colorful letters hang from purple hangerCome learn, play, design, and move! Try-on a bit of everything in the theater-making process — and get to know our upcoming projects and be cast in early fall theater and music theater shows. No experience needed. Try On Theater Days includes a Community Day, Casting Sessions, a Design/Production Try-On, and a Stage Management Try-On. We hope that students will participate in all events; each is intended to be educational and enjoyable, whether or not you plan to participate in upcoming productions. Come and meet our student community!

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Four additional Try on Theater Days will be held in October, December, January and May.

Join the Event

All events are free and open to Princeton students. Advance registration only required for Casting — Sign up to join Casting Workshop

Get directions to the Drapkin Studio, Light Lab, and Costume Shop, all located in the Wallace Dance Building at the Lewis Arts complex.

COVID-19 Guidance + Updates

Per Princeton University policy, all guests must either be fully vaccinated, or have recently tested negative (via PCR within 72 hours or via rapid antigen test within 8 hours of the scheduled visit) and be prepared to show proof if asked, or wear a face covering when indoors and around others.


symbol for wheelchair accessibilityThe studios are wheelchair accessible. Visit our Venues and Studios section for accessibility information at our various locations. Students in need of access accommodations are invited to contact the Lewis Center at 609-258-5262 or email at least one week in advance of the event date.

Presented By

  • Program in Music Theater
  • Program in Theater