. A headshot or snapshot of the actor’s face is required; resume requested. Also, bring an audition form, which can be downloaded from

For more information about auditions, e-mail or call 602-253-8188.